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Monday, May 16, 2005

Monday Meals - Chicken and Rice


Good Monday afternoon everyone. It is time once again to post a totally delish, easy to make dish! Today I have decided to go with comfort food. Something to warm you to the tips of your toes - not that the spring weather isn't doing that already. But the spring weather can't make your tummy happy and this is like maybe a 10 minute prep time - see EASY! So without further ado, here is this week's Monday Meal:

Chicken and Rice:

Ingredients:
9x13 pyrex or corningware baking dish
6 thawed boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1½ cups of long grain rice (NON-INSTANT) if you use the instant it will get mushy.
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can french onion soup
1 can water
salt/pepper/garlic powder to taste

Directions:
Preheat oven to 390F/198.9C
Spray the baking dish with a non-stick spray
Sprinkle rice evenly along the bottom of the dish
Lay the chicken breasts down side-by-side in the dish on top of the rice
Take the cream of mushroom, french onion soup and water and blend them together
Pour the soup mixture on top of the chicken, lifting the chicken slightly so that all the rice underneath is covered with the soup mixture
Cover with foil and put in oven for 1 hour
Take foil off and bake for another 20 minutes
Take out and ENJOY!

Yield: 6 servings

See this one was EASY, yummy and makes for a good meal.

Side dish

Honey Sweetened Carrots:
Cook baby carrots or sliced carrots until tender
Drain thoroughly
Add 1/4 cup butter (NOT MARGARINE or OLEO or any of that other processed filth)
Pour approx 1/4-1/3 cup of local honey over hot carrots
Let set and simmer over low heat for a few minutes, stirring occasionally
Serve with Chicken and Rice

Dessert:

Yummy Nummy Frozen Lemonade Pie
(The perfect cool treat for a warm night)

1 can 6 oz. frozen lemonade
1 pt Vanilla ice cream,softened
3½ c Thawed Cool Whip-type topping
1 ea Ready graham cracker crust
1 x Yellow food coloring,opt.

Place concentrate in large mixing bowl and beat about 30 seconds.
Gradually,spoon in ice cream and blend.
Fold in whipped topping and add food coloring,whipping until smooth.
Freeze,if necessary,until mixture will mound.
Spoon in pie crust.
Freeze until firm,at least 4 hours.
Store any leftover pie in freezer.

Yield: 6 servings

6 comments:

greatwhitebear said...

Wow these sound great! I would be honored if you would post them in the comment section of the recipe blog run by my sister and I, http://thechurchpotluck.com. They will eventually make it to the main page!

Nic said...

You got it!

No_Newz said...

I found something you might like!!!
According to Blog Things, your Star Wars Horoscope, found at this site,

http://www.blogthings.com/starwarshoroscopes/

says: You may whine at times, but you've developed a thick hard shell (like that of a crab).
You are strong willed and persistent - until you get what you want.
You never shy away from a fight, even when things get dangerous.
Mentally sharp, you are starting to master the elements of mind manipulation.

Star wars character you are most like: Luke Skywalker

So, is it right? Are you the best friggin' Jedi ever???
Lois Lane

Nic said...

LOL! Yes, I am the MASTER JEDI! The one who will bring balance to the Force. HAHAHAHA! I don't even balance my checkbook on a regular basis so how am I going to bring balance to anybody? ;^)

LL, you rock!

No_Newz said...

And the silliest thing of all that I forgot to tell you... I'm a friggin' Ewok. :P
Have a Jeditastic day!
Lois Lane

Nic said...

So, you're short, fat and hairy then?

BWAHAHAHA! Note to self: Must invest in shares of Nair.