Roasted Potatoes and Green Bean Salad

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Here is another dish with green beans in it .I love how green versatile green beans are it sure make my creative mind blossom.This my green bean and roasted potato salad .This salad isn’t your typical mayo based salad. It’s dressing in a sweet mustard dressing to give it that bit of tang with the sweet .I like to tell you it compliments the pallet very well and its not that strong of a flavor. It’s vegetarian and vegan friendly so you don’t have to worry. This salad can be served ribs,chicken or fish.You can make it for Barbecues,Picnics or for any occasions.It a great side dish that you will enjoy.

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Ingredients:

1/2 lb green beans- clean and steams trimmed

1/2 cup red potatoes- rinsed and cut in half

2 tbsps sliced red onions

1 large clove garlic -minced

Ingredients for sweet mustard dressing:

1-1/2 tbsps yellow mustard

1 tsp apple cider vinegar

1/3 cup canola or vegetable oil

1 tsp Italian seasoning

2 tsps granulated sugar

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Directions:

1.In a medium or large bowl place green beans,roasted potatoes,onions and garlic.Now set aside.

2.In a small bowl put olive oil, vinegar,mustard,Italian seasoning and sugar.With a small whisk or fork mix thoroughly.

3.Pour sweet mustard mixture over potatoes and green beans.Stir with a fork until covered.

4.Now transfer to a serving dish and place into the refrigerator until ready to serve.

5.Eat and Enjoy!!!

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How To Spatchcock A Chicken

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Here is a technique one must learn it is quick and easy once you master it.It’s called Spatchcock is a technique mainly for poultry such as chicken,cornish hens and for other game bird.  The term spatchcock(butterfly) means removal of the back bone .When the bird is butterflied it roasts quicker and more evenly .You can grill your spatchcock chicken or roast it in the oven either or is good.This technique has been around for over 100 yrs and still being used these days.So this is why I will show you in the tutorial down below how to spatchcock a chicken.

 

Things you’ll need:

1. 1 whole chicken

2.Kitchen or Poultry Shears

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Directions:

1.Lay the  chicken breast down on the cutting board with the legs towards you.

2.With the  kitchen shears cut from the tail to the neck.Do this to both sides.

3.When the chicken is cut on both sides take the piece you cut and reserve it for soups or stock.

4.Turn the chicken over and press down  with your hard until you hear a snapping sound.

5.Make sure the chicken is flatten with the legs turned out .

6.Now you have your first spatchcocked chicken and now you are ready to season it any which way you want and cook it on a grill or in the oven.

Good Luck Cooking!!