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Asparagus Scallop Stir-Fry

Ingredients 1 pound bay scallops 3 tablespoons cornstarch 2 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 cups cut fresh asparagus (2-inch pieces) 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped celery 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 1 can (8 oz) sliced water chestnuts, drained 1/4 cup slivered almonds Hot cooked […]

Fish Sandwich Loaf

Ingredients 1 loaf (1 pound) Italian bread 2 packages (7.6 oz each) frozen Cajun blackened grilled fish fillets 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 cup roasted sweet red peppers, patted dry 1 cup (4 oz) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese Directions Cut the top half off the loaf of bread; carefully hollow out […]

Spicy Baked Fish

Ingredients 1 pound salmon or any white fish, fresh or frozen 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine Directions Thaw the fish in the refrigerator. Preheat the oven to […]

Barbecued Tilapia

Ingredients 2 pounds tilapia filets 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1 cup vinegar 1 cup ketchup 2 cups vegetable oil Directions Combine paprika, salt, black pepper, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, ketchup and vegetable oil in large bowl, mixing until well blended. […]

Ginger Catfish/ Tilapia/ Perch

Ingredients 5 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cups peeled, julienne ginger Fish fillets (1/2 pound to 1 1/2 pounds), sliced crosswise into 1/4-inch strips 3 1/2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 teaspoon salt 1 large Spanish onion, thinly sliced 1/4 red bell pepper, julienne 1/2 bunch scallions, cut diagonally into […]

Ohio State Fair Deep-Fried Catfish

Ingredients 2 to 4 Ohio catfish fillets 1 box seasoned coating mix 2 cups cold water Oil Directions Preheat cooking oil to 350°. Cut catfish into 1-inch square pieces. Soak catfish in cold water for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove catfish from water; shaking off any excess water. Roll catfish in seasoned coating mix and […]

Creamy Corn Chowder with Smoked Trout

Ingredients Smoked trout (16 oz, plain preferred) broken into small pieces 2 tablespoons butter 1 large red bell pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes in juice 2 cups (or more) water 2 tablespoons chopped canned chipotle chilies 2 cans (14 3/4 oz) cream-style corn 1 […]

Tilapia with Turmeric-Basil Sauce

Ingredients 4 tilapia fillets (6-8 oz each) Salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced 1 tomato, chopped 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 lemon Sauce: 1 large shallot, finely minced 1 clove garlic, finely minced 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1 tablespoon fresh basil Salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup […]

Corned Beef with Red Currant-Mustard Sauce

Ingredients 1 boneless corned beef brisket with seasoning packet (2 1/2 to 3 pounds) 3 ribs celery, cut into 3-inch pieces 2 medium onions, cut into quarters 2 1/2 cups water, divided 1 bottle (12 oz) cola 1 pound green cabbage, cut into thin wedges 1 pound red-skinned potatoes, cut into 2-inch pieces 6 to […]

Irish Pork Loin

Ingredients 1 6-pound boneless pork loin 1/2 cup chopped parsley 1/4 cup minced onion 1/4 cup finely grated lemon peel 1 tablespoon basil 3 cloves garlic, crushed 3/4 cup olive oil 3/4 cup cooking sherry or chicken broth Parsley for garnishing (optional) Lemon slices for garnishing (optional) Directions Pat pork loin with paper towels until […]

Chili Dogs

Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 garlic clove, minced 1 cup tomato juice 1 can (6 oz) tomato paste 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 8 hot dogs 8 hot dog buns, split Chopped onion and shredded cheddar cheese, optional Directions In a large skillet, cook […]

Sweet-and-Sour Chicken

Ingredients Chicken ingredients: 3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts Salt and pepper, to taste 1 cup cornstarch 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup canola oil Sauce ingredients: 3/4 cup sugar 4 tablespoons ketchup 1/2 cup vinegar 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon garlic salt Directions Cut boneless chicken breasts into chunks. Season with salt and pepper. Dip […]

Chinese Chicken Spaghetti

Ingredients Uncooked spaghetti (8 oz) 1 tablespoon cornstarch 4 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce, divided 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch pieces 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 cups fresh snow peas 2 cups shredded carrots 3 green onions, chopped 1 1/2 […]

Stir-Fried Shrimp with Spicy Orange Sauce

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/4 cup fresh orange juice 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon chili paste with garlic 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/3 cup chopped green onions Directions Place shrimp in a […]

Spicy Sweet-and-Sour Pork

Ingredients 1/4 cup slivered almonds 1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 3/4-inch cubes 2 tablespoons cornstarch, divided 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce, divided 1 (8 oz) can pineapple chunks in juice, undrained 1/4 cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons ketchup 2 teaspoons hot chili sauce 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 cup prechopped onion […]

Asian Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple

Ingredients 2 pork tenderloins (12-16 oz. each) Marinade: 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 (6 oz) can pineapple juice (3/4 cup) 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 cups peeled and cubed fresh pineapple 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper skewers Directions […]

Thai Beef and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients 1 pound beef top round steak or 1 pound beef shoulder center steaks, cut 3/4-inch thick 1 English or hothouse cucumber, cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into thin slices 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 cup halved grape tomatoes 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons chopped unsalted dry-roasted peanuts Beef Marinade: 1/3 cup […]

Crock-Pot Asian Beef and Noodles

Ingredients 1 (16 oz) package frozen stir fry vegetables 2 – 2 1/2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 (12 oz) bottle stir-fry sauce, any flavor 3/4 cup chicken or beef broth 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 2 (3 oz) packages ramen noodles, broken 1/4 cup green onions, chopped Directions Coat a […]

Ham and Cheese Roll Ups

Ingredients Thin sliced ham in rectangular shapes Cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup grated Cheddar cheese Directions In a bowl, combine cream cheese and Cheddar cheese. Spread on ham slices. Roll up and cut into bite size pieces.

Quesadillas

Ingredients 2 tortillas 1/4 cup cheese Olives or salsa, optional Directions Sprinkle cheese on top of tortilla. Add olives or salsa if desired. Place other tortilla on top and bake in microwave for 30 seconds until cheese melts. For a crispy quesadilla, have adult bake them in the oven.

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