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Menu Plan for Winter I: Week 3, Sunday

Mustard Fried Chicken Breasts
Oven Fries
Rutabagas with Bacon and Onion

Cooking time:  35 minutes for menu           Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

     Not quite chicken fingers and fries - but close. Cut the breasts in half the long way if you like.

Mustard Fried Chicken Breasts

Total time: 30 minutes
   I don't remember where the original recipe came from but I've been making these for years.  The crust is light, yet crisp and the chicken tender; the mustard adding just a hint of flavor.  I use the Parmesan in a can for this rather than freshly grated - it's drier and works better for the coating..

Mustard Fried Chicken Breasts  Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Oven Fries

Total time: 35 minutes 
   Cut in wedges and baked in the oven, these are quick, easy, and much lower in fat than traditional Fries.

Oven Fries Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Rutabagas with Bacon and Onion                    Time:   10 minutes

leftover rutabagas  

Gently reheat and serve.

Cooking schedule: 35 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
medium skillet, saucepan with lid or micro dish,
baking sheet, medium bowl, 2 flattish bowls
Turn oven on, 400F (200C)
Slice potatoes
Toss potatoes with oil, etc., lay on sheet, bake
Whisk egg in bowl, add mustard, whisk

Mix crumbs, Parmesan, thyme, garlic in other bowl
Heat oil in skillet
Dip breasts - eggs, crumbs, sauté
Reheat rutabagas
    Pause whilst stuff cooks
Turn chicken
    Pause whilst stuff cooks
Done?  Remove potatoes
Serve all, enjoy!