By removing the backbone, you get a juicy, whole chicken cooked in less time. The process takes only minutes but can be intimidating for first-timers; however, you can always ask your butcher to do it for you. Serve with additional lime wedges around the platter.
A meal version of the popular dip, this salad is packed with tasty layers such as crisp lettuce, olives, cheese and avocado. Canned black beans add a source of protein without having to cook – for a twist, try mixing them with corn kernels for extra sweetness. You can use corn from the cob or frozen and thawed corn.
This vegetarian take on chicken balls can be transformed into a number of dishes throughout the week; try them in sandwiches, tossed with veg noodles, on salads, in your favorite grain bowls or simply on their own dunked into the tangy sweet ’n’ sour sauce.