How to Surprise Your Mom in Law With Your Cooking
Different rule books unanimously agree to the fact that moms in law are difficult to impress. No matter how pretty you look or how efficient or successful you are, they are seldom satisfied. One of the biggest challenges that every mother in law pose before his daughter in law is how well can they cook. While some of us love cooking delicious dishes, but there are also many who hardly find enough time for preparing delectable dishes.
If your mother in law suddenly decides to stay with you for a day or two and you are feeling absolutely edgy about how to impress them with your poor cooking skills, then the two awesome recipes mentioned in this post will be of great use.
Sweet Potatoes with Green Chilies
Since many old parents prefer vegetarian food, we have started with a mouth watering vegan dish. For preparing this dish, you would need sweet potatoes, black and kidney beans, green bell pepper, red onion, some garlic cloves, ground cumin and cinnamon, unsweetened cocoa powder, chili powder, diced and roasted tomatoes, black pepper and salt.
Firstly, peel and dice the sweet potatoes in even sized pieces and finely chop the onions, bell pepper and garlic. After that, pour the bell peppers, garlic and onions in the slow cooker and add salt, black pepper, cumin powder, chili powder, cinnamon and cocoa on top of it. Next, add the tomatoes, sweet potatoes and the rinsed beans. Stir the ingredients and add enough water to it. Cover the lid of cooker and set the timer at low. It will take about seven hours for the sweet potatoes to become soft and the whole preparation to become thick.
For garnishing, you would require some sliced radishes, sour cream, scallions and tortilla chips. Your mother in law will really appreciate you endeavor to make a nutritious meal irrespective of your busy schedule.
Soya Chicken with Fried Vegetables
You would need boneless chicken, white rice, red bell pepper, snow peas, ginger, garlic, low sodium soya and fish sauce, brown sugar, freshly squeezed lemon juice, powdered red and black pepper, scallions and baby bok choy (only heads).
Directly start mixing the brown sugar, ginger, minced red pepper, soya and fish sauce and lemon juice in the crock pot. Then place the pieces of boneless chickens and turn them so that both the sides get coated with the mixture. Thereafter put on the lid of the slow cooker and set the preparation time according to your convenience. Just before dinner, take out the chicken and the broth from the cooker and boil it in a pan, until the broth becomes thick. In another pan, stir fry the vegetables like bell pepper, heads of bok choy, snow peas, garlic and scallions until they are ready for eating. Prepare the rice separately. Thereafter, serve the chicken dish with rice and garnish it with the left over broth.
A delicious meal with Black 4.5 L Slow Cooker will be ready within half an hour. Your mother in law will be absolutely pleased by your honest effort to prepare a healthy, innovative and tasty dish, even though you are not an expert cook. Moreover, she will be really surprised as well because she might have pitied you many times for being an average cook. So do not miss this chance for proving yourself with this magical cooking appliance.