Tag Archives: Shredded Chicken
May 1, 2023
Taco ‘bout a good time!
Cinco de Mayo is coming soon – it’s Friday, May 5th. Cinco de Mayo quite literally means the 5th of May in Spanish so it’s easy to keep track of the date 😊 If you aren’t familiar, here are 3 fun facts about Cinco de Mayo, 1) it’s not Mexico’s Independence Day, 2) it’s not a national holiday in Mexico, 3) it celebrates Mexico’s victory against Imperial France. As you can see, it’s a relatively minor holiday that is celebrated regionally in Mexico….and pretty much everywhere in the United States. In Puebla, Mexico it is celebrated with parades, parties, music, folk dancing, and traditional foods. In the United States, it’s celebrated with Mexican food. Are you sensing a theme to my blog post? I’m going to share fun Mexican fares to enjoy for Cinco de Mayo or anytime you are craving Mexican food. Here’s my lineup: Homemade Flour Tortillas Slow Cooker Shredded Salsa Chicken Spicy Grilled Queso Chunky Guacamole Mexican Fried … Continue reading
May 31, 2022
Slow Cooker Shredded Thai Curry Chicken
Slow cooker meals are great for any time of year. Simply set it and forget it and you have a tasty meal that is hearty, filling, and will feed the whole family. That’s what my recipe for Slow Cooker Shredded Thai Curry Chicken is…. simple but delicious. The chicken is braised in a coconut-curry mixture and is moist and tender. The coconut-curry is Thai style with a base of coconut milk, onions, peppers (spicy), sugar (sweet), fish sauce (tangy), and lime juice (citrus)…it’s like a flavor explosion in your mouth. You then finish the dish with fresh herbs and serve it over a bed of rice. The recipe can be found here. Start by placing the chicken in the bowl of the slow cooker. Top with the coconut milk, curry powder, fish sauce (or you can substitute soy sauce), lime juice, brown sugar, green onions, red onion, jalapeno, garlic, and ginger. Cover and cook on LOW … Continue reading
Instant Pot Jalapeno Popper Shredded Chicken Sandwiches are a fun twist on a classic appetizer. Think of your favorite jalapeno poppers, then think about what they would taste like when paired with shredded chicken…sounds good, right? This is a comfort food recipe and it’s packed with flavor! Plenty of tender, juicy chicken, a little heat from the jalapenos, a rich and creamy sauce, and crispy bacon make up this sandwich. It’s a hearty and satisfying meal you’ll want to put into your weekly rotation. The recipe can be found here. Start by cooking the bacon according to package instructions. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to cool, then chop and set aside. Next, slice the jalapenos and green onions, and set aside. Place the chicken in the bowl of the Instant Pot. Add the chicken broth, jalapeno juice, chopped jalapenos (from jar), fresh sliced jalapenos, ranch seasoning, and black pepper. Chopped jalapenos in a jar … Continue reading