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10 Quick And Easy Crock Pot Recipes 0

10 Delicious Quick And Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Dinner

by Jacqueline Samaroo

Ahh- the crockpot! A wonderful way to prepare delicious and healthy meals for your family while saving on energy, time and money. Your crockpot or slow cooker uses much less electricity than a conventional electric oven. Plus, while it is cooking, you have time to go do other important things – like spending quality time with family members. Foods cooked in your crockpot are more nutritious since they retain more of their vitamins and minerals than when cooked by other methods such as frying and boiling.
Here are 10 awesome recipes you can prepare in your crockpot. Hopefully, once you try these, you’ll be inspired to pull out your handy slow cooker more often!

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

“Exceptional flavor and a wonderfully easy recipe.” Eric

This recipe combines many delightful flavors of Indian cuisine. Sauté some chicken, onion and garlic then add the spices – curry powder, curry paste, garam masala and tandoori masala – along with some tomato paste. Stir and pour into your crockpot. Add some cardamom pods, yogurt and coconut milk, plus a bit of salt. Leave the crockpot to work its magic. When it’s done, remove the cardamom pods and serve. Delicious!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 4 hours 15 minutes
Total time: 4 hours 30 minutes

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/174543/slow-cooker-butter-chicken/


Mexajita Chicken

“I can’t believe anything so easy could be so good!” SandraSoCal

Tender, juicy and tasty chicken that’s a breeze to prepare. Sear seasoned chicken breasts in hot oil. Put pinto beans and water into the crockpot and add the chicken on top. Pour in tomatoes over the chicken and sprinkle on some fajita seasoning. Slow cook and serve. So easy!

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/sandra-lee/mexajita-chicken-recipe.html

 

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Adobo

“This is a very inexpensive meal and utterly delicious.” nyneelie

This Filipino dish tastes even better the day after! Layer garlic, ginger, onions and a bay leaf into the crockpot. Add the chicken on top (without the skin, please) and pour on a mixture of vinegar, sugar, soy sauce and pepper. Cover and cook. Wow, that was easy! Now just remove the ginger and bay leave and this dish goes so well with steamed rice.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 4 hours
Total time: 4 hours 15 minutes

http://www.chowhound.com/recipes/slow-cooker-chicken-adobo-30473


Slow-Cooker Indian Beef

“The flavors were beautiful!” ginamum

The flavors in this dish blend well but you can still savor each one. Coat the beef with flour, salt and pepper. Brown batches of the beef in hot oil and then place them in the crockpot. Sauté onion, ginger and garlic before adding in chili and curry paste. Add tomatoes and water, let it boil and then pour the mixture over the beef. Stir in some cinnamon and cardamom and set the crockpot to do its job, giving it a stir when the cooking is half done. Before serving, remove the cinnamon and cardamom pods and stir in some coriander, leaving a sprinkle of coriander for the top. Yummy!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 5 hours 50 minutes
Total time: 6 hours 5 minutes

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/29701/slow+cooker+indian+beef

Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

“I had a wonderful time preparing this dish!!” Angyummy

Beef, bacon, dry red wine and a crockpot – Wow! Season the beef with salt and pepper and brown batches of it in hot oil. Set it aside and use the same oil to brown your onions and carrots. Add the garlic and stir before pouring in some good quality red wine and beef broth. Add thyme and stir. Empty the mixture into your crockpot, add in the beef and some bacon then leave it to cook. Serve with a garnish of earthy fresh thyme and it’s the perfect sophisticated dinner to come home to.

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 8 hours 30 minutes
Total time: 9 hours

http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/slow-cooker-beef-bourguignon/19bdb920-7f63-420d-8ea6-8fe4a3f948ce


Crock Pot Stifado

“Thanks for an easy superb dish.” Panino

Here is a delectable Greek stew for you to try. Brown batches of the beef in hot oil and place them in the crockpot. Sauté onions then add garlic, allspice and cinnamon. Stir in some vinegar, sugar, a bay leaf and some tomato sauce, then pour the mixture over the beef and set to cook until tender. Add feta cheese and cook for 10 minutes more and you are ready to serve. Just pull out the bay leaf and serve the stew over mashed potatoes or buttered pasta. It’s filling and oh so good!

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 10 hours
Total time: 10 hours 20 minutes

http://www.food.com/recipe/crock-pot-stifado-17181

 

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Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

“This turned out amazing!” ddigustio

This is so soft that it makes a great burger filling. Evenly layer onion and garlic into your crockpot and add in some chicken stock or broth. Coat the pork with a spice rub of chili powder, salt, sugar, cinnamon and cumin. Layer the pork on top of the garlic and onions and set the crockpot to work. Once done, take the pork and shred it using a pair of forks. Place it back into the crockpot with a little of the liquid it was cooked in or some barbeque sauce. That’s it! Your perfect pulled pork is ready to be served.

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 6 – 10 hours
Total time: 6 hours 30 minutes – 10 hours 30 minutes

http://www.chowhound.com/recipes/easy-slow-cooker-pulled-pork-30356

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili

“Made this last night, and WOW it is delicious!” Vivian

All the ingredients in this dish go so very well together. Sauté some onion and garlic and add in ground turkey to cook through. Pour the meat into your crockpot and add some carrots, potatoes, celery and tomatoes along with tomato sauce and chicken broth. For flavor, add cumin, coriander, paprika, red pepper flakes and a little salt and pepper. Stir and leave to cook. Mix in some red kidney beans and cook a few minutes more, then serve topped with green onions. It’s a spicy chili dish to warm you up on a cold day!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 6 hours
Total time: 6 hours 15 minutes

http://www.primaverakitchen.com/slow-cooker-sweet-potato-chili/

Slow-Cooker Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Chili

Slow-Cooker Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Chili

“LOVE THIS RECIPE!” Melian

This is too easy! Place chicken, black beans, sweet corn, enchilada sauce and taco seasoning into the crockpot and let it cook. Stir in some shredded cheese and serve topped with green onion, sour cream and more cheese. Tortilla chips make the perfect accompaniment to this.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 4 hours 10 minutes
Total time: 4 hours 20 minutes

http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/slow-cooker-cheesy-chicken-enchilada-chili/694892dd-3bb9-4f6a-a2dd-e00b7fe8ee2b



Crockpot Turkey Chili

“The family LOVED it!” Ginna

A simple dish that tastes great. Sauté onion and then add the turkey to brown. Pour into the crockpot along with all the other ingredients (bell pepper, tomato sauce, black beans, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper and garlic powder). Stir to combine and leave to cook. Your wonderfully rich chili is ready to serve!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 6 hours
Total time: 6 hours 15 minutes

http://www.livewellbakeoften.com/2014/10/09/crockpot-turkey-chili/




 

10 Easy Chinese Noodle Dishes 0

10 Easy Chinese Noodle Dishes, Tasty Asian Recipes for Dinner

by Jacqueline Samaroo


Bold flavors from exotic foods characterize what Asian cooking means to many Westerners. Chinese noodles are versatile and easy to prepare, explaining why they are incorporated into many Asian dishes regardless of which country the recipe comes from. They are featured in these 10 tasty recipes along with an array of delectable spices.

Simple Chinese Noodles

1. Simple Chinese Noodles

“This was quick, easy and tasty!” RobinOHNCTXUK

This is a simple dish that goes well with whatever else is on your dinner table. Cook the noodles, drain and dry them, then set them aside. Add ginger and onion to smoking-hot oil and stir-fry them for 30 seconds before adding the noodles to fry with them for another 5 minutes. Pour on the sauce, stir some more and you are ready to serve Chinese noodles for dinner!

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes

http://www.food.com/recipe/simple-chinese-noodles-141737


2. Chinese Vegetable Broth With Noodles

“Amazingly easy and delicious.” muppet01

Spicy ginger and earthy mushrooms are a pleasant combination in this quick noodle dish. Cook the mushrooms and ginger in vegetable stock with a little soy sauce and black pepper. Cook and drain the noodles. Serve the noodles covered in hot broth with a topping of thinly sliced baby bok choy. Mmm - it’s comfort food, Asian style!

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/16551/chinese+vegetable+broth+with+noodles

 

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3. Quick Chinese-Style Vermicelli (Rice Noodles)

“My family really enjoyed it and I will make it again.” Melissa

The Chinese noodles cook so quickly that this recipe is an absolute breeze. Cook the noodles, drain them and get ready to add them to a skillet with sautéed garlic. Season the noodles with salt, pepper, chili and soy sauces. Serve them with chopped green onions sprinkled on top. The result is spicy and flavorful!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 3 minutes
Total time: 18 minutes

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/41761/quick-chinese-style-vermicelli-rice-noodles/


Chinese Braised Beef and Noodles

4. Chinese Braised Beef and Noodles

“This a wonderful quick dinner solution.” Paula G

Here is a simple but filling and tasty dish. You start off this dish by cooking the noodles. Once they’re done, drain them, rinse with cold water and set aside. Slice the beef very thinly, season it and sauté it in oil. Add the beef to a mixture of soy sauce and broth and allow it to boil then use corn starch to help it thicken. Now add the cooked noodles and green onions. Serve it immediately and watch everybody dig in!

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes

http://www.food.com/recipe/chinese-braised-beef-and-noodles-107724


5. Hoisin Beef & Edamame Noodles

“This was a great meal and an instant favorite in my house!” EatingWell User

Your family will be eating this dish up with their eyes before they begin to savor its sweet and tangy flavors! Cook the noodles until tender then drain them and set them aside. Combine hoisin and chili-garlic sauces with some lime juice. Fry the thinly sliced steak and then set it aside with the noodles and sauce. Cook bell peppers and edamame in the beef juice adding in a little ginger. Stir in the noodles, sauce and beef and top your delicious and colorful creation with some cilantro.

Total time: 30 minutes

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/249374/hoisin-beef-edamame-noodles/

 

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6. Cashew Chicken with Noodles

"So easy and delicious!" KellyR.

This dish will satisfy even your most discerning dinner guest. While the rice noodles are cooking, mix together some cornstarch, soy sauce and garlic then add in the chicken. Using peanut and sesame oils, sauté the chicken mixture and add in onions once the chicken is cooked. Lastly, drain the noodles and add them to the chicken along with chili sauce and cashews. A simple dish with great flavors!

Total time: 20 minutes

http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/cashew-chicken-with-noodles


Chinese Chicken & Noodle Salad

7. Chinese Chicken & Noodle Salad

“A definite keeper!” EatingWell User

Crunchy noodles are the base of this scrumptious salad. Crumble the ramen noodles and toss them in some oil with almonds and sesame seeds. Bake them until brown then let them cool. Boil the chicken with ginger and salt then allow it to simmer until cooked. Let it cool and shred it with a pair of forks. Make a dressing of sesame oil, sugar, orange juice, vinegar and soy sauce. To serve, mix the chicken together with some scallions, cabbage and carrot, add in the noodles and dressing then mix some more. It’s a complete meal and a tasty side dish at the same time!

Total time: 30 minutes

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/248482/chinese-chicken-noodle-salad


8. Chinese Chicken Noodles

“I would highly recommend!” Serena

Don’t be deceived by the name - this mouthwatering dish has everything in it and then some more good stuff gets thrown in for good measure! Cook the noodles and set them aside. Stir-fry the garlic, spring onions and chopped red chili peppers. Stir in the chicken, then add the curry paste, coconut milk and chicken stock. Let them cook for a few minutes then and the beansprouts and sweetcorn. The last ingredients in are the noodles, prawns and peas. That was incredibly easy!

Prep time: 2 minutes
Cook time: 17 minutes
Total time: 19 minutes

http://www.annabelkarmel.com/recipes/chinese-chicken-noodles


9. Chinese Pork and Noodle Stir-Fry

“Very easy to prepare and tasted great.” Basilmutt

Here is a healthy, filling meal that takes just few minutes from start to table. Begin by softening the noodle in a bowl of boiling water. Drain them and set them aside. Stir-fry the pork in hot peanut oil and set it aside as well. Stir-fry the garlic and onions in peanut and sesame oils then add in asparagus, ginger and snow peas. Put in the pork and noodles along with some oyster sauce and serve. Everyone is sure to want seconds!

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/1423/chinese+pork+and+noodle+stir+fry


Brothy Chinese Noodles

10. Brothy Chinese Noodles

“One of our go-to favorites.” EatingWell User

Ground turkey replaces ground pork in this dish but it tastes just as good! Fry the turkey meat with garlic, scallion and ginger then set it aside while you start on the noodles. Boil the noodles with the bok choy in broth, adding in some soy sauce and vinegar. Stir in the noodle and you are set to serve. A garnish of scallions and thinly sliced cucumber beautifully complete the dish.

Total time: 30 minutes

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/250009/brothy-chinese-noodles/




11 of the Quickest And Easiest Summer BBQ Recipes For Your Grill 0

Quick And Easy Summer Barbeque Recipes For The Grill

by Jacqueline Samaroo


It’s summertime and the grilling should be as easy as the living. You shouldn’t be spending your day cooking over a hot grill, especially if it’s at a long awaited gathering of family and friends. You need to enjoy some great food in the good company of everyone present. These summertime barbecue recipes for the grill are all quick, easy and mouthwateringly delicious. Everyone will love them!
We’ll start off with tastes from around the world – first up is Latin America.

Grilled Salmon Soft Tacos

1. Grilled Salmon Soft Tacos

“These were excellent!” kirstin

Each of the flavors in this dish is perfect for summertime. Coat the salmon in spice rub made of chili powder, lime juice, salt and pepper. Grill it for afew minutes, slice it and remove the skin. Warm up the tortillas and fill them with the fish, cabbage slaw, salsa and cilantro crema. You might find yourself doing a few steps of the salsa at the grill while you make this dish.

Total time: 20 minutes

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/249647/grilled-salmon-soft-tacos/

2. Korean Grilled Beef (Bulgogi)

“Fantastic!” theresa b.

Summer in the Orient is super sweet with this bulgogi. Firm up the beef in the freezer and then cut it into thin slices. Toast some sesame seeds and add them to the sugar, soy sauce and seasonings to make a marinade which you then pour over the beef. Set it aside while you cook up the vegetables. Quickly grill the beef, add the vegetables, give it a stir and sprinkle sesame seeds on top. So sweet!

Prep time: 35 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/korean-grilled-beef-bulgogi-recipe.html

Caribbean BBQ Chicken

3. Caribbean BBQ Chicken

“5 Stars without a doubt!” Mia in Germany

It’s the flavors of the Indies – West Indies, that is! Get your grill heating up to medium high while you trim and season the chicken. Grill the chicken skin, side up and covered, turning and basting after 15 minutes. Grill, turn and baste it some more until it’s just right. Summer has never been better!

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes

http://www.food.com/recipe/caribbean-bbq-chicken-373111

4. Indian-Spiced Chicken Pitas

“Fantastic. I loved this recipe!” klewis7884

Let’s move into the spicy flavors of the East Indies with this chicken pita dish. Oil the grill rack and set it to preheat. Season the chicken with garam masala and salt then grill it until cooked. Set it aside while you season the thinly sliced cucumbers and prepare them with yogurt, lemon juice, cilantro and more garam masala. Serve the warmed pitas filled with the chicken, cucumbers, lettuce, tomato and onion. Mmm, Spicy!

Total time: 30 minutes

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/249880/indian-spiced-chicken-pitas/

 

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5. Grilled Shrimp Scampi

“These were tasty.” BajaValle

Grilled shrimp is a great way to mix up the summertime barbecue offerings. Marinate the seasoned shrimp in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Set them on skewers while the grill preheats to high, then grill them 2-3 minutes on each side on the lightly oiled grate. You spend just 6 minutes over the grill then you’re back to reveling with the rest of the crowd!

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 6 minutes
Total time: 36 minutes

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/12771/grilled-shrimp-scampi/


Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken

6. Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken

“Mmmmm. This is SO good!” LYNNIEKRAVITZ

The sauce is the perfect accompaniment to this tender and moist chicken. While the grill is heating up, make your honey mustard sauce with the help of some mayonnaise and steak sauce. Save some for basting and use the rest to coat the chicken which you then placed on a lightly oiled grill. Occasionally baste and turn the chicken until it’s done just the way you like it. Looks like summer is here, guys!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/8720/honey-mustard-grilled-chicken/


7. Honey Chicken Skewers With Grilled-Corn Salad

“I loved it and so did my kids!” KeriFred

Ketchup-loving kids (and adults) will flip for this dish. Heat the grill to medium high while the skewers soak in water. Mix up your Worcestershire, ketchup and honey sauce and set it aside. Slice the chicken into strips, skewer them and season them with salt and pepper. Cook them on the grill, making sure to baste them with the sauce when they are near done. Quickly grill the corn (about 4 minutes) then toss the kernels with salt, pepper, butter and scallions. Serve with the chicken strips for a delightful treat.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes

http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/honey-chicken-skewers

 

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8. Perfectly Grilled Steak

“The steak came out perfect!!” Eileen F.

These steaks are so simple and amazingly juicy. Bring the steaks to room temperature by leaving them covered on the counter for a while. Fire up the grill to high and season the steaks with salt and pepper. Place them on the grill and cook to desired doneness. Let them rest a bit (you might have to hold off the drooling masses) before slicing them up to serve.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/bobby-flay/perfectly-grilled-steak-recipe.html


Pork Souvlaki

9. Pork Souvlaki

“This was delicious.” Mikeythev

Think “summertime in the Mediterranean” as you grill up this scrumptious Greek dish. Set the pork to marinate in some salt, pepper, lemon juice and little oil. Make the sauce using yogurt, lemon juice, tahini and water then set it aside as well. Skewer the pork and grill until cooked. Serve up the pork souvlaki with the sauce and lemon wedges. We’ll understand if you want to smash a plate or two in celebration of how great these taste!

Total time: 20 minutes

http://www.marthastewart.com/319252/pork-souvlaki


10. Pork Chop-Apple-Bean Packets

“This is one of our favorites!” Stephanie

Most people seem to think the apples and beans in this dish are the real stars of the show! Combine the apple, onion, sauce and drained beans then set aside. Place each pork chop in the center of a piece of foil, sprinkle it with salt and add the apple-bean mixture. Close the foil packets and set them on a grill that’s been heated to medium high. Cover and cook. Serve them up and enjoy the looks of satisfaction.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes

http://www.readyseteat.com/recipes-Pork-Chop-Apple-Bean-Packets-5551.html


11. Spicy Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Blackberry Sauce

“This is hands down one of the BEST recipes I've ever tried.” Sunbuny1

This last recipe takes a step back to the Caribbean with a good dose of Jamaican Jerk seasoning. Preheat the grill and trim the fat from the pork. Season them up and grill them covered for about 10 minutes on either side. Once done set them aside while you whip up the blackberry sauce. Thinly slice the pork, drizzle with the warm sauce and serve. Yeah, mon!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes

http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/spicy-grilled-pork-tenderloin-with-blackberry-sauce