I was looking through some of my older recipes and I realized something. I don’t really have like a real homemade recipe. Sure I do have some soups, some curries and all that, but to me those don’t remind me of home. Now, this recipe does. It’s a homemade chicken with rice and mushrooms and it’s one of my favorite meals, ever.
In the spirit of this month’s gluten-free and dairy-free challenge, this chicken recipe is actually gluten-free and dairy-free, even if it’s not the healthiest thing in the world (because – white rice!).
Homemade Chicken And Rice With Mushrooms
I remember, maybe it was last year, me and my sister went to visit my dad, so he can see my nephew, play with him and just be a grandpa.
Well, we came stuffed from some restaurant where they serve sushi, burgers and pizza all at once. So when my dad said: Do you want to eat something? I made chicken with bulgur…”
Everyone said, no thanks, we’re stuffed. He insisted we try what he had made.
We said no again. Then he insisted some more. And we said no again and that went on for a while.
You can probably understand these discussions if you also come from a family where everyone likes food and is stubborn.
Finally, I couldn’t take it anymore and took one for the team. Fineeee, I’ll do it.
I tried what he had made. And I tried it again. And again and again. It was so good. It was like the dish I didn’t know I needed in my life. No burrito, no burger, no 20 ingredients and spices – it was simple and it was so complete.[Read More…]