How to turn a boring frozen dinner in to a meal

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Chef David Bondarchuck from Scratch Catering Services shows us how to turn a boring frozen dinner in to a meal.

Fried Rice

What You Need:

1 16oz package of Frozen Peas and Carrots

3 cups Long Grain White Rice, Rinsed and Steamed

1 egg

1/4 cup onion-finely chopped

2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil

3 Tablespoons of Soy Sauce

 

What To Do:

Steam Rice

Heat a large skillet, add oil and onion and saute until onion is translucent. Add package of frozen vegetables, and stir to combine. Add egg to skillets and keep the mixture moving once egg is cooked add rice and keep siring and mixing. Add soy sauce and mix and flip to combine-Serve Hot!

 

 

Spicy Orange Chicken

 

What you Need:

1 package frozen Chicken Breast pieces

1/2 can frozen Orange Juice Concentrate

dried small Red Chilies about 10

3 Tablespoons Fresh Ginger-minced

2 Cloves of Garlic-minced

1/4 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon Kosher Salt

 

What to Do:

Deep fry or bake the chicken pieces per the packages instructions, remove to a large bowl

In a skillet combine all the remaining ingredients, bring to a simmer.

Pour the sauce over the chicken pieces in the bowl and toss to coat.

Serve with Fried Rice

 

 

 

Chocolate Cherry Turn Overs

 

What you Need

1 package Frozen Puff Pastry

1 Package Frozen Cherries

2 cups Chocolate Chips

2 Tablespoons Heavy Cream

 

What To Do:

Thaw Puff Pastry for about 1 hour

Pre-Heat the Oven to 400 degrees

Roll out one sheet to an even and equal square

Cut Square into quarters

Fill the center of each square with the Cherries

Wet the tip of your finger and wet the edge on two sides of the square of puff pastry. press the opposite side of the puff pastry to the wet edge, folding the square into a triangle.

Place stuffed triangles of a parchment lined baking sheet.

Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown-remove from oven and allow to cool.

 

In a small glass bowl, combine Chocolate Chips and Heavy Cream-Microwave for 30 seconds at a time and stirring in-between warming.

 

When the chocolate is melted drizzle the chocolate over the turn-overs!

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