Flavorful, Tender and Juicy Chicken Every Time

Flavorful, Tender and Juicy Chicken Every Time

All you need to make a meal memorable is one great main course. Few main courses are as versatile and healthy as chicken.


Bell & Evans chicken will take your recipes from good to absolutely delectable. Make your next family gathering an occasion to remember with a Bell & Evans chicken main course.

Bell & Evans Brined, Roasted Chicken, Tossed with Farfalle, Kale and Mushrooms in a Mascarpone Broth

 

Ingredients:

  • 6 oz. cooked farfalle
  • 1 tbsp. shallots or sweet onion
  • ½ tsp. garlic, minced
  • ½ cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 ½ cups kale, shredded
  • 5 oz. brined*, roasted and pulled Bell & Evans chicken (see below for chicken brine recipe)
  • ¾ cup strong chicken stock
  • 4 oz. mascarpone cheese
  • 1 tbsp. chives, chopped
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste

 

Preparation


Sauté shallots until tender, add garlic and cook until the aroma is rising up deliciously. Add mushrooms, sauté for just a brief while. Add kale and sauté for another little bit. Add chicken and toss well. Add chicken stock, cover and it all steam for 3 minutes. Stir in mascarpone cheese, then dip the already-cooked pasta into hot water and add to the pan. Toss in chives, and add a finishing touch of salt and pepper. Serve and savor this dish immediately.

Chicken Brine

Ingredients:

  • 1 gallon water
  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, coarsely chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, coarsely chopped
  • 10 black pepper corns
  • 1 large sprig each of fresh sage, thyme, and oregano
  • 2 lemons, cut into thirds

Preparation


Crush fresh herbs and pepper corns to release the flavorful oils; perhaps use the bottom of your sauté pan. Add all ingredients to a large pot, except the ice water of course. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in ice water to cool it down. Add chicken and brine as long as desired.

Bell & Evans chicken is the good-tasting, good-for-you chicken. Our chickens are raised cage free, and their meat is free of hormones and steroids.

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