Raise your hand if you like easy meals (me! me! me!).
I bet you do too.
Today’s easy meal was helped along by the folks at Kikkoman (whose panko bread crumbs I really like). As part of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker program I was given the opportunity to try a new chicken/fish seasoned breading. This particulate flavor was soy-ginger.
Instead of trying to do anything fancy with it, I kept it simple and followed the directions on the back. The only modification I used was cutting the oil that you pan fry the chicken in, in half.
What can I say, I like to healthify things when I can.
The chicken came together super quickly (which was nice), but during the cooking I just couldn’t get over how gingery it smelled. I knew I just wasn’t going to like it. Ginger isn’t my favorite thing, but I can handle a bit. When dinner was all set an ready to go, I tried a piece. Guess what? I did like it!
While the ginger aroma is very strong, the bite isn’t very much. Jacob really liked it too.
Plus who doesn’t like a meal that comes with a plate full of dipping food? Lots of roasted veggies on the side: sweet potatoes, red potatoes, cauliflower and asparagus. My dipper of choice? Ketchup. 🙂
Are you a fan of dipper meals?
Check out a couple of my other favorites!
Normally I don’t go for packaged mixes like this, but on a busy night it sure made dinner easy!
What’s your favorite dipper meal? Links are welcome!
Tomorrow I have a pumped up microwavable breakfast to share. I think you’ll like it (hint: double chocolate).
Disclosure: I received this sample for free. All opinions are my own.
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