Chinese Meatballs

By Chef Sean Ragan

Pictured: Chinese Meatballs 

Ingredients

  • 2 oz – Blended Oil
  • 5 cups – Napa Cabbage, Shredded
  • 1 lb  –  Shiitake Mushroom, Julienne
  • 3  –  Eggs
  • 1  –  Egg White
  • 2.5 lb  –  Ground Pork
  • 6  –  Green Onion, Chopped
  • ¼ cup  –  Garlic, Minced
  • 1 tbsp  –  Ginger, Minced
  • ¼ cup  –  Soy Sauce
  • 1½ tbsp  –  Sesame Oil
  • 3 tbsp  –  Sugar
  • 3 tbsp  –  Cornstarch
  • 1 cup  –  Panko Breadcrumb
  • ½ tbsp  –  Salt
  • ½ tbsp  –  Sriracha

Procedure

  1. In a large sauté pan, cook cabbage and shiitake mushrooms together in blended oil, then cool.Mix remaining ingredients together in large mixing bowl, then add cooled cabbage and mushroom and mix thoroughly. Portion to desired meatball size and pan sear, cooking thoroughly to 165*.  Serve with hoisin sauce, pickled chilies & crisp shallots.

Chilli Rubbed Ahi Tuna

By Chef Kory Foltz

Warm up a Florida meal with fresh caught ahi tuna, delicately spiced with a touch of chipotle heat. This combination goes great with creamy avocado, crunchy plantain and a squeeze of some local citrus.

Pictured: Chilli Rubbed Ahi Tuna

CHILI RUB

INGREDIENTS

  • ¾ cup  –  brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup  –  chili powder
  • ½ cup  –  kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp  –  chipotle powder
  • 2 tbsp  –  onion powder
  • 2 tbsp  –  garlic powde
  • 2 tbsp  –  celery salt
  • 2 tbsp  –  black pepper
  • 2 ½ tbsp  –  mustard powder

PROCEDURE

Mix all ingredients together

SEARED AHI TUNA

Ingredients

  • 3 oz  –  seared ahi tuna
  • ¼ tsp  –  fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp  –  soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp  –  cilantro
  • 1  –   ripe avocado
  • 1  –  fresh lime juice (as needed)
  • 3  –  red fresno chili, sliced thin
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Chili rub

Procedures

  1. Mash avocado with ginger, lime juice and soy sauce, fold in fresno chili
  2. Rub on tuna with chili rub and sear on all sides keeping tuna rare
  3. Slice tuna and place as pictured

Krispy Creme Bread Pudding

By Chefs Andrew Basch & Justin Weaver

Pictured: Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding

Ingredients

  • 4 Dozen Glazed Krispy Kreme Donuts
  • 20 Eggs
  • ½ gallon Half & Half
  • ¼ cup Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ cup Ground Cinnamon
  • 1.5 cup Sugar

Procedure

  1. Break up donuts into 1 inch pieces and place in a large bowl
  2. In a separate bowl place all other ingredients and whisk together
  3. Pour mixture over the donuts and let sit for 15 minutes
  4. Once the 15 min are up, place the donut mixture into a non-stick deep pan (13×9)
  5. Place in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour and 30 min. (It may need some extra time) place a tooth pick in the middle to check for doneness
  6. Once done pull pan from oven and place on a cooling rack and let cool
  7. Refrigerate overnight to firm up
  8. Pull pan next day cut into squares, fry at 350 degrees for 4 minutes
  9. Serve hot with Fresh Berries, Vanilla Ice Cream and top off with Caramel Sauce

Humming Bird Cake

Ingredients

3 lb. 14.75 oz.    All-Purpose Flour
½ oz.                         Baking Soda
½ oz.                         Salt
3 lb. 12.25 oz.    Cinnamon
12                              Eggs
32 oz.                       Vegetable Oil
32 oz.                       Crushed Pineapple, undrained
1 lb. 4 oz.               Pecans, chopped
16                              Bananas, chopped
Vanilla to taste

Procedures

  1. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, sugar, and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  2. Add eggs and oil, mix until dry ingredients are moistened (DO NOT BEAT)
  3. Stir in vanilla, pineapple, pecans and bananas
  4. Bake at 350° for 25-30 mins

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Ingredients

1 ½ lb.    Cream Cheese
1 lb.        Butter
Vanilla to taste
2 heaping scoops of powdered sugar (approx. 4 cups to start)

Procedures

  1. Cream butter and cream cheese together in a bowl (approximately 5-7 minutes), until there are no clumps left
  2. Slowly add in powdered sugar a little at a time to avoid clumping

Add vanilla to taste