Contestant number one for our Healthy Holiday Cooking Competition is Beth Schnitker from Circle S Catering in Pottsboro. She is making a Cranberry-Pecan Brown Rice Stuffing.
CRANBERRY-PECAN BROWN RICE STUFFING
1 CUP BROWN RICE
1/2 CUP DRIED CRANBERRIES
1 TEASPOON DRIED ORANGE PEEL
1/2 CUP CHICKEN STOCK
1/2 CUP CELERY, FINELY CHOPPED
2 TABLESPOONS SHALLOTS,FINELY CHOPPED
[MAY SUBSTITUTE ONION]
1 TEASPOON POULTRY SEASONING
1/2 CUP TOASTED PECANS
1/4 CUP CHOPPED FRESH PARSLEY
SALT & PEPPER TO TASTE
PREPARE RICE ACCORDING TO PACKAGE DIRECTIONS.
IN A MEDIUM MICROWAVE BOWL, MIX CRANBERRIES AND ORANGE PEEL WITH CHICKEN STOCK ON HIGH FOR 2 MINUTES AND SET ASIDE.
HEAT A LARGE SAUCE PAN OVER HIGH HEAT AND ADD MARGARINE.STIR IN CELERY,SHALLOTS,POULTRY SEASONING,
AND SAUTE 3 MINUTES.STIR IN CRANBERRIES,ORANGE PEEL, CHICKEN STOCK,PECANS PARSLEY AND RICE AND COOK
OVER MEDIUM HEAT FOR 3 MORE MINUTES OR UNTIL ALL LIQUID IS ABSORBED.
TO TOAST PECANS: PREHEAT OVEN TO 350.PLACE PECANS ON SMALL COOKIE
SHEET AND BAKE FOR 5 MINUTES.
BE CAREFUL NOT TO BURN PECANS.COOL.
CIRCLE S CATERING BEGAN 11 YEARS AGO.IT STARTED TO BE A HOBBY FOR BETH AND RON SCHNITKER AND DEVELOPED INTO A SIDE BUSINESS FOR THEM.BETH IS A FULL TIME REALTOR AT EBBY HALLIDAY REALTORS,AND RON OWNS AND
OPERATES SCHNITKER BODY REPAIR. COOKING HAS ALWAYS BEEN A PASSION FOR BOTH.WE STARTED OUT JUST DOING
BAR BE QUE AND SOON EXPANDED TO ALL MENUS AND EVENTS.
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