Busy days call for simple recipes the family will love. These 4 Quick and Easy Chicken Recipes are perfect for when time is short, but you still want to eat well. Plus find the linky for #CookBlogShare Week 27.
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4 Quick and Easy Chicken Recipes
Are you finding life is just getting busier and busier at the moment? I think it’s particularly busy for those of us with school age kids, as EVERYTHING seems to happen in the last couple of weeks of term (mine have 3 weeks to go and they are JAM PACKED!!). While the holidays throw up other blogging challenges, I am actually really looking forward to them this year – I am getting a bit fed up with wall to wall school meetings, services, trips, sports events…not to mention the 427 emails that I get from school each week. Don’t get me wrong I love all these things individually, but when they all happen in the same few weeks…it’s exhausting!!
It’s at busy times like this I am grateful for quick and easy meals that the family will love (luckily, I have a whole website full of them!!) Last week Jenny over at Apply To Face hosted the #CookBlogShare linky…and it’s no surprise that the recipes that caught my eye were all quick and easy chicken recipes. All of them can be made in 30 minutes or less (give or take a bit of marinating), none of them require much effort and I know they would all go down brilliantly with my hubby and kids!!
If you are not a #CookBlogShare regular and are wondering what an earth I am going on about, #CookBlogShare is a place for bloggers to share their recipes. If you are a blogger and have a recipe to share, you can link up your post by following the instructions below. If you are not a blogger, but love food and cooking, do check out the recipes that will be appearing below. If this week is as good as they usually are you will find some awesome recipes – the #CookBlogShare bloggers are very good at what they do!
Easy Chicken Nachos
The first recipe that caught my eye were these delicious Easy Chicken Nachos from Jacqui over at Recipes Made Easy. Perfect to enjoy outside with a drink or in front of the TV watching your favourite sporting event! The nice thing about homemade nachos is you can make them as hot or as mild as you like, and they taste so much better than when made with a bought sauce and homemade hardly takes any more time!
Hot and Spicy BBQ Chicken and Chorizo Skewers
Another great dish for outdoor eating are these Hot and Spicy BBQ Chicken and Chorizo Skewers from Louise at A Strong Coffee. Simplicity itself, these skewers require just 3 ingredients, but I can just imagine how awesome they must taste! She is also sharing on this recipe details of how to win a Grillstream BBQ plus lots of other BBQ related prizes – but hurry the competition closes on the 15th July 2018!!
Simple Chicken and Bacon Salad
Salads can often be a bit boring or not very filling…but not this Simple Chicken and Bacon Salad from Cat over at Curly’s Cooking. Packed with fried chicken, new potatoes, bacon, peppers, sweetcorn and more, this salad will not leave you feeling disappointed in any way. Perfect for eating outdoors on hot and sunny days – you can even BBQ the chicken, bacon and peppers for that extra touch of deliciousness (alternatively this can be cooked inside, if barbecuing is too much faff, or the weather is not playing ball!)
Cheat’s Jerk Chicken with Rice & Peas
Are you in need of an uncomplicated, home-cooked meal with some easy shortcuts that really delivers on flavour too AND can be on your table in under half an hour! Then Jo at Jo’s Kitchen Larder has the answer in her Cheat’s Jerk Chicken with Rice & Peas. She uses ready pre-cooked rice and ready-made Jamaican Jerk seasoning to make this dinner super quick and easy. I’m pretty sure, if you fancy it, you could cook the chicken on the BBQ, but Jo shows how it can be made indoors (using just one pan). Great if you are short on time. I reckon this would make great lunchbox leftovers the next day too!!
#CookBlogShare Linky Week 27
And so we come to this week’s linky. You can link up any foodie post that you have – both old and new posts are welcome. All you need to do is:
- Link up a recipe or foodie post by clicking the blue ‘add your link’ button below and following the instructions (maximum of 4, please).
- Add a link from your post back to this post (so everyone else can find it and link up too!) and / or add the #CookBlogShare badge to your post (you can find the code below).
- Comment on one of the host’s posts and a minimum of 2 other posts linked up here, and generally share the love with a bit of social media action!
If you wish, you can tweet a link to your recipe to me @easypeasyfoodie and also (if you have room on the tweet!) my co-hosts Kirsty @k_phillipson, Jacqui @jacdotbee and Monika @MonikasRecipes, using the #CookBlogShare hashtag and we will retweet them. You can also post your recipe on the Cook Blog Share Facebook Page.
Need some help on Instagram? You and me both…so let’s help each other! Whenever you post to Instagram, use the #CookBlogShare hashtag, then quickly hop over to the #CookBlogShare feed, liking as many as you can and commenting on any that particularly catch your eye. Not a big job at all, but if we all do it, it would make a BIG difference!!
I will comment on a selection of my favourite posts this week and pin them all to the Cook Blog Share Pinterest Board. I can’t wait to see what you’ve all been making!
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Just to remind you, by joining in, you are giving the #CookBlogShare hosts permission to use your pictures in a round up and on social media, if your recipe is selected as one of our favourites!
Next week #CookBlogShare will be hosted by Jacqui at Recipes Made Easy 🙂