Memphis Roots



-      Season flank steak with 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons rosemary, 2 teaspoons garlic, salt and pepper

-      Sear all sides of steak in a cast iron skillet

-      Broil steak for 8 minutes on each side

-      Boil potatoes until tender

-      Add olive oil butter blend, 2 teaspoons garlic, and a big pinch of salt to drained potatoes

-      Fork-mash potatoes

-      Mix sprouts, 2 tablespoons garlic, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons rosemary, parsley, salt and pepper

-      To serve, top mashed potatoes and steak with bean sprout salad

  • 6 ounces flank steak
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons rosemary, chopped
  • 6 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¾ pound peewee potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil butter blend
  • ½ cup crunchy bean sprouts
  • 1 teaspoon crystal hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
The Back Story
One 6-ounce Red Snapper Filet
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 tablespoons olive oil butter blend
¼ cup chopped red onion
½ bunch kale
½ bunch rainbow swiss chard
½ cup half & half
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 small tomato, diced
2 tablespoons parsley, whole leaves
Heat olive oil in grill pan
Season fish with salt and pepper on both sides
Sauté fish in heated pan, 2 minutes per side
Tear up greens, discarding the stems
In separate pan, heat 3 tablespoons oil butter blend
Sauté onion and greens in olive oil butter blend
When greens are wilted, add half & half, garlic, and tomatoes to pan and continue to cook on low heat.
In a small bowl, toss parsley with olive oil, salt and pepper to taste
To serve, place fish on creamed greens and top with parsley
Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

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