Light n Crisp Summer Salad

It’s summertime and beautiful outside! Maybe a bit warm depending on where you live and time to lighten up what you eat. I love salads in the summer but sometimes they can be boring and it’s even more challenging for me because I don’t really care for lettuce. I like arugula, butter lettuce and romaine….

FishStick Salad : )

The fish monger had the most beautiful giant catfish filets and I just had to have some. They usually have the catfish nuggets but I prefer the whole fish. That way I can control the shape and size. And like I said, these were beautiful! I love catfish. Probably because it reminds me of my…

Lemon Pepper Shrimp Salad

What’s for lunch at Cooking JJ’s Way? A Lemon Pepper Shrimp Salad! It’s quite simple to throw together. I had… peeled deveined shrimp (med size) an heirloom green tomato avocado cucumber some goat cheese lemon salt & pepper and lettuce (peel and devein shrimp) squeeze juice from 1/2 lemon over shrimp season with salt &…

Chicken Tender Salad

Another delicious salad out of JJ’s kitchen. I soaked the tenders in buttermilk for about 2 days, but you can get away with a few hours. Ingredients: 6 chicken tenders, 2 cups buttermilk, flour, olive oil, 1 bag of salad mix, tomatoes, avocado, 1/2 lemon, 1tbs. red wine vinegar. heat 1 cup of olive oil…

Mediterranean Steak Salad

I’m on a roll. Another really tasty salad out of JJ’s kitchen. This dish started with some N.Y. strip steak I had marinating in worcestershire sauce for a couple of days and some mixed olives out of a salad my boyfriend had left at my house. I think the olives were nicoise olives and picholine…

Rotisserie Chicken Salad

This is a delicious salad to make with leftover rotisserie chicken. I usually never eat a whole chicken so I came up with this to make use of my leftovers. I also use the bones for chicken stock! Tip: let the chicken come to room temperature or heat it just a tad. It helps remove…