Crispy Baked Boursin with Hot Honey

Has this recipe been taunting you on social media like it has us? Hello food porn. Boursin, good…crispy, good. hot honey, gooood…all together, sensational!

Super simple to throw together, this would be perfect for a quick appetizer, or for dinner. We had it with sliced French baguette, some toasted with evoo and some not. It was delicious.

Hot honey can be found on shelves anywhere these days, because it’s so good… on everything. But for this I just heated up some honey and red chili flakes so I could control how spicy I wanted it and I wanted it HOT!

Ingredients

Boursin cheese (garlic and herb)

2 Tbs flour

1 egg, beaten

1 cup panko breadcrumbs (seasoned with salt and pepper)

salt and pepper

TO SERVE-

Hot honey

Bread or crackers of your choosing

Directions

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

Place the flour, the beaten egg and seasoned panko breadcrumbs into three separate bowls.

Coat the Boursin first in the flour, and make sure that the cheese is completely coated. Dust off any excess flour and then dip in the egg, once again ensuring it’s well coated. Finally coat in the panko breadcrumbs.

Place the crumbed cheese on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

Place in the preheated oven and allow to bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.

While the cheese bakes, make your hot honey with honey and diced chilies, or honey and crushed red pepper or your favorite store bought hot honey. Whatever way you go, just heat it up in the microwave or a small sauce pan. Also, prepare your French bread for serving. Thinly slice the baguette and place on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and bake until crisp and golden on both sides. 

Once the cheese has baked and looks golden brown, remove from the oven.

Serve on a plate, drizzle with the hot honey and toasted bread. Serve additional honey on the side because you will want more!

Enjoy!

Baked Korean Teriyaki Chicken Wings

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Gochujang is a fermented Korean hot pepper paste. I see it all over these days even on the shelves of the big box grocery stores. If you haven’t tried it, here’s your chance, it’s delicious.

I had a bottle of K Pow, a Korean hot sauce in the pantry.

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The main ingredient is Gochujang and I thought it would be the perfect thing to add to a chicken wing sauce. I do love me a Thai or Asian inspired chicken wing. I will take those every day over Buffalo sauce.

This is finger licking good recipe.

INGREDIENTS

3-4 pounds chicken wings

1 tablespoon corn starch

1 1/3 cups soy sauce

1/3 cup Mirin (rice cooking wine)

1/2 cup honey

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger

2-3 tablespoons Gochujang or Korean hot sauce

1/2 tablespoons  toasted sesame seeds

1/4 cup chopped green onions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Coat a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray

In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water. In a large glass measuring cup or another bowl, whisk together soy sauce, Mirin, honey, garlic, ginger, Gochujang or Korean hot sauce and cornstarch mixture.

Arrange wings in a single layer onto prepared baking dish. Pour the sauce evenly over the wings.

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You can let this hangout for a bit while you do that task you’ve been putting off.

Place into oven and bake for 45-50 minutes, using tongs, turn halfway through. Then broil for a few  minutes, or until the wings are slightly charred.

Sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions. Let cool for a few before serving.

Baked Tilapia en Papillote

Well what do you know, it’s a recipe and not kid spam.

I used to make this recipe weekly, I have no excuse why I stopped. It’s now being put back on rotation because it’s so good and SO easy. I was able to prepare this with one kid whining at my feet about how she was starving while simultaneously feeding a whiny baby. Plus, there is no real clean up, which will make the husbands very happy.

2 Tbs  fresh ginger, finely chopped or grated
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped or grated
2 green onions (green part only), finely chopped
Serrano chile to taste
1 cup finely chopped cilantro
2 Tbs olive oil
Dash of toasted sesame oil
Dash of soy sauce
Dash of fish sauce
4 tsp dark maple syrup

4 Tilapia filets, seasoned with salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 400°F. Combine all topping (first 10 ingredients) in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste

Prepare 4 sheets of parchment paper by folding each sheet in half and placing a tilapia fillet centered onto one side of the fold of each sheet. Divide topping evenly among them, spreading it over the top.

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Place in oven and bake 20-25 minutes.

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*Recipe adapted from Self Magazine

 

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Well it’s that time of year again….

football

 

Sundays are spent in front of the T.V. and  it looks like Seattle is going to make it worth our wild this year.

So in honor of our winning season I made some football food. Wings and pizza, can’t go wrong with either of those choices.

I made about 20 wings. Started off seasoning them with garlic salt, cumin, cayenne and ground black pepper.

I baked them at 400 degrees for 50 minutes, then I hit them with the broiler for a few extra minutes to crispy up the skin.

I melted 1 Tbs. butter and 1/2 cup Franks extra hot sauce in a sauce pan over low heat until warmed through. Then you toss the wings with the sauce and voila! Baked chicken wings.

Easy breezy, and tasty too!

Pizza, up next!