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Barracks - El Mealo oh da day!

CheeseBall - Feb 01, 2008 - 09:39 PM
Post subject: El Mealo oh da day!
serves 4

Spicy Garlic Chicken
Prep: 10 min, Marinate: 3:00, Cook: 15 min, plus refrigeration time.

* 3 cloves garlic, crushed
* 1 tsp. fresh ginger, grated
* 1/3 cup Hoisin sauce
* 2-3/4 Tbs. tamari or soy sauce
* 1/4 cup dry sherry or red wine vinegar
* 1/4 tsp. sambal oelek
* 1 tsp. sesame oil
* 12 chicken drumsticks
* 2 tsp. brown sugar
* 1/2 tsp. cornflour
* 1/2 tsp. water

Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Add chicken to bowl with marinade and turn to coat all sides. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours, or overnight. Prepare griller. Drain chicken, reserving marinade. Grill chicken 10 minutes, or until well browned and cooked through. Blend remaining ingredients in a pan over medium high heat. Stir in reserved marinade, and continue stirring until mixture boils and thickens. Serve sauce with chicken.

Per serving: calories 440, fat 21.0g, 45% calories from fat, cholesterol 178mg, protein 43.8g, carbohydrates 14.1g, fiber 0.8g, sugar 3.0g, sodium 1158mg, diet points 10.9.

The recommended wine is: Pinot Noir.



Parmesan Brown Rice
Prep: 10 min, Cook: 50 min.

* 2 Tbs. unsalted butter
* 2 shallots, chopped
* 1 clove garlic, minced
* 2 Tbs. chives or scallions, chopped
* 1/4 tsp. dill, or 1 tsp. fresh, chopped
* 1 cup short grain brown rice
* 2 cups cold water
* 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Melt butter in a heavy nonstick skillet over medium heat. Sauté shallot and garlic 3-4 minutes or until tender. Stir in chives and dill. Sauté another 1-2 minutes. Add rice and sauté, stirring frequently, until rice begins to crackle. Stir in water. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover skillet tightly and simmer about 45 minutes. (Do not remove cover.) Remove from heat. Stir in Parmesan until melted.

Per serving: calories 258, fat 8.6g, 30% calories from fat, cholesterol 20mg, protein 7.0g, carbohydrates 38.1g, fiber 2.1g, sugar 0.3g, sodium 119mg, diet points 6.0.



Buttered Green Beans
Prep: 10 min, Cook: 10 min.

* 1 lb. green beans, trimmed
* 2 tsp. unsalted butter or margarine
* 1/8 tsp. salt (optional)

Place green beans in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover saucepan and steam 10 minutes or until green beans are tender. Drain and return to saucepan. Add butter, salt and pepper to taste.

Per serving: calories 52, fat 2.1g, 31% calories from fat, cholesterol 5mg, protein 2.1g, carbohydrates 8.1g, fiber 3.9g, sugar 3.0g, sodium 7mg, diet points 0.9.



Grapple Pops
Prep: 5 min, plus freezing time.

* 1/3 cup frozen grape juice concentrate, thawed
* 10 ounces chunky applesauce
* 4 paper cups, about 3 ounces volume
* 4 wooden sticks

Combine juice and apple sauce in a bowl and blend well. Fill each cup with about 1/3 cup juice mixture. Put cups in freezer. After about 1 hour of freezing, insert sticks. Freeze about 2 hours, until firm. Remove cups to serve.

Per serving: calories 68, fat 0.4g, 5% calories from fat, cholesterol 0mg, protein 0.7g, carbohydrates 17.0g, fiber 1.0g, sugar 15.7g, sodium 3mg, diet points 1.7.

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