Pan Sautéed Calamari Recipe

Pan Sautéed Calamari Recipe

Chris Stephens

Afternoon with Uncle Dan features guest chefs cooking with the real Uncle Dan from Uncle Dan's® Seasoning and Salad Dressing. This video features Chef Angelo Brunson from Angelo's Ristorante.

Ingredients
  • 7 Ounces baby calamari, thinly sliced
  • 2 T Uncle Dans Chipotle Ranch Seasoning and Salad Dressing
  • ¼ C flour
  • 3 T Olive Oil
  • 3 Peperoncini, diced
  • 1 T chopped garlic
  • 2 T fresh parsley
  • 2 Pinches of chili flakes
  • 1 T capers
  • ¼ Roasted red pepper, diced
  • 2 T fresh basil, finely chipped
  • 2 Ounces water
  • 1 Lemon, squeezed
  • 2 T Butter
  • 1 Baguette
Instructions
  1. Preheat sauté pan on medium high for a few minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place the peperoncini, garlic, parsley, chili flakes, and capers in a small cup.
  3. Mix flour and Uncle Dan's Chipotle Ranch Seasoning together.
  4. Place calamari in a strainer and sprinkle flour and shake the strainer to coat.
  5. Place olive oil and cup of ingredients in sauté pan carefully and shake with tongs to perfume.
  6. Place calamari in pan and sauté for 30 seconds.
  7. Add water, butter, roasted red peppers, lemon and basil.
  8. Serve over bed of arugula with lemon and extra virgin olive oil and baguettes.

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Gluten-Free Bacon Ranch Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Gluten-Free Bacon Ranch Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Chris Stephens
 
Ingredients
  • Ingredients for the mushrooms:
  • 1 Lb large button mushrooms
  • 3 T olive oil
  • 4 T bacon bits (store bought or homemade)
  • 4 Oz Cream cheese
  • 1 T Uncle Dan’s Zesty Ranch Seasoning and Salad Dressing
  • Ingredients for the topping (optional)
  • 4 T crushed corn chips
  • 1 T shredded jack cheese
Instructions for mushrooms:
  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Remove mushroom stems from tops and discard stems.
  3. Place tops in a bowl and drizzle with the olive oil, gently toss or stir with a large spoon to completely coat mushrooms in oil.
  4. Place tops on sheet pan, opened side up, and roast in oven for 10-12 minutes.
  5. While the tops are cooking place the cream cheese, bacon bits and Uncle Dan’s Zesty Ranch mix in bowl of an electric mixer, mix at low speed until ingredients are incorporated then mix on medium-high speed for 3-4 minutes, stopping to scrape down the sides of the bowl once or twice during mixing.
  6. When cream cheese mixture is done, spoon a heaping spoonful into each mushroom top.
Instructions for the topping (optional):
  1. Place two handfuls corn tortilla chips (about 20 chips) in a plastic sandwich bag and crush into crumbs to make 4 tablespoons crumbs.
  2. Add shredded cheese to crumbs and toss to mix.
  3. Top each mushroom with about 1 teaspoon of the topping.
  4. Place filled mushroom tops back in oven for 10-12 minutes, remove from oven and serve.

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Mediterranean Salmon Cakes Recipe

Mediterranean Salmon Cakes Recipe

Chris Stephens

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 1 of "Afternoon with Uncle Dan." This video was shot and produced by Focus First Media. Afternoon with Uncle Dan features guest chefs cooking with the real Uncle Dan from Uncle Dan's® Seasoning and Salad Dressing. This video features Chef Kylan Mckee from Bistro on Spruce in Coeur d'Alene.

Ingredients
  • 1 Lb Wild Sockeye Salmon
  • 3/4 C finely diced red onion
  • 1 1/2 C finely diced red bell pepper
  • 3 T capers
  • 3 T Uncle Dan's Mediterranean Garlic Seasoning and Salad Dressing mix
  • 4 Dashes Tabasco (to taste)
  • 1 T Worcestershire Sauce
  • 4 C Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 T Dijon mustard
  • 3 Eggs, beaten
Instructions
  1. Chop salmon into 1/2 inch pieces.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients EXCEPT Panko crumbs.
  3. Add Panko 1/3 Cup at a time until a formable consistency (reserve remaining Panko).
  4. For Tzatziki dressing: (Mix all ingredients).
  5. /2 packet of Uncle Dan's Country Dill dressing mix.
  6. cucumber seeded and finely diced.
  7. C Greek yogurt.
  8. T lemon juice (fresh).

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Southern French Bread Recipe

Southern French Bread Recipe

Chris Stephens
Super simple appetizer. Fresh and easy french bread!
Ingredients
  • 1 loaf french bread
  • 1 pkg. Uncle Dan’s® Classic Ranch Seasoning and Dressing
Instructions
  1. Sprinkle one half package Uncle Dan’s® Classic Ranch Seasoning and Dressing mix over buttered French bread.
  2. Broil until lightly browned.
  3. Slice and serve.

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Tuna, Cottage Cheese, Tomato and Bacon Bruschetta Recipe

Chris Stephens
Afternoon with Uncle Dan features guest chefs cooking with the real Uncle Dan from Uncle Dan's® Seasoning and Salad Dressing. This video features Chef Brett Fontana from the Hayden Lake Country Club.


Ingredients
  • 1 pkg. Uncle Dan's Italian Seasoning and Salad Dressing
  • 1 pkg. Uncle Dan's Mediterranean Garlic Seasoning and Salad Dressing
  • 2 can of tuna
  • 1 C cottage cheese
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Bacon
  • 1 loaf italian bread
  • Butter
  • Olive oil
  • Fresh parsley
Instructions
  1. Slice the loaf of bread.
  2. Melt butter in a pan and then brown the bread on each side.
  3. Mix tuna and cottage cheese in a bowl.Stir in Uncle Dan's Mediterranean Garlic.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix in sliced cherry tomatoes, Uncle Dan's Italian, fresh chopped parsley, and olive oil.
  5. Slice bacon and cook until done.
  6. Top the bruschetta with the tun mixture and broil in the oven until warm.
  7. Remove from the oven and top with bacon and tomato mixture.

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