Potato Chip Crusted Air- Fried Chicken
2 bone-in chicken thighs and 2 bone-in chicken breasts, skin removed
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1 cup Tempura flour
1 cup panko crumbs
1 cup salt and vinegar potato chips, crushed
1 large egg, beaten with 1 tablespoon water
Combine the buttermilk, seasoned salt, and paprika in a ziplock bag. Mix well, add chicken, and marinate overnight.
For the breading
Place the Tempura flour in one shallow dish, the egg and water in a second, and the panko and crushed potato chips in a third dish.
Drain the chicken from the marinade. Dredge each piece on flour, egg, and then crumb mixture. Press the crumbs into the chicken and place the breaded pieces on a plate. Refrigerate until ready to cook
Preheat the Air fry to 375°F F for 15 minutes. Spray all sides of the chicken pieces with cooking spray and place the chicken in the air-fryer basket meaty side up. Cook for 10 minutes, turn the chicken pieces over, and cook for 8-10 more minutes or until the chicken is crispy and cooked to at least 165°F. Let rest 5 minutes before serving.
Sugat Snap Pea Salad
1- 8 oz pkg sugar snap peas
½ cup chopped red onion
1 celery stalk finely diced
Half a package of salad toppings/add-ins, such as canned nuts and berries
Trim the ends of the peas and remove the strings. Cut each into thirds. Cook in boiling salted water until tender, about 6 minutes. Drain.
Dill Pickle Potato Salad
2 lbs whole small unpeeled red-skinned potatoes
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons pickle juice
1/4 cup minced bread and butter pickles
1/2 a large sweet onion finely chopped
3 celery stalks, finely chopped
1 cup olive oil mayonnaise
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Salt and black pepper to taste
Place the potatoes in a large pot with a lid. Cover the potatoes with cold water and add 1 teaspoon salt.
Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and cook the potatoes with the lid ajar until tender, about 15-20 minutes.
Drain the potatoes and cool. When cool enough to handle, slice the potatoes into a storage bowl. Add the pickle juice and let sit at room temperature for an hour or so.
Add the remaining ingredients, mix well, and taste to see if the salad needs salt. Add black pepper to taste. Cover the bowl and chill in the refrigerator until serving time.
2 tablespoons butter
12 oz lean ground beef
1 tablespoon steak sauce
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
2 cloves garlic minced
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon dried minced onion
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons water
1/2 large onion sliced
4 oz sliced mushrooms
¼ cup flour
2 tablespoons butter
2 cups beef broth
Salt to taste
Ground pepper to taste
Crumble all the steak ingredients into a medium bowl.
Once well combined, form the mixture into two patties.
Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a medium skillet and add the patties.
Cook until a brown crust forms, then turn the patties over and repeat. Remove the patties from the skillet before they are completely cooked through.
Add onion slices and mushrooms to the drippings in the skillet and saute until tender. Then remove to a bowl and set aside.
Turn the heat to low and prepare the gravy by melting butter into the skillet and sprinkling in flour. Continue to whisk this mixture for 5 minutes.
Slowly add the beef broth to the mixture while continuing to stir.
Once all beef broth has been added return the onion, mushrooms, and patties to the skillet. Let simmer until patties are cooked through and gravy has thickened about 10 minutes.
Serve the cooked patties with mashed potatoes and a green vegetable.
Sugar snap Peas
2 cups sugar snaps
2 tablespoon olive oil
2 whole garlic cloves
½ teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Remove the ends and strings from the peas. Combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook, stirring several times, over low heat until tender, about 5-6 minutes. Remove the garlic and serve.
Simple Mashed Potatoes
2 pounds russet or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled
1/2 cup buttermilk or whole milk
1 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Place the potatoes in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Add ½ teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and cook the potatoes until very soft. Darin and return the potatoes to the pot. Mash the potatoes with a potato masher. Turn the heat to very low and add the remaining ingredients. Stir until the mixture is smooth and fluffy.
Italian Ribeye Steak
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black peppercorns
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 (8-ounce) ribeye steaks, trimmed
Combine all the ingredients except the steaks in a bowl, stirring well. One hour before cooking time, remove the steaks from the refrigerator. Rub the mixture evenly over both sides of the steaks. Let rest at room temperature for one hour.
You can also cook the steaks in an air-fryer for the same amount of time. Let steaks stand for 10 minutes.
2 Russet Baking Potatoes
Wash and dry each potato. Brush a layer of oil over the entire surface of each potato. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the top portion of each potato. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F for about an hour or until it pierces easily with a fork. Serve with butter and sour cream.
4 cups sugar snap peas (about 12 ounces)
Freshly ground pepper to taste
1 garlic clove, grated
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice or more to taste
Pinch kosher salt
1/4 cup fruity extra virgin olive oil
¼ cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
Cut the sugar snap peas on a diagonal into halves and cut off the stem ends. Parboil the snaps in boiling salted water for 2 minutes. Drain and retain in the pan.
Combine the remaining ingredients except for the cheese and heat on low. Add the drained peas and cheese. Toss over the heat until hot and then serve with the steak.
2 salmon fillets, skin removed
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 orange, peeled and cut into segments
2 sweet potatoes, peeled
1/2 cup Teriyaki sauce, store-bought or see recipe below
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Coat a large baking pan with cooking spray.
Cut the sweet potatoes into 1/4-inch slices. Place them in a single layer in the baking dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Season salmon with salt and pepper and place on top of the potatoes.
Spoon the teriyaki sauce over the salmon in the pan. Arrange oranges on top of the salmon.
Roast salmon for 25 to 30 minutes, until fish and potatoes are fork-tender. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.
Quick Teriyaki Sauce
¼ cup soy sauce
1 cup water
½ teaspoon ground ginger
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
5 tablespoons packed brown sugar
2 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons cornstarch
¼ cup cold water
Mix all but the cornstarch and 1/4 cup of water in a saucepan and begin heating.
Whisk the cornstarch and cold water in a cup to dissolve. Add to sauce in the pan.
Heat until sauce thickens to desired thickness.
Sugar Snap Peas
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 lb fresh sugar snap peas, ends trimmed
1 large garlic clove, sliced
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
Add the snap peas and garlic, and toss to coat. Cook snap peas for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add the salt, and pepper and cook an additional 3-5 minutes, until the snap peas begin to puff up and are crisp, yet tender.