Tag: okra

Slow Cooker Red Beans & Rice with Crawfish and Okra

Ingredients: group #1 16 oz dried small red beans 4 cups chicken or ham or seafood/crawfish stock 2 strips thick cut bacon, cooked and crumbled 2 stalks celery (with leaves), diced 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cayenne pepper, minced 1 jalapeno, minced 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1 bay […]

Turkey with Hatch Chiles, Okra & Rice Skillet

Ingredients: 1 lb cubed turkey breast 2 cloves garlic, minced 10 fire-roasted Hatch Green Chiles, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 onion, chopped 1 1/2 cup diced okra 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 cup chicken or turkey stock 2 1/2 cups hot, cooked white rice 1/2 teaspoon hot paprika sea […]

Spicy Roasted Okra

Ingredients: 1 lb okra 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon hot paprika 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Toss all ingredients together until the okra is […]

Summer Chili

Ingredients: 1 lb beef top round, cubed 2 medium zucchini, diced 1 onion, diced 30 oz canned diced tomatoes, drained 15 oz kidney beans, drained 3 jalapenos, diced 1 habanero, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup diced okra 1/2-1 teaspoon chili powder 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce kosher salt freshly […]

Summer Vegetable & Chicken Stew

Ingredients: 3/4 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs cut into bite-sized pieces 5 cloves of garlic, minced 3 medium tomatoes, diced 4 Serrano peppers, diced 1 medium zucchini, diced 1 onion, diced 1 ear’s worth of corn kernels 2 cups diced okra 5 1/2 cup chicken stock 1 1/2 tablespoons canola […]

Smokin’ Hot Pickled Okra

Ingredients: 3 1/2 lb medium sized okra 3 cups water 2 1/2 cups white vinegar 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup pickling salt 2/3 cup minced dill 6 large cloves garlic 6 teaspoons chipotle flakes 3 teaspoons yellow mustard seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons celery seed Directions: Bring the water, […]

Seafood Gumbo

Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter OR bacon fat 1/4 cup flour 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning 2 teaspoons thyme 1 teaspoon cayenne 1/2 teaspoon hot paprika 6 cloves garlic, minced 3 cubanelle peppers, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1 jalapeno, chopped 2 quarts seafood or chicken stock 4 andouille sausages, sliced into coins […]

My Favorite Recipes of 2008

My two favorite posts from each month in 2008. January Cincinnati ChiliIntensely Dark Chocolate Ice Box Cookies FebruaryHome FriesSmoky, Spicy Fried Okra MarchMango Chile CupcakesPork & Shrimp Potstickers AprilNibby Toffee Rice Krispie TreatsSmoky Mango Pulled Pork MayChipotle Spinach Artichoke DipStrawberry-Thyme Cupcakes JunePea Shoot PestoCoconut Pancakes with Cardamom Syrup JulyHawaiian Hamburger […]

Smoky Spicy Fried Okra

Ingredients:1/2 lb okra, sliced into 1/4 inch rounds1 cup buttermilk3/4 cup cornmeal2 teaspoons ground chipotle pepper2 teaspoons smoked paprikasaltpepper canola oil for frying Directions:Place the okra and the buttermilk in a bowl and allow to soak 10-15 minutes. Meanwhile, in a bowl, mix together the paprika, salt, pepper, chipotle pepper, […]