Fire up the grill, add a dose of some heat, crack open a IPA or a chilled bottle of Gewurztraminer and you'll have a stellar meal ahead of you this weekend using some of your fresh Harvest Box goodies.
Thai Grilled Chicken Thighs
- 8 Chicken Thighs, bone-in, skin-on
- 1⁄3 cup Basil, fresh, chopped
- 1⁄3 cup Cilantro, fresh, chopped
- 1 Tablespoon Ginger, minced
- 1 Tablespoon Garlic, minced
- 1 Green Chili, minced
- 1 1⁄2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
- 1 1⁄2 Tablespoons Fish Sauce
- 1 1⁄2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
- 1 1⁄2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
- Combine all ingredients except chicken in a bowl.
- Mix thoroughly.
- Add chicken and leave to marinate at least one hour, preferably longer.
- Grill chicken on the BBQ, until golden brown and cooked through.
Grilled Cabbage Wedges with Spicy Lime Dressing
- 1/4 cup lime juice (from about 3 limes)
- 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon fish sauce (optional — leave out for a vegetarian or vegan dish)
- 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
- 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
- 1/4 teaspoon sugar
- Lime wedges, to serve
- 1 head green cabbage
- Olive or Coconut oil
- Heat a gas or charcoal grill. Whiz the limes, olive oil, fish sauce, garlic, cilantro, salt, cayenne, and sugar in a small chopper or blender until the sauce is pale orange and the garlic is pulverized. Set aside.
- Remove the loosest, toughest outer leaves from the cabbage, and cut into 8 evenly sized wedges. Do not remove the stalk or inner core. Lightly brush the wedges with Olive or Coconut oil.
- Place the wedges on the grill and cover. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes, or until the edges of each layer are blackened and the cabbage is beginning to soften. Flip each wedge over, cover the grill, and cook for an additional 5 to 7 minutes on the other side. Remove the cabbage when it is beginning to wilt, but is still firm in the middle. (This will also be somewhat a matter of taste; I like it fairly crispy still, but you may prefer it more well-done.) If necessary, turn the heat down or move the wedges to a cooler part of the grill so they don't burn. But don't be afraid of those blackened edges; you want a lot of grill and char marks on the cabbage to give it smoky flavor.
- Take the cabbage off the grill and arrange the wedges on a plate. Pour the dressing over top and serve immediately, with wedges of lime to garnish.
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