The chicken is from a recipe in America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook. I changed a few things here and there...You can use boneless skinless chicken breast as well, but I like the full flavor you get from the whole chicken.
This can be served as a main dish or a side dish. We usually have it as the prelude to our main course. Be sure to soak your wooden skewers in warm water for at least 20 min to 1 hour before you throw them on the grill or they will burn. I learned this the hard way...
Fresh, crisp, and filling! I love sea bass. 'Specially prepared this way. It's very hardy and does well grilled, sauteed, or baked/broiled. You can prepare the salsa a day or two in advance. Again, gotta love that chopping therapy! :) If you don't like mango or pineapple, you can sub w/ any fruit such as peach or mandarin oranges. YUM!
The title explains it all! Yummy! :) This dish is great as a side dish or on it's own. You can serve it warm or cold. You can make it vegetarian by cooking the couscous in boiling water or vegetable stock instead of chicken stock.
A medley of classic deliciousness served in a cup adult style! :) If you don't have any brandy, plain old dried cherries will do. Also you can sub the amaretto liqueur for almond extract and if you cannot find candied pistachios, unsalted will do. Seasonal fresh fruit like figs would be nummy too!
I love crispy skins, but my hubby does not so I always take his. :)) Here are some tools you'll need if you want to achieve that yummy crispy skin:
foil, a baking sheet, and a non-coated cooling rack or a toaster oven rack that will elevate the fish from bottom of the cookie sheet...yes you could use a broiling pan, but those things are a pain to clean and you wouldn't get such yummy extra crispy skins :) I choose to broil mine but this will work well on the grill too. Just be sure to brush the hot grill rack with olive oil so the skin does not stick.