Crispy Chicken Tenders

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Marinated chicken tenders with a crispy taste. Great source of protein and iron.

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs of Chicken Tenders – $13.21 ($3.29/lb)
  • 8 oz of Light Cream – $1.69
  • 6 Brown Eggs – $0.89 (per 8 eggs)
  • 8 oz of Panko Bread Crumbs – $1.59
  • 12 oz of Whole Wheat Flour – $3.79 (per 32 oz.)
  • 8 oz of Corn Starch – $1.79 (per 16 oz.)
  • 7 oz of Chicken Broth, reduced sodium – $0.99 (per 14 oz.)
  • 2 oz of Onion Powder – $2.99 (per 2.62 oz)
  • 2 oz of Garlic Powder (essential item)
  • 1 teaspoon each of salt and pepper (essential items)
Crispy Chicken Tenders Ingredients
Ingredients for Crispy Chicken Tenders

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Baking Time: 40 minutes

Waiting Time: 30 minutes

Total Servings: 6

Total Cost: $26.94

Cost per Serving: $4.49

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Scallion Pancake

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Ingredients

  • 10 oz – Whole Baby Clams
  • 16 oz – Imitation Crab
  • 4 cups of Whole Wheat Flour
  • 5 oz – Corn Starch
  • 6 Large Brown Eggs
  • 1 Non-green Bell Pepper
  • 1 Bundle Scallion (not shown in picture below)
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 1 teaspoon each of Salt, Pepper, Garlic Powder (essential item)
  • 2 tablespoons of Brown Sugar (essential item)
  • 3 tablespoons of Olive Oil (essential item)
scallion pancake ingredients
Ingredients for Scallion Pancake

Total Time: 30-45 minutes

Total Servings: 10

Total Cost: $16.00

Cost Per Serving: $1.60

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Organic Tofu Stir Fry

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Organic and vegetarian option for the tofu lovers out there.

Ingredients

  • 14 oz (4 bags) – Precooked Brown Rice – $2.99
  • 28 oz (2 packs) – Organic Tofu, Extra Firm – $3.98 ($1.99/each)
  • 2 Organic non-green bell peppers – $5.98 ($2.99/each)
  • 1 Onion – $1.25
  • 5 oz – Organic Baby Kale – $3.99
  • 3/8 cup of Soy Sauce (essential item)
  • ¼ cup of Brown Sugar (essential item)
  • ¼ cup of Olive Oil (essential item)
  • Garlic Powder (essential item)
organic tofu stir fry ingredients
Ingredients for Organic Tofu Stir Fry

Total Time: 20 minutes

Total Servings: 8

Total Cost: $18.19

Cost per Serving: $2.27

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Teriyaki Pasta

Teriyaki Pasta Final

Ingredients

  • 9.2 oz (drained) of Trader Joe’s Whole Kern Corn – $0.89
  • 16 oz of Trader Joe’s Whole Wheat Fusilli Pasta – $1.49
  • 16 oz of Trader Joe’s Trimmed & Cleaned Green beans – $2.79
  • 1.5 lbs of Boneless/Skinless Chicken Thighs – $6.74 ($3.99/lb)
  • 2 tbps of Soy Sauce (essential item)
  • 2 tbps of Brown Sugar (essential item)
  • 2 tbps of Olive Oil (essential item)
  • Bay Leaf (essential item)
teriyaki pasta ingredients
Ingredients for Teriyaki Pasta

Total Time: 25 minutes

Total Servings: 8

Total Cost: $11.91

Cost per Serving: $1.49

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Chicken Noodle Soup

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Ingredients

  • 1 Onion – $0.69
  • 8oz of Carrots – $1.69 [per 16 oz]
  • 1 heart of Celery (roughly 8 stalks) – $2.29 [per 2 hearts]
  • 1 lb of Chicken breast (skinless/boneless, thin sliced if available) – $5.49
  • 12 oz of Macaroni pasta – $0.99 (per 16 oz)
  • Concentrated chicken broth – $3.99 (per 12 individual packs)
    • Note: this can be replaced with regular chicken broth
  • Bay leaf (essential item) [sage used as an alternative]
chicken noodle soup ingredients
Ingredients for Chicken Noodle Soup

Total Time: 25 minutes

Total Servings: 6

Total Cost: $15.14

Cost per Serving: $2.52

 

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