GoodFood Dinner Subscription Service: Filipino Chicken Thighs with Crunchy Bok Choy Tips
In the last week, I have been trying GoodFood Dinner Subscription Service (formerly Culiniste), a food delivery service that is now available in Toronto. This is my second delivery of food ingredients from GoodFood. As you may have read in my previous blog post about GoodFood, GoodFood delivers fresh food ingredients, along with detailed recipe instructions, to your home so that you can prepare healthy meals with your family.
My second delivery of fresh food ingredients will be used to create Filipino Chicken Thighs with Crunchy Bok Choy Tips.
This recipe requires using a zester to make a paste out of garlic and ginger, as well as chopping of green onion and bok choy. So far, I have found the chopping and preparation of vegetables to be the most time-consuming steps of these recipes. While I was chopping the vegetables, I boiled the rice for about 15 minutes.
Now it was time to sauté the chopped chicken thighs.
After removing the cooked chicken from the pan, I added the garlic, ginger and green onion to fry for about 30 seconds and then I added the bok choy with some water to cook for a few minutes.
When the bok choy was ready, I added the cooked chicken, soy sauces, and corn starch to the pan and simmered everything for several minutes.
When the chicken and vegetables were ready, I placed half of the cooked rice on each plate and then placed the chicken and vegetables on top of the rice. For garnish, I added chopped cilantro, chopped scallions and sesame seeds. I love how visually appealing these recipes are. From my experience with GoodFood, I have learned that my own cooking could benefit from adding garnishes, both for the finished look and added flavour.
And with regard to flavour, the Filipino Chicken Thighs with Crunchy Bok Choy Tips was another winner. The blend of crunchy and chewy textures was satisfying while a melange of sweet, sour, bitter and citrus flavours burst in my mouth. I am so glad to add this recipe to my culinary repertoire.
Another delicious meal I prepared from GoodFood was Seared Shrimp Skewers with Orzo Salad.
GoodFood dinner subscription service costs are reasonable: the cost for ingredients for 3 meals for 2 people is $59 per week (includes taxes and shipping) while ingredients for 3 meals for 4 people is $115 per week (includes taxes and shipping).