Kamado Joe "MoJoe" Newscast February 2013  

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Super Bowl Means Super Food

Mouth-watering recipes for the big game.

Super Bowl is one of the most-watched sporting events of the year, and many of you will be hosting a party for the game. If you plan to have friends and family over and you're wondering what to cook, we've put together a steak & chicken fajitas recipe and a buffalo wings recipe just for you. We created these recipes so you can adjust the ingredients to the size of your party, and best of all, you can prepare them ahead of time and not miss any of the game.

For this issue of MoJoe, we've partnered with John Setzler of Man Cave Meals. We gave him the recipes and he produced a video for each one, so you can easily see how to make them. A special thanks to John for his contribution.
Finally, check out the "Man Cave Meals" blog and videos. John offers viewers excellent information and instructions on other recipes, how-tos and product reviews.

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Recipe: Super Bowl Steak & Chicken Fajitas
Prep Time: 90 minutes
Cook Time: about 15 minutes
Serves 12


Steak Marinade Ingredients
2lbs skirt steak
2 Tbsp olive oil
4 garlic cloves (smashed and minced)
1 Tbsp fresh cilantro (chopped)
4 limes (juiced)
3/4 tsp ground cumin
3 bell peppers (assorted colors, thinly sliced)
1 large onion (thinly sliced)
Salt and pepper to taste

Chicken Marinade Ingredients
2lbs boneless chicken breasts (four breasts)
2 Tbsp olive oil
4 limes (juiced)
3/4 tsp cumin
1 Tbsp fresh cilantro (chopped)
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
3 bell peppers (assorted colors, thinly sliced)
1 large onion (thinly sliced)
Salt and pepper to taste

Serving Ingredients
2 packages of large flour tortillas (steamed or warmed)
1 package shredded qeuso cheese or Mexican blend cheese (4 cup size)
1 container sour cream
1 container guacamole
1/2 head lettuce (shredded)
1 bunch cilantro (chopped)
1 container salsa (mild, medium or spicy)
Jalapeños (sliced, optional)


Steak Marinating Instructions
Combine the olive oil, garlic, cilantro, fresh lime juice, cumin, salt and pepper in a large sealable storage bag. Seal and shake until the ingredients are mixed well. Add the skirt steak, bell peppers and onions making sure the meat and vegetables are covered with the mixture. Remove as much air from the bag as possible, seal and refrigerate 4-12 hours. Turn the bag over a few times during the marinating process.

Chicken Marinating Instructions
Combine the olive oil, fresh lime juice, cumin, cilantro, chili pepper, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper in a large sealable storage bag. Seal and shake until the ingredients are mixed well. Add the chicken, bell peppers and onions making sure the meat and vegetables are covered with the mixture. Remove as much air from the bag as possible, seal and refrigerate 4-12 hours. Turn the bag over a few times during the marinating process.


Cooking Instructions
1. Preheat the grill to 350°F (177°C) and set up for grilling.
2. Place each set of marinated vegetable in a double thick aluminum foil pouch with top open. Place to the side of the grill and allow to cook 5-7 minutes. Allow them to cook until the onions are transparent and the vegetables are soft, but not limp. Total cooking time will be 10-15 minutes. Seal and place in the oven set to "warm".
* Alternately, you can sauté the vegetables in a skillet on the stove or on the grill. Heat the skillet with 2 tbsp of olive oil, add the vegetables and use the visual guide above for doneness.
3. Place the skirt steaks and chicken breasts on the grill. Grill the skirt steaks 2-3 minutes per side. Grill the chicken breasts 4-6 minutes per side or until they reach an internal temperature of 160°F (71°C). Wrap the meat separately in aluminum foil and place in the oven to keep warm.

Serving Instructions
1. Place the queso cheese, sour cream, guacamole, lettuce, cilantro, salsa and jalapeños in small serving bowls.
2. Steam or warm the tortillas in a microwave.
3. Remove the meat from the foil onto a cutting board and cut across the grain into 1/4" strips. Serve immediately.

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Recipe: Smokey Buffalo Wings with Bleu Cheese Dip
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 45-60 minutes
Serves 4



Chicken Ingredients
2 lbs  chicken wing pieces (flats and drumettes)
2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
1 Tsp  salt
2 1/2 Tbsp  Frank's Red Hot Sauce
2 Tbsp butter (melted)
4 stalks celery

Dip Ingredients
1 cup bleu cheese (crumbled)
3/4 cup mayonnaise
2 Tbsp onion (grated)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
1/4 cup fresh parsley (chopped)
3/4 cup sour cream
1 Tbsp lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste


Chicken Instructions
1. Preheat the grill to 300°F (149°C).
2. Mix the flour and salt in a large plastic bag. Rinse the chicken, dip in milk (this step was not included in the video), place in the bag and toss to coat the wings.
3. Spread the chicken on a baking sheet and lightly spray with vegetable oil to prevent sticking on the cooking grate of the grill.
4. Optional-Add 2-3 wood chunks on top of the hot charcoal (apple, cherry, peach or pecan).
5. Insert the heat deflector with the plate in the bottom position, insert the cooking grate and place the chicken pieces on grill.
5. Roast the chicken for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until tender, turning once halfway through the cooking time. For crispy wings, remove the heat deflector and grill directly an additional 5-10 minutes. Check every few minutes to prevent charring the pieces.
6. Mix the hot sauce and melted butter in a large bowl, then place the chicken pieces in the bowl and toss to coat.
7. Cut celery into 4" pieces.
8. Serve immediately or preheat the oven set to "warm", wrap the wings in aluminum foil and keep warm until serving.

Dip Instructions
1. Combine the sour cream and bleu cheese in a large bowl and mix well.
2. Add the mayonnaise, grated onion, parsley, and lemon juice. Stir well.
3. Salt and pepper to taste.
4. Refrigerate 1 hour before serving.

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