Month: November 2013

Simple Dinner Sunday ~ Chicken & Rice

Bonus at the market the other day…. tiny chickens. I’m not talking game hens (which can run upwards of $8), I’m talking itty bitty one pound fryers…. for a buck. I grabbed a handful (six) tossed them  in the cart, and sang a little song all the way to checkout. ♫ ♬ Tiny chickens … in the bin… makes me feel happy… when I win…♫ ♬ (Dean Martin’s Tiny Bubbles… you can sing along if you want.) I ended up spatchcocking a couple and grilling them, which worked out exceptionally well since they were very young chickens and extremely tender. But Jane’s been… well … punky… the past few days, so I planned on making some healing chicken soup with a few of them. But with the cooler weather and all, I wanted something more Stick-To-Your-Rib (ish) … and I compromised. Chicken & Rice Since I’m dealing with an anemic chicken – I’ve bolstered the meat by adding in a cup of boneless thigh meat and the leftover bones from the spatchcocking. I’m basing the recipe as if …