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Compiled Recipe – Hot Crab Dip

Hot Crab Dip

Ingredients:
* 1 (225 gram) pack cream cheese
* 2 tbsp mayonnaise
* ¼ cup sour cream
* 4 tbsp bottled crab fat (aligue)
* 12 ounces crab meat, canned
* 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated, divided
* lemon zest, from half a lemon
* 6 green onions, chopped, plus more to garnish
* ½ tsp cayenne pepper
* salt (to taste)
* ground black pepper (to taste)

Preparations:
1) Pre-heat oven to 400◦F.

2) Combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, aligue, crabmeat, half the lemon zest, green onions and cayenne pepper. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well.

3) Place mixture in a baking dish and top with the rest of the cheese. Bake in the pre-heated oven until bubbly and golden, about 20 to 25 minutes.

4) Garnish with extra green onions. Serve immediately  with crackers or melba toast.

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Compiled Recipe – Buffalo Style Shrimp Toast

Buffalo Style Shrimp Toast

Ingredients:
* 50 grams blue cheese
* 50 grams cream cheese
* 2 to 3 tbsp mayonnaise
* 1/8 tsp lemon juice
* 3 tbsp butter
* 4 cloves garlic, sliced
* 1 ½ cup shrimp, medium-sized, peeled
* salt (to taste)
* ground black pepper (to taste)
* ¼ cup hot sauce
* 4 slices whole wheat bread

Preparations:
1) Make the blue cheese spread: Cream together blue cheese and cream cheese. Add mayonnaise and lemon juice. Set aside.

2) Melt butter in a saucepan until bubbling. Sauté garlic for 1 to 2 minutes until softened and lightly browned. Increase heat to high. Add shrimp. Season with salt and pepper. Sauté until just pink (Do not overcook). Remove from heat and toss in hot sauce.

3) Cut whole wheat bread into triangles and toast on one side. Spread blue cheese spread then top with 3 to 4 shrimps. Garnish with crumbled blue cheese and 1 stalk diced celery.

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Compiled Recipe – Baked Breaded Shrimp with Potato Salad

Baked Breaded Shrimp with Potato Salad

Ingredients:
* 1/8 cup canola oil, plus extra (to grease)
* 1 (25 gram) pack crackers
* 500 grams shrimp, medium sized, peeled and de-veined, with tails left on
* ½ cup all-purpose flour, seasoned with salt and pepper
* 2 medium eggs, beaten and seasoned with salt and pepper
* ¼ cup mayonnaise
* ½ tbsp. garlic, minced
* 2 tbsp whole milk
* 2 tsp lemon juice
* salt and pepper (to taste)
* 2 cups potatoes, diced
* ¼ cup mayonnaise
* 1 tbsp carrots, grated
* ½ tbsp. celery, finely chopped
* 3 strips honey-cured bacon, cooked until crispy and chopped finely

Preparations:
1) Pre-heat oven to 400◦F. Grease or line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2) Crush crackers with mortar and pestle. Transfer to a plate.

3) Coat shrimp with flour, dip in egg and coat with crackers. Place shrimp on prepared baking sheet. Brush with oil. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes or until cooked through.

4) Make the dipping sauce: Combine all ingredients in a bowl; mix well. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

5) Make the potato salad: Cook potatoes in a pot of boiling salted water until tender, about 5 to 6 minutes. Drain and place in a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Season with salt and pepper.

6) Serve breaded shrimp with dipping sauce and potato salad on the side.

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Compiled Recipe – Tapas Style French fries

Tapas Style French Fries

Ingredients:
* 1/3 cup mayonnaise
* 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
* 1 tsp hot paprika
* ¼ tsp salt
* 1 clove garlic, pressed
* ½ kilo French fries, prepared

Preparations:
1) Mix mayonnaise, fresh lemon juice, hot paprika, salt and garlic in a small bowl.

2) Serve with prepared frozen French fries, dusted with more paprika.

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Compiled Recipe – Potato Salad with Nachos

Potato Salad with Nachos

Ingredients:
* ¾ kilo potatoes, cubed and deep fried
* ¼ cup cheese spread
* ¼ cup cheddar cheese, grated
* ¼ cup mayonnaise
* ¼ cup salsa, prepared or store-bought
* ½ cup sweet corn
* ¼ cup black beans, rinsed and drained
* ½ cup corn chips, crushed
* 1 tbsp cilantro, chopped fresh

Preparation:
* Toss potatoes with cheese spread, cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, salsa, sweet corn and black beans; serve topped with corn chips, cilantro and more salsa.

 

 

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Compiled Recipe – Chicken Potato Frittata

Chicken Potato Frittata

Ingredients:
* 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
* 3 medium potatoes, peeled, cubed
* 1 medium red onion, peeled, sliced
* 2 cloves garlic, peeled, chopped
* 2 tomatoes, cored, chopped
* ½ tsp Spanish paprika
* 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
* 4 large eggs
* 2 tbsp mayonnaise
* 2 tbsp spring onions, greens only, chopped (to serve)
* sour cream (to serve)
* salt (to taste)
* ground black pepper (to taste)

Preparations:
1) Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add potatoes and cook, stirring regularly to prevent sticking. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Fry until potatoes have browned and are tender. Transfer to a bowl. Set aside.

2) In the same pan, sauté onion, then garlic and finally, tomatoes. Cook until each has softened. Add chicken and sauté until cooked through. Season with paprika, salt and ground black pepper. Return potatoes to the pan and stir to mix with chicken mixture. Stir in peas.

3) Whisk eggs with mayonnaise until well combined. Pour over potatoes and chicken. Shake pan to distribute eggs evenly, then cover. Lower heat to low and cook until egg is just set in the middle of the pan. Remove from heat. Cut frittata into wedges and top with sour cream sprinkled with spring onion. Serve while hot.

 

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Compiled Recipe – Old Bay Seasoned Camaron

Old Bay Seasoned Camaron

Ingredients:
* ½ can all purpose flour
* ½ cup cornstarch
* 2 tsp old bay seasoning, divided
* ¾ cup water, old bay seasoning
* 1 kilo tiger prawns, deveined, head and shells removed
* ½ cup mayonnaise
* 1 tbsp milk
* salt (to taste)
* ground black pepper (to taste)
* oil (for frying)

Preparations:
1) Pre-heat a deep sauté pan over medium heat with enough oil to reach about halfway up the sides.

2) Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix flour, cornstarch , 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning and water with a whisk. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

3) Once oil is hot enough, grab a prawn by the tail and dip in the batter, letting any excess drip off. Gently place in the hot oil and cook until browned and prawns are lighter in weight. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining prawns and batter.

4) Make the dip: In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, milk and remaining Old Bay. Serve with camaron.

 

 

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Compiled Recipe – Fruity Potato Salad

Fruity Potato Salad

Ingredients:
* 1 ½ kilo potatoes, peeled
* 1 green apple, cored, cut into thin chunks
* ½ cup dried cranberries
* ½ cup dried mango, chopped
* ½ cup walnuts, roughly chopped
* salt, as needed (to taste)
* ground black pepper, as needed (to taste)
* 1 cup mayonnaise
* 2 tbsp honey
* 1 tsp calamansi juice
* 1/3 cup bleu cheese

Preparations:
1) Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Salt the water, then add the potatoes. Gently boil potatoes until tender. Drain water completely, keeping potatoes in pot. Cover. Set aside to dry.

2) Meanwhile, make the Bleu Cheese Dressing: Whisk ingredients of dressing together in a large bowl.

3) Cut potatoes into chunks. Add apples, dried fruits and walnuts. Toss with dressing and chill until ready to serve.

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Compiled Recipe – Tuna Roll Ups

Tuna Roll Ups

Ingredients:
* 1 cucumber
* 1 (180 gram) can canned tuna chunks in oil, drained
* 2 tbsp pickle relish
* ¼ cup mayonnaise
* 1 tbsp red onion, finely chopped
* ½ tsp mustard
* 3 small 6-inch tortillas
* 6 slices cheese, chilled
* salt (to taste)
* ground black pepper (to taste)

Preparations:
1) Use a vegetable peeler to make about 9 thin cucumber strips. Place on a paper towel to absorb excess moisture. Set aside.

2) Mix tuna, pickle relish, mayonnaise, onion and mustard in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste and mix again.

3) Lay a tortilla on a chopping board. Remove wrapper and place 2 slices of cheese in the middle of the tortilla. Spread tuna mixture over cheese then top with cucumber slices. Roll tortilla, and using toothpicks or barbecue sticks, secure closed. Slice and serve immediately , or chill before slicing and serving.

 

 

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Compiled Recipe – Cheesy Chicken Nuggets

Cheesy Chicken Nuggets

Ingredients:
* ½ kilo chicken breast fillets, chopped small
* 2 cups mozzarella cheese, finely grated
* 1 cup sweet kernel corn
* 2 large eggs
* ½ cup all purpose flour
* 1 ½ L canola oil (for deep frying)
* 1 cup mayonnaise (for serving)
* salt (to serve)
* ground black pepper (to taste)

Preparations:
1) In a large bowl, combine chicken, cheese, corn , eggs and flour. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper. Set aside.

2) In a deep saute pan over medium heat, heat enough oil for deep frying. Test seasoning of fritter batter and adjust.

3) Drop the chicken mixture by the heaping tablespoon into the hot oil. Avoid crowding the pan. Use a slotted spoon to remove fritters as each floats to the top. Drain on a rack over paper towels.

4) Meanwhile, mix the mayonnaise and mustard together. Serve fritters immediately with the mayo-mustard dip or pack together with steamed rice.