Our Pantry - Recipes Using Roasted Chicken Stock
This soup has been described as the national soup of Mexico--its name comes from the Spanish word for the savory meatballs that float in a flavorful vegetable-rich broth. It makes a great one-dish meal and can easily be doubled or tripled to serve a crowd.
The rich smoky flavors of ancho chiles and roasted red peppers marry beautifully in this Mexican sauce. Try it with poached, scrambled, or baked eggs for a delicious brunch dish or use it to make enchiladas. We also like to serve it with grilled veggies, chicken, fish, or meat. Olé!
This savory-sweet stuffing, studded with fresh pears, dried cranberries, dried apricots, and pecans and scented with rosemary and sage makes a delicious complement to roast pork or chicken, as well as turkey.
This gorgeous golden orange soup is filled with nourishing root vegetables. The garnish of crisped prosciutto is the perfect complement to their earthy flavor. Serve the soup with a hearty whole-grain roll and a fresh green salad.
This traditional Provencal dish of artichokes braised in a tangy, garlic-scented broth makes a perfect first course or side dish for chicken or fish. It can also be served chilled as a salad.
This tasty whole grain dish is rich in flavor--wild mushrooms, shallots, white wine, Parmesan, a dash of balsamic vinegar, and one of our savory stocks all add up to a delicious result. Toss in a handful of cooked seasonal veggies like asparagus, zucchini, or butternut squash for variety.
Spiced with cumin and flavored with tomatoes and zesty green chiles, this black bean soup is sure to become a family favorite.
These tender baby artichokes, gently braised with onions, garlic, and marjoram, make a terrific Spring appetizer or side dish for roast chicken or fish.
Tender butternut squash and fingerling potatoes are gently braised in our roasted chicken or vegetable stock, and seasoned with rosemary and a touch of Dijon mustard. Serve this delicious side dish with turkey, roast beef, lamb, or pork--or add some goat cheese or Parmesan and serve it as a vegetarian entrée.
This recipe works well hearty greens like kale or collards, too. They're gently braised in savory stock accented with plenty of garlic, chili flakes, onion, and bacon to make a perfect side for grilled or roasted meat, poultry, or fish.
This quick savory stew of kale and white beans gets a hit of flavor from pancetta, garlic, and sun-dried tomatoes. It's great on its own or served over rice or polenta. It also makes a delicious side for chicken, fish, pork, lamb, or beef.
Fall-off-the-bone tender pork served up with savory braising liquid makes a wonderful supper for a chilly evening. Spoon the shredded meat and juices over warm polenta or mashed potatoes.
This is our version of Choucroute Garnie, a classic French dish of sauerkraut ("choucroute" is French for sauerkraut) slowly braised with duck fat, onions, and spices in white wine and chicken stock. Smoked pork chops and sausages are nestled into the sauerkraut to cook. The sauerkraut's flavor mellows and absorbs the flavors of the spices, cooking liquid, and pork, and its texture turns meltingly tender. We've tossed in some apples for a little extra sweetness. For a German twist on this dish, try substituting an amber beer for the white wine. No matter how you make it, though, be sure to pass a pot of good mustard at the table.
For this elegant, smooth soup, toasted almonds and broccoli are puréed together with chicken stock, a medieval method used to thicken soups. It's simple yet unexpectedly sophisticated with a warm hint of coriander and white pepper. Double or quadruple the recipe and make it ahead for easy entertaining.
A great summer side dish: Brown rice is cooked in our Glace de Poulet for an extra hit of flavor then tossed with crisp green beans, juicy tomatoes, and a tangy mustard-tarragon dressing. The perfect accompaniment to grilled burgers, pork chops, chicken, or veggies.
The tanginess of the cheddar is a perfect foil for the sweetness of the butternut squash in this warming soup. Serve it as a starter or as a main course with hearty whole-grain bread and a salad of fresh spinach, apples, red onion, gold raisins, and toasted walnuts.
Tender pork simmered gently and then briefly sautéed until crisp and browned, Carnitas has been called Mexican pulled pork. It's most popular as a decadently delicious filling for tacos, often along with a fresh, green tomatillo salsa, but it can also be used in burritos, enchiladas, tostadas, or even in omelets or sandwiches.
Chef Jamie Gwen whips up delicious recipes and culinary delights for television and radio audiences around the globe. When the SauceDude tried this soup, he was hooked. Chef Jamie says wild mushroom soup never fails to please. From cremini to porcini, each mushroom adds its own distinct flavor, shape, and texture to the soup. Serve with a fresh baguette and some aged cheddar or pecorino. Uncork a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc and enjoy!
Mark Twain once said that "New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sin." We think he got that one right. Try indulging in this rich, traditional, New Orleans-style gumbo, studded with sausage and chicken and thickened with a dark mahogany roux. There will be enough to feed a crowd, or you can freeze several portions for later gratification.
This classic Cajun dish is traditionally made with leftovers mixed with tasty, seasoned rice studded with onions, celery and peppers. This from-scratch version uses tender chicken thighs and spicy andouille sausage, but feel free to adapt it with whatever you have on hand.
Crisp breaded chicken cutlets with delicate spring vegetables in a bright, lemon-scented sauce--the perfect dish for your spring table. Quick and delicious!
There's nothing as warming and flavorful as a spicy curry dish. This one features tender chicken and tart apples. It's delicious as is with a side of fragrant jasmine rice, or you can offer a selection of tasty garnishes like mango chutney, chopped peanuts or cashews, toasted cocunut flakes, or raisins for a truly festive meal.
Simple and elegant--chicken breasts quickly sautéed and served with a Marsala-scented pan sauce studded with mushrooms and enriched with cream. Serve it over pasta or rice or with a side of roasted potatoes.
Normandy is a region in the north of France that borders the English channel. Its rolling hills are home to dairy farms and apple orchards and the region is as famous for butter, cheeses, and cream as it is for apples, cider, and apple brandy. This dish is a Norman classic, combining fall-off-the-bone tender chicken with tart-sweet apples in a luscious, brandy-infused cream sauce.
Our take on a comfort food classic: tasty chunks of chicken and vegetables enrobed in a savory cream sauce spiked with sherry, all topped with a crisp, buttery, golden brown crust.
This luscious stew made in a slow-cooker steals a bit from the traditional French recipe for Coq Au Vin. Chunks of chicken, bacon, tender mushrooms, onions, garlic, and herbs, gently simmered in red wine and our roasted chicken stock, come together beautifully to make a hearty dish perfect for a chilly evening.
This dish is all about the sauce--the tang of mustard, the oniony flavor of the chives, and the silky texture of rich cream come together beautifully to dress up simple sautéed chicken. It also works well with veal or pork cutlets.
This one-pot meal, accented with a Morroccan spice combination of cumin and cinnamon, is delicious and simple to put together--the perfect dinner solution for a busy day. It's substantial enough to serve alone, or a green salad with orange slices and green onions would be an ideal accompaniment.
Tortillas smothered in salsa, studded with chunks of chicken, and topped with queso fresco make up this traditonal Mexican peasant dish served with a selection of flavorful garnishes. Chilaquiles can be varied almost endlessly--with shredded turkey or beef instead of chicken; with additions like black beans, corn, cooked chorizo, or green chiles; with different salsas; and on and on. This dish is delicious for brunch, but can also be served for dinner or lunch. In Mexico, it's often served for breakfast.
The spicy tang of ginger, the aroma of garlic, and red-chile heat are complemented by Chinese rice wine and toasty sesame oil in this classic sauce. Use it to accent the flavors of stir-fried vegetables, seafood, chicken, pork or beef, or serve it as a dipping sauce with your favorite Asain dumplings.
In Italian,"minestra" means "soup," usually of medium thickness, while "minestrina" means "little soup," usually a light broth. "Minestrone" means "big soup," a thick, hearty soup that could be considered a complete meal. This classic version is full of vegetables and beans cooked in a combination of our roasted chicken and brown stocks, flavored the old-fashioned way with a Parmesan rind. Toss a handful of grated Parmesan on top and add a swirl of olive oil, and you'll be transported to the hills of Northern Italy, where this soup originated.
Here's a tried-and-true method used by generations of cooks for silky, savory pan gravy to go with your holiday bird. The key is our superb roasted turkey stock. This method also works well for nearly any roast poultry, game, or meat--just substitute one of our other stocks for the turkey stock, and you'll have a delicious gravy every time. For a gluten-free gravy, just substitute rice flour for the wheat flour in the recipe.
A classic dish from the Burgundy region of France, which is known for its outstanding red wines. Serve this luxurious stew with garlic mashed potatoes, a butter lettuce salad, and some fine French cheeses with fruit for your dessert.
Hearty cornbread studded with savory vegetables, sausage, and sweet apples--perfect with your Thanksgiving bird or a roast duck or chicken.
The deep golden-orange hue and rich, mellow flavor of this soup make it a fall favorite, perfect as an elegant first course, or as a main course, served with a slice of hearty French bread and green salad garnished with crisp apples.
Try this twist on potato salad with a tangy mustard dressing, the fresh flavor of chives, and tasty fingerling potatoes. Simple to prepare, it's the perfect side for grilled chicken or steak.
Chinese five-spice powder is a fragrant combination of ground cloves, star anise, fennel seed, Sichuan peppercorns, and cinnamon. In some versions, cumin and ginger can also be included. Here, the spices warm chewy, tender brown rice, in combination with the flavors of garlic, ginger, sesame, rice wine, and almonds, to create a tasty side dish for pork, chicken, or fish. This rice also blends well with roasted vegetables as a vegetarian main dish.
The tangy flavors of oranges and lemons combine beautifully with sweet butter, shallots, and the savory richness of our Glace de Canard Gold to make the perfect sauce for sautéed duck breasts, pork chops, veal cutlets, or chicken breasts.
In this traditional Mexican sauce recipe, the sweet, mellow heat of roasted chiles is combined with tart tomatillos and rounded out with some onion, garlic, oregano, and cilantro. It's perfect for pouring over enchiladas or topping grilled chicken, fish, or pork.
Marinated in soy sauce and lime juice with ginger, garlic, and spices, chicken breasts are ready for a quick grill. You'll simmer the marinade with our Glace de Poulet Gold and add a little sesame oil and cilantro to make the perfect sauce.
Dress up plain grilled pork chops with a colorful sauce studded with bright roasted peppers and onions and accented with a balsamic vinegar and shredded fresh basil. The chunky sauce goes beautifully with the smoky flavor of the pork. Serve it with creamy polenta or grilled corn on the cob.
Bulgur's nutty flavor and wholesome texture make this a hearty winter dish to serve with poultry and roasted meats. An attractive way of presenting this side dish is to pack the mixture into a ring mold and bake it briefly. Once unmolded, fill the center with baby peas, broccoli florets, or any bright green vegetable. Either coarse or fine bulgur is appropriate.
If you've only ever had baked beans from the can, your'e in for a treat: tender beans slowly simmered in our Glace de Viande with savory chunks of bacon and a simple homemade barbecue sauce stirred in. It's a natural with burgers, sausages, or ribs just off the grill.
The kick of horseradish in these creamy, chunky smashed potatoes makes a delicious addition to almost any holiday meal--serve with a holiday bird, roast beef, salmon, or pork.
Great for a crowd--Italian sausage meatballs surrounded by chunky vegetables, pasta, and greens in a savory broth. Serve it with a warm loaf of Italian bread.
A fiery combination of island spices and pepper-fueled heat, this barbecue sauce will transport you to the Caribbean. It's perfect to brush on chicken or pork like they do in Jamaica, but it's also great on beef and lamb.
Kale is one of the healthiest vegetables around. This hearty green has a great, earthy flavor--a little sweet, a little peppery, with slightly bitter edge. It's delicious braised with sweet, caramelized shallots, a little garlic, and a generous drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil.
The smoky sweet flavor of maple syrup combines with zesty whole-grain mustard to make a simply perfect sauce for sautéed or roasted pork, duck, or chicken.
Smoky hot chipotles, sweet maple syrup, and savory roasted peppers team up to make a great barbecue sauce. Brush some on pork spareribs, steaks, or chicken quarters just before they're done cooking and pass the rest at the table.
This is our take on a traditional soup from the Yucatan region of Mexico. The tang of the limes combines almost magically with spices, garlic, cilantro, and chicken or turkey for a wonderfully flavorful result.