So you think you can cook? July-Aug

Posted by Jimmy | | Posted on 11:21 AM

The First Competition is closed and in the books!!     And it looks like we have some amazing food out there!  Thank you to Lillian Huang Fuentes aka Sweets by Sillianah and Krista Ariellee Rodriguez aka Gypsy Got Soul and Kelle Bransfield Barth made Peanut Butter Chocolate Biscotti!

Just check out the amazing pictures!!

Black Bottom Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Cake Courtesy of Sweets By Sillianah
Seafood KareKare and Yema Peanut Candy Courtesy of Gypsy with Soul
Kelle's Peanut Butter and Chocolate Biscotti!

You can view both their blogs above!

As for me,  Here's what I made!

Peanut Crusted Chicken Breast with Sauted Broccoli Slaw
and a Chocolate Chili-Peanut Sauce
 Originally I was going to bake my chicken.  When I got home from the store, I thought I had eggs left.  Lo and Behold My Father ate all the eggs!!  So I couldn't make a proper breading.   So I just chopped the peanuts with my handy Food Chopper from pampered chef smashed down the peanuts into the chicken and Pan Fried them. 

Here's a list of ingredients for the Chocolate-Chili Peanut Sauce:

Chocolate-Chili sauce
1/4 Cup Chicken Broth, 1/4 Cup Heavy Cream, 1 Jalapeno, 2 Cloves of Garlic, 2 tbsp Onion, Salt, Pepper and 6 Xocai Nuggets.   I combined everything except the chocolate into a pan and set it to boil down for 15-20 minutes until everything is soft.   Add the mixture to a blender and put in the chocolate.  Blend until smooth.

Peanut sauce:
1/4 cup Peanut Butter, 1 tsp Rice Wine Vinegar, 1//2 tsp Sesame Oil, 1/2 tsp Onion Powder, 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder, 1 tbsp Soy Sauce, 1/4 cup Chicken broth.  Mix everything together Well till it becomes a nice dipping sauce.  That's it!  Just make sure everything is seasoned well!

I had a lot of fun with peanuts.  I hope you did too!


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