Jan31
Posted in: Food & Cooking, Recipes

Seattle vs. Denver Party Foods

Whether they’re your team or not, celebrating football with party foods from each team’s city is always fun. So today, nachos loosely based on the classic Denver omelet goes head to head with super easy Salmon Tacos from Seattle. And regardless of who wins the actual game, you’ll be happy we either food choice.

Sam the Cooking Guy

Denver Omelet-ish Nachos

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Yield: Makes 2

Denver Omelet-ish Nachos

Ingredients

1 green pepper, diced small

8 ounces white mushrooms, diced

1/2 pound ham, diced small

1 small yellow onion, diced small

Kosher salt & fresh ground pepper

2 cups mixed cheddar/jack cheese, shredded

Tortilla chips

Over easy fried eggs, optional (but they shouldn’t be)

Instructions

  1. Heat large non-stick pan or wok on medium heat and add green pepper, mushrooms, ham & onion. Cook until vegetables are softened, and ham has started to get a little crispy on the edges – season to taste with salt & pepper.
  2. Put a large layer of chips in a microwave safe dish, cover with half the ham mixture then half the cheese – repeat layering.
  3. Microwave until hot, bubbly and you can’t wait anymore.
  4. Top with an over-easy fried egg, or two, or three.
Schema/Recipe SEO Data Markup by ZipList Recipe Plugin
http://blog.bedbathandbeyond.com/2014/01/seattle-vs-denver-party-foods/

Salmon Tacos

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Yield: Makes 2

Salmon Tacos

Ingredients

4 green onions, white & light green parts only, sliced into thin shreds

1/4 cup jicama, sliced into thin shreds

1/4 pound salmon fillet without the skin, cut into small pieces

3 Tablespoons Hoisin sauce

1/2 Tablespoon Asian chili paste

2 corn tortillas

1 teaspoon oil

Instructions

  1. Combine green onions and jicama into a "slaw" and set aside.
  2. Also mix Hoisin and chili paste in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Preheat a skillet or wok well on fairly high heat - also preheat a nonstick pan to heat the tortillas.
  4. Add 1teaspoon oil, then the salmon and cook quickly until still a bit moist inside.
  5. Heat the tortillas in the nonstick skillet.
  6. Spread some sauce on the each tortilla, top with salmon then slaw – eat.
Schema/Recipe SEO Data Markup by ZipList Recipe Plugin
http://blog.bedbathandbeyond.com/2014/01/seattle-vs-denver-party-foods/

 

The following two tabs change content below.

Sam Zien

is host of the TV show Sam the Cooking Guy, author of 3 cookbooks and a frequent guest in the Today Show kitchen. He’s also and proud of his “big in taste but small in effort” cooking style — “food that anyone can make,” he likes to say.

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: