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Let’s Cook With Me

Let’s Cook With Me! Today is the day we take our palettes on a trip around the world. On today’s menu: Sweet and Spicy Jerk Pork, BBQ Chicken, Jollof Rice, Stir Fry Veggies, And Sweet Plantain.


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Sweet And Spicy Jerk Pork

Course Dinner, Meat, Pork
Cuisine Cooking With Tammy
Keyword Jerk Pork, Jerk Seasoning, Pork, Recipe
Author cookingwithtammy

Ingredients

  • salt and lemon to clean meat
  • 3 lbs pork shoulder cubed
  • 2 tbsps jerk seasoning If using Jerk Seasoning add enough to coat chicken
  • 1 medium onion yellow
  • 1 tbsps ginger fresh and diced
  • 2 green onions / scallions chopped
  • 4 springs cilantro fresh and chopped
  • 2 springs parsley fresh
  • 2 tbsps browning sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp accent salt msg
  • Sweet Jerk Sauce Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup jerk marinade or sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup pineapple juice
  • 3 tbsp honey or 2 tbsps brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp water

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F
  • Wash, rinse, and drain the pork pieces with salt and lemon juice.
  • Use a paper towel to pat the meat dry. Transfer meat to a large bowl, add jerk seasoning, onions, scallions, ginger, cilantro, accent, parsley, and browning sauce.
  • Using gloves or a mixing spoon combine all ingredients and place the seasoned meat into a baking pan.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake for about 2 hours or until meat is fork-tender.
  • Sweet Jerk Glaze
  • Combine the sauce ingredients, and add to a saucepan, simmer on low heat until sauce the thickens. If the sauce isn't thick enough combine cornstarch with water and add to the sauce.
  • Drizzle unto Jerk Pork, combine and serve.
  • Enjoy!!!
Let's Cook With Me
Let’s Cook With Me

Sweet Plantain

Course Appetizer, Brunch
Cuisine Cooking With Tammy
Keyword Plantain, Side Dish
Author cookingwithtammy

Ingredients

  • oil
  • plantain sweet / sliced

Instructions

  • Add oil to a frying pan and allow the oil to become hot.
  • Add sliced plantain and fry until golden brown on both sides.
  • Remove sweet plantain and set on a paper towel to drain.
  • Serve and Enjoy!!!
Sweet Plantain
Sweet Plantain

Stir-Fried Veggies

Course Appetizer, Vegetables
Cuisine Cooking With Tammy
Keyword Cabbage, Carrots, Vegetables
Author cookingwithtammy

Ingredients

  • oil to coat pan, skillet or wok
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cabbage remove the core and chop
  • bell peppers
  • carots sliced
  • vegetable broth or water
  • soy
  • ginger finely chopped
  • honey
  • cornstarch
  • water

Instructions

  • Add oil to the skillet along with the veggies season with salt to taste.
  • Combine and stir-fry until the veggies become softened to your desired preference.
  • Using a separate bowl combine water, soy, cornstarch, and honey. Add the mixture to the veggies and combine.
Stir-Fry Veggies
Stir-Fry Veggies

Jollof Rice

A delicious flavorful savory rice. Jollof rice pairs well with any meat, stew, or veggie.
Course Drinks, Main Course
Cuisine African, Cooking With Tammy, West African
Keyword Jollof, Jollof Rice, Rice
Author cookingwithtammy

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsps oil
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 1 onion medium diced
  • 2 tsp thyme fresh
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • cups rice long grain / basmati
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 chicken bouillon
  • 1 14 oz can tomato sauce or 1 tomato bouillon
  • 4 cups chicken broth or water
  • 1 scotch bonnet or hot pepper sauce
  • veggies peas, carrots, corn

Instructions

  • Using medium-high heat, start with heating oil in a medium to a large saucepan.
  • Add diced onions, garlic, and thyme, cook for 2 minutes until the onions become translucent.
  • After 2 minutes add rice, paprika, bouillon, salt, and pepper.
  • Stir to combine the seasoning with the rice.
  • Once the rice becomes brown and fragrant add tomato sauce, chicken broth, and hot pepper.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Cover with a lid and cook for about 20 minutes or until the rice is softened.
  • Allow the rice to sit for about 10-15 minutes to lock in the flavors.
    This rice is even tastier a day later. πŸ™‚
  • Enjoy!!!
Jollof Rice
Jollof Rice

BBQ Chicken

Course Chicken,, Dinner, Main, Poultry
Cuisine Cooking With Tammy
Keyword BBQ, BBQ Sauce, Chicken, Poultry, Roast Chicken
Author cookingwithtammy

Ingredients

  • BBQ Chicken
  • chicken
  • oil oil
  • season all
  • salt
  • pepper
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • paprika
  • chicken bouillon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Take cleaned, pat dried chicken and season thoroughly.
  • Place seasoned chicken in a baking dish and bake until cooked
  • Using a separate saucepan add butter, bbq sauce, and honey.
  • Combine the sauce until it thickens.
  • Baste chicken with the bbq sauce.
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