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Smoked chicken zucchini casserole

Any southern cook would have a variety of chicken casserole recipes and this is one of the finest. These are a staple and on to the point on family reunions and get together.

A startling weeknight dish which is low carb and excellent in taste.

Hello, foodies. Here we present yet another amazing and delicious recipe for Smoked chicken zucchini casserole. It just takes 15-20 minutes for preparation and 30-45 minutes for baking them.

Ingredients required:

  • Melted butter
  • Zucchini
  • Chicken breast
  • Condensed cream of chicken soup
  • Shredded carrot
  • Chopped onions
  • Olives
  • Mushrooms
  • Seasonings
  • Sour cream
  • Tomatoes
  • Some sweet potatoes and avocado, steamed

Preparation :

  1. Now dice cut all the vegetables in a large bowl.
  2. And in a big bowl, combine all the stuffing mix and melted butter.
  3. From this set aside around half a cup of this mix.
  4. And then further add chicken, soup, zucchini, carrots, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, sweet potatoes and avocado and sour cream in the remaining stuffing mixture.
  5. Add seasonings.
  6. The next step is to transfer all the mix into a baking dish. Let it bake for around 25-30minutes covered with a foil.
  7. After that, remove the foil and allow it to bake for another 10-12 minutes.
  8. After done, take the casserole out and let it rest for around 10-12 minutes so it sets and absorbs all the flavors and water.
  9. Sprinkle with some cilantro, jalapeños and serve with Greek yogurt and some hot sauce, if you want. Or you can serve it with just a bit of seasoning.
  10. You can also add cheese while baking to give a cheesy flavor and texture.
  11. This can be further served with noodles and yogurt and also some more grilled vegetables like mushrooms, broccoli, and baby corns.

An amazing way to bake this dish can be baked in different and multiple layers. One of chicken, one with vegetables, one with sauce and zucchini.Make a zucchini party with your friends with lots and lots of zucchini and chicken since they enhance each dish with its versatility.

Interestingly for the ones who don’t prefer zucchinis can always use up tortillas instead.

This BBQ chicken dish is made gluten free and is protein packed.

Prepare. Make. Eat.

The easiest recipe is here by your way. If you are too lazy just chop the zucchini – sauté it a bit and throw everything that you want in your dish in a baking or casserole dish with cheese (according to your preference) on top. A flavourful dish with the taste of Mexican chicken, rich in proteins.

Also apart from just making zucchini chicken casserole, there are yet so much more ways to cook a casserole. Some of them can be – chicken spaghetti casserole, pasta chicken brochures bake, chicken with rice casserole, a chicken pig pie and much more.

So just grab on your culinary and start working.

BBQ Roasted Rack of Lamb

Say hello to one of your favourite lamb dishes, easy to handle and prepare. Get all the ingredients to your plate.

INGREDIENTS 

  1. Tomato ketchup
  2. Vinegar
  3. Ginger
  4. Chopped parsley
  5. Oregano
  6. Lemon
  7. Olive oil
  8. Salt and pepper
  9. A rack of lamb

PREPARATION 

  • Essentially you need to pick up the right rack of lamb. So a right lamb would have 8 bones and will weight around 11/2 to 2 pounds.A rack of lamb makes a perfect dinner, full of flavours and texture.
  • Before beginning to cook, just make sure that the thin layer is removed to cut the shine bone and also that the loose pieces of fats are removed.
  • Wash, clean and dry the lamb. Now mix the lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar, salt, garlic and parsley in a bowl. Set aside half of the marinade for basting and use the other marinade.
  • Now place the rack of lamb in a roasting pan with marinade on the lamb and let it get infused with flavours.
  • If you are short on time, you can cook it right away or if you have ample Tom, it’s advised to put it in the refrigerator for 2-4 hours so the marinade is in properly and it’s full of flavours.

( Remember to take out the lamb an hour before barbequing and roasting. It should be warm to room temperature before cooking. )

  • Now heat the grill to about 350 degrees F.
  • Place the lamb with fat side down on the grill for about a minute and then toss it on the fleshy side for a minute.
  • Now again turn aside to the fat side and let it grill for 7-8 minutes on medium-rare heat and baste the rack of lamb with the marinade, initially left aside.
  • Flip it over for the other side to cook.
  • Carefully check whether it had reached the required temperature so it doesn’t get overcooked.
  • After removing the rack of lamb from the griller, transfer it to a chopping board and allow it rest for about 10-15 minutes.
  • And after cooking it down, slowly and carefully carve the lamb with a sharp knife into chops and can add some caramelised onions or any sort of sauce which would taste according to your preference.

The same can be cooked in an oven too which is also good results.Also, you can add roasted potatoes or ingredients like that to make it more of a filling dinner dish. Even salads and sour cream would do marvels. Warmed cooked beans can also be added. Because one bad thing about lamb is that it gets cooked from the outer layer but remains undercooked and dry from inside.

It might seem to be a little too much to work but it’s not what it seems Grilling is never hard and the results are worth the effort.

Accompanied with red wine would make your weekend go perfectly

Ultimate grilled vegetable techniques

How can you grill vegetables to get some amazing flavours?

Although all the vegetables do great on grills buy some of them just work wonders like asparagus, corns, mushrooms, eggplant, pepper, onions and even cabbage.Cut such large vegetables into small pieces like onions, eggplants with more area able to touch the griller so they pick up more tasty flavours.Small vegetables like cherries tomatoes, corns work well when threaded across kabobs.

Alternatively, you can always wrap up veggies in foil and then grill, which surely gives up the more smoky flavour.Most of the vegetables cook perfectly well on a griller when marinated entirely and they don’t stick when brushed with oil. To add some for rich fresh flavour, you can season them with herbs.

 

Meat lovers now, it’s time for vegetables to be on the griller. They just cook quickly and are more delicious than anything with just a hint of smoke from the grilled. With no worry of getting them over or under cooked, you can judge them by just looking.

Some easy steps that will help you make some amazing grilled vegetables are:

1. Oil them

Vegetables dry out quickly when they hit the heat, so you need to oil them well so they don’t lose their tenderness. Even before putting them on the grill, toss them once in a bit of oil (mind, not too much). Plus apart from this, it helps in keeping the seasonings remain stuck to the veggies.

2. Keep a closer look

While some vegetables take few minutes to cook, others might take a longer time. So you need to give a closer look to the vegetables that you are cooking. After cooking them for a few minutes on high flame, move them into a cooler area of the griller to finish the cooking of vegetables.

3. Make use of a skewer or a grill basket

To prevent the small vegetables from roaming around the griller , make use of a skewer or a grill basket so it stays in one place and grills well. Prevent them from falling.

4. Look for sizes

How you cut your vegetables clearly indicate the way they will cook. Smaller pieces grill more quickly. In case of eggplant or onions cut them into thin slices so it grills quickly and more crispy layer is formed on the outer part.

5. Try to cook in packets

This method of cooking vegetables in packets is usually preferred for dense veggies like carrots , potatoes or other root vegetables. Simply put a layer of foil on the grill and oil them before putting the vegetables. Arrange them widely in a single layer without over lapping. Leave two inches from all the sides so you can fold them to make a packet. Cook the vegetables until they are tender.

 

Some amazing delicious recipes can be –

  • Grilled eggplant
  • Grilled beans and peppers
  • Pesto topped grilled potatoes
  • Grilled corn with lemon and butter

 

So don’t wait for anything, turn on your grillers and start cooking.

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