International Flair

Chicken and Pineapple Tacos

By Twila Martin | December 5, 2017

Print Chicken and Pineapple Tacos Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  20 mins Total time:  30 mins Serves: 4 Serving size: 1 Calories: 289 Fat: 10.6 g There is no question that some of the most delicious weeknight meals are the Mexican ones. Mexican food has so many bright and citrusy flavours that are sure to spice up any…

Chilean Chicken Pie with Sweet Corn Crust

By Twila Martin | November 8, 2017

Print Chilean Chicken Pie with Sweet Corn Crust Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  40 mins Total time:  55 mins Serves: 4 Serving size: 300 g Calories: 250 Fat: 6 g A variety of traditional Chilean flavours in this pie make a delicious meal. Bound by an easy crust of sweet corn, flour, and milk, this savoury pie is…

Chicken and Seafood Paella

By Twila Martin | October 26, 2017

Print Chicken and Seafood Paella Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  50 mins Total time:  1 hour Serves: 8 Calories: 437 Fat: 13 g A classic Spanish rice dish made with Arborio rice, packed with chicken, sausage, mussels, clams, shrimp and loaded with flavour. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 4 chicken thighs boneless and skinless cut into 1…

Jamaican Chicken with Pineapple and Rum

By Twila Martin | September 19, 2017

Print Jamaican Chicken with Pineapple and Rum Serves: 6 The chicken cooks for about 40 minutes and comes out of the oven a deep mahogany brown and smelling insane. The warm pineapple is sweet and spicy, and each of the flavors manages to come through bright and clear. The chicken itself is super moist and succulent.…

Avocado, Beet and Chicken Tostadas

By Twila Martin | August 29, 2017

Print Avocado, Beet and Chicken Tostadas Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  20 mins Total time:  40 mins Serves: 4 Serving size: 320 g Calories: 400 Fat: 22 g Beet and Avocado may seem like an unlikely combination in these Mexico-inspired tostadas, but you’ll find that the creamy avocado and delicate beet complement the other ingredients in this dish…

Julia Child’s Coq au Vin

By Twila Martin | August 4, 2017

Print Julia Child’s Coq au Vin Prep time:  45 mins Cook time:  30 mins Total time:  1 hour 15 mins Serves: 4 to 6 This classic French meal is simmered in rice red wine sauce and mushrooms for a romantic dinner! Ingredients 2½ to 3 lb cut-up frying chicken, skin on (I used skinless boneless breasts…

Chicken Cacciatore

By Twila Martin | July 17, 2017

Print Chicken Cacciatore Serves: 6 Calories: 217 Fat: 9 g Slow cooked Chicken Cacciatore, with chicken falling off the bone in a rich and rustic sauce is simple Italian comfort food at its best. Ingredients 6 chicken thighs, skinless bone-in 1 carrot, large 2 tbsp garlic 20½ oz mushrooms 1 onion, medium 1 tsp oregano, dried 2 tbsp…

Skinny Chicken Fajitas

By Twila Martin | July 17, 2017

Print Skinny Chicken Fajitas Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  30 mins Total time:  50 mins Serves: 4 of 2 Fajitas Serving size: 2 fajitas Calories: 299 Fat: 10.5 g Lean strips of chicken breast, bell peppers and onions served sizzling hot with warm tortillas and shredded cheese. If this is your idea of delicious, you are not alone!…

Chicken Spring Rolls

By Twila Martin | May 23, 2017

Print Chicken Spring Rolls Serves: 36 to 40 Rolls These can be prepared and frozen for a quick appetizer at a later date! Ingredients ½ tsp sugar 1 tsp salt 1 egg white pepper 1 tsp soya sauce 1 tbsp fish sauce 1 lb ground chicken black fungus dried ⅓ cup diced carrots 1 small onion…

Kung Pao Chicken

By Twila Martin | May 23, 2017

Print Kung Pao Chicken Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients 1½ lb chicken, 1 inch cubes 2 tsp canola oil ¼ cup diced onion ¼ cup chopped coloured bell peppers ¼ cup diced carrots ¼ cup diced zucchini ¼ cup diced celery 2 gloves garlic minced ¾ cup chicken broth 2 tsp hot bean sauce 1 tsp…