Sunday, February 27, 2011

Whats For Dinner Next Week: Lemon Broccoli Chicken

Hello there, did you have a beautiful drive out today....it is such a perfect day for a drive in the country. I have made a lovely luncheon for us and I can't wait to visit with you again. Come on in and lets get started...

Featured Recipe
Tuesday
Lemon  Broccoli Chicken
This Dish is Delicious!

Menu
Sunday
Scalloped Potatoes
Home Canned  From Last Years Garden
Black Eyed Peas
Fresh Green Salad
Wheat Buns
Coconut Cake

Monday
Slow  Cooker
Home Canned Chow Chow
Corn Bread
Left Over Coconut Cake

Tuesday
Feature Recipe
Lemon Broccoli Chicken
Rice
Chinese Spicy Cole Slaw
Fresh Berries With  Vanilla Sauce

Wednesday
Meatloaf
Mac N Cheese
Fresh Garden Peas
Green Tossed Salad
Cottage Bread
With Berries From Last Years Harvest
Blackberry Cobbler

Thursday
From Miz Helen's Kitchen Table Cookbook
Baked Sandwich
Winter Green Salad
Leftover Blackberry Cobbler and Blue Bell

Friday
Grilled Salmon
From The Winter Garden
Sauteed Rainbow Chard
Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes
Lemon Pie

Saturday
Mexican Casserole
Homemade Corn Tortilla's
Mexican Salad
Fried Cinnamon Ice Cream

The Recipe
Prepare The Broccoli
Prepare The Baking Dish
Add The Chicken
 Enjoy!

Lemon Broccoli Chicken
Miz Helen's Kitchen
1 1/2 lbs Chicken Tenders
3 medium onions sliced
3 cloves garlic minced
3 cups broccoli florets
1 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 lemons (1 sliced and 2 juice)
2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 teaspoons pepper
2 teaspoons fresh or dried thyme leaves
2 teaspoons Red Pepper Flakes
3/4 Roasted Almonds Chopped
 Season  the chicken tenders with 1/2 of the salt, pepper,thyme and red pepper flakes. 
In a hot skillet add the olive oil and brown the chicken tenders. Cook the tenders on medium heat for 10 minutes. Remove the chicken to rest on a platter.
Add the chicken broth and de-glaze the pan.
Season the onions and broccoli with the remaining salt, pepper,thyme,and red pepper flakes
Add the onions, broccoli,and juice from 2 lemons saute until the onions are clear and beginning to caramelize
Add the sliced lemon on top of the vegetables
Add the chicken tenders on top of the vegetables and lemon
Cover and cook on medium heat for 15 to 20 minutes until chicken is cooked through
Serve with rice and top with chopped roasted almonds
We just love this quick and easy dish, it has a fresh flavor and the almonds add a great crunch.

I sure enjoyed your visit today and hope you can come back real soon. Bring a dish and come join in the fun  for Full Plate Thursday right here at The Country Cottage.

Peace and Joy



























28 comments:

  1. Oo - yum! Lemon adds the perfect pick-me-up!

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  2. we love lemon chicken! I've never made it from scratch before, I always used a bottled sauce from the store. We haven't had it in a while, since our favorite sauce is no longer available. I'll be trying your recipe soon!
    Thanks!

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  3. Miz Helen, that lemon broccoli chicken looks inviting and tasty! Oh, and I'll take some of that spicy coleslaw, coconut cake, cheese dill biscuits, and lemon pie. Can't tell that I like bread and sweets, can you? LOL! It all looks SO delicious. Happy Sunday!

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  4. It does look delicious! My daughter loves lemon chicken, usually fried drizzled with some lemon sauce. I'm sure that she will love this as well. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. Sounds wonderful. I find I'm not getting enough protein in my diet and this looks like a delicious way to get some.

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  6. May I stay the entire week?
    xoxoxoxoxo
    Everything looks amazing!

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  7. Thanks again for the full menu. I wish, I could stop by Saturday.:)

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  8. All three, lemons, broccoli and chicken go so well together, but I had never thought to put all of them together. It sounds delicious.

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  9. Oh, that Lemon Broccoli Chicken looks delicious.

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  10. these ingredients goes so well together. I make them a lot at home , of course I try to add a little Indian touch to it !

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  11. Your lemon broccoli chicken sounds wonderful, and I love that it has almonds in it! Thank you for sharing, Miz Helen!

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  12. Your lemon broccoli chicken looks absolutely delicious and refreshing. Can't wait to make it with the Meyer Lemons I have on hand. :)

    I'm hosting the Culinary Smackdown Battle on my blog. This month's theme is COOKIES! (it doesn't have to be a new creation, you can use a previous post on your site too) Would you please join us for the fun? I have some cool prizes waiting too.

    Amy
    http://utry.it/2011/03/culinary-smackdown-battlecookies.html

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  13. What a great way to add flavour to store-bought chicken fingers!

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  14. Miz Helen, this looks absolutely fantastic! I love lemon chicken, and the addition of broccoli looks wonderful.

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  15. your post and links are great very tasty and saves a busy mom lots of time thanks for sharing

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  16. Love these kind of casseroles! Thanks for sharing - a winner indeed!

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  17. I love the lemon-chicken combination and broccoli, so I can only imagine how tasty it would be to have all three!

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  18. Do you deliver?? :-) This sounds wonderful and I missed you on Sunday. Thanks so much for sharing!
    xo
    Pat

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  19. This looks super delish! I am adding it to my menu!

    Sherry

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  20. Hello Miz Helen, featuring this great chicken dish on my Wednesday wanderings. Have a great day!

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  21. Wow this looks amazing Miz Helen! Especially love the red pepper and broccoli addition.

    Thanks for sharing at the hearth and soul hop.

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  22. It's midnight, I just got home from work, and your recipe has my mouth waterin'!!!!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  23. That looks wonderful. I love lemon and chicken together. Great pairing.

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  24. Well, Mz. H, I just love the lemon in this recipe, and just know that I'd snarf up all of that zingy goodness. Thanks for sharing with the Hearth and Soul hop :)

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  25. what a delicious version of lemon chicken you make...broccoli and almonds make a nice addition. thank you for sharing with tuesday night supper club.

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  26. YUMMY! Love the crunch of the almonds and the fresh lemon slices! Thank you so much for linking this tasty surprise up to Friday Potluck!

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  27. Thanks so much for linking up to Feed Me Tweet Me Follow Me Home on Friday Miz Helen! Your menu plan sounds mouth-watering, and that lemon broccoli chicken is just divine. I also really like the sound of those cheesy dill biscuits - yum! Have a lovely weekend!

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Your visit has been very special. I look forward to your comments, they are like opening little gifts. Thank you for stopping by and hurry back!
Miz Helen

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