Had a bowl of Kashi 7 Whole Grains Puffs for Breakfast, love this cereal! Did some things around the house. Then out to the shed and repaired a wooden shelf that the bracket broke that was holding up one end. Another breezy and cold day out there, mostly sunny though. Got into the shower this morning and the shower curtain rod broke as I got in the shower. So it was off to Walmart and bought a new rod and shower curtain, needed a shower curtain anyway. So for dinner tonight it was appetizers, I prepared Bourbon Glazed Chicken Breast Chunks w/ Crispy Parmesan Cauliflower Bites.
According to Basic Food Math, doesn't 2 appetizers equal 1 dinner? Hope so because that's my dinner tonight! I prepared Bourbon Glazed Chicken Breast Chunks w/ Crispy Parmesan Cauliflower Bites. I used PERDUE® Bourbon Glazed Chicken Breast Chunks and a container of Kroger Produce Cauliflower Florets.
As all the Perdue Chicken products it’s easy to prepare. Preheated the oven to 375°F. Sprayed a
|Breaded and Ready!|
I had bought a package of the Cauliflower Florets at Kroger the other day with this recipe in mind. To prepare them I needed; 1 Package of Cauliflower Florets, 1/2 cup Flour, 1/2 cup Egg Beater's, 1 cup Shake and Bake Seasoned Panko, 1/2 cup Kraft Reduced Fat Parmesan Grated Cheese, 1 tablespoon Zatarain's Creole Seasoning, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil for frying.
To prepare them; Working in batches dredge the cauliflower florets in the flour, dip into the eggs, and
PERDUE® Breaded Chicken Breast Chunks, Bourbon Glazed
Breaded chicken breast chunks, fully cooked and glazed with sweet bourbon sauce, packed in a 3.5 LB resealable bag. Frozen.
* Fully Cooked
* Easy to Use
COOKING & PREP
CONVENTIONAL/TOASTER OVEN (Preferred Method)
• Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray
• Place frozen pieces in single layer on baking sheet.
• Bake on middle over rack for 23 to 25 minutes, or until heated through. Internal temperature should reach 150°F to 160°F.
• Turn pieces halfway through heating time. MICROWAVE OVEN:
• Place frozen pieces in single layer on a microwave-safe plate.
• Heat, uncovered on HIGH for 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 minutes turning halfway through heating time.
• Let stand 1-2 minutes before serving. Appliances may vary. Heating times are approximate.
Crispy Parmesan Cauliflower Bites
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4
Crispy bite sized pieces of tender cauliflower coated in a panko and parmesan crust seasoned with a creole/cajun spice mix that is so addictive that you will never reach for that bag of microwave popcorn again!
1 large cauliflower, cut into bite sized florets
1/2 cup flour (gluten-free for gluten-free)
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup panko breadcrumbs (gluten-free for gluten-free)
1/2 cup parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated
1 tablespoon creole seasoning
oil for frying
1 - Working in batches dredge the cauliflower florets in the flour, dip into the eggs, and coat in the mixture of the breadcrumbs, parmesan and creole seasoning before frying them in oil heated to medium-high (~350F/180C) until golden brown and setting them aside on paper towels to drain.
2 - Enjoy warm by itself or with your favourite dipping sauce.
Nutrition Facts: Calories 337, Fat 13.8g (Saturated 3.9g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 92mg, Sodium 346mg, Carbs 34g (Fiber 5g, Sugars 4g), Protein 15g