Here's a way to do a little something different with macaroni, cheese, crackers, chicken soup and mushroom soup.
2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
3 cups cubed cooked chicken
1/2 cup cubed process American cheese
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 ( 8 oz. ) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
1 ( 10.75 oz. ) can condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
1 ( 10.75 oz. ) can condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
1 1/3 cups milk
1 ( 14.5 oz. ) can chicken broth
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
2/3 cup crushed saltine crackers
3/4 cup cashew halves
Inside the baking dish in same exact order, layer the macaroni, chicken, cheese, onion, celery, green pepper and water chestnuts.
In a bowl, combine the soups, milk and broth. Pour over water chestnuts. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking dish.
In a small bowl, toss butter and cracker crumbs; sprinkle over casserole. Top with cashews.
Bake, uncovered, for 35 - 40 minutes or until macaroni is tender.
=> Sesame Chicken Recipe: Sesame Chicken with Honey Sauce
Give chicken breast a whole new flavor with sweet honey and sesame seeds.
1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup sesame seeds
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon dried minced onion
3 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cooked and cubed
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup honey
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Grease a baking sheet.
In a plastic bag, mix bread crumbs and sesame seeds; set aside.
In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard and onion. Coat chicken pieces with mayonnaise mixture, then toss in crumb mixture.
Place chicken on greased baking sheet. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Combine sauce ingredients; serve with the hot chicken.
=> Kung Pao Chicken Recipe: Best Kung Pao Chicken
Save money on ordering out by making your own Chinese style chicken at home. This spicy recipe features chicken breast, wine, spices, and nuts.
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into chunks
2 tablespoons white wine
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
2 tablespoons cornstarch, dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
1 ounce hot chile paste
1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
2 teaspoons brown sugar
4 green onions, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 ( 8 oz. ) can water chestnuts
4 ounces chopped peanuts
Combine 1 tablespoon wine, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon oil and 1 tablespoon cornstarch/water mixture and mix together.
Place chicken pieces in a glass dish or bowl and add marinade. Toss to coat. Cover dish and place in refrigerator for about 30 minutes.
In a small bowl combine 1 tablespoon wine, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon cornstarch/water mixture, chili paste, vinegar and sugar. Mix together and add green onion, garlic, water chestnuts and peanuts.
In a medium skillet, heat sauce slowly until aromatic.
Remove chicken from marinade and saute in a large skillet until meat is white and juices run clear. When sauce is aromatic, add sauteed chicken to it and let simmer together until sauce thickens.
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