Puerco Pibil con Pibil Achiote Quinoa:
NOTE: Puerco Pibil originates from the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. It is common to cook it in a bed of banana leaves, but that is not necessary, unless strict authenticity is desired.
NOTE: Puerco Pibil is often made in large quantity from as much as...
I tried using cooked quinoa as a sort of breading, and it worked. I fully expected the quinoa to fall off as soon as I took them out of the oven, but it didn’t.
1 pound chicken breast, trimmed of fat
1 cup + 1/4 cup quinoa
1 egg, whisked
1 tablespoon truffle salt, adjusted to...
When I decided to make this, I was concerned about the integrity of the patty: black bean burgers are often soft. Here’s what I did to mitigate that:
Finely chop the wet components. Any vegetable you add for flavor or coloring will add moisture. The moisture is released during cooking. Big...
Filet Mignon and Garlic Butter Quinoa and Peppercorn Cognac Sauce
Beef Tenderloin "Filet Mignon"
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
Granulated garlic to taste
2 TBSP Butter
2 TBSP Olive Oil
I cooked mine sous vide followed by a sear. Cook yours as you like.
Sous vide 1 hour - plus...
This is a play on Southern US Shrimp and Cheesy Grits. This is one portion. Adjust ingredients for more portions.
1/2 cup white quinoa
1 cup water
1 cup (loose) fresh shredded mild or medium cheddar cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
Milk as needed to keep the...
This one was a rarity: it met with approval from both my wife and my son. Despite the presence of bacon and cheese, the use of ultra light tortillas makes this a relatively healthy meal choice: 182 calories a piece, or 4 Weight Watchers points.
20 ounces chicken breast, trimmed of...
Soft shelled crabs are a seasonal delight on the east coast of the US. They're not cheap, but I can only find them mid spring in these parts. They are Maryland blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus), found in Chesapeake Bay and environs - and they, like all crabs, shed their hard shells annually so...
Welcome to the CookingBites Recipe Challenge. The current challenge ingredient is quinoa and JAS_OH1 is our judge. To enter, all you need to do is post a recipe using quinoa*, tag it cookingbites recipe challenge and post a link to it in this thread. The winner becomes the judge for the next...