Finger Licking, Moist BBQ Chicken

Ingredients 1 whole chicken 3 tablespoon kosher salt 5 cups ice water 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoon Sara’s green stuff 1 cup ketchup 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder Directions Soak chicken in salted ice water for…

Tempura Ponzu Chicken

Ingredients 2 x 6 ounce chicken breasts, thinly sliced ¼ cup soya sauce Zest and juice of 2 oranges 2 tablespoons garlic, puree 2 tablespoons ginger, puree 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 3 tablespoons sesame oil *tempura mix* Directions Combine all ingredients and marinate chicken strips overnight. Prepare stove top deep-fryer with canola oil and…

Chicken Soup Recipe

Ingredients 2 whole chickens 8 cups water 4 teaspoon salt 6 carrots 3 stalks of celery 1 whole onion 1 heaping tablespoon of Sara’s Green Stuff 1 sprig of dill 1 tablespoon pepper Directions Put chicken and water in stock pot. Add salt and bring to a boil. Add all other ingredients. Cover and simmer…

Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients: yield 3 litres 100g egg noodles, parboiled 1 white onion, diced fine 2 chicken breasts, cooked and diced 2 tablespoon smoked paprika 3 litres chicken stock 1 tablespoon thyme 1 tablespoon parsley Salt and pepper to taste In a large soup pot, sweat onions over medium heat until translucent. Add smoked paprika and cooked…

Grilled Chicken and Avocado Tacos

Ingredients: yield 6 tacos 6 crunchy taco shells, parbaked 2 pc 6oz chicken breast 2 pc ripe avocado, sliced thinly 1 roma tomato, diced 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated Begin preparation by grilling the chicken on a barbecue grill, pan-frying it, or searing it and finishing it in the oven….

Barbecue Greek chicken wings

3 pounds chicken wings, separated to drumettes and wing 1 tablespoon Sara’s Green Stuff* 2 tablespoon Cavenders Greek seasoning 1 tablespoon lemon pepper Soak chicken wings in cold salt water for 1 hour. Drain and dry. Heat cast iron pan on high on barbecue. Toss wings with Sara’s Green Stuff, Greek seasoning, lemon pepper. Put…

Teriyaki BBQ Chicken Breast

Ingredients: Yield 2 pieces 2 x 4-6oz chicken breasts, skinless ½ cup barbecue sauce ½ cup ginger ale ¼ cup teriyaki 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon ginger Salt and pepper to taste Mix together barbecue sauce, ginger ale, teriyaki, honey and ginger. Allow chicken breasts to marinate in mixture overnight Preheat barbecue grill to medium…

Potluck Season is Upon Us

As it’s the season for potlucks and Christmas parties, we have a few ideas for you. Inspired by our own staff potluck, here are a few ideas and some simple recipes. Every year we pair the potluck with a version of secret Santa. Here are the rules. Each person grabs a present randomly and stands…

Day 6 of 12 days of gift ideas!

It’s our 12 days of Christmas at Trail Appliances!  We’ve got great gift ideas for your loved ones, big and small. Traditional charcoal grilling is easy with the Cart Model Charcoal Kettle Grill at your disposal. Whether you are a hardcore griller or someone who occasionally likes to try something different, this compact charcoal kettle grill…

Christmas Apple Pilaf

1 white onion, diced 4 tablespoons butter, salted 2 tablespoons apple sauce 2 cups basmati or jasmine rice 2 cups apple juice 1 cup chicken or turkey stock 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg ½ cup sultana raisins (or sundried cranberries) Salt & pepper to taste In heavy saucepan with fitted lid, sweat diced onion…

Chicken Cacciatore

It’s December 1st and the official countdown to Christmas day is on!  Check checking back for more great holiday recipes and tips.  Chef Lantz in Edmonton shared one of his favourite warm meals for the holidays. 3 pounds chicken pieces/legs or thighs or whole cut up chicken 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 green pepper, sliced…

Chicken Barley Soup with Red Lentils

Stay warm with this delicious and nutritious soup recipe from Chef David. 2 pounds cooked chicken, diced small 2 onions, diced 1 carrot, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 3 tablespoons butter 9 oz pearl barley, soaked overnight 9 oz red lentils, soaked overnight 4 litres chicken stock 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 2 teaspoons thyme Salt…