Thursday, August 25, 2016

Pan Fried Soft Shell Crabs - How to Fry Soft Shell Crabs




Ingredients
  • 4 - Soft Shell Crabs (cleaned)
  • 1 Cup - Flour
  • 2 tsp - Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp - Salt
  • Oil for frying
Directions
  • Combine flour, salt and pepper.
  • Dredge crabs in flour and shake off any excess.
  • Preheat oil to 350º and fry crabs for 2 minutes per side.
  • Serve with fresh lemons, as is or on a sandwich.
Enjoy!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Hooters Daytona Beach Style Wings (Copycat Recipe)


Ingredients

  • 3 lbs - Chicken Wings (cut in half with the tips left on)
  • 1/2 Cup - AP Flour
  • 1 TBS - Paprika
  • 1 tsp - Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp - Salt
Sauce
  • 3/4 Cup - Sweet Baby Rays Original BBQ Sauce
  • 1/4 Cup - Franks Red Hot Sauce
  • 1/4 Cup - Honey
  • 2 TBS - Brown Sugar
  • 1 TBS - Granulated Garlic
  • 1 TBS - Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 tsp - Crushed Red Pepper 
Directions
  •  Combine flour, paprika, salt and pepper.
  • Dust the wings in the flour and place on a plate in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Combine all of the sauce ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Pre-heat grill to 375º and set up for indirect cooking.
  • Cook wings for 30 minutes turning after the first 15 minutes.
  • Once wings are golden brown and crispy remove from the grill and increase heat to 425º.
  • Toss the wings in the sauce.
  • Add the sauced wings back to the grill for a couple minutes just until the sauce begins to caramelize.
Enjoy!

*Several identical recipes, unsure of who to give credit to for original recipe but it's GOOD!



Thursday, August 18, 2016

Asian Burgers with Pickled Red Onion


 

Ingredients

Pickled Onions

  • 1 Medium - Red Onion (thinly sliced
  • 1 Cup - Rice Vinegar
  • 2 TBS - Sugar
  • 1 - Whole Dried Pepper
  • 1 - Whole Star Anise
  • 2 tsp - Kosher Salt
Burgers
  • 1 lb - 80/20 - Ground Chuck
  • 1 tsp - Garlic (finely minced)
  • 1 tsp - Ginger (finely minced)
  • 2 TBS - Hoisin Sauce
  • 1/4 Cup - Red Onion (finely chopped)
Directions

Pickled Onions


  • Combine all ingredients except onions in a medium pan.
  • Bring to a boil, remove from heat stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Bring to room temperature, add onions and mix.
  • Let sit for 1-2 hours.
Burgers
  • Combine all ingredients, form burgers and refrigerate for one hour.
  • Grill at 400º for 5 minutes per side.
Enjoy!

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Quick Cocktail Sauce Recipe - How to make Cocktail Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup - Ketchup
  • 1 tsp - Chipotle Tabasco Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp - Worcestershire
  • 1/2 tsp - Minced Garlic
  • 1 TBS - Lemon Juice
  • 2 TBS - Horseradish
  • 2 tsp - Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
Directions
  • Combine all ingredients, mix well
  • Refrigerate 30 minutes
Enjoy!

Monday, August 15, 2016

Moo Goo Gai Pan - Chinese Food Recipe



Ingredients

Chicken & Marinade

  • 4-6 oz - Chicken Breast (sliced thinly
  • 1/8 tsp - Granulated Garlic
  • 1/4 tsp - Salt
  • 1/4 tsp - White Pepper
  • 1 tsp - Shaoxing Chinese Wine (or water)
  • 2 tsp - Corn Starch
  • 1 tsp - Oil
Vegetables and Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup - Low Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 2 leaves - Napa Cabbage (white and green separated)
  • 1 Large - Carrot (sliced thin)
  • 1/2 tsp - Garlic (Minced)
  • 3 - Green Onions (chopped)
  • 4 oz - Mushrooms (sliced)
  • 6-8 - Snow Peas
  • 1/4 tsp - White Pepper
  • 2 tsp - Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 tsp - salt
  • 1/4 Cup - Bamboo Shoots
  • 1/4 Cup - Water Chestnuts
  • 1 tsp - Sesame Oil
  • 2 tsp water + 2 tsp corn starch for slurry 
  • 2 TBS - Oil for stir frying
Directions
  • Combine all of the chicken and marinade ingredients together and let marinade 10 minutes
  • Add oil to wok or pan over medium high heat and stir fry chicken for 2 minutes and remove.
  • Add bottoms of Napa, green onion and carrots, stir fry 30 seconds.
  • Add mushrooms, snow peas, white pepper, soy sauce, salt and stir fry 30 seconds.
  • Add bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, chicken broth, chicken, Napa greens, sesame oil and bring to a boil.
  • Mix in corn starch slurry, remove from heat
  • Serve over steamed rice
Enjoy!

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Guinness Beef Pot Roast - How to Make Melt in Your Mouth Pot Roast



Ingredients

  • 3 lb - Chuck roast
  • 16 oz - Guinness Stout
  • 1 large - Yellow Onion (chopped)
  • 5-6 - Garlic Cloves (whole)
  • 2 - Celery ribs (chopped) 
  • 4 - Carrots (peeled and chopped)
  • 10-15 - Red New Potatoes
  • 3 - Bay leaves
  • 1//4 Cup - Wolfe Rub Bold BBQ Seasoning
  • 4 TBS - Worcestershire sauce
Directions
  • Pour 2 TBS of the Worcestershire over the chuck roast. 
  • Liberally season all sides of the roast with Wolfe Rub.
  • Smoke chuck roast at 250º for 3 hours.
  • Add onions, garlic, bay leaves, Worcestershire and Guinness into a large metal or aluminum pan.
  • After smoking fr 3 hours place the chuck roast into the pan, tightly wrap with foil.
  • Increase cooking temperature to 325º and cook for 1.5 hours.
  • Add potatoes, carrots and celery, cover and cook another 1.5-2 hours or until the meat and vegetables are fork tender.
Enjoy!








Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Southern Summer Squash and Onions - Side Dish Recipe


Ingredients

  • 3-4 - Medium Yellow Squash (sliced 1/2")
  • 1 - Large - Vidalia Onion (sliced 1/2")
  • 1 Stick - Butter
  • 1/2 tsp - Salt
  • 1/2 tsp - Black Pepper
Directions
  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium low heat.
  • Add onions and sauté 5 minutes or until they begin to soften.
  • Add squash, salt, pepper and mix.
  • Cover and cook over medium low heat for 15 minutes.
  • Stir and continue cooking until desired tenderness is reached.
Enjoy!


Monday, August 8, 2016

Smothered Pork Chops in Apple Mushroom Gravy



Ingredients

  • 2.5-3 lbs - Bone in pork chops
  • 1 medium - Vidalia Onion (sliced)
  • 8 oz - Mushrooms (sliced)
  • 2 Cups - Apple Juice or Cider
  • 2 tsp - Salt
  • 1 TBS - Black Pepper
  • 2 TBS - Butter
  • 2 TBS - All Purpose Flour
Directions
  • Season pork chops on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Brown chops over medium high heat 2-3 minutes on each side, just to add color.
  • Remove chops pan, add butter, onions and sauté for 5 minutes until onions begin to soften.
  • Add mushrooms and continue to sauté 5-7 more minutes.
  • Add flour, mix in and cook 2 minutes.
  • Add apple juice, mix in and bring to a light simmer.
  • Add pork chops and simmer for an hour and fifteen to an hour and thirty minutes or until fork tender.
  • Salt and pepper if needed.
  • Serve with mashed potatoes, rice or noodles.
Enjoy!




Sunday, August 7, 2016

Soft-Shell Crab Recipe | How to cook Soft-Shell Crabs




Ingredients

  • 4 - Soft shell crabs (cleaned)
  • 1/4 Cup - White wine
  • 1/4 Cup - Parsley (chopped)
  • 2 TBS - Lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp - Crushed red pepper
  • 1 TBS - Garlic (chopped)
  • 1 TBS - Olive Oil
  • 3 TBS - Clairfied Butter
Directions
  •  In a large skillet over medium heat add olive oil, butter, garlic, red pepper and sauté for 30 seconds.
  • Add the crabs top shell down and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add wine and lemon juice.
  • Flip the crabs and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Add parsley, turn the heat off, toss the crabs around and let finish cooking with the residual heat from the pan.
Enjoy!