Crockpot Lemon and Thyme Turkey Legs


2 lbs Turkey legs

3 carrots chopped

2 potatoes chopped

cherry tomatoes

Juice from one lemon

fresh thyme sprigs

McCormick Grill Mates Montreal Chicken Seasoning


black pepper

sea salt

2 tablespoons chopped garlic

1 chicken bouillon cube

1 cup water

*garnish with 1 lemon

Set the crockpot to high. Season the turkey legs with the above list and put everything in. Let it cook for up to 4 hours or until the meat is tender.

Chili Lime Wings


3 lbs chicken wings


olive oil

chili powder

2 limes

garlic powder


black pepper

Preheat oven 400 degrees. In a large bowl toss the wings in olive oil, lime juice and seasonings. Squeeze juice from limes all over the chicken. Then zest the limes. Chop up fresh cilantro and add it in.

To make it pretty I put some lime slices over top. Bake for 35-45 minutes until done.

Spiced Roasted Chicken


1 whole chicken

olive oil


chili powder



lemon pepper

celery salt

sea salt

4 whole cloves of garlic

black pepper

3 carrots diced

3 celery stalks diced

5 red potatoes cubed

1 onion chopped

Preheat oven 350 degrees. Rub the chicken down in olive oil. Insert whole garlic cloves  inside of the chicken cavity. Liberally season the chicken with the above spices. Surround the meat with vegetables and sprinkle oregano over top. Toss. Bake 1.5 hours. Serve with rice.

Sweet and Spicy Chicken


3 lbs split chicken breast cubed

1 bundle green onions sliced

4 cloves garlic chopped

1/2 cup apricot preserves

2 tablespoons red pepper powder

1/4 cup soy sauce

3 packets duck sauce

1 tablespoon honey

2 tablespoon vinegar

1 tablespoon sriracha

sea salt

black pepper

vegetable oil

Combine chicken, onions, and garlic in a large bowl.

In a separate small bowl, whisk together apricot, soy sauce, duck sauce, honey, vinegar, red pepper powder and sriracha.

Pour over chicken and toss.

Let marinade a minimum of 30 minutes.

On medium heat, saute chicken in vegetable oil.

Season and toss with salt and pepper. Once chicken is cooked through serve over rice.

Five Spice Chicken


4 lbs chicken thighs

1 onion sliced

1 bell pepper sliced

1/3 cup balsamic vinegar

1/3 cup red wine

1/3 cup soy sauce

Chinese Five Spice seasoning blend

Garlic powder

Black pepper

Sea salt

Olive oil

Preheat oven 400 degrees.

In a bowl, place chicken thighs and pour in soy sauce, wine and vinegar. Season liberally with Five spice and garlic powder. Add salt and pepper to taste.

In a stock pot, move chicken with tongs as to not have the sauce added in yet. Brown thighs with olive oil, onions and bell peppers on medium heat.

Once the chicken has browned pour in remaining sauce. Bake for 1 hour. Serve over rice.

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