Women’s Day Recipes
Women’s Day Recipes
Recipes For International Women’s Day
1. Lorena García’s Chargrilled Empanadas
Put a spin on this Spanish staple by taking cues from Latin-cuisine expert Chef Lorena García, who flavors her empanada beef filling with Worcestershire sauce, black beans and sweet fried plantains. The grilling part is the very last step. For a toasty exterior, heat the empanadas on each side for about 1 minute until grill marks appear.
Chef García likes to top this offering with a spicy pico de gallo.
2. Alex Guarnaschelli’s Yogurt-Marinated Grilled Chicken
Iron Chef and Food Network favorite Alex Guarnaschelli is known for injecting bold flavor into “simple” dishes. Her take on grilled chicken is no exception. Before you get to grilling, cover and refrigerate your chicken with a marinade made from whole-milk yogurt, fresh ginger, ground cumin, red chili flakes and salt for 2 hours.
Chef Guarnaschelli says this technique, in tandem with the grill, brings out a smoky, charred flavor—she also says a homemade harissa paste on top doesn’t hurt!
3. Rachael Ray’s Grilled Sesame-Sriracha Corn
Feel like it’s already summer with some grilled corn! Taking notes from daytime personality and culinary mogul Rachael Ray, douse a few husked corns in water and drizzle them with oil before throwing them on the grill. Once charred, transfer them to plates to brush them with a heated sauce made with melted butter, sriracha and toasted sesame oil.
Last step: garnish your cobs with finely chopped scallions and toasted sesame seeds.
4. Maneet Chauhan’s Grilled Chicken Tikka Kebabs
With many Executive Chef credits to her name, Food Network star Maneet Chauhan elevates what it means to eat “meat on a stick” with tandoori masala and cayenne pepper. Slice some boneless chicken breasts into cubes and marinade them accordingly. Then, thread your chicken evenly on some skewers, between pieces of yellow, green and orange bell peppers (or other veggies!).
Grill your kebabs until the meat is cooked through. And finally, brush these treats with butter and sprinkle with chaat masala.
5. Ina Garten’s Filet Mignon with a Roquefort-Chive Sauce
What is a chef-favorites roundup without an appearance from the “Barefoot Contessa” herself? Stick with a crowd favorite by cooking up a juicy fillet mignon outside. While her recipe calls for a cast-iron skillet, you can still grill up this entrée, but whatever you do, do not skip the Roquefort-chive sauce.
To make it, boil some heavy cream, and whisk in some crumbled French Roquefort cheese, Kosher salt, pepper and chopped chives—you won’t regret it.
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