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Easy Szechuan Chicken Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 3 green onions, sliced diagonally into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste

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Don’t We Just Love Barbecue Chicken!

Chicken is one of the most popular choices amongst grilling and barbecue enthusiasts. It’s versatile – it goes well with a variety of seasonings, sauces, side dishes, and toppings. It’s cheaper than steaks too, making it an ideal option for barbecue parties. And of course, chicken is also healthier. Did you know that skinless, light-meat chicken when cooked is 33% to 80% leaner than trimmed cooked beef (though it may of course vary on the cut and grade of the beef). In addition, chicken absorbs flavors easier than pork or beef that you can marinate it for as little as half an hour and off you go, ready for the grill.

Barbecue  Chicken – The Best Parts… Continue Reading

Mango Habanero BBQ Sauce Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh mango diced
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple diced
  • 2 habanero peppers finely chopped
  • 16 oz orange juice
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 bunch cilantro
  • 2 limes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbs grape seed oil

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Mango BBQ Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 6 plum tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/2 red onion slices 1/4″ thick
  • 2 poblano chili peppers
  • 1 cup chopped mango
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Brush oil over tomatoes, chili peppers and onion slices.
  2. Grill on high heat, lid up, until they have good grill marks and have started to soften.
  3. Remove from grill and chop coarsely. Place all ingredients in a food processor and chop until chunky.
  4. Remove half of the sauce and continue blending until smooth. Pour smooth sauce over meat and marinade for at least one hour.
  5. Refrigerate … Continue Reading

Tequila Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 (12-ounce) can frozen pineapple juice concentrate
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon finely minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced canned chipotle chili in adobo sauce (including sauce) or 1 teaspoon hot sauce

Directions:

  1. In a 4 to 5-quart saucepan, combine the pineapple juice concentrate, tomato paste, tequila, lemon juice, vinegar, garlic, and chipotle chili or hot sauce.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and stir often until reduced to 2 cups, about 20 minutes.
  3. Use sauce, or refrigerate, covered tightly, for up to 2 weeks, or freeze.

 

Sriracha Mayo Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sriracha hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons condensed milk
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt.

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Mix until thick and creamy, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a covered container and refrigerate.

 

Red Ghost Hot Sauce Review

Sense incinerating, all consuming, tongue blistering, brain boiling and growing in degree; Flesh devouring, sinus draining, eye ducts tearing, and worst of all…It only comes in a 5 oz bottle!

Hey fellow Chili Heads!
This is “Atomic Eh?” giving you a chance to “experience” some of the “atomic heat” baby! (And I am not talking about what you get from your local tax auditor!) As the “heat” of our tax season is coming to a close, many of us are breathing a sigh of relief, as we file our taxes, and hope that we won’t hear about them ever, ever … Continue Reading

Maple Mango BBQ Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup mango chutney
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup favorite bottled BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ginger powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons celery salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper
  • 1-2 tablespoon louisianna hot sauce (optional or to taste)
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • cayenne pepper (optional or to taste)
  • salt

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Savor The Secrets Of Jamaican Jerk Sauce

Jamaican Jerk is a special jerk type cooking offered from Jamaica to the rest of the world. Jerk cooking is almost a 250 years old style of authentic Jamaican cooking. It was brought in slaves to Jamaica. Jamaican Jerk sauce is special for the fresh spices from Jamaica, which are world famous for its natural oil and aromatic contents and are low on cholesterol content compared to other spices. The combination of spices increases the appetite for Jerk food and the traditional way of serving calls for Jamaican festivals.

The Jamaican Jerk sauce should … Continue Reading

Sugar Free BBQ Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 strips of thick bacon, chopped fine
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 small can (6 oz) tomato paste
  • 1 can (12 oz) diet (sugar-free) cola – Splenda-sweetened preferred
  • 1/4 cup low carb (sugar-free) catsup
  • 3 T mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • Hot sauce to taste

Directions:

  1. Fry the bacon in a saucepan – a 2 qt pan works well.
  2. Add the onion and cook over medium until soft – 3-5 minutes. Add garlic at this point if you’re using fresh and stir it for half a minute or so.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients, plus … Continue Reading

Mexican Tinga Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, cut into rings
  • 1 (15 ounce) can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 (7 ounce) can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, or to taste
  • 2 pounds shredded cooked chicken meat
  • 16 tostada shells
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Directions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions; cook and stir until softened and translucent, about 5 minutes. Meanwhile, puree the tomatoes with chipotle peppers and adobo sauce to taste. Pour into the onions, and add chicken. Cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. To serve, mound the chicken onto tostada shells, and garnish with a dollop of sour cream.

 

Review of Bear Claw Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Hello Fellow Spice Addicts!
Life is good on the west coast! For just a moment, the sun was shinning and the temperature was inching up-FINALLY! Spring was on the horizon. But alas, winter reared its ugly head and the cold, damp rain is back with a vengeance.  So I was passing through a cold, damp Sunday afternoon, when something outside my window caught my eye.  Our family cat had decided to convey to me in not too many words, that if I was not going to put the grill into action then she was. For those that are animal lovers out … Continue Reading

Hawaiin Style Barbecue Pork Ribs Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 4 lbs pork ribs (in slab)
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • paprika – to taste
  • garlic salt – to taste
  • salt & pepper – to taste
  • 1 18oz bottle BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

Directions:

  1. Place ribs in a large pot, cover with water and add vinegar. Boil for 1 1/2 hours or until tender. Remove from the pot to cool.
  2. Mix BBQ sauce, marmalade, oyster sauce, hoisin sauce, and soy sauce together in a medium size bowl.
  3. Sprinkle paprika, garlic salt, salt and pepper liberally on both sides of the slab. And place in a ziplock back. Add … Continue Reading

Honey Mustard BBQ Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  1. 1 tablespoon butter
  2. 1 onion, chopped fine
  3. 1/4 cup vinegar
  4. 1/4 cup honey
  5. 1 tablespoon molasses
  6. 1/2 cup prepared mustard (any kind)
  7. 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke (optional, but good)
  8. 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  9. 1 small lemon, juice and zest

Directions:

  • In a small skillet or saucepan, melt the butter. Add the onion and cook until soft: about 5 minutes.
  • While the onion cooks, remove the zest from the lemon, chop finely, and juice the lemon.
  • Mix in all of the remaining ingredients and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Brush onto grilled food a few minutes before food is fully cooked. Don’t put it on earlier, because the honey will burn.

 

Afterburner Hot Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups ketchup
  • 1 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Tabasco
  • 3 Tbsp Worcestershire
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cayenne
  • (1 to 3) 3 Tbsp dry mustard (or 1 Tbsp ginger)
  • Up to 2 cups water

Directions:

  1. Mix everything in a large, heavy saucepan.
  2. Add water as needed to create a sauce with a cream-like texture.
  3. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  4. Reduce heat, partially cover and simmer VERY GENTLY for 1 hour.
  5. Stir frequently. Add water if it gets too thick.

This sauce freezes well in mason jars.  Use as a base flavoring for chili, sloppy joes, dip for wings or barbecue … Continue Reading