Looking for a simple dinner idea that takes about 30 minutes to make and is perfect to use up that left over rice and chicken from a previous dinner. These baked chicken chimichangas are perfect idea for you. A Chimichanga is a deep-fried burrito that is popular in Tex-Mex cuisine from the US southwest. In this recipe, in place of being deep fried, they are brushed with oil and baked at a high temp until crisp and golden brown. It is a perfect weeknight dinner topped with all of your favorite taco toppings.
During the holiday season, most families tend to get together and need easy options to feed many people at a decent price. In this tex-mex chicken and rice skillet, the preparation is simple with easy to find items (most probably already in your pantry). The chicken and the rice comes out tender and with the corn chip topping adds a great flavorful crunch. The dish takes only one pan to make and will be an instant crowd pleaser.
During the heat of the summer, I always lean to light dinners that have a bit of a kick of heat and packed with light fresh flavor. Due to the heat of the past few weeks, my garden was packed with fresh red tomatoes ready to jump into a delicious meal. This pan-seared shrimp with tomatoes and avocados is the perfect dish for those warm night. The chili give it a great smoky flavor along with a slight kick of heat and the tender shrimp tossed with the soft ripe tomatoes is perfect meal. This is a must try meal for everyone, as what my wife tells me.
Since today is the unofficial day of tacos to many, Cinco de Mayo. It is not the real meaning behind the day, but since Taco Tuesday lands on we got to do a good one. These chipotle roasted chicken tacos are backed with a delicious her and chili butter making the chicken thighs super tender and full of smokey flavor from the chipotle peppers then tossed with tender roasted onions wrapped in a warm tortilla makes a great simple taco that doesn't need all of the excess toppings. Plus the chipotle her butter makes a great topping for a grilled steak and fish or quickly tossed in pasta for a easy dinner option.
These Peking-Style Chicken Tacos are filled with marinated and tender chicken breast topped with a sweet and spicy sauce and crisp green scallions. You’ll love all the flavors in these tacos! It is the perfect recipe to change up your typical taco tuesday or any other day of the week. The sauce used to marinate the chicken the cooked down quickly to make a glaze like sauce that is pack with garlic, ginger and other amazing flavors. The recipe takes about 30 minutes from start to finish.
Barbacoa Beef is beef the cooked in deliciously flavored chili packed marinate sauce that is cooked over hours until you can pull it apart with two forks. Barbacoa is typically made with beef, lamb or goat seasoned with dry chilies then cooked until tender. The barbacoa beef is great in all sorts of Mexican-style dishes, on salads, sandwiches or even just served over rice or pasta. The preparation is very simple and can be easily done before work or school and you can come to dinner ready and you home smelling absolutely wonderful. Check out the recipe below in post.
Burritos are one of the most recognizable Mexican-style food. Burritos are found frozen in a gas station to award winning restaurants. The filling is normally rice with some form of protein, beef or beans being the most common. A wet burrito is a burrito that is covered in a chili based gravy that is similar to enchilada sauce but thicker and typically wrapped in a flour tortilla instead of corn which enchiladas are made with. Check out the recipe below in post.
Once again we are back to the eve of cinco de mayo and what else do you make for the holiday, TACOS. These chili rubbed salmon tacos are packed with heart healthy salmon, avocado, and a lime mayonnaise sauce all wrapped in a corn tortilla and finished off with your favorite toppings. The preparation is simple and takes no more then 20 minutes to table and enjoying them. Check out the recipe below and let me know what your favorite taco is.
Tacos are one of the dinners most families keep as a staple for an easy family dinner. These fried fish tacos have a crispy golden brown crust while the fish inside is moist and full flavored. The best fish to use is a halibut or cod or other firm white fish. Then topped with the sriracha lime creme and picked cabbage add a great splash of color a mixture of heat and tangy-ness that complement the fish well. The use of soda does the same thing beer would do in a batter, but adds a bit of sweetness and helps with the golden color. The recipe can be easily expanded to feed more and the sauce can be made ahead of time to cut down on same day preparation. Check out the recipe below.
I am always thinking of an easy healthy meal that is packed with flavor. This Sweet Potato and Tinga Chicken Skillet is an easy dinner all made in one skillet. The flavorful sauce of the tinga chicken that is packed with flavor and nutrient packed ingredients make it a great family meal that everyone will love.
The tinga sauce is a classic mexican sauce made from tomatoes, chipotle chilis in adobo, garlic and cinnamon that packs a bold smoky flavor with just the right amount of heat that wont be too overwhelming for the whole family. As you cook the liquid out of the sauce to thicken the sauce it fill your home with a great scent that almost as great as the taste.
Hey everyone, I am Dan and Live in Minnesota. I am here to show you the wonderful world of cooking and baking. As being a young boy in the kitchen to being a chef for over 10 years, I will show you the great recipes I have used over the years and what I do next. Please stick around and Enjoy!!