Breakfast

Crab Cakes with Mango Curry Aioli

Crab Cakes with Mango Curry Aioli
Enjoy a delicious seafood delicacy as a snack or serve it as an appetizer. Chef Ana Quincoces shows us how to prepare her mouthwatering and easy to make Crab Cakes with Mange and Curry Aioli.

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Cuisine: More Delicious Recipes
Recipe type: Appetiser, side dish, snack

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Ingredients
  • 1 lb lump crabmeat
  • ¾ cup plain panko bread crumbs
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 egg beaten
  • ½ a red bell pepper diced very small
  • 2 scallions sliced very thin
  • 1 tspn. hot sauce
  • 1 tspn. worcestershire sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • For the aioli
  • ½ cup of mayonnaise
  • ½ cup of sour cream
  • 2 Tspn. mango chutney
  • ¼ cup mango diced small
  • ¼ cup read onion diced
  • 3 Tspn. fresh basil chopped
  • 1 – 2 tspn. curry powder (taste after adding 1 tspn, add additional if stronger curry flavor is desired)
  • 2 Tspn. Fresh lime juice
  • ¼ tspn. each of salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 2-3 Tspn. olive oil

Preparation
  1. Drain the crabmeat and pick through it carefully making sure to discard any cartilage. In a large bowl, mix the crabmeat, bread crumbs, mayonnaise, egg, red pepper, green onions, Worcestershire, hot sauce, and salt and pepper until combined. Shape the mixture into 12 crab cakes being careful not to overwork the mix. Refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
  2. In another bowl combine the mayo and sour cream and stir well. Add all the remaining ingredients for the aioli, stir well, and set aside covered, in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook crab cakes until crisp and golden brown on both sides, about 4 minutes per side. Top with alioli.

 

Mofongo “Plantain Mash”

Mofongo “Plantain Mash”
Mofongo is a fried plantain-based dish from Puerto Rico. It is typically made with fried green plantains mashed with spices and pork cracklings or bits of bacon. You can top it with vegetables, seafood, chicken, pork, or beef.

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Cuisine: Caribbean
Recipe type: Breakfast, Snack, Brunch

Ingredients
  • Green plantains 6-8
  • Head of garlic 1
  • Salt 2 tsp
  • Pork or ham steak 1 Package

Preparation
  1. Add the salt pork or ham pieces to your IMUSA pan, and cook until crispy then set aside.
  2. Fill your IMUSA Dutch oven half way with water, add salt cover and bring to a boil.
  3. While the water is boiling, peel your plantains and cut into 2 inch pieces then add to water. Cook plantains until soft; drain (reserving the water into another pot), then add plantains to a large bowl.
  4. Using a potato masher or pilon, start mashing your plantains and slowly mixing in your garlic and pork or ham pieces. Spoon in some of the hot liquid reserve if mixture starts to get to sticky.
  5. Using a small soup bowl; spoon some of the mixture in and then turn upside down onto a flat plate and serve immediately.

Tres Leches French Toast

Tres Leches French Toast
Tres leches is a divine combination of 3 types of milk: Evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, and heavy cream. Your Sunday morning brunch will never be the same once you serve this French Toast! Who said you can’t have dessert for breakfast!?

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Cuisine: Fusion
Recipe type: Breakfast, Dessert

Ingredients
  • can of evaporated milk 1 (12 ounce)
  • can of sweetened condensed milk ½ (of 14 ounce)
  • vanilla, divided 2 teaspoons
  • eggs 5
  • salt ½ teaspoon
  • heavy cream 1 cup
  • slices of large white bread (1″), like Italian 10 to 12
  • sugar ⅓ cup
  • butter for frying
  • dulce de leche for drizzling, optional

Preparation
  1. In a large bowl whisk together evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, eggs, and salt until combined.
  2. Place liquid in a wide re-sealable container and press slices of bread inside the container until they absorb some liquid.
  3. Place in the refrigerator for 30 minute, turning over bread half way through.
  4. In the meantime prepare the topping by placing the heavy cream, sugar, and remaining teaspoon of vanilla in a stand mixer.
  5. Using the whisk attachment, whisk together until stiff peaks are formed.
  6. Refrigerate whipped cream until ready to serve.
  7. Add a few pads of butter to an IMUSA NON-STICK GRIDDLE on medium-low heat and once melted cook the slices of toast for 3-4 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
  8. Plate two French toasts and add a spoonfuls of whipped cream on top of the toast. Drizzle with dulce de leche, if desired, and serve immediately as the topping will melt quickly.

Personal Pan Spanish Frittata

Personal Pan Spanish Frittata
A frittata is an omelet of Spanish origin – usually made with potatoes. This Spanish Frittata is a wonderful weekend brunch or a light weeknight dinner. Serve hot or at room temperature and serve with crusty bread!

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Cuisine: Fusion
Recipe type: Breakfast

Ingredients
  • medium or large eggs 2
  • small russet potato ½
  • red peppers ½ cup
  • onion ½ cup
  • Parmesan cheese ¼ cup
  • cilantro 1 table
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • black olives 1 tables
  • extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons

Preparation
  1. Add 2 tablespoon of the oil to your non-stick IMUSA egg pan and heat over low.
  2. Cook potato slices in oil until golden brown. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Add peppers and onions to pan and sauté for a few minutes until softened.
  4. Whisk eggs with salt & pepper in a bowl then add your potatoes, peppers and onions and mix.
  5. Wipe your pan clean with a paper towel and add the remaining olive oil. Add your egg mixture and cook on low until eggs are set; about 7 minutes.
  6. Top with Parmesan cheese and olives and cover with foil.
  7. Your frittata is ready when eggs have completely cooked through. Top with cilantro and serve.

Egg White Omelet with Spinach, Chorizo and Goat Cheese

Egg White Omelet with Spinach, Chorizo and Goat Cheese
The combination of flavors from the spicy chorizo & tangy goat cheese create a wonderful omelet that will be a weekend brunch favorite!

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Cuisine: Fusion
Recipe type: Breakfast

Ingredients
  • baby spinach 1 cup
  • crumbled goat cheese or feta cheese 2 tablespoons
  • chorizo 1 tablespoon
  • large egg 1
  • large egg whites 2
  • hot red pepper sauce, such as Tabasco ¼ teaspoon
  • salt 1 pinch
  • freshly ground black pepper 1 pinch
  • olive oil 2 teaspoons

Preparation
  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil in an IMUSA sauté pan.
  2. spinach and cook just until wilted, about a minute. Drain, press out liquid and chop coarsely. Place the spinach in a small bowl.
  3. Stir in the cheese and chorizo.
  4. Blend egg, egg whites, hot sauce, salt, and pepper briskly with a fork in a medium bowl.
  5. Heat oil in an IMUSA egg pan over medium-high heat until hot. Tilt the skillet to swirl oil over surface.
  6. Pour in egg mixture followed by the spinach, chorizo and cheese mixture. Reduce heat to medium and cover. Continue to cook until almost set, and the bottom is golden, about 5 to 6 minutes.