Rotisserie Chicken Salad


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A few weeks ago the band of my son’s high school hosted a band competition. To raise money, they asked parents to bring in treats for the bake sales, and helped to cater the event with food for both the directors and the judges of the band.

If you knew me, you will find that I am one that likes to give a hand everywhere I can even when time is limited so I did.

I offered to help cater the luncheon for the judges. On the menu, they had a real Southern treats ( or at least that what i think;-)

  • Spiced Pecans
  • Cheddar Wafers
  • Petite Chocolate Cake with Chocolate ganache and
  • Rotisserie Chicken Salad on Croissant
  • And Fresh Fruits.

Because I had so many compliments on the chicken salad, i thought to share to recipes on my blog so that if someone wants it, they can just use this blog entry.

Ingredients for 36 mini chicken sandwiches on Croissants, or 50 triangular tea sandwiches:

  • 1 rotisserie chicken deboned and “peeled”
  • 3/4 to 1 cup of mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp of garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup of celeri stick sliced in half and chop very very thinly
  • 1/4 cup of red onion chopped very very thinly ( optional)
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 tsp of pepper
  1. Remove the skin and peel off the meat from the bones.
  2. Chop the chicken meat very thinly with the sharp knife. I use all the parts, but if you only like the white parts, you certainly can only use that.
  3. Place the chicken into a kitchen mixer and add all the other ingredients.
  4. Using the white paddle used for batter, mix the chicken salad until the chicken is well mixed. photo 2
  5. Season with more salt and pepper if needed.
  6. Serve the chicken salad as you wish, on croissant, or in Phillo cups as shown above. I used my mini muffin tray from demarle. Too cute!!!

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Bon Appetit and Happy Cooking!!!

 

Parmesan and Chili Pepper Coated Corn


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Pardon my absence. It is not the lack of cooking but the lack of time that has kept me away from my blog. I hope that you guys are doing well.
Today I will present you with a very quick recipe that I love. It is very easy to fix and it changes from the regular steamed corn.

Corn at this time of the year is so delicious that i would eat it everyday, and now that i am using my round mold to cook it in 5 minutes, we eat much more of it that we used to. Sometimes though it is nice to eat in a different way.

I saw this recipe many months ago on TV and tried it right away because it was so easy and fast. I hope that you will enjoy this as much as I am.

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Ingredients for 4: 

  • 4 ears of corn
  • 8 tbsp of Mayonnaise 
  • 1/2 cup of Parmesan
  • 4 tsp of Paprika or chili pepper or even cayenne pepper. 
  1. Place all 4 ears in the round mold and cover the round mold with the octogonal silpat.
  2. Microwave for 3 minutes. The corn will not be thoroughly cooked but it will cook longer in the oven.
  3. With a sharp knife, and being very careful to not hurt yourself, slice the corn ear in half.
  4. Place the corn face up on a plate and with a knife, spread the mayonnaise.
  5. Then sprinkle Parmesan and the spice that you wish.  Or mix the spice of your choice with the Parmesan in a large bowl and dip the corn into the mixture making sure to cover the corn entirely with the mixture.
  6. Lay the corn face up on the silpat that would have been placed on a perforated sheet.
  7. Cook at 450 for 5/7 minutes.
  8. Accompany this wonderful corn with a meat of your choice and enjoy!!!

Bon Appetit and Happy Cooking!!!