- Posted December 19, 2013 by
The power of Chicken Recipe
Chicken has got to be one of the most universal meats we have today. You can do so much with it, and you get so much from it. Have you got a really terrific chicken recipe that every time your family sits down to the table puts a smile on their face? Most of us do have such a wonderful recipe, for some of us it is fried chicken, and for others it will be our famous chicken soup.
The funny thing about a chicken recipe is that you can take the same recipe and alter a couple of ingredients and have a whole new dish. Or you can take an existing recipe that does not contain any chicken at all, perhaps that famous pasta salad that you make, toss in some cubed chicken and you've got a whole new chicken recipe that will delight your friends and family for years to come. And of course from that one alteration, you can create a whole list of new chicken recipe dishes.
More than likely, if each of us thought about it, we have enough chicken recipes that we have created in our own kitchens to create a whole Chicken Recipe Cook Book! Just think of the sections you could have: Fried Chicken, Baked Chicken, Stewed Chicken, Chicken Soup, Chicken Salads, Chicken Dips, Roasted Chicken, Chicken Casseroles - And this is just touching the surface. Such a cookbook would become famous in most kitchens.
It is a safe bet to say that there is not a woman alive today who does not have some kind of a chicken recipe that is her special pride and joy. In some cases, it will be the thing she offers to cook when her children come home for the holidays. Or maybe in some cases it is this special fried chicken that she makes to coax a son home after too many months away!
There are men who are quite savvy in the kitchen as well. And there are a number of chicken recipes, especially for fried chicken that are out of this world --all created by the male gender. It may seem a surprise to hear this, but it really is a fact.
The next time you are looking for an excellent chicken recipe, whether it be fried chicken, chicken soup or something more exotic such as Chicken Florentine, don't be surprised if the creator of the recipe is a male, and don't be surprised if it puts your own current favorite fried chicken to shame!
And for a moment let us keep in mind the nutritional value of chicken. It is high in protein, low in fat, and absolutely no carbs when skinless. You may be surprised to learn that it is a rich source of niacin, vitamins B-6, B-12, Vitamin D, iron, and zinc! It is pretty close to a perfect meat.
How many mothers keep a chicken soup recipe in their kitchen for those times when somebody in the family is sick? They know the healing power of chicken!