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Tasty – Creamy Chicken Penne

26 Jul

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Metro Caribbean Lunch Menu: Shanti’s Fishcakes

15 Jun

 

Metro Caribbean Lunch Menu will be featuring recipes from some of the Caribbean’s best chefs and culinary enthusiasts as we endeavor to tantalize your taste buds.

The first recipe comes from Shanti Ramkhalawan originally from Guyana who shared her Shanti’s Fish Cakes recipe with us;

Ingredients:
1 pk Bacalao salt fish

2 small potatoes

1 tsp mustard powder

1/3 tsp Old Bay Seasoning

1 1/3 cup Panko Breadcrumbs (Divided)

1/3 cup Mayonnaise

1/2 flour

1 egg

Oil for frying

Method:
In a medium pot filled with water, boil salt fish three times; changing the water every time until it is boiled to your desired taste. When finished, mince the salt fish with your hand or a fork.
In another pot, add water and boil potatoes until soft. When finished, drain and mix with salt fish. Add remaining ingredients to the salt fish mixture, but using only 1/3 cup of Panko. Take about a tablespoon full of the concoction and form into little patties. Dip each patty into flour, then egg, and remaining Panko. Fry until golden brown then serve with remoulade sauce.
Tips: You may want to take a rolling-pin and make the Panko Breadcrumbs a little finer because they may be too thick. Also, place half an inch of oil into the pan when frying. Use Panko because it doesn’t absorb the oil.
If you like Shanti’s recipe, you can find her on Facebook or ShantiRecipes

 

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Cooking Spaghetti 4 Ways – Tasty

15 Jun

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Mertro Lunch: Pineapple Fried Rice – Jen Phanomrat

14 Jun

INGREDIENTS
1 ripe pineapple
3 cups day old cooked jasmine rice
½ lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, small cubes Continue reading

MetroCaribbean Dessert: Tofu Cheese Cake

12 Jun

Dwaine Joseph shares his decadent Tofu Cheese Cake recipe with Metro Caribbean. Continue reading

MetroCaribbean Lunch Menu: Spicy Butter and Garlic Shrimp

1 Jun

Today, MetroCaribbean features a Spicy Butter and Garlic Shrimp recipe from Dwaine Joseph  a chef who is originally from the island of Antigua but now residing in the UK.

Ingredients:

1 doz Shrimp (your choice of size and with shell or without shell)

1 stick butter

3 tbsp paprika

3 tbsp cilantro finely chopped

1 hot pepper finely diced

3 cloves of garlic finely dice

1 tbsp ketchup

1 tbsp lime juice

Salt and pepper to taste

2 tbsp white wine

 

Method:

Season shrimp with salt, pepper and paprika and set aside.

In a medium skillet or frying pan melt butter over medium heat, add garlic and cook for 3 mins but remember to keep stirring to prevent the garlic from burning.  Add the wine and cook for 3 more minutes, add ketchup and lime juice cook for 3 more minutes then add shrimp and hot peppers and cook until they turn pink. Turn off the heat and add cilantro then serve with garlic bread or your choice of side.

 

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MetroCaribbean Lunch Menu: CARIBBEAN JERK SPICED CHICKEN WINGS

27 May

 

Metro Caribbean Lunch Menu will be featuring recipes from some of the Caribbean’s best chefs and culinary enthusiasts as we endeavor to tantalize your taste buds.

The first recipe comes from Deborah Lynch Burchell. Originally from the twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Deborah who currently resides in NYS , CA , OR and the Chicago Land area is a Caterer, Food Blogger ,Culinary Teacher, Upcoming Cookbook Author, Personal and Private Chef, Caribbean Food Travel Host ,Mother, Grandmother and Wife to her Husband Bryan; they own and operate a Caribbean Catering and Meal Delivery Service.

Today, Deborah will be sharing her Caribbean Jerk Spiced Chicken Wings recipe!

Prep time: 20 mins                Cook time: 45 mins               Total time: 1 hour 5 mins

 

Author: Deborah Lynch Burchell

Recipe type: Appetizer

Cuisine: Caribbean

Serves: 8

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 24 chicken wings with skin (approx. 3 pounds), rinsed and patted dry
  • Island Jerk Rub
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Pineapple Jerk Sauce

  • 1 cup jerk sauce
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • ½ teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon butter, optional
  • Blend/Puree, pineapple juice, cornstarch and chopped pineapple in a blender, add jerk sauce and continue blending until you have a pureed sauce, pour into a small saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce to a simmer until slightly thickened, approximately 2 – 3 minutes. Add butter if using and mix together.

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a small bowl, mix together Island Rub Ingredients, set aside. The baking powder in this recipe will create a crispy chicken wing.
  2. Place wings in a large bowl or in a zip-lock bag. Add the Island rub and season chicken thoroughly by making sure it is coated evenly all over.
  3. Allow the seasoned chicken wings to sit at room temp for about 15 minutes
  4. Adjust oven racks to upper-middle and lower-middle positions.
  5. Preheat oven to 300F
  6. Line a baking tray with foil, and then place a rack (like a cooling rack or something similar) on the foil. Spray or brush the rack with a small amount of oil.
  7. Place the wings on the baking tray in a single layer.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes at 300 F degrees. Turn up the oven temp to 400; continue baking for an additional 25 minutes, rotating the tray halfway through.
  9. Turn oven to Broil. Broil to desired crispiness, about 2- 3 minutes, depending on the power of your broiler!
  10. Remove baking tray from the oven and let it stand for at least 5 minutes.
  11. Toss wings in ½ of the pineapple jerk sauce and serve with remaining sauce as a dip or you can even serve with a Cilantro-Lime Sour Cream Dip

 

 

 

NOTES:-

If you want your wings to be crispier, just flip chicken wings over and broil the other side. You can also use any store bought jerk sauce/marinade for this recipe, although making at home is always the best, but to save time in the kitchen use store bought. I highly recommend Walkerswood Jamaican Jerk Seasoning Mixed Pack – 10 Oz Each Mild, Hot & Spicy

 

“Caribbean Jerk Spiced Chicken Wings, crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside, smeared in an island jerk rub then showered in the most delicious pineapple jerk sauce. This flavor combination is mad addictive. You will not be able to stop eating these wings. They are that Good! In fact they are Finger Licking GORGEOUS!”

 

For more appetizing dishes, you can follow Deborah at the following mediums;

www.simplycaribbean.net

www.trinisoulcooking.biz

https://www.facebook.com/simplycaribbean

https://www.facebook.com/CaribbeanBloggs
Instagram – simplycaribbean1
Twitter – simplycaribb
Pinterest – simplycaribbean

 

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