@ChefBaeSTL takes on Ruler Foods for Southern Classic Recipes
Digital creator & Executive Chef of Two Times Catering, Chef Bae STL, joins us in the kitchen to share his take on red beans & rice, cornbread, catfish & “BaeRolls”.
ST. LOUIS — We sent digital creator & Executive Chef of Two Times Catering, Chef Bae STL, to Ruler Foods on a mission to create budget friendly recipes.
Chef Bae’s culinary expertise is rooted in Creole, Caribbean and Italian cooking. So, it was only natural that he brought southern classics to the Show Me Kitchen! He shared his take on Southern Fried Catfish with Creole Red Beans & Rice, Cornbread.
(8-10) Thawed Catfish Fillets
(3 Cups) Seasoned Cornmeal Mix
Heat Canola Oil in Cast Iron Skillet to 350*.
Rinse fish, and pat dry with paper towel.
In separate bowl add seasoned cornmeal.
Toss Catfish in breading until evenly coated.
Fry fish for 5-7 minutes until golden brown.
Remove and place on cooling rack.
Red Beans & Rice
(2) Red or Green Bell Peppers (Diced)
(8) Stalks of Celery (Diced)
(1lb) Smoked Turkey Sausage (Diced)
(1/4Cup) Creole Seasoning
(2 tbs) Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
(1lb) Long Grain White Rice
Rinse beans, and then soak in a large pot of water overnight.
Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic oil for 3 to 4 minutes.
Rinse beans, and transfer to a large pot with Chicken Broth & Vegetable Broth. Stir cooked vegetables into beans. Season to taste with above seasoning mix. Bring to a boil, and then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 2 1/2 hours.
Stir sausage & smoked turkey wings into beans, and continue to simmer for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, prepare the rice. Bring water and rice to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. Serve beans over steamed white rice.
(5 Cups) Yellow Cornmeal Mix
Combine all above ingredients in large mixing bowl.
Mix well, but do not over blend
Pour mixture into greased 9” Baking Pan or Muffin Pan
Bake at 400* 15-19min or until golden brown.
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Check our October segment with Lydia Gwin of Gwin’s Tiny Kitchen.
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