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 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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Malai Boti

Can I tell you a secret? I like Malai Boti better than Tikka! It felt so good to say it aloud 🙂 I feel like tikka has been done to death, not that I don’t love it. I just have something against tikka masala. Like please leave the bbq alone, no need to add a gravy to it. But Malai Boti is just so fresh. Maybe it’s the coriander that gives it it’s green color, or the cream that cools down the whole dish, whatever it is, I love it…

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Chicken Sandwiches

You are all witness to my love of sandwiches. I could eat them one after another until the whole tray is gone. These particular sandwiches are my favorite because of the crunchy vegetables that add a magnificent crunch. I like keeping the chicken chunky, so there’s more of a bite to it. Are you team finely shredded chicken or team chunky chicken? The ingredients are very basic in this recipe, but the flavors combine to give such a nice flavor that you’ll be making these on the regular.

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Creamy Mushroom Spinach Chicken

I love a good chicken steak. Sue me. I’m from Lahore, so steak doesn’t always mean a lean cut of beef, medium rare. It could mean a deliciously charred piece of chicken, topped with Pakistan’s favorite sauce, a flavor infused cream. That’s what this is. In fact, this recipe rang so true as a Pakistani favorite that many of you made it within a couple days of me posting a detail lacking recipe on my instagram, so this one’s for you guys! The full recipe in all it’s glory…

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