My husband, however, tells me I make too much stock.
Love this idea! I use grilled chicken all the time in salads and wraps. Thanks for the info! My husband does this on Sundays for his lunch for the entire week. I think by the end of the week the chicken starts to smell and taste kind of funny. Any thoughts??? I package it in plastic containers with no liquid. The liquid in containers is how I have found it goes bad faster.
If you think liquid will leach out, place each piece of chicken in wax paper and lay them on top of one another in the container. Be careful no to touch the chicken with your bare hands. If you put it in warm, condensation will form in the container and the liquid breads germs?
There is no odor, or sliminess on the chicken.
Hope that helps. I would like to suggest you incorporate your above comment into your original post as an edit. I think a lot of people would find it helpful up there and, unlike me, might not read through all of the comments! With four kids… I feel like I live in the kitchen preparing healthy meals for them! This would definitely save some time… plus, I could probably get my husband to cook it all up for me at the beginning of the week!
Thanks for sharing! I do this all the time, but season with garlic salt and pepper.
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My kids like to snack on it cold. I chop it and freeze it in single servings. By lunch time it was defrosted and ready to eat. I love this awesome idea. I do not have a cast iron pan. Would you reccomend anything to cooking them perfectly? Certainly you can cook chicken on a grill pan, or skillet if you prefer.
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I love this idea! Any reason for using the press though? Once the press is hot it cooks the chicken from both sides, having the chicken cook quicker allows it to stays juicy. I love this idea and have often done the once a month cooking, however i need to lose my baby weight and it seems most diets have a consistency of chicken. Im wanting an answer in regards to food safety. I know you mentioned you keep chicken for 7 days and ideally this is what i am wanting to do, but when i checked the safety website it was saying that cooked poultry was only safe once cooked to be refrigerated for days?
I do this all the time with no trouble but everyone needs to do what they feel is good for yourself. I only give my opinion. I work in food service, just want to comment that if you let it cool in room temperature it will grow bacteria. If your going to keep it in your fridge for a week you should put it on ice to cool it rapidly.
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When I put it in a recipe or on top of salad or such, I season it then. Chili is a good make ahead too, as it can stand alone, be served over cornbread, used for chili dogs, taco salad, chili-Mac, Frito pie, etc. So, I made chicken enough for the week just like dianne suggests in her post here. Created by Dianne is a great website. I will definitely use it […]. Your email address will not be published. Leave this field empty. Subscribe to Created by Diane don't miss one yummy recipe from Created by Diane! Most Popular. Comments Wonderful idea! So happy you like the post, it saves so much time.
Really great idea and the chicken looks perfect!
I love your grill pan, is it a certain brand? Nice post.
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Do you freeze or refrigerate? How long will this keep in refrigerate? Hi Candace! I keep refrigerated and microwave to re-heat.
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I have put them in an oven safe dish and done it that way too. I would say they stay good for about 5 days in the fridge, which is perfect for meal prepping. I hope you try them and like it! Thank you! I had to go out and buy spices though because I pretty much only had salt and pepper before then. Jump to Recipe Print Recipe. Chicken breasts are cubed and marinated in a chili-lime marinade and then baked and paired with quinoa and green beans for make-ahead healthy meals! Cook Time 20 mins. Total Time 20 mins. Author: Jen Nikolaus. Ingredients lbs. Instructions In a large resealable bag, combine olive oil, vinegar, lime juice, chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
Cut chicken into cubes and add to marinade. Toss to coat. Marinate for 2 hours or up to overnight. Pour marinated chicken onto baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Do you mean the red wine vinegar?