Chef Tee’s Grilled Lamb Chops w/Ratatouille

Grilled lamb loin chops with Meyer Lemon PreserveServes 2 to 4
Prep time: 5 minutes; cooking time: 8-to-10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4  lamb leg steaks (at least 1-inch thick)
  • 2 red bell peppers, cut in half, seeds removed
  • 2 zucchini, cut in half lengthwise
  • 2 yellow squash, cut in half lengthwise
  • 2 large onions, cut in half
  • 1 lb. sweet potatoes, cut in half
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Meyer lemon preserve (optional garnish)

Directions

  1. Heat grill to medium.
  2. Season steaks w/Salt & Pepper; put on hot grill; cook covered to desired doneness; remove steaks; rest meat for 5-to-10 minutes.
  3. In large bowl, add potatoes, rest of vegetables, oil; toss until vegetables are coated w/oil.
  4. Put vegetables on grill; cook until tender; remove; roughly chop; serve w/steaks and Meyer lemon preserve

Chef Tee’s Grilled Ribeye w/Sweet Potatoes

Serves 2 to 4
Grilled steak, sweet potatoesPrep time: 5 minutes; cooking time: 8-to-10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 NY strip or ribeye steaks (at least 1-inch thick)
  • 2 grilled sweet potatoes
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Favorite seasoning salt to taste
  • Favorite steak finishing salt

Directions

    1. Heat grill to medium.
    2. Season steaks w/seasoning salt; put on hot grill; cook covered to desired doneness; remove steaks; rest meat for 5-to-10 minutes.
    3.  Season steaks with finishing salt; serve w/sweet potatoes.

Brian’s Grilled Tomato, Corn & Greens Salad

Grilled corn saladServes 6 to 8
Prep time: 10 minutes; no cooking time

Ingredients

  • 2 cups grilled assorted heirloom tomatoes, seeds removed, roughly sliced
  • 2 cups assorted heirloom tomatoes, seeds removed, roughly sliced
  • 1 cup grilled corn kernels
  • ½ yellow onion, chopped
  • 2-to-3 bunches mixed greens
  • 4 cups spinach
  • 1 cup radicchio, grilled and roughly chopped (optional)
  • ¼ cup mint, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup sparkling wine vinegar
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Directions

    1. In small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, Salt & Pepper; set aside.
    2. In large bowl, add rest ingredients, half vinegar mixture; toss until ingredients are lightly coated w/mixture (add more liquid if necessary).

Brian’s Homemade Turkey Burger Toppings

Serves 4 to 6Guac ingredients in bowl
Prep time: 5 minutes; cooking time: 5-to-10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 turkey burgers, grilled or broiled
  • 6 buns
  • Kick Butt Condiments
    1. Spinach Salad (recipe – in medium bowl, add 1-to-2 cups of spinach, 1-to-2 Tbsps. feta cheese crumbles, 2 Tbsps. balsamic vinaigrette or enough to coat greens, Salt & Pepper to taste; toss)
    2. Guacamole w/Bacon (recipe – 2 avocados, halved, seeded, peeled, sliced, smashed, 2 large plum tomatoes, finely diced, 2 garlic cloves, finely diced, 1 small onion, finely diced, ½ Tbsp. lime juice, Salt & Pepper to taste, 1-to-2 Tbsps. crispy bacon pieces; combine ingredients)

Directions

  • Assemble burgers with condiments and enjoy!

Chef Tee’s Homemade Burger Toppings

Serves 4 to 6Cut burger (2)
Prep time: 5 minutes; cooking time: 5-to-10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 hamburgers, grilled or broiled
  • 6 buns
  • Kick-Butt Condiments
    1. Red wine onions (recipe—mix a cup of sliced onions with red wine vinegar, salt and sugar to taste; marinate for a few hours and eat raw or cook over medium-low heat until mixture becomes syrupy.)
    2. Pickled garlic – In medium saucepan, add ¼ cup whole garlic cloves, 1 cup apple cider vinegar, 1 tsp. salt; simmer covered over medium-heat until garlic is fork tender (about 5-to-10 minutes); cool; slice.

Directions

  • Assemble burgers with condiments and enjoy!

Beer – Spiced Recipes On GMW

Salt & Pepper Chefs’s Brian Reeve and Chef “Tee” Terrell Danley spiced things up on Good Morning Washington with NewsChannel 8’s Veronica Johnson and Adrianna Hopkins.  Beer recipes were on the menu for National Beer Day.

Heart-Healthy Soups on Fox 5

Salt & Pepper Chefs’ Brian Reeve and Chef “Tee” Terrell Danley make heart-healthy soups with Fox 5’s Erin Como.  Erin said this was one of her favorite cooking segments!

On the menu: Brian’s Grilled Chicken Tortilla Soup and Chef Tee’s Oodles of Noodles w/Shrimp

Brian’s Scallops Wrapped in Bacon

S n p logoServes 2 to 4
Prep time: 5 minutes; cooking time: about 10 minutes
Ingredients

  • 8-to-10 large scallops (about a pound)
  • 8-to-10 slices of bacon (cooked, but not crispy)
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 2 Tbsps. butter

Directions

  1. Rinse scallops in cold water; pat dry w/paper towels.
  2. Season both sides w/Salt & Pepper.
  3. Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Cook scallops in batches so you don’t crowd pan (about 3-to-5 minutes per side).
  5. When done, wrap a slice of bacon around a scallop, then secure bacon with a skewer or toothpick. Repeat this step for rest of the scallops.

Chef Tee’s Oodles of Noodles with Shrimp

Oodles n Noodles best pic (2)Serves 4
Prep time: 25 minutes; cooking time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 (3 oz.) pkgs. ramen noodles (discard or save seasoning packets for another time)
  • 3/4 lb. large shrimp w/tails, peeled and deveined
  • 3 Tbsps. vegetable oil
  • 1 medium shallot, chopped
  • 1 medium head Napa cabbage, cut into thin slices
  • ½ red bell pepper, cored, seeded and cut into thin slices
  • 2 tsps. fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, very finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 1 tsp. (or to taste) siracha
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 5 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 5-to-6 scallions, roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup cilantro, roughly chopped

Directions

  1. Bring large pot of salted water to a boil over medium-high heat; add ramen noodles; cook until tender; drain, rinse w/cool water.
  2. Divide cooked noodles between four serving bowls; set aside.
  3. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in medium sauté pan over medium-high heat; add shallots; sauté until tender (about 2-to-3 minutes); transfer to small bowl.
  4. Add 1 Tbsp. oil to same sauté pan; add cabbage; sauté until slightly wilted (about 3-to-4) minutes; add red bell pepper, cook for another minute; then transfer mixture to a bowl.
  5. Heat remaining oil in same sauté pan over medium heat; add ginger, garlic; sauté until softened, (about 2 minutes); stir in chopped tomato, siracha, soy sauce, lime juice; add chicken stock; bring to a boil.
  6. Lower heat to simmer broth for about 10 minutes; season to taste w/Salt & Pepper.
  7. Stir in shrimp; cook until light pink (about 2 minutes); add cabbage, bell pepper; cook for another minute; remove pan from the heat; stir in scallions, cilantro.
  8. Divide shrimp, vegetables between 4 noodle bowls; ladle about a cup of broth into each bowl; garnish w/cooked shallots; serve.

Chef Chef Tee’s Grilled Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Jerk chicken on grill close upServes 4 to 6
Prep time: 3-to-8 hours; cooking time: 10-to-15 minutes
Ingredients

  • 6-to-8 boneless skinless chicken thighs, boneless, skinless (can substitute 4-to-6 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless)
  • 5 Tbsps. vegetable or canola oil
  • 5-to-6 Tbsps. fresh lime juice (that’s about 4 limes)
  • 2 green onions, roughly chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. wet Jerk seasoning
  • 4 Tbsps. garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Optional garnish — cilantro, chopped
  • Roasted Sweet Potato Mango Salad

Directions

  1. In medium bowl, combine oil, lime juice, onions, jerk seasoning, garlic, thyme, ginger, brown sugar until well blended.
  2. Reserve ¼ cup of mixture in small bowl; cover and refrigerate; transfer remaining mixture into a large resealable bag; add chicken, seal bag’ chill for 3-to-8 hours.
  3. Grease, preheat grill.
  4. Remove chicken from bag; throw away bag, rest of marinade.
  5. Grill chicken (about 5-to-6 minutes on each side).
  6. Brush reserved sauce over chicken; and grill 2-to-3 minutes longer on each side until cooked through (if cooking large chicken breasts, may need to grill longer).
  7. Seasoning w/Salt & Pepper to taste.
  8. Garnish w/chopped cilantro;
  9. Serve w/Chef Tee’s Roasted Sweet Potato Mango Salad