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Kumquaty Thai Green Curry chicken soup March 2, 2013

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thai chicken

Kumquaty Thai Green Curry Soup

2 split chicken breast skin removed
1 carrot sliced
3 cloves garlic sliced
2 boxes chicken stock
2 tbs approx green thai curry
1/2 bag frozen green beans defrosted
1 potatoe cut in chunks

Fill a large soup pot with broth. Add sliced carrot, sliced garlic clove and potato and bring to a simmer. Add chicken breast. Once chicken breasts are no longer pink take out of broth remove meat from bones shred and put meat aside. Add bones back to broth and stir in thai green curry and green beans. After 30 minutes remove bones and add back in chicken. Continue to simmer for 20 minutes and remove chicken bones.

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Seared Ahi Tuna (when you need something different) January 31, 2013

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seared ahi

This is a very simple recipe….my husband was a little grossed out at first since her wasn’t feeling adventurous but then he really liked it

What you need:

Ahi Tuna (that has been frozen- apparently that’s all that sushi grade really means kills the buggies)

equal amounts:
coarsely cracked pepper corn
sea salt
paprika
red chili flakes (omit if you don’t like things hot)

garlic infused olive oil (if you don’t have it you can use regular and throw a few cloves in while the oil is heating up make sure to pull out before it burns)

cast iron pan (an absolute must for awesome flavor and searing)

Just sprinkle all over both sides of the tuna. Make sure to roll the side in it too. Let sit out for a minute while cast iron pan heats up with garlic infused olive oi. Once it starts to smoke put down the tuna. Don’t crowd the pan or it won’t stay hot. Count to slowly 10. turn it over slowly count to 10 again then take it off the pan. Slice thinly on the bias and enjoy!

Served with a side of Kumquaty Roasted Edamame Salad (to be posted tomorrow).