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soy-ginger chicken

by Heather

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!

Crunchy munchy fish nuggets with rosemary roasted yams

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Crunchy peanutty chicken strips

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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).

Heather

Disclosure: I received this sample for free. All opinions are my own.

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6 comments

Erica January 26, 2012 - 6:51 am

Fun sample! I like making at home chicken strips too. I always do them baked vs fried or pan fried. Hope you have a good Thursday

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Lauren @ What Lauren Likes January 26, 2012 - 9:14 am

love it! I’ve always wanted to make something like this 🙂

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Kristen @ Swanky Dietitian January 26, 2012 - 12:47 pm

The crunchy peanut strips look amazing!
Those look amazing! 🙂

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Jentry Nielsen January 26, 2012 - 2:29 pm

Kikkoman pankco bread crumbs are delicious! I have never tried the soy ginger though, those look delicious!
Your peanut chicken strips too as well! I’ve done almond crusted before, but have yet to try the peanut!

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Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers January 26, 2012 - 7:42 pm

Yum! This looks amazing! I love Panko Bread crumbs. I use those or corn flakes when using it with chicken, but I never saw these bread crumbs. Oh, I bet there good!

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Jim @ Chicken Recipes January 28, 2012 - 5:06 am

I’m a big fan of Kikkoman products but I haven’t run across the kara-age coating mix. I’ll have to check Amazon. This is a must try for me!

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