Jolly Christmas Chicken Casserole

December is my most favorite month of the year. I just love the spirit during Christmas season. I feel that there is more love and joy in the hearts of the people. I believe that here in our country, we have the best (and the longest) Christmas celebration. As soon as the “-Ber” months start, we can hear Christmas songs playing on the radios. Many homes begin setting up their Christmas trees, lights and lanterns. Malls are full of colorful holiday decors and shopping sales. It is also the time for parties, reunions and family gatherings. One of the traditions that Filipinos observed during Christmas is the Noche Buena, a family dinner held at midnight (December 25).

Here’s a delicious Christmas recipe that will surely be a hit to the entire family during your Noche Buena.

Jolly Christmas Chicken Casserole

Ingredients:

1 kilo chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch thick strips

Salt and pepper to taste

1 cup all-purpose flour to coat the chicken

6 tablespoons Jolly Canola oil, divided

1 big can Jolly mushrooms whole

1 small can Jolly Shitake mushrooms

1 big can Jolly green peas

1 medium onion, chopped into small pieces

3 garlic cloves, minced

 

For the sauce:

3 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour for the sauce
1 1/2 cups chicken broth (I made my own broth)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 cup half and half (or 1/2 cup milk + 1/2 cup heavy cream)

Procedure:

  1. Slice the chicken breasts into 1-inch thick strips. Season with salt and pepper and dredge both sides in flour.

2. Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium/high heat. Once oil is hot, add chicken and saute until golden. Work in batches to avoid crowding your pan. Transfer chicken to a casserole baking dish.

3. Wipe down the skillet with a paper towel. Add 3 tablespoons of Jolly Canola oil and saute garlic and onion. Add Jolly mushrooms and Jolly green peas until soft (and cooked). Spread mixture over the chicken.

4. For the sauce: using the same pan, melt 3 tablespoons of butter. Whisk in 3 tablespoons of flour until lightly golden (1-2 min). Then add 1 1/2 cups chicken broth, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon of pepper, and whisk until smooth. Add 1 cup half & half and bring to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

5. Pour sauce over the chicken and Jolly mushrooms and Jolly green peas. Cover with foil and bake chicken casserole at 350˚F for 45 minutes. Serve warm.

Enjoy this delicious Chicken Casserole on your Noche Buena and have a Jolly Christmas everyone!

 

Jeunesse Anion in Singles

Good news ladies!!!  Our favorite Jeunesse Anion sanitary napkin has a new variant, the all-new singles pad.  The Ultra Day Pad with Wings is now conveniently packed in sealed packaging making it hygienic (you don’t have to worry that your pad will get dirty) and is very convenient to bring around during red days.  Because it is thin and light, each pad fits perfectly in your bag or pouch.

For active women nowadays who are always on-the-go, we need a reliable pad that keeps us from leaks and irritations during our menstrual period.  Jeunesse Anion sanitary napkin is the answer to that as it is made of super-absorbent polymer for superior liquid protection, has a side-leak guard that helps prevent strike-through leaks and most importantly, it has health-enhancing anion strip that helps to reduce odor and bacteria build up. 

The all-new single Ultra Day Pad with Wings can be bought at a very affordable price of P8.50 per pad and comes in 24 pieces per box.  It is the ideal variant for light to medium flow. All Jeunesse Anion sanitary napkins and panty liners are available at Mercury Drug Stores, Watsons, and some supermarkets and groceries nationwide.  For convenient shopping, you can also purchase at www.lazada.com.ph.

Positively Better with Jeunesse

A lot of women are not really excited to have their monthly period because of the discomfort it brings, the mood swings, weird cravings and worst, the painful dysmenorrhea.  I have a regular menstruation so that means every month I get to experience all of these (thank God I only suffer from minor menstrual cramps). I guess I have tried most of the sanitary napkins and panty liners available in the local market.  I can say that a good cotton pad should give the best comfort and protection to you.  And I found it in Jeunesse Anion napkins and liners.

I have heard of the benefits of Anion before but I didn’t pay much attention to it until recently.  Just a couple of months back I suffered from heavy bleeding after I had my miscarriage.  I told my self to be cautious with the pads that I will be using (as women we need to value our health and hygiene).  When I first tried the Jeunesse products I was really impressed.  I tell you I’m in love with their panty liners.  At the end of the day, the liner is still intact and what I really liked is that there is no smell at all. That is the power of Anion because it eliminates unwanted odor.  I learned that each Jeunesse napkin has a special anion chip that helps prevent bacteria during menstruation, helps reduce feminine discomfort, and helps fight against vaginal irritations and infections.  Isn’t it amazing?  No wonder majority of the users of Jeunesse products rated the napkins and liners as excellent and highly satisfying.

Another thing that I like about Jeunesse Anion Sanitary Napkins and Liners is that each pad is individually wrapped and sealed all over to ensure that the napkin or liner never gets in contact with dirt and bacteria. The pad may appear thin in size but the absorbency power is really good.  It has quick-absorbing properties that sip away moisture and wetness in an instant, leaving you feeling fresh and dry all the time.

With Jeunesse Anion Sanitary Napkins and Liners, I can say that red days are now stress free and positively better.

P.S. You can buy Jeunesse Anion Sanitary Napkins and Liners at Watsons or you can order online at Lazada.  A pack of eight costs Php40.00 to Php80.00.