In the Kitchen — Toasted Cumin

Toasted Cumin Carmel Apple Pork Chops

INGREDIENTS 4 pork chops 2 Tbsp Acala Farms Toasted Cumin Cottonseed Oil 4 Tbsp brown sugar 1/4 tsp nutmeg 3 Tbsp butter 2 tart apples, cored and sliced Salt and pepper to taste   METHOD Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. Place a medium dish in the oven to warm. Brush pork chops with Acala Farms Toasted Cumin Cottonseed Oil and cook on medium to high heat in a large skillet for 5-6 minutes, or until done. Once cooked, place in dish in the oven to keep warm. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Melt butter in skillet and...

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Toasted Cumin Chicken Fajitas

INGREDIENTS 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 Tbsp Acala Farms Toasted Cumin Cottonseed Oil 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp ground coriander 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1 jalapeño, chopped 3 cups canned black beans, rinsed and drained 1 1/2 cup thawed frozen corn 1 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 2 scallions, thinly sliced 2 Tbsp coarsely chipped cilantro 3 tsp white wine vinegar Salt and pepper, to taste Tortillas Optional: sour cream, shredded cheese   METHOD Butterfly the chicken breasts. In a medium bowl, combine cayenne pepper, coriander, salt and pepper. Toss chicken in seasoning, then sauté in a...

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Cumin Avocado Burgers

INGREDIENTS 1 lb ground beef or turkey 2 eggs 2 Tbsp Acala Farms Toasted Cumin Cottonseed Oil 2 tsp cayenne pepper 2-3 oz bourbon 2 avocados 2 tomatoes Sharp cheddar, sliced 1 loaf ciabatta, cut in fourths   METHOD Heat grill to medium-high. In a large bowl, mix ground meat, eggs, Acala Farms Toasted Cumin Oil, cayenne pepper and bourbon. Lightly pack into four patties and and place on grill. Cook evenly to your desired temperature, flipping burgers after 10 minutes. Add cheddar slices 1-2 minutes before removing burgers from heat. Slice avocados and tomatoes. Slice ciabatta quarters to make buns and place on grill...

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