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Old 05-29-2008, 04:06 PM   #11
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My cooking buddy made his first attempt at chicken and dumplings
using this Sweet Sue Premium Chicken Breasts canned bird.

It was excellent! :)
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Old 05-29-2008, 04:16 PM   #12
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I live in a senior citizen housing complex and a lot of the residents are recipient of commodities canned beef being one of the many items they git each month and they produce some very good meals with canned beef. Check the USDA web site for info on canned beef
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Old 06-01-2008, 11:12 PM   #13
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I made a Shepherd's pie last night using the canned beef.
Added a can of mixed veggies, some onion, garlic & mushroom
sauteed with a splash of red wine, and topped it with mashed
potatoes.
It was quite tasty!

Turns out this canned beef is a fairly decent gravy with actual meat
chunks. The meat was tender and moist, with not much fat.
I was actually impressed with the taste and quality.

Friend of mine made Spicy noodles with a can. He used Ramen
noodles, sauteed some carrot and onion, added ginger, red pepper
and soy sauce. Said that was good too. He sent me a picture; it looked
pretty decent.
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Old 06-10-2008, 05:14 PM   #14
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Great bargain! This meat sounds like the perfect base for some home-made chilli.

Another idea would be to drain the meat from the gravy (I guess the gravy would add good flavor to a soup), chop up the meat finely and use it for a spicy samosa. I don't have a samosa recipe, but they're the tangy pastry-wrapped triangles which are favorite snacks in Indian cookery.

Margaret
ps, I just realised that the meat would also make a great topping on a home-made pizza. A wonderful filling for a toasted sandwich. And it would probably mince down to be combined with other ingredients to make beef olives. I think my mother used to make beef olives with a stuffing of sage and onion, so adding the minced beef to that should make a very tasty filling.

... heck, I'm Hungry :)
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Old 06-17-2008, 02:09 PM   #15
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I have used canned roast beef and chicken. I shred it for tacos, burritos, enchilada casseroles. Good in wraps as well.
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Old 06-17-2008, 02:55 PM   #16
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My cooking buddy made his first attempt at chicken and dumplings
using this Sweet Sue Premium Chicken Breasts canned bird.

It was excellent! :)
I just buy Sweet Sue Chicken and Dumplings. It is quite good!!
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Old 06-17-2008, 03:56 PM   #17
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Nice score dude, don't ya just love it when that happens? Lots of great ideas, I like the Italian Beef idea but to be like ours here you would have to thin the gravy out with some beef broth. But hey, throw it on a role with sweet peppers and you are good to go!
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Old 07-07-2008, 09:47 AM   #18
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I love it simply warmed up and shredded over white rice, simple but oh so good!
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Old 07-22-2008, 09:14 AM   #19
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I was in Costco the other day and they were offering samples of the canned chicken that they had shredded and heated up with BBQ sauce. A good substitute for pulled chicken.
I buy canned chicken at Sam's Club. I use it for stir fry and casseroles and chicken salad when I don't have regular chicken on hand or don't feel like messing with the other.
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