In the Kitchen — Chili Cumin

Maple Roasted Cumin Sweet Potatoes

INGREDIENTS 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1-inch pieces 2 Tbsp Acala Farms Chili Cumin Cottonseed Oil 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 2 Tbsp lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste   METHOD Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine syrup, lemon juice, Acala Farms Chili Cumin Cottonseed Oil, salt and pepper. Toss sweet potatoes in the mixture, coating thoroughly. Arrange potatoes and remainder of sauce in a 9-inch x 13-inch baking pan. Cover and place in oven, checking potatoes every 15 minutes and toss until tender, about 45 minutes to one hour.  Image: Key Ingredient 

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Buttery Garlic Hot Wings

INGREDIENTS 4 Tbsp Acala Farms Fresh Roasted Garlic Cottonseed Oil 1 Tbsp cayenne pepper 2 Tbsp dijon mustard 1 Tbsp black pepper 2 tsp Acala Farms Chili Cumin Cottonseed Oil 4 lbs chicken wings 1 jalapeño pepper, minced 12 oz Sriracha hot sauce 4 Tbsp salted butter 1 Tbsp white vinegar 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice   METHOD In a large bowl, mix 2 Tbsp Acala Farms Fresh Roasted Garlic Cottonseed Oil, cayenne pepper, mustard, black pepper and Acala Farms Chili Cumin Cottonseed Oil. Reserve 2 tbsp of sauce. Rinse and dry chicken wings. Toss wings in sauce, and let marinate for 2...

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Chili Cumin Shrimp and Rice

INGREDIENTS 1 cup white rice 1 lb uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined 1/2 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp butter 2 Tbsp Acala Farms Chili Cumin Cottonseed Oil Juice from 1 lime 1 orange pepper, diced 1 cup snap peas   METHOD In a saucepan, bring 2 cups water to boil. Add rice. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is fully cooked. While the rice is cooking, mix paprika, cayenne pepper, black pepper and salt in a bowl. Toss shrimp in spices. In a frying pan, melt butter. Add Acala...

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Chili Cumin Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

INGREDIENTS (makes 4 servings) 1 lb pork tenderloin 2 tsp dried oregano 2 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp salt 2 tbsp Acala Farms Chili Cumin Cottonseed Oil METHOD Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a bowl, combine oregano, cayenne pepper, paprika and salt. Cut tenderloin into 1/2 - 1 inch thick medallions. Toss in spice mixture Heat Acala Farms Chili Cumin Cottonseed Oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Brown tenderloin on all sides, about five minutes. Arrange pork on baking sheet and place in oven 15-20 minutes. Bake until center of pork is 145 degrees F and no longer...

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