09 March 2008

Sheep may safely graze

But the chickens better run for the hills.

1. Chicken broth
2. Leeks
3. Orzo
4. Asparagus
5. Cannellini
6. Snow peas
7. Baby spinach
8. Parmesan cheese
9. Salt and pepper

Recipe for Spring Green Minestrone.

Mushroom-Smothered Chicken Breasts with Rice

2.5 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 tsp. garlic-infused olive oil
1/2 c. dry white wine
1/2 lb. white mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
2 tsp. dried thyme
1/2 tsp. dried rosemary
Salt and pepper
Jasmine rice, prepared to package directions.

Heat oven to 400F. Rinse and dry chicken breasts. Place in glass 13 x 9 baking pan. Drizzle olive oil over chicken, and then pour wine over chicken. Cover chicken evenly with sliced mushrooms; sprinkle with thyme and rosemary, and salt and pepper to taste. Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake for about 25 minutes (155F on instant-read thermometer). Uncover and bake for another 5-10 minutes until mushrooms are slightly dry and the chicken is done (160F on an instant-read thermometer). Serve with rice and pan juices.

Go listen to some good music: "Sheep May Safely Graze" by Johann Sebastian Bach from the album Baroque Brass by The Canadian Brass.


Anonymous said...

Recipes! Your blog has recipes! How couldl you hide this gem from me for so long.


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guerrilla girl said...

Not nearly enough recipes for a blog that references the kitchen. Especially written by someone who cooks as much as I do. Bad me. lol