Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel
4 hr 10 min
10 min
20 servings


Spice-Rubbed Veal Chop:
  • 20 large veal loin chops, thick cut, bone in
  • 2 tablespoons ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon ground turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons ground star anise
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
Whipped Sweet Potatoes:
  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 teaspoons curry powder
  • 4 teaspoons sea salt
  • 3 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons butter
Cranberry Celery Relish:
  • 2 bunches celery hearts
  • 2 cups cranberries
  • 1 mango
  • 1/4 cup honey (optional)


Spice Rub: Pat dry veal chop with a paper towel. Rub garlic into the veal chop, working it into the meat, around bones, in veins of fat. Combine all dry spices in a small bowl. Mix and rub onto loin chops. Set in fridge for at least 2 hours. Remove from fridge 20 minutes before cooking. 

Veal Chop: Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Add clarified butter to 4 skillets. Set heat to high for each. Sear chops 2-3 to a pan for 1 minute each side. Place on baking sheet and drizzle with butter from the pan. Heat 12-15 minutes in the oven then remove to cool. 

Whipped Sweet Potato Mash: Yields 10-12 Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Cube sweet potatoes and add them to the water. Cook for 15 minutes or until potatoes can be pierced easily with a fork. Strain through a colander. In separate bowls, beat egg whites to form stiff peaks and whip heavy cream. Run warm water in a large mixing bowl to make sure sweet potatoes are not added to a cold bowl. Pat dry. Toss potatoes and spices into bowl. Mash thoroughly. Add butter and continue to mash until potatoes have a uniform consistency. Slowly fold in egg whites and whip with a wire whisk. Do not add all whites at once. 

Cranberry Celery Relish: Use vegetable peeler to remove outer skin of celery stalks. Discard. Lay celery face down and slice celery vertically into thin pieces. In a food processor, lightly pulse the cranberries until evenly chopped. Peel a mango and cube. Add mango, celery, cranberries and honey to a medium saucepan and simmer for 45 minutes to an hour, stirring occasionally. Garnishes 10-12 pork, lamb or veal chops.

Series: Kitchen Conspirators Episode: Fall Harvest Dinner (Ep. 3: Part 5)


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