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Menu Plan for Summer II: Week 7, Thursday

Barbecued Chicken Breasts
Sweet Corn on the Cob

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

     Sweet corn is best fresh - so this meal requires a visit to the market or farm stand before dinner (or earlier in the day).  But, it's worth it. The proper way to fix sweet corn:  Bring a pot of water to a boil.  When boiling go to the garden and pick your sweet corn; RUN back, peeling on the way.....
We overindulge on the sweet corn so other food isn't needed.

Barbecued Chicken Breasts

Total time: 30 minutes
   A quick, savory marinade and a spicy barbecue sauce to finish makes these chicken breasts perfect for a quick summer dinner. Save a bit of barbecue sauce to pour over just before serving.

Barbecued Chicken Breasts Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Sweet Corn 

Total time: 15 minutes
   Nothing says summer like corn on the cob.  We've tried roasting it and boiling it... and if I ever find a method that is better than plain old steaming I'll add it to the recipes....

Sweet Corn Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking Schedule: 30 minutes
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
dish for marinating
, small saucepan, small bowl,
whisk,
large pot with steamer basket and lid,
barbecue grill or large skillet
Turn on / light barbecue grill
Make marinade, pour over chicken
Make barbecue sauce

Peel sweet corn
Heat water in steamer for corn
Divide barbecue sauce
Start to cook chicken, baste with sauce
Baste chicken, turn, baste
Start to cook sweet corn
Baste chicken
Remove sweet corn, chicken
Enjoy summer!