Sunday, September 25, 2011

Slow-Cooked Orange Chicken

3lbs boneless chicken,cut into bite size pieces
3 cups orange juice
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped green pepper
1-4oz can mushroom stem and pieces, drained
4 tsp dried minced onion
1 Tbl minced fresh parsley or 1 tsp dried parsley
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
3 Tbl cornstarch
3 Tbl cold water
Hot cooked Rice

Combine the first 9 ingredients in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 4 hours. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into cooking juices. Cover and cook on HIGH for 30-45 minutes or until thickened. Serve over rice.

Serves 4

Cinnamon Applesauce in the CrockPot

3 1/2 lbs apples, peeled, cored and sliced
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 Tbl lemon juice
1/4 tsp cinnamon

In a 3 1/2 quart Crockpot, toss together the apples, sugar and lemon juice. Cover and cook on HIGH for 3 hours. Mash up the apples with a potato masher. Stir in the cinnamon. Serve warm or cold.

Makes 3 1/2 cups

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Short Ribs

3 lbs beef short ribs,cut into serving sized pieces
2 Tbl packed brown sugar
3 cloves garlic, minced(1Tbl)
1 tsp dried thyme leaves, crushed
1/4 cup flour
1 can condensed French Onion Soup
1-12oz bottle of beer
Hot mashed potato or egg noodles

Place the beef into a 3 1/2 to 6 quart slow cooker. Add the brown sugar, garlic, thyme and flour. Toss to coat. Stir the soup and beer in a small bowl. Pour over the beef. Cover and cook on LOW for 8-9 hours. Serve with the mashed potato or noodles.

Serves 6

Crockpot Beef Tips

4 lb steak tips, cut into 2 inch cubes
1 cup chopped onion
1 can condensed golden mushroom soup
1 cup beef broth
2 tsp cornstarch
1/4 cup cold water

In a 3 quart slow cooker, combine the steak tips, onion, soup and broth. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into crockpot. Cover and cook on high for 15 minutes.
Serve over rice, egg noodles or mashed potato.

Chicken Divan

3 whole cooked chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
4 Tbl lemon juice
1 box frozen chopped broccoli, cooked and drained
1/2 cup bread crumbs
2 Tbl melted butter

Mix chicken, soup, mayonnaise, lemon juice, broccoli and cheese. Place in a 9x13 greased pan. Mix the bread crumbs and butter and sprinkle over the chicken mixture. Cook uncovered at 350 for 30 minutes.

serves 6-8


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