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Chicken Cakes

Well, you have heard of crab cakes but my favorite is chicken cakes!  Made the same way but I use the white chicken breast in the can since it has about the same consistency. Ingredients: 8 Tbs of olive oil (reserve 4 Tbs) 1 Tbs of butter 2 large bell peppers chopped (any color - I prefer red and organic) 1 yellow sweet onion chopped (substitute yellow or red) 2 Tbs of minced garlic 1/4 cup of chopped cilantro (fresh)  2 Tbs of dijon mustard 2 cans of white chicken breast drained 2 eggs slightly beaten 3/4 cup of panko fine bread crumbs (substitute any fine bread crumbs) Spice to taste - I use the following: 1 Tbs of black pepper 1 Tbs of cayenne pepper (less if you don't like spicy) 1 Tbs of turmeric 1 Tbs of ground ginger 1 Tbs of dried parsley 1 Tbs of dried basil  1 Tbs of salt ( optional - I don't use it because the canned chicken as salt in it) Heat oil and add the bell peppers, onions, garlic and cilantro.  Cook about 10 minutes on medium heat unt

Chicken and Spicy Bean Tacos

Chicken Crockpot Meal Ingredients: 4 boneless chicken breast 1 can of Mexican style tomatoes 1 can of green chilies 1 can of red kidney beans or black beans 1 Tbs of Olive Oil or any other type of oil you like 12 corn tortillas - soft or hard Rub for chicken:  2-3 Tbs of Olive oil or any other type of oil you like 1 Tbs of chili powder 3/4 tsp of Cumin 1 tsp of tumeric 1 tsp of fajita seasoning (optional) 1 tsp of mesquite seasoning  (optional) 1/2 tsp of ground ginger 1/2 tsp of ground pepper 1/2 tsp of sweet ginger garlic (optional) 1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper (optional) Rub the crock pot all over with the oil or you can spray it with your favorite oil spray.  Add in the crock pot Mexican style tomatoes, green chilies, and beans.   Rub the chicken breast with oil all over front and back.  Mix all the spices together and rub all over on both sides of the chicken breast - use generously so all of the chicken is coated.   Put the chicken breast in the croc