Jeffrey Saad Advances to Finals of Chopped All-Stars

By: Kevin Bender
Jeffrey Saad Cooking Channel Chopped All-Stars

Last night Jeffrey Saad, host of Cooking Channel's United Taste of America, claimed victory in Food Network's  Chopped All-Stars, earning him a spot in the final episode on May 6.

The baskets Jeffrey expertly cooked his way through were a challenging mix.

Appetizer:

Pancake mix, strawberry papaya, blue foot mushrooms and precooked chicken feet

Entrée:
Maraschino cherries, peas in the pod, parsley root and tripe
Dessert:
Ostrich eggs, plantains, dried strawberries and galangal

A big congratulations to Jeffrey on his talents, and we wish him all the best in the final episode!

Would you know how to handle ostrich eggs? Ignorant re: galangal? In Jeffrey's cookbook, Jeffrey Saad's Global Kitchen, he explores international cuisines and ingredients of all kind. Here are a few of his recipes that will make you feel like an international all-star!

Ginger-Spiced Chicken Tikka Sandwich with Cumin-Tomato Mayo
Chinese Chopped Chicken Salad with "Wok"-Fried Spicy Peanuts

©amy herold photography

amy herold photography

Harissa-Baked Eggs with Feta, Mint, and Black Olives

©Amy Herold Photography

Amy Herold Photography

Nutella Crepe Recipe

©2011 Amy Herold

2011 Amy Herold

Here are a few more of Jeffrey Saad's  spiced-up recipes to try:

For and interview with Jeffrey and more Chopped All-Stars action, head over to FN Dish.

Congratulations, Jeffrey!

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