Melissa d'Arabian

Melissa d'Arabian
Crispy Chicken a l'Orange
(03:22)

Melissa uses frozen orange juice concentrate to glaze this chicken dish.

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Before Melissa started hosting Ten Dollar Dinners, she ousted her fellow finalists on Food Network Star to earn the ultimate culinary prize.

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  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian stirs up her Easy Chicken Curry with Vegetables, simmered in a creamy coconut-curry sauce. For pennies more, her Coconut Scented Rice rounds out the meal and soaks up the delicious sauce. Finally, Mom's Banana Bread is moist, tender and studded with chocolate chips, making it a favorite for breakfast, dessert and every snack in between.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa's down-home menu starts with Chicken and Biscuits, tender chicken thighs simmered in a rich bacon gravy, served over super-quick Sour Cream Garlic Biscuits. On the side, Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad livens up the plate with fresh flavor, crunchy texture, and creamy Dijon dressing.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian has a delicious steak dinner that's quick enough for a weeknight, yet impressive enough for company. Her Sliced Sirloin Steak is the center of the menu, with Poblano Pesto to spoon over the top, and Sweet Potato Hash to serve alongside. Non-Alcoholic Sangria is a refreshing way to toast this satisfying meal.

  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian takes grilling beyond steaks and burgers with a light fish menu. Her Citrus Tilapia "En Papillote" features delicate tilapia filets grilled in foil packets, served on a bed of baby spinach and topped with her Grilled Summer Relish. For dessert, Grilled Pound Cake gets served with warm grilled peaches and an orange-scented Cream Cheese Glaze.

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  • Ten Dollar Dinners

    Melissa d'Arabian serves up the craveable flavors of restaurant-style fajitas on a budget-friendly bill. Her Grilled Chicken Fajita Platter is loaded with strips of lime-marinated chicken breast and veggies, ready to fold into Melissa's Homemade Flour Tortillas. Grilled Tomato Salsa is the perfect topping for this delicious chicken meal.

About Melissa d'Arabian

Melissa proved that dreams can come true when she won Season 5 of Food Network Star. Her grand prize: the hit show Ten Dollar Dinners. More

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Ten Dollar Dinners

On her daytime cooking series, Season 5 winner of Food Network Star and mom of four Melissa d'Arabian shows viewers how to incorporate creative and tasty meals into their budgets by sharing her tried-and-true recipes.