Dinner tonight: Honey Mustard Chicken, Basmati White Rice and Sauteed Green Beans
Honey Mustard Chicken
Cooking Sauce – for use up to 3 lbs. of chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
½ c. Napa Valley Organic Olive Oil from Co-op ($.40/oz) = $1.58
½ c. Trader Joes’ Desert Mesquite Honey ($.21/oz) – $.84
¼ c. Trader Joe’s Dijon Mustard ($.13/oz) = $.26
sea salt and pepper to taste
Directions: Preheat oven to 350 – 375 degrees (according to heat of your oven)
Combine ingredients for cooking sauce in glass or ceramic baking dish. Place bite-sized pieces of chicken into dish and coat with sauce. Baste chicken every 15 minutes until golden brown – about 30 – 45 minutes, depending on amount of chicken.
Total cost for cooking sauce – $2.68
Add your cost of chicken, which will vary – tonight it was 2.45 lb = $7.33
2 c dry Organic White Basmati Rice from Co-op – $1.61/lb = $.81
20 minutes on the stovetop
7 minutes in the pressure cooker
½ bag of Trader Joe’s French Cut Frozen Green Beans – $1.00
splash of olive oil – $.15
Sautee in olive oil on low to medium heat for a few minutes.
TOTAL cost of dinner tonight for family of 5= $11.97
Hope you enjoy this family favorite recipe!