Today I am delighted to introduce you to Lisa Lin, the sweet, clever, and creative woman behind Healthy Nibbles & Bits blog. She is generously letting me share one of her beautiful recipes with you, her Kung Pao Chicken Stuffed Potatoes!
In addition to fabulous recipes, she does the coolest food creations where she recreates famous and not so famous works of art, like a portrait of Homer Simpson ! It is so fun to see them come to life and it never fails to put a big smile on my face!
Lisa calls herself a lawyer turned food blogger who goes “weak in the knees” for chocolate. Can’t say I blame her – we are kindred souls! And to make it even easier for me and many of you, most of her recipes are already gluten-free!
Her recipes cover a huge geographical and historical range, and of course many are childhood and family favorites. Ever since I did the post on General Tso’s Chicken I have been craving Chinese food. There is something about the combination of ingredients that makes my mouth water just thinking about it! When I saw today’s recipe, I knew it would be the perfect introduction to Lisa’s sometimes whimsical approach to food.
The hardest part of having Lisa sharing a recipe with us was choosing just one. I tagged over a dozen just on the first pass, but finally narrowed it down. Wow! I love the blending of two totally different types of recipes … stuffed baked potatoes which is very American, and Chinese Kung Pao Chicken. She was inspired by her Kung Pao Chicken Nachos – another recipe I can’t wait to taste! This is such a creative dish and only Lisa would have come up with this delicious combination!
Here are some of the dozen recipes I tagged on my first quick pass … imagine how many more I want to make too. These will definitely be making appearances on my dinner table soon!
- Chorizo and Apple Rice Salad
- Mini Sofritas Tostada Bowls with Fried Plantains
- Vegetarian Cajun-Spiced Shepherd’s Pie
- One Pot Moroccan Beef Chili
- Lemongrass Chicken Satay with Almond Butter Dipping Sauce
- Rosemary Roasted Potatoes with Bacon
- Coconut Pineapple Rice with Shrimp
- Easy Slow Cooker Chipotle Chicken Chili
One of my favorite aspects of Lisa’s posts is her section called “Master My Mistakes / Cooking Notes”. She shares her insights, tips for success, and things she learned while making the recipe herself to save you from making the same mistakes. Priceless!
Thank you Lisa, for an amazing recipe that will no doubt become a family favorite of ours too!
- Stuffed Potatoes
- 5 medium russet potatoes or sweet potatoes
- 1 lb (450g) boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1/2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tsp minced ginger
- 1/4 to 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
- 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp (150ml) water
- 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp (75ml) low-sodium tamari sauce, or soy sauce if not gluten free
- 2 tbsp agave syrup
- 1-1/2 tsp cooking sherry wine (optional)
- 2 tsp potato starch or cornstarch
- 1/4 cup (35g) dry roasted peanuts
- Optional Toppings
- Sliced green onion
- Sesame seeds
- To see the directions for cooking and assembling these stuffed potatoes, click over to Healthy Nibbles & Bits and find the rest of the recipe there.
- Yield: 5 to 6 servings
Thank you Lisa for another amazing recipe. I can’t wait to make all the recipes I’ve already tagged and then go back to your blog and find another dozen to try!!
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