What's For Dinner? Chicken Surprise
You may wonder about a recipe called Chicken Surprise. Well I made up the recipe, and the name, for this little concoction that all children seem to love. Here is the story of Chicken Surprise.
When my kids were very small they loved mashed potatoes. They loved them so much that while eating they would put the potatoes all over their other food.
One day I came home with 2 little hungry toddlers and looked in the refrigerator for inspiration. The only thing staring back at me was a bowl of left over mashed potatoes. Next I tried the pantry and all I had was soup and canned fruit. Obviously shopping was overdue...
A bell went off in my brain and I heated up the potatoes, heated up some cream of chicken soup, piled the potatoes on their plates and used the cream of chicken soup like a gravy and poured it all over them. Since you couldn't see the potatoes, I called it "Chicken Surprise."
They loved it, mostly for the name, I think.
That worked so well I put the fruit over some frozen orange juice and called it "Fruit Surprise."
After that we had lots of surprise meals, and I learned that kids will eat anything with the word "surprise" in the title. (Parents, take note)
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|Chicken Surprise Made with Cream of Mushroom Soup|
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