Carne Asada

Lime Marinade Combine the following ingredients: 1 Cup Lime Juice 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil 1/4 cup Green Onion (whole), finely chopped 2 Cloves Garlic, minced 1 TBSP Minced Coriander or chopped parsley or cilantro (I used chopped cilantro) 1/2  tsp Salt 1/4 tsp Pepper Chimichurri Sauce Mix the following together, cover and let stand at room temperature overnight: 1 cup …

Spicy Chicken Tacos with Chipotle Cream

Mark Bittman hit it out of the park with this recipe. This is from his How to Cook Everything book. My sister gave me this recipe a while back, and me being the slacker that I am just made them for the first time this weekend.  THESE ARE EXCELLENT!  They are a little spicy, but you could easily cut down …

Grilled Fresh Asparagus

Ingredients 2 pounds asparagus Olive oil Salt Extra pork marinade from Grilled Pork Tenderloin recipe Instructions Prepare the grill. Snap off tough ends of asparagus and trim scales. Arrange spears in baking dish or heavy-duty zip-top bag; drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Grill thin spears in a grill pan or basket; arrange thicker spears perpendicular to grates …

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Ginger-Lime Vinaigrette Marinade

Ingredients Ginger-Lime Vinaigrette Marinade: ½ cup lime juice ½ cup olive oil 3 tablespoons grated fresh ginger 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 2 (1- to 1½-pound) pork tenderloins Instructions To prepare the marinade, whisk together all ingredients. Place pork in zip-top plastic bag; add …

Carne Asada

Ingredients 2 pounds flank or skirt steak Olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Marinade: 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 jalapeño chile pepper, seeded and minced 1 teaspoon freshly ground cumin seed (best to lightly toast the seeds first, then grind them) 1 large handful fresh cilantro, leaves and stems, finely chopped (great flavor in the stems) Kosher …

Chile Infused Oil

Ingredients 3 cups of Oil (Canola, Corn, Peanut or Olive Oil) ¼ cups of hot red chilies (dried & crushed) Instructions Combine oil and crushed hot chile in a heavy-bottomed pan. Starting on the lowest heat possible, bring oil temperature to 140 degrees (use a deep-fry or candy thermometer), and maintain temperature for 10 minutes. Take oil off of heat …

Roasted Chicken with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 1 hr 0 min Serves: 6 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon Lime or Lemon Juice 1 tsp Lime or Lemon Zest 1 tablespoon chopped dried Basil 1 tablespoon dried Rosemary 1 (4-pound) whole …

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Makes about 1/4 Cup 4 teaspoons cinnamon 2 teaspoons ginger 1 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon nutmeg Mix ingredients in a bowl and store in an airtight container.  Adjust the spices to suit your tastes.  I personally like a little more nutmeg & ginger. Print PDF

GRILLED CHICKEN in HERBED BALSAMIC MARINADE

Combine in a medium bowl and whisk together: ¼ cup Dijon mustard ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 4 large cloves garlic, minced 1 T. minced fresh rosemary ½ tsp. pepper ¼-½ cup olive oil Wash and pat dry: 4 chicken breasts, skinned and  boned Place chicken and marinade in a ziplock bag and marinade at room …

Grilled Flank Steak with Asian Slaw

Flank Steak Marinade: ¼ Cup Soy Sauce ¼ Cup Vegetable Oil 1 Tbsp Grated Fresh Ginger 1 Clove Garlic, minced 1 to 1 ½ Lbs Flank Steak Asian Slaw: 3 Tbsp. Sugar ¼ Cup Seasoned Rice Vinegar 2 Jalapeño Peppers (Green or Red), thinly sliced into rounds 2 tsp. Soy Sauce 1 Tbsp Grated Fresh Ginger 5 Cups thinly sliced …