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Main Course Recipes Seafood Thai

Thai Grilled Shrimp

This spicy grilled shrimp dish captures the mouth-watering flavours of Thai cuisine. After marinating in Thai basil, lime, chili, garlic and peanut oil, jumbo shrimp are skewered and grilled to perfection.

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Italian Main Course Recipes

Penne with Sausage & Mushrooms

A simple one-pot sausage and pasta dish with garlic, mushroom and Parmesan cheese. This is one of those recipes that can be very delicious if you use quality ingredients.  Get some nice spicy Italian sausage from your favourite butcher shop and a wedge of authentic Parmesan or Asiago cheese that you will grate yourself to…

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American Copycat Recipe Main Course Recipes

Southern Fried Chicken: The Secret is Out

Irresistibly juicy chicken pieces with a crispy coating seasoned with eleven herbs and spices. Kentucky is known around the world as the home of Colonel Saunders and his “finger lickin’ good” chicken. This famous version of southern fried chicken is coated with a secret blend of 11 herbs and spices.  Copycat recipes have been circulating…

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American Main Course Precooked Ingredients Recipes

Chicken Tetrazzini

Pre-cooked chicken, pasta and vegetables are baked in a creamy cheese sauce. Don’t let the Italian name fool you, this dish was actually invented by Ernest Arbogast, chef at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco in honour of a famous opera star.  At the height of her career as a sellout draw at opera houses…

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American Main Course Recipes

Jambalaya and the Cajun Holy Trinity

Straight from Louisiana is this one pot meal of spicy sausage, shrimp, tomatoes, rice and the Cajun holy trinity. Most attribute the French heritage of the Louisiana Acadians to coining the name for this dish. Combining the phrase ham with rice in their “cajun” dialect resulted in the phrase “jambon à la ya”. Remember the…

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French Main Course Recipes Seafood

Salmon with Pernod

Salmon fillet baked with sweet pepper and a buttery glaze of anise and Pernod. Shopping for your ingredients à la française One of the best ways to experience French culture is by shopping at the outdoor markets and specialty shops found throughout France. The vibrant colours and aromas are sure to please the senses. Listening…

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Fusion Main Course Recipes Seafood

French-Thai Fusion Garlic Shrimp

East meets west with this mouth-watering fusion shrimp dish. The chilli paste used in Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese cuisine, known as Sambal Oelek, works wonderfully to evenly spice the shrimp in the marinade. The flavours are well balanced with the garlic, basil and wine glaze, in the classic French style.

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Chinese Main Course Recipes Seafood

Salmon with Szechuan Peanut Sauce

Salmon filets are marinated and baked in a rich spicy sauce with peanuts.

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Canadian Main Course Recipes Seafood

Maple Glazed Salmon

Salmon fillet baked with a maple butter glaze that’s ready in about 20 minutes. Living in the largest maple syrup producing region in the world, I am always in search of recipes that incorporate the natural goodness produced in our local sugar shacks. Any visitor to Quebec or Ontario in spring should make sure to…

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Indian Main Course Recipes

Chicken Korma: A Curry House Favourite

Chicken pieces are braised with spices then simmered in a mild cream sauce. Korma can be traced back to the Moghuls who ruled India from the 10th to the 16th century. It was traditionally served for special occasions and at lavish banquets in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as it contains an array of expensive seasonings. …