Hot Lunch Wagon : Popeye Patties

Our hot lunch hwagon presents a hot lunch you can take to work or school.  Our recipes are quick, easy and less than 30 minutes to cook.  Cook our recipes the night before, refrigerate and reheat the next day.  Or, on the other hand, you can cook our meals and freeze them for next week’s lunch.  Our special today is Popeye Patties

1 boneless and skinless chicken breast ( about 6 ounces) cut into 1 to 2 inch chunls (pieces add up to about ¾ cup)

½ slice whole wheat bread, torn into 4 pieces

¼ cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed

1 egg yolk

½ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • Put all ingredients except the vegetable oil into a blender and process until finely crushed.
  • Warm the oil in a medium skillet over moderate-high heat. Drop 1 tablespoon of the mixture into the skillet for each patty and saute’ until brown on one side, about 1 minute: flip patties and saute’ until brown on the other side, about 1 minute.  Serve when cool enough to eat

VARIATIONS: Any other kind of meat can be used instead of chicken, beef, lamb, turkey-even pork.

STORAGE: When you make the raw mixture , you can make as many patties as you need.  You can leave the remaining mixture in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. 

You can carry your hot lunch in a heated lunch tote.

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