Archive for the ‘Main Dish’ Category

Cajun Shrimp

Serves: 12 Recipe ingredients1/2 of a lemon 1/3 cup water 1 small onion, chopped2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. cooking oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning 1/4 tsp. salt 1 1/2 lbs. fresh or frozen peeled medium shrimp (about 2 pounds in the shell) 1/2 cup chopped green or red sweet pepper Lettuce leavesRecipe directionsCarefully remove peel from the lemon half, being careful not to include the white portion. Cut the lemon peel into very thin strips. Combine lemon peel, water, onion, …

Linguini with Shrimp

Serves: 4 Recipe ingredients6 ounces of cooked linguini8 ounces sliced white or mixed mushrooms2-3 ounces of chopped spinach, (frozen & thawed)1 tbsp dehydrated shallots1/2 cup white wine1/4 cup half & half (milk & cream)1/4 tsp salt8 ounces cooked shrimp1/8 tsp black pepperRecipe directionsCook the pasta in boiling water until tender, approximately 6-8 min.Sauté the sliced mushrooms in olive oil until lightly brown, approximately 3 min.After the mushrooms are sautéed, add the thawed spinach, de…

Barbecue Salmon

Recipe ingredients1/4 cup pineapple juice2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets2 tablespoons brown sugar1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder2 teaspoons grated lemon rind1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamonCooking sprayRecipe directionsCombine first 3 ingredients in a zip-top plastic bag; seal and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning occasionally. Preheat oven to 400*F. Remove fish from bag; discard marinade. Combine sugar and next 5 ingredients (sugar through cinnamon) in…

Basil Chicken

Serves: 4 Recipe ingredients2 Tbsp. minced garlic1 Tbsp. salad oil4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves1 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves3 Tbsp. lemon juice3 Tbsp. water1 Tbsp. soy sauce1 Tbsp. sugar1/2 tsp. pepperRecipe directionsPound chicken to 1/2″ thickness. Combine garlic and oil in a skillet. Stir often over medium-high heat until garlic is golden, 3 to 4 minutes. With a slotted spoon, transfer garlic to a small bowl. Add chicken to pan. Cook, turning to lightly brown on both si…

Shrimp Provencal

Serves: 6 Recipe ingredients2 pounds shrimp, shelled and deveined1 small onion, chopped2 tablespoons olive oil4 cans (16 oz each) diced tomatoes, drained 1 6 oz can tomato paste1 teaspoon black pepper1 teaspoon dried basil — crushed1 teaspoon dried oregano — crushed1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon garlic powder2 1/4 cups water1/2 cup dry white wine6 oz spaghetti or linguiniRecipe directionsIn a large heavy skillet, saute onion in oil over medium-high heat until tender but not browned. Add tomatoes, t…

Parmesan Tilapia

Recipe ingredients4 (4 oz each) tilapia 1/3 cup light mayonnaise 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese2 Tbsp. snipped fresh chives1/2 tsp. white wine Worcestershire sauceRecipe directionsPreheat oven to 450*F. Spray an 8 inch square baking dish with cooking spray. Pat fish dry and place evenly in baking dish. Combine remaining ingredients and spread evenly over fish. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.caloriestotal fatsat fatproteinfibersodiumcarbs137511802243

Orange Grilled Chicken

Recipe ingredients4 each boneless skinless chicken breast halves1/4 cup chopped onion1 cloves garlic, minced1/2 tablespoon olive oil1 tsp. orange zest3 tablespoons orange juice1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar3 tablespoons bourbon1/4 cup molasses1/4 cup ketchup1/2 tablespoon steak sauce1/4 tsp. dry mustardsalt and freshly ground black pepper to tasteTabasco to taste1/2 tsp. chili powder1 pinch clovesRecipe directionsMix all ingredients well. Marinate chicken 4 hours. Remove from marinade and grill…

Pineapple Chicken

Serves: 8 Recipe ingredients3/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed 1/4 cup light pancake syrup3 Tbsp. snipped fresh basil or 1 tsp. dried basil, crushed 3/4 tsp. garlic salt 8 skinless, boneless medium chicken breast halves 2 medium red bell peppers 2 small zucchini or yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise 1 large pineapple, peeled, cored, and cut into 8 slices 2 oranges, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slicesRecipe directionsFor sauce, in a bowl stir together thawed concentrate, syrup, basil…

Fish with Sun Dried Peppers

Serves: 4 Recipe ingredients1 lb. fish fillet, cut into 4 pieces2 Tbsp. olive oilsalt and pepper to taste1 tsp. dried rosemary8 oz orzo pasta1 1/2 oz sun dried peppers (or use dried tomatoes)3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced1/2 cup chopped parsley1 1/2 tsp. dried oregano1/2 tsp. thyme4 lemon wedgesRecipe directionsRub fish with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place on a baking sheet and refrigerate until ready to cook.Cook orzo in…

Apple Chicken

Serves: 6 Recipe ingredients1 can (6 ounce) frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed 1/4 cup ketchup2 tablespoons packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/8 teaspoon hot-pepper sauce 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)Recipe directionsThe night before:In a small saucepan, combine the apple juice concentrate, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, thyme and hot-pepper sauce. Cook, stirring, over medium heat until the sugar completely dissolves. Remove fr…