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Easy Entertaining

Tanji Patton with Good Taste With Tanji and Chef Adrian Perez with Complete Eats share quick and easy entertaining eats to pair with rose wines.

 

Citrus Summer Marinade  

1 cup orange juice 

1/2 cup lime juice 

1/4 onion-sliced 

2 cloves garlic 

1 cup cilantro 

2-3 tsp sea salt

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp chili powder

1 tsp black pepper 

1/2 cup olive oil 

 

Blend all ingredients in food processor until smooth. Marinate your choice of protein in ziplock with marinade up to 24 hours. 

 

Chicken Veggie Skewers 

2 chicken breast-cubed

1 tsp salt

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp garlic powder 

1 tsp chili powder

1 red bell pepper-sliced

1 yellow bell pepper – sliced

1 orange bell pepper – sliced 

1 Zucchini – sliced

1 Yellow squash – sliced

1/2 cup cherry tomatoes - halved 

6 to 8 purple potatoes- halved 

 

Boil potatoes for 5 to 10 minutes until tender. 

Soak wooden skewers in water for 20 minutes. Remove skewers from water and skewer all vegetables, chicken, potatoes, and Grill for 6 to 8 minutes rotating every 2 minutes . 

 

Pineapple Mandarin Sauce

2 cups pineapple-dived

1 cup Mandarin oranges

1 Tablespoon of coconut oil

2 tablespoons of coconut cream

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 tablespoon of lime zest

2 tablespoons of lime juice

 

Sauté pineapple and mandarins in skillet w/ coconut oil on medium heat until tender. Add lime zest, lime juice, and red pepper flakes. Transfer to food processor and blend until smooth. 

 

Summer Brussel Crunch Salad 

 

4 cups of shaved Brussels sprouts-sautéed in oil 1 tablespoon of olive oil for 2-3 minutes 

1/2 teaspoon of sea salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 red apple – Sliced

1/2 green apple – Sliced

1/2 cup grapes- halved 

2 tbsp Parmesan cheese 

2 tbsp Pine nuts

Dressing 

1/2 cup olive oil  

1 tbsp Dijon mustard 

1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar

1/4 cup honey

 

Whisk ingredients for dressing together and toss with remaining ingredients.