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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Dill Salmon Dip Recipe

Dill Salmon Dip Recipe

Chris Stephens
Easy to make salmon spread!

Ingredients
  • 8 oz. softened cream cheese
  • 8 oz. sour cream
  • 8 oz. smoked or regular salmon
  • 1 pkg Uncle Dan’s® Country Dill Seasoning and Salad Dressing mix
Instructions
  1. Mix everything together and enjoy as a dip or spread on crackers.

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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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Chipotle Ranch French Fries Recipe

Chipotle Ranch French Fries Recipe

Chris Stephens

Simple yet delicious French fry recipe!

Ingredients
  • 1 pkg Uncle Dan’s® Chipotle Ranch Seasoning and Salad Dressing Mix
  • 1 bag frozen French Fries
Instructions
  1. Sprinkle Uncle Dan’s® Chipotle Ranch Seasoning & Dip Mix over French fries. Cook according to package.

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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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Three Unique Italian Crostini Recipes

Chris Stephens

Ingredients
Crostini Mix:
  • 1/4 cup of butter
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 2 tsp Uncle Dan's Ranch
Whipped Gorgonzola & Balsamic Fig--Whipped Goat Cheese & Sun-dried Tomato Basil:
  • ¼ lb soft butter
  • ½ lb gorgonzola or Goat cheese
  • 3 tlb sour cream
  • 2 ½ tsp Uncle Dan's Blue Cheese
Fig Puree:
  • Dried figs sliced in half
  • 1/2 cups port wine
  • 1/2 cup Balsamic vinegar
Sun-dried Tomato Basil:
  • Sun-dried Tomato reconstituted for 5 to 10 minutes, drained and towel dried
  • Fresh basil
  • Olive Oil
  • Pinch Salt and Pepper
Jalapeño Cream Cheese & Smoked Salmon:
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Jalapeño Cream Cheese
  • 6 oz cream cheese
  • 1 tsp Shallots
  • 2 tsp Capers
  • Zest of Lemon, orange and 2oz of the juices
  • 2 tsp Uncle Dan's Italian Italienne
  • 2 oz fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 jalapeno minced fine
Instructions
  1. Heat till butter is melted and brush on pan. Lay down slices and pat with brush Bake at 400 degrees for 12 to 18 minutes
  2. Shake on garlic powder (not granulated)

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Tuscan Vegetable Crostini with Crispy Pancetta 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 Adam Miller from Bistro on Spruce.


Ingredients
  • Ingredients:
  • • 1 packet Uncle Dan's Italian Italienne dressing mix
  • • 1 C. chopped Pancetta
  • • 2 C. quartered brown mushrooms
  • • 2 C. artichoke hearts chopped coarsely
  • • 2 C. cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered
  • • zest from two lemons
  • • 1 T fresh thyme leaves
  • • 1 T chopped Italian parsley
  • • 1 baguette loaf
Instructions
  1. Render Pancetta, strain and reserve fat.
  2. Add Uncle Dan's Italian Italienne dressing mix to fat, sauté mushrooms, add artichokes and cherry tomatoes and heat through.
  3. Add half of the lemon zest and half of the thyme along with crisp Pancetta, mix thoroughly.
  4. Slice baguette into 1/4" diagonal Crostini and toast lightly.
  5. Top toasted baguette with mixture and garnish with remaining lemon zest, parsley and fresh thyme.

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Chipotle Ranch Hot Wings Recipe

Chris Stephens

Ingredients
  • Uncle Dan's® Chipotle Ranch Seasoning
  • Chicken Wings
Instructions
  1. Rub wings with desired amount of Uncle Dan's® Chipotle Ranch Seasoning.
  2. Bake wings on cookie sheet until thoroughly cooked through.

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Chipotle Bacon Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

Chris Stephens

Ingredients
  • 1 package Uncle Dan's Chipotle Seasoning& DipMix
  • 2 C. heavy whipping cream
  • 2 C. half and half
  • 3/4 C. granulated sugar
  • 1 T vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 4 pieces sliced bacon, cooked fairly crisp, drained well and minced
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl combine cream and half & half. gradually whisk in sugar and vanilla until well mixed.
  2. Refrigerate until well chilled (at least 3 hours).
  3. Toss bacon pieces with Uncle Dan's Chipotle Mix while bacon is still warm then spread over a flat surface.
  4. Melt chocolate in double boiler and drizzle over bacon mixture.
  5. Place cream mixture into ice cream machine, add bacon mixture half way through.

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Bacon, Cheddar, Ranch Gourmet Popcorn Recipe

Chris Stephens
"Afternoon with Uncle Dan" web series features guest chefs cooking with the real Uncle Dan from Uncle Dan's® Seasoning and Salad Dressing. This video features Chef Everett Fees from the Garnet Cafe, making gourmet popcorn.



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Ingredients
  • Uncle Dan's® Classic Ranch Seasoning
  • Aged cheddar
  • Truffle oil
  • Butter
  • Bacon fat
  • Popcorn seeds
Instructions
  1. Heat bacon fat over medium heat in stainless steal pot
  2. Add popcorn seeds and cover
  3. Allow popcorn to fully pop
  4. Put popcorn into paper bag
  5. Add truffle oil, butter, Uncle Dan's® Classic Ranch seasoning, aged cheddar and shake to season

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