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Healthy “Fried” Chicken Dinner

Doesn’t that look good Chef Fan’s? Here is the best news it is all cooked without any fat! This is a dish that I created for my Contemporary Cuisine class.  The idea was to make a healthy dish that made you eat with all five of your senses. Everyone had to come up with a […]

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Kiwi Citrus Grilled Salmon

Hello Chef Fan’s, I wanted to go ahead and post a recipe that I had earlier this week that turned out fantastic. It is very simple and easy and it give you a chance to use your grill. You will need: 1lb Salmon filet (Skin on) 1 Kiwi 1 Lemon sliced very thin 1 Orange […]

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Duck Confit

Ingredients: 2ea                               Duck legs 6ea                               Garlic cloves 5ea                               Whole Shallots 1 ea                              Bay leaf 2 ea                              Rosemary sprigs As needed                    Duck fat tt                                  Salt tt                                  Pepper   Procedure: Season duck legs well and allow to sit for 15 minutes Combine all ingredients in a small stainless steel saucepan Pour enough duck fat over the legs […]

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Cured Citrus Salmon

Ingredients: 1#                    Salmon fillet, boned removed, skin on ¾ cup               Kosher salt ½ cup               Sugar ¼ cup               Citrus zest (no white pith) lemons, limes and oranges ½ cup               Chopped dill or parsley 2T                    Cracked black pepper 2ea                   Bay Leaves     Procedure: Combine salt, sugar, bay leaves, zest, dill and peppercorns in the robot coupe […]

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Eggplant Caviar

Ingredients: 1Tablespoon                            Olive Oil 1each                                       Eggplant, medium 1each                                       Red Peppers, small dice 1each                                       Green Pepper, small dice 6each                                       Shallots, minced 3each                                       Tomatoes, seeded, chopped small 1pound                                                Mushrooms, chopped, small 3cloves                                                Garlic, minced 3/4cup                                     Mixed Herbs tt                                              Salt tt                                              Pepper Procedure: Roast the whole eggplant in a […]

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Ratatouille

Ingredients: 1 ea                              Eggplant, large 2ea                               Zucchini 3T                                Olive oil 2ea                               Onions, medium, sliced thin 2ea                               Red Peppers, 1 inch dice/chop 3ea                               Tomatoes, ripe (peeling optional), 1 inch rough chop* 2 cloves                       Garlic mince 15 cloves                     Garlic, roasted, optional ¼ cup or tt                   Basil leaves 2 sprigs                                    Thyme 2T                                Parsley, chopped Tt                                 Salt Tt                                 […]

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