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EASY Weeknight Salmon March 8, 2015

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Easy Weeknight Salmon.

Weeknights are tough around here!  Between working long hours, fencing practices, household duties and traveling for tournaments, there is just not a ton of time to be messing around cooking dinner.

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Three minute prep, ten minutes in the oven.  Serve with veggies or salad, and if you have a little extra time maybe some rice or couscous for the family.

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Easy Weeknight Salmon

1 Salmon fillet
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp lemon juice
3 Tbsp white wine
Kosher Salt, cracked black pepper, garlic powder to taste
Aluminum foil

Prehead the oven to 375 F.

I made an Aluminum foil “mini-pan” to create a small enclosure around the fish since my sheet pan is very massive. I wanted to make sure that the oil, lemon juice, and white wine were “contained” around the fish to maximize flavor.

Place the salmon skin side down in the pan. Drizzle with olive oil, lemon juice and wine. Add the salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

Cook at 375 F for about 10 minutes. Cook time may vary depending on the thickness of your fillet, fish will be cooked when you can easily flake away a small piece with a fork.

EASY Salmon

 

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Shrimp Caprese Dinner August 2, 2014

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Shrimp Caprese

Fat 13.9g | Net Carb 4.4g | Prot 25.6g | KCals 252

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Super quick and easy 10 minute meal, using tomato and basil fresh from the garden!

Shrimp Caprese
20 medium shrimp (pre-cooked)
1 Tbsp butter
1 medium tomato, diced
5 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
Salt, Pepper and garlic powder to taste

Melt butter over medium high heat. Add shrimp and sautee until a nice and brown.  Add salt (I use Kosher), pepper and garlic powder to taste.

Add tomatoes and basil.

 

Crockpot Chicken in Wine Sauce April 23, 2014

 

Crockpot Chicken in Wine Sauce

Fat 11.93 | Carbs 6.77 | Net Carbs 5.67 | Prot 16.31 | Cals 205

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The crockpot is out because the oven is broken!  This was a super easy prep, maybe 15 minutes max, and is DE-LISH!

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Crockpot Chicken in Wine Sauce

1 large onion sliced
3 medium tomatoes diced
4 cloves garlic minced
6 chicken thighs, bone in
1 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp cracked black pepper
1/2 tsp red pepper flake
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 cup cold water
1 Tbsp cornstarch
1 Tbsp minced chives

Season the chicken with salt, pepper, red pepper flake and garlic powder on the skin side (although you can remove the skin if you want to eliminate some fat/calories).

Heat the oil over medium high in a frying pan, and place chicken in skin side down. The goal of this step is to get get a nice crust on the skin (not cook it!). This should only take about 5 minutes.

While the chicken is browning, add onion, tomato, garlic and white wine to the crockpot, and give it a stir. Arrange browned chicken on the onions/tomatoes, and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6.

After it’s cooked, gently remove the chicken from the crockpot, and place on a serving platter. Be careful! The meat will be falling off the bone! Add the cornstarch to the cold water, mix, and add to the juices in the crockpot to thicken. Pour the thickened sauce over the chicken.

Serve with rice or noodles for the family, and over broccoli to keep it low carb – garnish with minced chives. The cornstarch can be omitted…the juices are delicious without being thickened.

Crockpot Chicken in Wine Sauce  (nutrition)

 

Garden goodies. July 9, 2013

Filed under: Dinner,Side Dishes — Low Carb Jabberwockey @ 5:39 am
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The Jabberwock has been off vacationing for the last 11 days, and is finally back home!  Four days of boat camping plus 7 days of houseboating did take a toll on my way of eating.  Read S’mores, chips, bagels, sandwiches ….the list goes on.  The good news is that the garden didn’t die off while we were gone, and the better half harvested some cute purple potatoes today and stunted red onions.

Skillet Potatoes.

Recipe is very simple…thinly slice the potatoes – I used a mandolin slicer.  Over medium heat melt 3 Tbsp. butter, add potatoes and thinly sliced onion.  Sprinkle with garlic powder, thyme leaves, and paprika.  Cover and cook for about 10 minutes.  Remove cover and turn potatoes.  Cook for another 10 minutes, sprinkle with a bit of Kosher salt and serve.

Skillet Potatoes

Skillet Potatoes

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Back to Basics ! Lunch and Dinner May 29, 2013

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Chicken and Broccoli.

The Jabberwock needs to drop a few pounds, so its back to basics !

Lunch

  • 3.5 oz Turkey cutlet pan fried with a 3 second spritz of extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Zucchini “noodles” with salt, pepper and basil.
  • 1/4 sweet red pepper with 1 tsp. Jabberwock’s garlic ranch dressing

Dinner

  • 4 oz chicken breast panfried with a 3 second spritz of olive oil, seasoned with salt, pepper and garlic powder
  • 2 Cups broccoli (steamed) with 1/4 cup sauteed mushrooms, and 1/2 Tbsp. butter, salt and pepper
  • 1 medium tomato with a spray of olive oil, salt and pepper (wish I had some fresh basil !)

Turkey Cutlet with Zuchinni

 

Easy Low Carb Appetizer May 19, 2013

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Low Carb AppetizersEASY Low carb appetizer

Kids love assembling this one, so I recommend arriving at the party with your supplies and getting a few helpers engaged !

1 can large olives
1 container grape tomatoes
1 container fresh mozarella cheese balls (15 oz.)
Dried Basil (fresh would be a great addition)
Extra Virgin olive oil
Toothpicks

Assemble the appetizer, making sure the cheese ball is in the center and arrange on plate.  Drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle lightly with dried basil.

These can be made a day in advance, just drizzle a little more olive oil to freshen them up before serving.

 

 
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