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Menu Plan for Winter II: Week 11, Thursday

Chicken Braised in Sherry Vinegar
Pasta with Savory Cabbage

Cooking time:  30 minutes for menu          Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

       One more dish ought to finish off the cabbage.  This uses Greek yogurt - save the rest of the container for next week or substitute milk. 

Chicken Braised in Sherry Vinegar

Total time: 25 minutes
    This is a slightly spicy. slightly tart sauce, simply reduced a bit and served with the onions. 

Chicken Braised in Sherry Vinegar Ingredients: 

 Instructions:

Pasta with Braised Cabbage

Total time: 30 minutes
   The cabbage is stir-fried over heat for a few minutes, to get the cooking started, then liquid is added, some paprika and mustard for a savory bite, and it's left to simmer until tender.

Pasta with Braised Cabbage Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Note:  In photo it's shown with Basil Spaghetti

Cooking schedule: 30 minutes
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
pot and colander for pasta, large skillet with lid,
medium skillet with lid

Put water on high heat for pasta
Shred cabbage
Heat oil in skillet, add cabbage, stir-fry
Chop onion
Sauté paprika, cumin in other skillet
Add paprika to cabbage, stir-fry
Add onion to paprika/cumin, sauté

Add stock, mustard to cabbage, stir
Cover cabbage, reduce heat, simmer
Move onions to side, add chicken, brown
Cook pasta
Turn chicken, brown
Add sherry, vinegar, stock, reduce heat, cover, cook
  
  Pause while it all cooks
Uncover chicken, reduce sauce
Drain pasta
Stir yogurt into cabbage
Add pasta to cabbage, toss to combine
Finish chicken, Serve