Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Tasty Tuesday Pita Chicken!

Looks like Donna is getting downright feisty!

She writes:

You always show us the hunkilicious guys and we have to use our imaginations for what we want to do to that hunk and with that hunk. Today I'm sending you the CBEB Chicken Pita Sandwich. So don't be a chicken! Here's what I thought of when I saw this recipe. LOL!

Pita Chicken (It's A WRAP)


  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into strips
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 2 pita breads
  • 8 ounces diced tomato
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup sliced avocado
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat sour cream


  1. Cut chicken into strips. In a skillet, saute in hot oil until almost done. Sprinkle garlic powder, onion powder, salt, ground black pepper and cayenne pepper over chicken. Add salsa and simmer until done (about 5 minutes).
  2. Split pitas in half, fill with chicken and garnish with tomatoes, lettuce, avocado slices, and sour cream.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Tasty Tuesday Szechuan Shrimp!

Once again, we have Diva Donna to thank for a terrific recipe!

So, let's play ball and serve a few shrimp!

Szechuan Shrimp (serves4)


  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 ounces cooked shrimp, tails removed


  1. In a bowl, stir together water, ketchup, soy sauce, cornstarch, honey, crushed red pepper, and ground ginger. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in green onions and garlic; cook 30 seconds. Stir in shrimp, and toss to coat with oil. Stir in sauce. Cook and stir until sauce is bubbly and thickened.