Background Story on “Seasoned Chicken Breast”
I am reading about six books at one time. This is almost always the norm as of the last couple of years. One of the books that I am reading is entitled, “I Thought It Was Just Me (But IT Isn’t) by Brene Brown. I just recently started this book. This particular read hones in on shame and perfectionism, how they work together, and how we can employ shame resilience.
Although I am only at the beginning part of the book, what stuck out to me is the correlation between shame and performance. We have all been guilty of using shame to get the end result of performance. This happens everywhere, including work, home, and in our churches. However, using shame to get this result only damages both side. It damages the shamer and it damages the one being shamed.
No one is left feeling good about themselves. Why is that? Shame reaches into areas of our lives that stirs all kind of unwanted emotions. In order for people to change, we have to have a motivator for ourselves, not from the pressure of other people via shaming or any other form of pressure. Change will not last in this manner. Consequences are not always enough to produce change. Understanding what our behavior does to others will.
Now, on to the recipe. This recipe that I made two weeks ago is a quick recipe for seasoned chicken breasts that can be made in no time and then placed on buns to make a chicken breast sandwich restaurant-style. Hope you enjoy!
Activity: Making Seasoned Chicken Breasts
Total Prepping and Cooking Time: 30 minutes
- Parsley- 3 teaspoons
- Onion powder-2 teaspoons
- Curry-3 tablespoons
- Chili powder -2 teaspoons
- Black Pepper – 2 teaspoons
- Cumin-2 teaspoons
- 3 large chicken breasts
- 1/3 cup of olive oil
- Rinse off three large chicken breasts.
- Cut them up into chunks, season them on one side, and place them in a skillet of oil.
- Turn them over after 13 minutes and season the other side.
- Eat them paired with sides, alone, or in between two pieces of specialty bread.
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