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EASY BEEF BELYASHI

October 07, 2019
We love our dough full of all types of fillings. Chebureki, dumplings, pierogies, manti area unit created with savory fillings. And bulochki – with sweet and that they area unit baked rather than cooked. 

EASY BEEF BELYASHI

Very enamored the within with a crisp outer shell and implausibly flavorous juicy meat filling. It’s total nutrient, however implausibly straightforward. 

To make the filling mix the bottom beef with pureed onions, season with salt and pepper and add sliced cilantro. Combine everything well, cowl ANd refrigerate for a minimum of 0.5 an hour.

EASY BEEF BELYASHI

INGREDIENTS :
Dough Ingredients:

  • 2 cups kefir
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 4 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 3½ cups flour
  • ½ tsp salt

Filling:

  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • ⅓ tbsp salt
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and pureed
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • frying oil (I used sunflower oil)
  • 1 lb ground beef or lamb

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. To make the filling combine the ground beef with pureed onions, season with salt and pepper and add chopped cilantro. Mix everything well, cover and refrigerate for at least half an hour.
  2. To make the dough combine all the ingredients except the oil in the mixer bowl and knead on low speed until everything is combined, about 5-7 minutes. Gradually add the oil tablespoon at a time, waiting between each addition until everything is incorporated. After last oil addition knead the dough for 3 more minutes. Cover the dough and leave to rest for 20-30 minutes.
  3. Then transfer the dough onto a well-oiled surface like baking sheet and divide the dough into 14 equal pieces, forming the dough balls. Keep the hands well-oiled as well to keep the dough from sticking.
  4. Stretch each dough ball on the baking sheet using your hands to make 4,5 inch flat circles.
  5. Divide the meat filling into 14 equal meat balls and place in the centre of each dough circle. Each dough meat ball should be about 1-2 tablespoons of filling.
  6. Then gather up the sides of the circle, pinching them together. Leave the small hole in the centre. Press it slightly to release the air between the filling and dough.
  7. Heat a large non-stick pan or dutch oven over medium high heat with enough oil to cover half of the belyashi.
  8. Place 3-4 belyashi at a time in hot oil seam side down. It’s important not to overcrowd the pan, leaving some space between belyashi as they rise while frying.
  9. Reduce the heat to medium and fry until deep golden brown. Flip belyashi to the other side, reduce the heat to low and fry for another 4-5 minutes.
  10. Place on paper towels to cool slightly and enjoy! Try these easy beef belyashi with simple sour cream or your favorite garlic sauce and hot cup of tea.

SICILIAN-STYLE FISH STEW RECIPE

October 04, 2019
An all-star instruction for stew with a Sicilian twist! The comfort of Italian flavors in one delicious stew braised in a very white wine-tomato broth with garlic, capers, raisins more!

In Italy, as in several elements of the Mediterranean basin, fish is commonly combined with tomatoes and different native ingredients to form delicious and fast one-pot-wonders like today’s Sicilian-style stew.

SICILIAN-STYLE FISH STEW RECIPE

This stew is best eaten up with family and shut friends, as a result of if you eat it the proper way–with crusty Italian bread to sop up the beautiful sauce–it will get pretty untidy.

This stew instruction is kind of easy, however the balance of flavors is actually unbelievable. From beautiful and acquainted aromatics like onions and garlic–providing the wonderful begin to the current recipe–to a touch of sweetness from golden raisins balanced with tart capers.

SICILIAN-STYLE FISH STEW RECIPE

INGREDIENTS :

  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 28-oz can whole peeled plum tomatoes, juice separated and reserved
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 2 tbsp capers, rinsed
  • Private Reserve extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 3 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 lb skinless sea bass fillet, about 1 1/2-inch thick, cut into large cubes
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves, stems removed
  • 3 tbsp toasted pine nuts, optional
  • Crusty Italian bread for serving

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in 5-quart Dutch oven (like this one) over medium heat. Add onions, celery, and a little salt and pepper (about 1/2 tsp each). Cook, stirring regularly, until softened (about 4 minutes). Add thyme, red pepper flakes and garlic and cook briefly until fragrant (about 30 more seconds).
  2. Now, stir in the white wine and reserved tomato juice from can. Bring to a simmer, and cook until the liquid is reduced by about 1/2. Add the tomatoes, vegetable broth, raisins, and capers. Cook for 15-20 minutes over medium heat until flavors combine.
  3. Pat the fish dry and season lightly with salt and pepper. Insert the fish pieces into the cooking liquid, and give everything a gentle stir so that the fish pieces are nicely covered in the cooking liquid. Bring to a simmer and cook for another 5 minutes. Remove the Dutch oven from the heat and cover. Let sit off heat for another 4-5 minutes so that the fish will finish cooking. Fish should be flaky when gently pulled apart with a paring knife. Finally, stir in the chopped parsley.
  4. Ladle the hot fish stew into serving bowls, top each with a few toasted pine nuts, if you like. Serve with your favorite crusty bread! Enjoy!

MONGOLIAN BEEF

September 27, 2019
The next time you’re desire Mongolian beef therein savory-sweet and shiny sauce, skip the trip to the edifice and build this in style dish within the comfort of your own kitchen—this version is super simple, and healthier, too!

MONGOLIAN BEEF

This explicit dish has everything we tend to love concerning Chinese-American cuisine; and once done excellent, it’s absolutely sweet and savory, slightly spicy and loaded with heaps delicious aromatics like ginger, garlic, inexperienced onions and even some dried red chilis, all combined to bring a pleasant pop of deep, fragrant  flavor.

For my Mongolian beef formula, I found that victimization beefsteak is so the most effective option; as a result of it’s tender and sears up quickly in an exceedingly hot iron cooking pan, subsequent smartest thing once one doesn’t have a cooking pan.

MONGOLIAN BEEF

INGREDIENTS :

  • 5 dried red chilis
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/2 pounds flank steak, sliced very thinly against the grain on the bias into about 1 ½” strips
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1/4 cup (heaping) cornstarch
  •  1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • Vegetable oil (I like avocado or peanut), about 6 tablespoons total
  • 2 teaspoons grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, pressed through garlic press (about 4 large cloves)
  • 4 green onions, sliced on the bias into 1” long pieces
  • Rice, to serve on the side, if desired

INSTRUCTIONS :
  1. To prepare your sauce, whisk together the hoisin sauce, the soy sauce, the brown sugar and the water; set aside.
  2. Toss the sliced flank steak with a couple of pinches of salt and black pepper, plus the the cornstarch; set aside while you heat your pan.
  3. Place a wok, cast-iron skillet or other heavy-bottom pan over high heat, and drizzle in about 4 tablespoon of the oil; once smoking hot, add in some of the flank steak (working in batches) in an even layer and sear, undisturbed, on that first side for a couple of minutes; flip and sear on the other side, until the steak has a brown crust; remove and hold on a large plate, and repeat with the rest of the steak.
  4. Reduce the heat under the pan to medium-low now (as it will be very hot), and add about 2 tablespoons more of the oil; then, add in the dried red chilis and stir to fry those up for about 30 seconds; then, add in the ginger and the garlic, and stir together for about 30 seconds until aromatic.
  5. Add in the beef and stir to coat it in the mixture for about 30 seconds, then add in sliced green onions, and the sauce, and toss everything together to coat and become hot for about 30 seconds more.
  6. Serve family style over a bed of white rice, or spoon onto a platter and serve separately with rice or noodles.

GRILLED CHICKEN STREET TACOS

September 25, 2019
Mexican Street Tacos square measure one in every of my favorite foods! This version includes marinated grilled chicken thighs and creamy avocados. They’re brimfull with bright flavors and they’re really easy to form. 

GRILLED CHICKEN STREET TACOS

I love this taco instruction not solely as a result of they style superb, however conjointly as a result of it’s one in every of those simple to throw along recipes and you'll conjointly get a advantage it some hours prior to with the marinating.

These Mexican chicken street tacos need only a few ingredients. Most of the ingredients on the list below square measure spices that I’m certain you have already got to be had.

GRILLED CHICKEN STREET TACOS

INGREDIENTS :

  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed
  • 1 1/2 lbs trimmed boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/4 tsp ancho chili powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp ground cumin

For serving :

  • 12 mini corn taco shells, warmed (double up if desired)
  • 1 large avocado, cored and sliced
  • 1 small red or yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp chopped cilantro
  • Lime wedges, for serving (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Add chicken to a gallon size resealable bag. In a small bowl whisk together lime juice, olive oil, garlic, cumin chili powder, cilantro, 1 tsp salt and 3/4 tsp pepper.
  2. Pour mixture over chicken in bag then seal bag while releasing an trapped air. Rub marinade over chicken. Transfer to refrigerator and allow to marinate at least 1 hour and up to 6 hours
  3. Preheat a grill over medium-high heat (it should come to 425 - 450 degrees). 
  4. Remove chicken from marinade and grill until chicken has cooked through , turning once halfway through grilling, about 5 - 6 minutes per side (thickest center should register 165 and thighs should be slightly charred). 
  5. Transfer to a plate, cover with foil and let rest 5 minutes.
  6. Dice grilled chicken into cubes. Sprinkle chicken over 1 or 2 tortillas per taco then add an avocado slice, diced chicken, onions and cilantro. 
  7. Serve warm, spritzing each taco with lime juice and drizzling with hot sauce.


INSTANT POT SWEET POTATO CHICKEN CURRY

September 17, 2019
This formula includes a gradual exposure tutorial on the way to build Instant Pot Sweet Potato Chicken Curry in order that you'll feel additional assured cookery with a second Pot.

INSTANT POT SWEET POTATO CHICKEN CURRY

In this recipes I used my favorite flavourer and turmeric powder from Pure Indian Foods, an internet Indian grocery. These spices area unit organic and fine quality and what offers the Sweet Potato Chicken Curry its stunning golden flavor. And that we all grasp that turmeric provides a bunch of biological process edges as it’s unbelievably wealthy in medicament properties and antioxidants, too!

INSTANT POT SWEET POTATO CHICKEN CURRY

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lb chicken breast, cubed
  • 1 sweet potato, cubed (~2 cups)
  • 2 tsp.  ghee or coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1 red pepper, sliced or diced
  • 2/3 cup chicken broth
  • 3 Tbsp. curry powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 can (14 oz.) full fat coconut milk
  • 2 cups frozen green beans
  • Cashews, cilantro & cauliflower rice for serving

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Set your Instant pot to the saute setting. Add the ghee, onion, and garlic and saute until onions are translucent.
  2. Then turn to manual setting and set temp to high. Add the chicken, sweet potatoes, red pepper, broth, curry, cumin, turmeric, cayenne and sea salt. Seal the instant pot and set time for 12 minutes.
  3. Once time is up, release the pressure by switching from seal to vent. Once pressure is released, remove lid and turn Instant Pot to saute setting. Stir in the coconut milk and frozen and let cook for an additional 2-3 minute or until the green beans are heated through.
  4. Meanwhile, saute cauliflower rice in a skillet on medium heat with 1-2 tsp. of ghee. Saute until warm and cooked through. Length of time to saute cauliflower rice will depend on if it is in a fresh or frozen state.
  5. Serve over cauliflower rice and top with cashews and fresh cilantro.

Slow Cooker Instructions:

  1. In a slow cooker, add the sautéed onions and garlic, chicken, sweet potatoes, red pepper, green beans, chicken broth (1¼ cups), spices, salt, and pepper. Cook on high for 3-4 hours. Add coconut milk and cook on low for an additional 30-60 minutes or until hot.

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