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Jim Brown
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Whole Roasted FishBy Jim BrownWe're roasting a whole fish! You'll want about 1 pound per person and you can ask the person behind the counter to scale it for you. I'm leaning toward Red Snapper or Branzino - but whatever is freshest. We'll saute asparagus while the fish roasts and we'll cook sweet potato strips in the air fryer.
Wok or Skillet Chicken Stir FryBy Jim BrownQuick cooking stir fry. Chicken, mushrooms, onions, ginger, jalapenos and your green veggie of choice. I'll be using asparagus for this one.
Shrimp Stir FryBy Jim BrownI love stir fry - it's quick, it's easy and it's delicious. I took the picture with shrimp and broccoli but good chance that I'll do Shrimp and Bok Choy on Sunday. The beauty of stir fry is that the meat and veggies are interchangable. Shrimp, Beef, Pork, Chicken, Broccoli, Snow Peas, Asparagus, Bok Choy, it all works. Just make sure that it's portioned into small enough pieces that it will cook quickly.
Fish Tacos with Collard Greens SlawBy Jim BrownAny fish will work for this one, but Mahi Mahi paired perfectly with the avocado crema, the collard green slaw and the corn tortillas. In keeping with reduced grocery store trips, feel free to experiment with substitutions. I made it the first time with pickled daikon radishes instead of jicama.
Paleo Chocolate Mug Cake and Lighter OptionsBy Jim BrownSome time you just need something sweet. We're going to give you options - but this mug cake with almond butter, dark chocolate and frozen cherries or berries is easy, delicious and dangerous!
Instant Pot Chicken Sweet Potato StewBy Jim BrownThis meal is perfect when you need some comfort food and as a bonus it’s nourishing and delicious. Chicken thighs, sweet potatoes, carrots, onions, garlic, jalapenos and collards combine with a rich broth of coconut milk, almond butter, chicken broth, cumin, cinnamon, coriander and sweet smoky paprika. And since it's in the Instant Pot we'll add easy to the bargain. Enjoy and be safe!
Salmon in Parchment or en PapilloteBy Jim BrownWe're going to to cook salmon in a parchment packet or the proper French description - Salmon en Papillote. We'll add a little butter, some onion, bell pepper, lemon and a little fresh dill or thyme if you have it. Shelter in place meets fine dining...
Chicken Stir Fried Cauliflower RiceBy Jim BrownAnother pantry special. Canned chicken, frozen or fresh veggies, cauliflower or regular rice, ginger, fish sauce, onion, lots of options.
Spaghetti PuttanescaBy Jim BrownSpaghetti with Capers, Stuffed Olives, Anchovies and Tuna. Hat tip to Kenji Lopez-Alt at Serious Eats.
Cast Iron Skirt Steak with Red Chimichurri and PeppersBy Jim BrownSkirt steak or Flap Steak cooked in a screaming hot cast iron skillet and it only takes 6 minutes! Red wine vinegar, EVOO, sweet smoky paprika, cumin, red pepper flakes, garlic and thinly sliced shallot, with red bell peppers that have gotten the cast iron treatment make this one a winner!
Shrimp Scampi with Roasted AsparagusBy Jim BrownShrimp, butter, garlic, red pepper flakes, tarragon, parsley, chives and lemon - that's kind of a slam dunk. And in addition to delicious, it's quick and easy!
Moroccan Inspired Beef StewBy Jim BrownSweet Potatoes, carrots, collards, grass fed beef work perfectly with cumin, coriander and turmeric. It was inspired by Elisabeth Rozin's description of Moroccan flavor profiles.
Cast Iron ChickenBy Jim BrownChicken roasted to a perfect golden brown, incredibly juicy and a wonderful pan sauce- what's not to love.
Sauteed Scallops and Asparagus with Cauliflower RiceBy Jim BrownI love scallops because they're so easy to fix and they're ready in minutes - you just have to make sure that you don't overcook them. They pair perfectly with cauliflower or regular rice and sauteed asparagus.
Air Fryer WingsBy Jim BrownThis simple dish sealed the deal on making me an Air Fryer fan. Crispy, Simple & Tasty!
Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Tarragon Butter SauceBy Jim BrownChicken breasts don't have to be dry and miserable. The secret is to give them time to come up to temp before you cook them, don't over cook them, and the tarragon butter sauce seals the deal!
Fat Head Bagels V2By Jim BrownThis is the second time we're making Fat Head Bagels. I like these so much better than regular bagels and if you have a food processor they are a breeze to make.
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