RECIPE: After Work and Right Before Football Practice Honey Salmon, Fried Corn & Broccoli

BY: - 31 Oct '12 | Recipes

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Do you have 30 minutes or less to cook dinner? For many immediately after the bell rings at work, it is time to go home to job number 2! I know many of you can relate, as a matter of fact you are probably shaking your head thinking “I know that’s right girlfriend”! Whether its football practice, dance rehearsal, piano lessons, t-ball, lacrosse or tutoring sessions, many of us are constantly on the run. But we have to eat right? We have to feed our children and our husband/wives right? Well I’ve got a super flavorful but simple, easy and quick Honey Butter Salmon, Corn & Broccoli recipe that will knock your child’s football cleats off! Talk about juicy salmon, sweet buttery corn and steamed to perfection broccoli – BAM!

AFTER WORK AND RIGHT BEFORE FOOTBALL PRACTICE HONEY SALMON, FRIED CORN & BROCCOLI

INGREDIENTS FOR HONEY SALMON:
1-2 Slabs of Salmon Filet(s) (NOT salmon steaks)
4-6 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Old Bay or Seafood Seasoning (to taste)
Granulated Garlic (to taste)
Sea salt (to taste)
Ground black pepper (to taste)
Unsalted Butter (to taste)
Honey (to taste)

INGREDIENTS FOR FRIED CORN:
2 cans of corn or 4-6 corn on the cob
4-6 slithers of unsalted butter
1/3 cup of granulated sugar
2-4 tbsp. water

INGREDIENTS FOR STEAMED BROOCLI:
1 Bag of Frozen Broccoli Florets
1/3 cup of water
Unsalted butter (to taste)
Sea Salt (to taste)

READY, SET GO:

  1. Turn on Broiler to HIGH
  2. Line baking dish with aluminum foil
  3. Rinse your salmon slab(s)
  4. Pat salmon slab(s) dry with paper towel
  5. Rub salmon down on both sides with extra virgin olive oil
  6. Season salmon on both sides with old bay, granulated garlic, sea salt and ground black pepper
  7. Add extra virgin olive oil to baking dish and smear so it covers the entire baking dish
  8. Place the salmon slab(s) on the baking dish and place under broiler
  9. Allow salmon to cook for 15-20 minutes (until done ““ do not overcook)
  10. Once salmon is done, remove from broiler (but do NOT turn the broiler off)
  11. Cut slithers of butter and place all over the salmon slab(s)
  12. Then drizzle honey all over the salmon slab(s)
  13. Place the salmon back under the broiler for 5-10 minutes (do not allow to burn, you only need the butter to melt and the honey to caramelize)
  14. Once the butter is melted and the honey is caramelized, take out of the oven and allow to rest for at least 5 minutes
  15. NOW LET’S MAKE THE FRIED CORN (start the corn while the salmon is under the broiler so all is done around the same time)!
  16. Open cans of corn and drain all liquid (if you are using corn on the cob, cut the corn kernels from the cob with a knife (be careful) and set aside
  17. Add 4-6 slithers of unsalted butter to a large skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium to allow the butter to melt (but don’t let the butter burn)
  18. Once butter is melted add the corn to the skillet
  19. Allow corn to fry for 5-10 minutes
  20. After corn has been frying 5-10 minutes, add the 2-4 tbsp. of water and granulated sugar and stir to incorporate
  21. Allow corn to fry another 5-10 minutes
  22. LET’S MAKE THE STEAMED BROCCOLI (start the broccoli while the salmon is under the broiler so all is done around the same time)
  23. Add frozen broccoli to a Pampered Chef Vegetable Steamer or medium pot with a cover
  24. Add 1/3 cup of water to broccoli
  25. If you are using the Pampered Chef Vegetable Steamer cover and place in microwave for 8 minutes or until broccoli is tender ““ if you are using a medium pot with cover, put on stove and turn heat to medium/high cover but lift the cover just a little so a very small amount of steam can come out and cook for 10 minutes or until broccoli is tender
  26. After broccoli is done, drain and add unsalted butter and sea salt to taste
  27. SERVE, ENJOY, AND GET TO PRACTICE ON TIME!!!

Utokia ~
Sizzle Sizzle Baby

 

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Utokia Langley wrote 46 articles on this blog.

Utokia Langley is the video cooking mean machine and blogger behind She's Got Flavor, a written and video blog created to Sass up your kitchen experience and assist you in creating flavorful dishes that will surely please! She,s Got Flavor is developing a seasoning line that will help intensify the flavor in your food and make life easier and less cluttered in the kitchen for you, stay tuned. Above all Utokia is a child of God, a wife, mother of two beautiful children who think Mom's videos and food are da bomb and a true friend to many.

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She’s Got Thanksgiving: Grandma Langley’s Corn Bread Dressing

BY: - 12 Nov '12 | Lifestyle

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This is part of a special series of recipe posts by Utokia Langley of She’s Got Flavor as we lead into Thanksgiving! Make sure you check back everyday for another recipe!

Let me just start by thanking God for Grandma Langley. She is my husband’s mother and such an angel to everyone around her. So for this recipe posting purpose she is affectionately known as Grandma Langley but to me she is Mom (love you Mom)! NOW let us bow our heads and be thankful it’s Thanksgiving and Grandma Langley is making her infamous Corn Bread Dressing. She has 3 sons and I’ve seen each of them eat this corn bread dressing until they are sick! YES it’s one of those dishes you look forward to every year and the one you keep eating even when your stomach has warned you it might explode at any time. IT’S THAT GOOD PEOPLE! I have to be honest I cheated a few of Grandma Langley’s steps just to save time but I followed 99% of Grandma Langley’s recipe! Lastly, this is Thanksgiving and its 2012; we have to thank God for just having a meal. The economy is still down and many are without work and worse without a meal! I implore you to in return for this FREE Thanksgiving recipe that you donate at least 1 non-perishable food item to a food bank or make a dish for a homeless shelter for Thanksgiving! Enjoy this fabulous corn bread dressing but don’t forget your end of the deal on this one! Thanks in advance!!

Can You See The Grandma Langley Love Here?

Hi My Name is Grandma Langley’s Corn Bread Dressing and I just received a gravy shower ahhhh feels good!!

It’s only natural that I get up close and personal!! Look at all that love up close YUM!

INGREDIENTS:

4 boxes of prepared crumbled Jiffy Corn Bread
4 pieces of wheat toast
2 beaten eggs
4 cups of thinly sliced celery
2 cups of diced white onions
1.5 pounds of turkey necks
2 – 12 fl. oz. cans of evaporated milk
2 sticks of unsalted butter (to sauté the celery & onions)
1 stick of unsalted butter (to cook with the turkey necks)
3 cups of chicken broth
Sea Salt (to taste)
Ground Pepper (to taste)
Granulated Garlic (to taste)
Adobo All Purpose seasoning (to taste)
Cooking spray to spray your baking dish (I use Pam)

READY, SET GO:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350
  2. Put your turkey necks in a large sauce pot in 3 cups of chicken broth, 1 stick of butter, sea salt, granulated garlic, ground pepper and adobo all-purpose seasoning and bring to a boil
  3. Once turkey necks are boiling, turn heat down to medium and allow to cook for 30-35 minutes or until tender
  4. Once turkey necks are tender turn heat off and remove from liquid but DO NOT throw away the liquid
  5. When turkey necks cool remove the skin and pull meat from turkey necks and set aside (discard bones & skin)
  6. Prepare corn bread as directed on back of boxes and crumble in a big bowl while warm (be careful not to burn yourself)
  7. Tear toast into small pieces while warm and add to crumbled corn bread (be careful not to burn yourself) ““ this is your corn bread mixture
  8. Melt 2 sticks of butter and sauté celery & onions until tender and add to crumbled corn bread mixture
  9. Add turkey neck meat to corn bread mixture
  10. Add liquid (seasoned chicken broth & butter) from pot you used to cook turkey necks to corn bread mixture
  11. Add evaporated milk to corn bread mixture
  12. Add beaten eggs to corn bread mixture
  13. Stir all together until well incorporated
  14. Spray baking dish with cooking spray
  15. Pour corn bread mixture into baking dish and bake for about 15-20 minutes or until light golden brown (do not overcook or it will get dry)
  16. FINALLY when serving add your favorite gravy
  17. ENJOY, ENJOY, ENJOY!!!

Double ingredients to make more

Don’t forget to offer people gravy as a topping to this lovely recipe!!

AND REMEMBER – this is Thanksgiving and its 2012; we have to thank God for just having a meal. The economy is still down and many are without work and worse without a meal! I implore you to in return for this FREE Thanksgiving recipe that you donate at least 1 non-perishable food item to a food bank or make a dish for a homeless shelter for Thanksgiving! Enjoy this fabulous corn bread dressing but don’t forget your end of the deal on this one! Thanks in advance!!

Utokia ~
Sizzle Sizzle Baby

About the author

Utokia Langley wrote 46 articles on this blog.

Utokia Langley is the video cooking mean machine and blogger behind She's Got Flavor, a written and video blog created to Sass up your kitchen experience and assist you in creating flavorful dishes that will surely please! She,s Got Flavor is developing a seasoning line that will help intensify the flavor in your food and make life easier and less cluttered in the kitchen for you, stay tuned. Above all Utokia is a child of God, a wife, mother of two beautiful children who think Mom's videos and food are da bomb and a true friend to many.

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