Nadia G’s ‘Bitchin’ Girls’ Night In Recipes
First Published: April 12, 2012 12:02 PM EDT Credit: Access Hollywood
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Cooking Channel’s Nadia G is known for her saucy attitude and devilishly fun eats. The Bitchin’ Kitchen chef stopped by Access Hollywood Live with recipes for a girls night in and one for the guys who want little something to eat before they hit the town.
Girl’s Night In Bacon Chocolates
(makes 24 chocolates)
6 slices maple-cured bacon
2 cups milk chocolate, roughly chopped
1/2 cup cripsed rice cereal
Fleur de sel
Directions: Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add the bacon and render until crip. Drain on paper towels to remove excess grease. Melt the chocolate on the top of a double boiler over medium heat. Remove from the heat when the chocolate is 80-percent melted and continue stirring until fully melted. Stir in the bacon, and then gently fold in the crisped rice cereal. Pour the mixture into silicone molds, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Unmold and sprinkle with fleur de sel.
Boy’s Night Out Filet Mignon Tacos w/Balsamic Syrup
(makes 4 servings)
4 steaks at room temperature
2 lbs steak seasoning
3 tbs. of canola oil
Sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil, roughly chopped
Directions: To make the filet mignon: Season the steaks with a pinch of steak spice. Heat the canola oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat until almost smoking. Add the steaks to the hot pan. Sear the steaks for 2 minutes on each side. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook the steaks for another 2 minutes. per side. Tent the cooked steaks in aluminum foil and let them rest for 10 minutes. Remove tent, slice thinly against the grain. Serve in corn tortilla & top with butter lettuce & sun-dried tomatoes.
1/4 cup of aged balsamic vinegar
Directions: To make the balsamic syrup: Heat a pan on medium-high heat, add equal parts maple syrup and balsamic vinegar, and stir for 3 - 5 minutes until the sauce is bubbling and slightly reduced. Serve immediately, drizzled over the filet mignon.
Check out more of Nadia G’s recipes at www.bitchinlifestyle.tv
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