Yaki udon- Japanese noodle stir-fry dish with veggies and chicken. this was delicious! will be making it again for sure. i couldn't find bottled yakisoba sauce like the recipe called for so i made my own, it only uses a few tbsp so its fine. really, really good.
Black Pepper Chicken | Tasty Kitchen: A Happy Recipe Community! Knock-off of Panda Express’s Black Pepper Chicken. The celery and onions compliment the black pepper’s bite and add crunch to a very simple dish. Dish for a single person as well as for a small crowd. You could also make this stir-fry without the Yakisoba noodles and serve it over rice.
Chili Cornbread Casserole. shown is a from-scratch recipe, but i just used canned chili without beans, mixed with a can of red kidney beans, topped with jiffy corn muffin mix, and topped with cheddar just before serving. my husband loved it! i've also made a version with a thrown together taco chili (2 cans of red kidney beans, 2 cans of corn, a can of rotel and a can of diced tomatoes for chili, mixed with a packet of taco seasoning.)
Panda Express Chow Mein- 1/4 c. soy sauce, 1 T. brown sugar, 2 cloves garlic, 1 tsp. fresh ginger, black pepper to taste, 2-3 T. vegetable oil, 3 (5.6 oz) pkg refrigerated Yaki Soba noodles (found in the produce section of the grocery store.. usually the 3 packages are sold together in one 17oz. pack) 2/3 c. celery, 1 medium onion, 2 c. cabbage.