Welcome to the fifth installment of the Bargain Meal of the Week. I am enjoying this and hope you all are too. Check out even more great recipes and bargains at $5 Dinners!
Food Lion had some great things on sale. I definitely would encourage you to check your local ad.
Some of the highlights are:
5lb white poatoes B1G1F
Food Lion brand 8oz shredded cheese 3/$5
and Knorr rice or pasta sides and Betty Crocker Specialty Potatoes 10/$10.
Boneless chicken breasts 50% off (would be $2.50/lb)
Bargain Meal of the Week
copycat Chick-fil-a sandwiches
1 pound of chicken ($2.50)
pack of buns ($1.50)
french fries (generic should be available for about $1.50 or so a bag)
Entire meal for about $6.50-7 when you account for conidments and other ingredients.
Now, I don't have a pressure cooker so I think I'd be tempted to use a regular skillet or maybe cast iron and fry these. I've not made this recipe before but I do like their sandwiches so I think it'd be a yummy dinner to try.
Copycat Chick-Fil-A-Chicken Sandwich
Yield: 4 servings
3 c Peanut oil
1 c Milk
1 c Flour
2 1/2 tb Powdered sugar
1/2 ts Pepper
2 tb Salt
2 Skinless, boneless chicken breasts, halved
4 Plain hamburger buns
2 tb Melted butter
8 Dill pickle slices
Heat the peanut oil in a pressure cooker over med. Heat to about
In a small bowl, beat the egg and stir in the milk.
In a separate bowl, combine the flour, sugar, pepper, and salt.
Dip each piece of chicken in milk until it is fully moistened.
Roll the moistened chicken in the flour mixture until completely coated.
Drop all four chicken pieces into the hot oil and close the pressure
cooker. When steam starts shooting through the pressure release, set
the timer for 3-1/2 minutes.
While the chicken is cooking, spread a coating of melted butter on the face of each bun.
When the chicken is done, remove it from the oil and drain or blot on paper towels.
Place two pickles on each bottom bun; add a chicken breast, then the
To make a deluxe chicken sandwich, simply add two tomato
slices and a leaf of lettuce. Mayonnaise would be a great addition as well.
Come back next week to see what meals I find for Food Lion!