So, I’m on a roll – both here and in the kitchen! 🙂 Last night I prepared Chicken Teriyaki tossed in fresh noodles for dinner. So voila – I have a chicken teriyaki noodles recipe!
Today, my kids, hub and I are having chicken tocino for lunch. It’s not so obvious that this is a favorite packed lunch of the family. 😀 Lately though, my family has been having more fruits and veggies. So I threw in some fresh pineapples into my lunch.
While on a client visit in Tagaytay, Hub bought fresh whole pineapples there for only Php25 apiece (about USD 0.50!). Tagaytay pineapples are sweet and fragrant. Of course, they are supposed to bring good luck for the Chinese New Year.
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Since Nate is off chicken, my two other kids get usually get their chicken fix in their school lunch. Kawawa naman if we have chicken at home while Nate watches on, di ba? 🙁 Here’s a quick and easy baked chicken recipe that’s great for baon.
Last Tuesday, the girls had Baked Herb-Chicken Thighs. It is one of the lunch box mainstays, because it’s so easy and quick to cook. It’s a flexible recipe too, as you can throw in any flavors you want into the marinade.
I use chicken legs or thighs, instead of whole chicken because nobody wants to eat the breast part in this family. So I always end up eating it! To be fair to everyone (especially to myself, hehe, I decided – only chicken legs!)
Baked Chicken Recipe below. Continue reading Baked Chicken Recipe | Lunch Box (Updated 2 Jan 2016)
I am sharing with you my homemade chicken tocino recipe. This is what my children and husband had in their lunch boxes today.
Homemade chicken tocino is a healthier and less expensive alternative to store-bought tocino. Here is our homemade chicken tocino recipe. Continue reading Homemade Chicken Tocino Recipe
This is my simple, preservative-free chicken nuggets recipe.
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Yesterday, my kids had homemade chicken nuggets for school lunch.
Every time VGood sees the TV ad of a famous chicken nuggets brand – the ones that come in alphabets and different shapes – she’d say “Gusto kong baon yan!” But I doubt the quality, as in actual meat content, of commercial chicken nuggets. Of course they are full of starchy extenders, artificial flavors, and, the worst part, meat trimmings. Ugh.
I thought – why don’t I make my own? So I improvised my own chicken nuggets recipe. I bought some breast fillets, pounded them with a meat hammer to tenderize, cut into small pieces, and marinated with salt and pepper overnight. The chicken pieces were battered by dipping in beaten eggs and then in bread crumbs. Frying was done quickly (under one minute) in very hot oil.