Friday, May 23, 2014

Crispy Gluten-Free Onion Rings

Cream of Rice makes these onion rings extra crispy outside but so tender inside.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Makes 6 servings

1-1/2 cups Cream of Rice® Hot Cereal, uncooked
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp.  garlic powder
1 tsp.  salt
2 large eggs
2 Tbsp. milk
2 large sweet onions, sliced into ½ inch-thick rings
Vegetable oil, for frying

Combine Cream of Rice, paprika, garlic powder and salt in a shallow bowl; set aside.  Beat eggs with milk in a shallow bowl. 

Add about ½- inch oil to large, deep skillet and heat over medium heat until hot.  Working in batches, dip onion rings into egg then coat in Cream of Rice mixture.  Gently drop into oil and cook about 8 minutes turning once, until golden brown and onion is tender.  Do not overcrowd skillet.  Repeat with remaining onions.

Drain on paper towels.  Sprinkle with additional salt and serve with ketchup or your favorite dipping sauce.

Recipe developed for Cream of Rice Cereal

Po’ Boy Burger with Spicy Remoulade

It wouldn't be Memorial Day without a big, fat, juicy burger.  You'll need 2 hands and plenty of napkins for this Po'boy Burger.

Prep Time:  10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Makes 4 servings

1 pound ground beef
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons Emeril’s Bam! Burger Seasoning, divided
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon mustard
1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
1 ½ teaspoons sweet paprika
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 French rolls
Shredded lettuce
Sliced tomato

Mix ground beef and 2 tablespoons Burger Seasoning.  Shape into 4 oval patties.

Combine mayonnaise, mustard, horseradish, paprika, cayenne pepper and remaining Burger Seasoning.

Grill or broil burgers to desired doneness.  Arrange burgers on rolls, top with lettuce tomato and remoulade.

Recipe developed for Emeril's Seasonings

Round out your menu with  Crispy Gluten-free Onion Rings or Potato & Avocado Salad!

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Gluten Free Pizza

A gluten free pizza crust that's sturdy enough to pick up.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Makes 6 servings

2 cups Cream of Rice® Hot Cereal, uncooked
4 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese, divided
1 tsp. salt
2 large eggs
¾ cup water
¾ cup pasta sauce
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Preheat oven to 400°F.  Lightly grease pizza stone, pan or baking sheet.

Combine Cream of Rice, 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese and salt.  Stir in eggs and water until blended.  Let rest 10 minutes.

Press Cream of Rice mixture into a 13 to 14-inch circle, making the edges slightly thicker (dough will be crumbly).

Bake 25 minutes or until golden and crisp.

Spread sauce evenly over crust then top with mozzarella and remaining tablespoon Parmesan cheese.  Bake 8 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Recipe developed for Cream of Rice.