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Curried Chicken Noodle Soup

This family-pleasing soup proves that our Indian Mild Curry Rub is a tasty way to add flavor to classic recipes.

Provençal Chicken with Brown Rice

Caramelizing the tomato paste gives this sauce a “slow cooked” flavor.

Stovetop Pan Pizza

Homemade pizza – no oven required! 

Tamale Verde Skillet

This quick, colorful dish is sure to be a main attraction!

Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Bottled poppy seed salad dressing gets the flavorful peanut sauce off to a running start for these refreshing wraps.

Artichoke Chicken with Roasted Potatoes

This restaurant-style dish combines artichokes, Parmesan cheese and rosemary for an authentic Italian flavor.

Summertime Spaghetti

Light and delicious spaghetti made in the microwave!  

Chicken & Sweet Potato Pad Thai

This gluten-free sweet potato noodle dish curbs your Thai craving without the guilt!

Crunchy Whole-Grain Chicken Bites

These family-friendly chicken bites can be made Buffalo style with the addition of hot sauce and blue cheese.

Green, White & Red Lasagna

The Italian flag never tasted so good! A traditional Italian dish gets a new look with slices of polenta instead of lasagna noodles.

Cool & Crunchy Chicken Tacos

Refreshing jicama and mango pair beautifully with the warm flavor of the cumin sauce, making these tacos true standouts.

Mexican Chicken “Lasagna”

A fun twist on lasagna starts with enchilada sauce and corn tortillas to create a quick microwave casserole.

Lemony Moroccan Chicken Pitas

Quick-preserved lemon is prepared in the microwave for authentic flavor in a flash.

Asian Noodle Bowl

Green onions, fresh gingerroot and Chinese cabbage make this aromatic soup similar to those served in authentic Asian noodle shops.

Berry-Pine Nut Chicken Salad

Using cooked chicken and bagged lettuce shaves off a great deal of time for this colorful salad.

Southern-Fried Chicken Salad

Crushed cereal gives the chicken a satisfying flavor and crunch without all the calories!

Thirty-Minute Chicken

Our Deep Covered Baker and a flavorful seasoning mixture make this chicken easy and irresistible. This quick microwave method is a real time-saver, perfect for a weeknight meal or when a recipe calls for cooked chicken.

Chicken Parmesan Soup

Give this soup some crunch with homemade croutons made in the microwave!

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