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Chicken Marsala

Whether we are grilling, baking or smoking, chicken is on the menu and when it’s accompanied with a great sauce, it encourages endless flavor and pairing possibilities.

Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marsala
Photograph: Maxime Iattoni for Saveur

Chicken Marsala ~ by Saveur Magazine.  This is one of my favorite recipes, not only because of the tremendous flavor of the dish, also because of it’s simplicity.   It’s a great dish to serve to guests, it looks beautiful on the table and serves 4 to 6.  The ingredients list is very simple;  chicken cutlets, salt and black pepper, flour, olive oil, butter, mushrooms, shallots, garlic, Marsala wine and chicken stock.  Most of the these items are probably already in your pantry and can be tossed together for a meal to please a small crowd.  Full Recipe Here

Grilled Chicken and Sweet Mustard Barbecue Sauce

Grilled Chicken and Sweet Mustard Barbecue Sauce
Photograph: Reed Davis for Food and Wine

Grilled Chicken with Sweet Mustard Barbecue Sauce by Food & Wine.  Adding anything to the backyard grill is a delight, throwing down some poultry that has been marinating in molasses, olive oil, port, Dijon mustard, soy sauce, pepper and Worcestershire Sauce for 7 hours is sheer bliss. Recipe.

When you are ready to grill, brush it down with the sassiest concoction Food & Wine has on their site.  Sweet Mustard Barbecue Sauce; yellow mustard, brown sugar, strong brewed coffee, honey, liquid smoke, Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco Sauce.  Recipe

Chicken with Herb-Roasted Tomatoes and Pan Sauce

Chicken with Herb-Roasted Tomatoes and Pan Sauce
Photograph: Romulo Yanes for Bon Appetit

Chicken with Herb Roasted Tomatoes and Pan Sauce by Bon Appetit.  This is a great weeknight recipe that is full of color and bursting with flavor.  The herb roasted tomatoes are very versatile and can be used in a variety of dishes.  40 minutes start to finish and you have a beautiful dish that serves 4.  Ingredients list; cherry tomatoes, olive oil, herbes de Provence, ( Bon Appetit, a dried herb mixture, this can be found at specialty foods store and the spice section of most supermarkets ), kosher salt, black pepper, Worcestershire sauce, chicken breast, shallot, red wine vinegar, flat-leaf parley leaves and fresh tarragon.  Recipe

Whether we are grilling, baking or smoking, chicken is on the menu and when it’s accompanied with a great sauce, it encourages endless flavor and pairing possibilities.

Pair it with you favorite wine or a cold brew and enjoy!

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