6 Tasty Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday – 2/5/16

Super Bowl 50 kicks off this Sunday between the Panthers and the Broncos (3:30PM kick off time), so here are 6 great eats and sides for game day. Stop by the Deli for easy pick up on a variety of salads, sides, and finger foods and the girls will have you covered A to Z. Recipe wise Spanky will have you covered for all your veggie needs! Check back in tomorrow for a second batch of recipes!

#6.) Crispy Onion Rings

Crispy Onion Rings
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Crispy & Crunchy, Onion rings are an easy favorite! If you're looking for some fire in your Onion Rings, try marinating the onion slices overnight in your favorite hot sauce.
Recipe type: Appetiser
Serves: 4 to 6
  • 2 Onions, Sliced into rings
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • ½ teaspoon garlic or onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • Canola, Veggie, or Avocado Oil for Frying
  • (Optional - 1 Cup Favorite Hot Sauce to marinate Onion slices overnight for extra fiery kick)
  1. (If Marinating slices, do so in 1 Cup Hot Sauce overnight.)
  2. When ready to cook, combine flour, salt, and powder in a large bowl (Ziploc gallon bags work well too).
  3. Heat a pot or pan with a few inches of preferred oil to 360F.
  4. (If marinated, remove Onion slices from sauce and skip next step.)
  5. While heating, crack eggs into another bowl, mixing until well beaten.
  6. Dip slices into eggs, then dredge through flour mixture, tossing to coat.
  7. Shake off excess flour then fry in hot oil for about 3 minutes until golden brown.
  8. Season with salt to taste or enjoy as is.

#5.) Lori Lu’s Warm Chipper Dip
Lori Lu's Warm Chipper Dip (Bean Dip)
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Great bean dip from our local community, highly recommend checking out a copy of the Covenant Community Church' cook book. Lots of great recipes of people around town.
Recipe type: Appetiser
  • 8 Oz. Sour Cream
  • 1 Can Refried Beans
  • 8 Oz. Cream Cheese
  • ½ pkg. Taco Seasoning (Approx 2 Tablespoons)
  • 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 6-10 drops Tabasco Sauce
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Mix together all ingredients, setting aside ½ cup of Cheese.
  3. Pour into an 8x8' baking pan and top with Cheese set aside in previous step.
  4. Bake 20-35 minutes.
  5. Serve with favorite chips and enjoy.

#4.) Creamy Potato Salad with Radish & Dill
Creamy Potato Salad w/ Radish & Dill
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Potato salad with a great crunch via the radishes, with a creamy rich dressing. If made ahead of time, will taste better the longer it sits in the fridge.
Recipe type: Appetiser, Salad, Side Dish
Serves: 6-8
  • 2 & ½ Pounds Potatoes, Red or Russet. Scrubbed & Washed
  • ⅓ Cup Heavy Cream, chilled
  • ½ Cup Mayo
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon Zest (Or 1 Lemon to Zest)
  • 2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • Kosher or Sea Salt, to taste
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 bunch small Radishes, about 1 Cup
  • 3 inner ribs Celery and leaves, finely chopped, about ½ Cup
  • ⅓ cup Minced Onion
  • 3 Tablespoons chopped fresh Dill
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, (Highly recommend Italian Parsley)
  • Dash of favorite Hot Sauce or Tabasco
  1. Put potatoes in medium saucepan, covering with water by 1-2 inches.
  2. Add pinch of salt and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium, covering partway, and cook until potatoes are tender, around 20 minutes. Drain and let cool.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk cream until thickened to yogurt consistency.
  4. Whisk in Mayo, Mustard, Lemon Zest, Lemon Juice, and Hot Sauce.
  5. Season with ¾ teaspoon Salt, and few dashes of Black Pepper.
  6. When potatoes reach room temp, cut into ¾' inch chunks and drop them into bowl with the dressing.
  7. Add the Celery, Radishes, Red Onion, Dill, and Parsley. Toss and mix to evenly distribute.
  8. Taste, adding salt and/or pepper to personal taste.
  9. Serve or cover and chill for up to one day.

#3.) Tomato Salsa
Tomato Salsa
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Freshly made Salsa is always the best and it is incredibly easy to make.
Recipe type: Side Dish, Dips
Serves: 4
  • Pinch Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons Green Onion
  • 2 Tablespoons Lime Juice (Or 1 Lime)
  • 1 Habanero or Jalapeno Pepper, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic, minced
  • ¼ Cup Cilantro, Chopped
  • 2 Cups Cherry Tomato (Or Roma), Diced
  • ½ Cup Sweet Onion, Diced
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine everything and mix well.
  2. Season to taste with Salt & Pepper.
  3. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  4. Serve with favorite chips and enjoy.

#2.) Chicken Kabobs with Greek-Curry Yogurt Sauce
Chicken Kabobs with Greek Curry Yogurt Sauce
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Kabobs are a great way to put together some tasty hands on food. Does require overnight in the fridge to marinate well.
Recipe type: Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 4
  • For the Chicken:
  • 1 pound Boneless & Skinless Chicken Thighs (Can use B/S Breast)
  • ½ Cup Olive Oil
  • ½ Teaspoon Curry Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic, minced
  • 1 Teaspoon Ginger, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Cilantro
  • 1 Teaspoon Sesame Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Veggie Oil
  • Skewers, if Bamboo, soak in water for at least 30 minutes before use.
  • Salt & Black Pepper
  • For the Sauce:
  • ½ Teaspoon Cumin
  • ½ Teaspoon Curry Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Coriander
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic, Minced
  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • ½ Cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 Teaspoon Cilantro
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 2 Cups Greek Yogurt
  1. For the Chicken:
  2. Cut chicken into cubes, placing in a large bowl and season with salt & pepper.
  3. Add remaining ingredients except for the Oil and mix well.
  4. Refrigerate overnight.
  5. Preheat oven to 370F.
  6. Put 5 to 6 pieces on each skewer.
  7. In a hot skillet, add two tablespoons of Oil and sear each Chicken skewer to a nice golden brown.
  8. Place them on baking sheet and finish in oven until fully cooked, around 10 to 15 minutes.
  9. Serve with Sauce.
  10. To make Greek Curry Yogurt Sauce:
  11. In medium saute pan, lightly toast curry powder, cumin, and coriander.
  12. Add garlic, sugar, and heavy cream, and reduce by half before adding cilantro.
  13. Season with salt & pepper, transferring to a smaller bowl.
  14. Allow to cool down, setting aside or refrigerating.
  15. Fold in Greek yogurt and adjust seasoning to taste.

#1.) Spiced Tempura Chicken Wings
Spiced Tempura Chicken Wings
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This recipe comes together quite fast, with the marinade and spiced salt able to be made well beforehand.
Recipe type: Appetiser
Serves: 6
  • 2 Pounds Chicken Wings (Or Drumsticks)
  • Oil for frying
  • For Marinade:
  • ¾ Cup Soy Sauce
  • ¼ Cup Rice Vinegar
  • ¼ Cup Sugar
  • 4 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Ounce Ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • For the Batter:
  • 1¾ Cups Rice Flour, save a little extra for dusting the Chicken
  • ¼ Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ¼ Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Veggie Oil
  • 2 Cups Cold Water
  • For the Spiced Salt:
  • 1 Tablespoon Black Peppercorns
  • 1 Tablespoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 Tablespoon Allspice, whole
  • 1 Tablespoon Coriander, whole
  • 4 Tablespoons Sea Salt
  1. For the Spiced Salt:
  2. In dry skillet, toast spices until fragrant.
  3. Grind into a powder and mix with Sea Salt, then set aside.
  4. For the Marinade:
  5. In blender, puree all the marinade ingredients until smooth.
  6. Pour over Chicken and allow to marinate 8 hours or overnight.
  7. For the Batter:
  8. Combine Rice FLour, Baking Soda, Baking Powder, and Salt in a bowl.
  9. In another bowl, combine the wet ingredients.
  10. Whisk dry ingredients into second bowl, adjust consistency with a little water or flour as needed.
  11. Be sure batter isn't too thick, and always stir before using as the batter can separate.
  12. Putting it all together:
  13. Heat Oil in a fryer or pot to 350F.
  14. Drain Chicken from marinade and toss in extra flour.
  15. Toss in Tempura Batter, making sure to evenly coat.
  16. Fry until golden brown, cooked through, and crunchy. About 5-7 Minutes
  17. Season well with spiced salt, garnish with scallions if wanted, and enjoy!