Month: December 2010

Southwestern Chicken Chili – Chili Restaurant Recipes [Copycat]

Preparation time : 20 min. | Serves 4 persons This is a slightly modified recipe of the original Southwestern Chicken Chili from Chili Restaurant. The recipe results in the same taste and look that you enjoy at your favorite restaurant. Ingredients: ¼ cup vegetable oil ½ cup diced onions 1 1/3 cup green bell pepper (diced) 2 tbsp seeded jalapeño pepper (diced) 3 tbsp fresh garlic (minced) 4½ cup water 8 tsp chicken base 2 tsp lime juice 2 tbsp sugar 3 tbsp cornstarch 3 tbsp ground cumin 2½ tbsp ground chili powder 4 tsp ground paprika 4 tsp dried...

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Victoria Sponge Cake

Preparation time : 40 min. | Serves 8 persons This Victoria Sponge cake is prepared with raspberry jam filling and topping of confectioner sugar instead of cream topping which makes this cake a tea cake. You can also use another fruit flavor jam for filling or add some heavy cream for filling to make this cake more delicious. Ingredients: 150 gm unsalted butter (softened) 1 cup sugar 3 large eggs (lightly beaten) 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 ½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp warm milk ½ cup raspberry jam (or any...

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Grilled Mahi Mahi – Joes Crab Shack Recipes [Copycat]

Preparation time : 20 min. | Serves 4 persons This is a slightly modified recipe of the original Grilled Mahi Mahi from Joes Crab Shack restaurant. Ingredients: 4 Mahi Mahi fillets 1 cup garlic butter 2 tsp crushed black pepper 1 tsp olive oil ½ cup salad shrimp ½ cup sliced mushrooms 1 cup Alfredo sauce ½ tsp dill weed Procedure: 1. Marinate mahi mahi fillets with ½ cup garlic butter and 1 tsp black pepper for 5 min. 2. Heat grill pan to moderate temperature then grill fillets until become golden brown from both sides, it would take 8-10 min....

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Chicken Mac and Cheese

Preparation time : 40 min. | Serves 8 persons This Chicken Mac and Cheese recipe is prepared mainly with Cajun seasoning. In this recipe penne pasta is used which you can be replaced by any kind of pasta of your own choice. Adding veggies like bell pepper makes this dish more delicious and colorful. Ingredients: 8 oz cooked penne pasta For Chicken: 1 lb chicken breast (boneless and cut into strips) 2 tsp Cajun seasoning Salt and pepper to taste 1 tbsp olive oil For Sauce: 1 medium onion chopped 2 cloves garlic (minced) 3 tbsp butter 3 tbsp...

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Lemon Pepper Chicken

Preparation time : 20 min. | Serves 8 persons This lemon pepper chicken is prepared with lots of seasoning including Italian seasoning, red pepper, black pepper and off course the lemon flavor. Two kinds of peppers are used red and green you may also use yellow peppers to make this lemon pepper chicken colorful. Ingredients For Vegetables: 1 large red bell pepper 1 large green bell pepper 1 medium onion 1 tbsp vegetable oil ½ tsp salt ½ tsp Italian seasoning ¼ tsp crushed black pepper 1 tbsp lemon juice For Chicken: 6 chicken breasts (cut into cubes) 2...

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Blondies Recipe – Applebee Recipes [Copycat]

Preparation time : 70 min. | Serves 8 persons This is a slightly modified recipe of the original Blondie recipe from Applebee restaurant. It is prepared in three steps; first a cake is prepared then prepare particular sauce having flavors of cream cheese and ice cream and in the end assemble with the prepared cake and frosting before serving. Ingredients: For Cake: 4 egg whites 1 stick margarine (softened) ½ cup light brown sugar ¼ cup granulated sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2¼ cups all purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt ½ cup...

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Cornbread Salad

Preparation time : 10 min. + 2hrs. Refrigeration time This cornbread salad is prepared with lots of veggies which you can add according to your choice and taste. The dressing of this salad is simply prepared with mayonnaise and sour cream with flavor of slat and pepper. Adding salsa for topping makes this salad delicious and obviously full of energy. Ingredients: 1 medium size cornbread (crumbled) 1/2 cup celery (chopped) 1 bell pepper (chopped) 2 red tomatoes (cut into cubes) 1 bunch green onions (chopped) 3 hard-boiled eggs (grated) 1 cup whole kernel corn (drained) 1 cup black beans...

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Ginger Salad Dressing – Benihana Recipes [Copycat]

Preparation time : 5 min. |Yield 1 cup This is a slightly modified recipe of the original Ginger Salad Dressing of Benihana restaurant. The restaurant is famous for its Japanese cuisine and through this secret recipe you can even make delicious japanese food at home. Ingredients: ¼ cup chopped onion 1 tbsp chopped fresh ginger (peeled) 1 tbsp chopped celery ¼ cup peanut oil 2 tbsp white vinegar 3 tbsp water 1 tbsp light soy sauce 1½ tsp tomato ketchup 1½ tsp sugar 1 tsp lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste Procedure: 1. Put all the ingredients mentioned...

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Low Fat Cake

Preparation time : 40 min. | Serves 16 pieces This low fat cake is also called as lemon chiffon cake if some frosting of lemon is done onto the cake. This cake is very soft and spongy due to egg whites and to make a good low fat cake of this type you need to mix the ingredients with egg whites carefully so that air should not escape out form the whites otherwise batter would settle down and soft sponge would not form. Ingredients: 6 oz flour (sifted) 4 oz cornstarch 1½ cup sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1...

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Oriental Chicken Salad – Applebee Recipes [Copycat]

Preparation time : 20 min. | Serves 4 persons This is a slightly modified recipe of the original Oriental Chicken Salad of Applebee restaurant. After learning the recipe you can make it everday at your home. Ingredients: For Chicken: 1 chicken breast (boneless and skinless) 1 egg ½ cup milk ½ cup flour ½ cup corn flake crumbs 1 tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper oil for frying For Salad: 3 cup chopped romaine lettuce 1 cup red cabbage 1 cup Napa cabbage ½ carrot (julienned) 1 green onion (chopped) 1 tbsp almonds (sliced) 1/3 cup chow mein noodles For...

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