Monday, July 19, 2010

Basil Cream Chicken and Cajun Burgers

Found these on the web site foodonthetable.com.  I'll write a review after we've eaten them!

BASIL CREAM CHICKEN
INGREDIENTS

1/4 (cup) milk

1/4 (cup) bread crumbs

1 (pound) boneless skinless chicken breast halves

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Cutlets 
3 (tablespoon) butter

1/2 (cup) chicken broth

1 (cup) heavy whipping cream

1 (4.0 ounce jar) sliced pimento peppers, drained

1/2 (cup) grated Parmesan cheese

1/4 (cup) chopped fresh basil

1/8 (teaspoon) ground black pepper

Servings: 4Ready: 35 minutesPrep: 5 minutesCook: 30 minutesWait: 0 minutesSpiciness: 0Cleanup Score: medium

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DIRECTIONS

1Place milk and breadcrumbs in separate shallow bowls. Dip chicken in the milk, then coat with breadcrumbs. In a skillet over medium heat, fry chicken in butter, on both sides, until the juices run clear, about 15 minutes. Remove from skillet and keep warm.

2Add the broth to the skillet; bring to a boil over medium heat. Stir and scrape to loosen browned bits from pan. Stir in the cream and pimentos; boil and stir for one minute. Reduce heat; add the Parmesan cheese, basil and black pepper. Simmer and stir until heated through. To serve, pour the sauce over the chicken.
 
 
TEX MEX BURGER WITH CAJUN MAYO


INGREDIENTS

1/2 (cup) mayonnaise

1 (tablespoon) Cajun seasoning

1 1/3 (pound) ground beef

1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped

1/2 (cup) diced white onion

1 clove garlic, minced

1 (teaspoon) cajun seasoning

1 (teaspoon) Worcestershire sauce

4 (slice) pepperjack cheese

4 hamburger buns, split

1 lettuce

4 (slice) tomato

Servings: 4Ready: 20 minutesPrep: 10 minutesCook: 10 minutesWait: 0 minutesSpiciness: 3Cleanup Score: medium

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DIRECTIONS

1Preheat grill for medium-high heat. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise and 1 teaspoon of Cajun seasoning. Set aside.

2In a large bowl, mix together the ground sirloin, jalapeno pepper, onion, garlic, 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning, and Worcestershire sauce using your hands. Divide into 4 balls, and flatten into patties.

3Lightly oil the grilling surface, and place the patties on the grill. Cook for about 5 minutes per side, or until well done. During the last 2 minutes, lay a slice of cheese on top of each patty. Spread the seasoned mayonnaise onto the insides of the buns. Put burgers in the buns, and top with lettuce and tomato to serve.

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