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2 In The Kitchen: Fat Tuesday Style With Chef Jesse Jones

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(credit: Jesse Zanger/MeLikeEat.com)

(credit: Jesse Zanger/MeLikeEat.com)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Chef Jesse Jones dropped by the CBS 2 studio to help us cook us some food, Fat Tuesday style!

For more information about Chef Jesse, click here.

Click here for a printable recipe (.pdf)

Turkey Andouille Jambalaya

Serves 4

Ingredients

Chef Jesse Spice Blend

  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • ½ tsp black [epper
  • ½ tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp gumbo file powder
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp Fresh oregano

Jambalaya

  • 2 tablespoons Canola Oil
  • 1 pound Turkey Andouille Sausage
  • 1 ½ cup Medium Diced onions
  • 1 ½ cup Medium Diced Celery
  • 1 cup Green Bell Pepper
  • 1 cup Sweet red Bell Pepper
  • 1 ½ tsp Minced Garlic
  • 2 cups uncooked rice(converted)
  • 1 (8oz) can whole tomatoes, Diced
  • 4 cups of Turkey Stock

Preparation

In a large cast iron skillet, heat oil, add turkey Andouille sausage, cook for 5 minutes until brown and crispy. Add onions, Celery, Peppers, Chef Jesse Spice Rub and garlic. Mix well for 10 minutes, stir in rice, cook about 5 minutes, add tomatoes and stock, stirring well. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20 minutes. Serve hot.

Pan Fried Green Tomatoes

Serves 6

Ingredients

Chef Jesse Spice Blend

  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp granulated garlic
  • ½ tsp granulated onion
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp kosher salt or to taste
  • ½ fresh thyme

Fried Green Tomatoes

  • ¼ cup butter milk
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¼ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 green tomatoes, sliced

Preparation

In a bowl combine buttermilk, milk and egg, mix well. In a separate bowl stir together cornmeal, flour, salt, 2 tsp of Chef Jesse's spice. Season tomatoes with the spice blend, then dip the tomatoes in milk and egg mixture, then dredge in the cornmeal and flour mixture, fry 1 minute on both sides or until golden brown.

Remoulade Sauce

Makes 1 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 oz Prepared Mayo
  • ½ cup finely chopped green onions
  • ¼ cup finely fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup finely grated fresh Horseradish
  • 2 tablespoons Creole mustard
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Tabasco
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Preparation

In a blender or food processor, add all ingredients mix well, chill.

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