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Recipes: Asian Stirfry Chicken and Broccoli

4 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoon black bean sauce 4 teaspoons dark brown sugar 2 tablespoon fresh grated ginger juice of 2 limes 1/2 cup oil 5 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 jalapeno peppers, minced 2 teaspoons ground ginger 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, minced 20 ounces frozen broccoli florets, thawed 1 small bunch green onions, finely chopped 2 cups rice (4 cups cooked) Whisk together the soy sauce, black bean sauce, brown sugar, grated ginger and lime juice in a small bowl and set aside. Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chopped garlic, minced chili peppers and ground coriander and cook until slightly softened and fragrant, just a couple of minutes. Add the minced chicken and cook until lightly brown and cooked through, using a spoon to break up chicken as you go. Increase the heat to high, add the soy sauce mixture and the broccoli and cook, stirring constantly until the broccoli is hot and the l

Recipes: Coke Chicken and Herbed Potatoes

Prep and cook time about 60 minutes Makes four servings 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, flattened to 1/4 inch thick 1 12 oz can of Coke 1/4 cup ketchup 1/2 cup honey barbeque sauce Place all ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover and turn heat to medium. Cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Uncover and cook and additional 10 minutes until done. Herbed Potatoes 3 large potatoes 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon sage 1/2 teaspoon rosemary 2 tablespoons oil celery salt to taste garlic salt to taste Preheat oven to 450. Cut unpeeled potatoes into 1/4 inch slices. Place the potato slices on well greased shallow baking pan. Brush potato slices with oil and sprinkle the herbs over the top. Bake potatoes for 20 minutes until they are well browned and crisp. ~*~*~*~ My Notes: This recipe takes about an hour all said and done from the slicing to the prep and defrosting the frozen chicken that I like