Chicken with Almonds

This recipe is one that I have been after for many years. It was written in a cookbook, then ripped out and placed in another, then it was misplaced and lost forever…I vaguely remembered my mom making it, and with just half of the ingredients in mind, I began mixing and experimenting with sauces until I had my “Aha!” moment…This recipe is so simple to pull together, as all my recipes are, and I promise you, if you have all your ingredients out in front of you, this will come together in 15-20 minutes. That’s a weeknight meal miracle, isn’t it? So here’s it is, Chicken with Almonds, in all it’s glory. ..

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chicken corn soup

I love how the way we eat changes with the seasons. Light, fresh ingredients in the summer, and hearty, warming bowls of comfort in the winter. This Chicken Corn Soup is said warming bowl of comfort. I love the pops of corn and silky ribbons of egg nestled in a comforting bowl of yakhni (chicken stock). It’s so beautifully balanced with robust vinegar and hints of sesame. This fool proof, quick version of soup is ready in under 20 minutes, which is perfect for a cold winter evening, isn’t it?

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Chicken Spring rolls

Gosh, these are such a classic. They’ve been made and eaten to death, but you still see yourself going for one more, whether it’s at your favorite restaurant or that trolley with all the fried food and chai. I personally like a higher vegetable to chicken ratio, but you do you. I also like a crispier roll, and you get that by frying low and slow…

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chicken ka salan

…In my family, although bone in chicken with a beautiful shorba is very much appreciated, we’ve gotten into the habit of making boneless chicken just for the ease. Kids are hungry and cranky? Quickly defrost that boneless chicken and throw it in the pot! Home after a long day and want something quick to eat? Throw together that boneless chicken salan! So here is my family’s recipe of boneless chicken ka salan. You won’t miss the flavor on bone in chicken because the ingredients add such an intense flavor to this, you might just hang up your whole chicken to dry and switch to this for good…

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Chicken Chilli Dry

…The ginger lends a hand in adding so much flavor in this dish, that you won’t need to douse your chicken in a salty sauce to achieve depth of flavor. Im a garlic lover through and through, but I’ve always known deep down that ginger is a true flavor hero, for savory and sweet. So here it is, my super simple (that’s always given here) flavor packed recipe for chicken chilli dry, and I’m breaking from the norm here and posting the recipe in a larger quantity, because this flies fast. It’ll be gone before you go for seconds, and we can’t have that…

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