GHA Iron Chef Cook Off

Hello GHA 1st and 2nd Period Students. Next week is our last cooking class with the American Heart Association (AHA). We are having an Iron Chef cook off. Each team will be given a mystery protein (chicken or fish) and each team will have access to a pantry to draw from. Please look at the ingredient and think about what you will be making. The following is a link to the ingredients and the schedule. Let’s do it up right.

Pantry Items

  • EVOO
  • Oranges
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Herbs (varies)
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Cilantro
  • Mushrooms
  • Brown Rice
  • Quinoa
  • Dijon
  • Tub of lettuce
  • Cucumbers
  • Carrots
  • Bell peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Bok Choy
  • Apples
  • Jalapeno Peppers
  • Green Onion
  • Parsley
  • Broccoli
  • Celery
  • Serrano Peppers
  • Green Beans
  • Kale
  • Ginger
  • Shredded cheese
  • Black Beans
  • Soy sauce
  • Sesame oil
  • Chili oil
  • Summer roll wrappers
  • Rice noodles
  • Agave nectar
  • Sriracha
  • Rice wine vinegar
  • Tortillas
  • Various spices
  • Large plates for judges
  • Forks and spoons
  • Paper bags

3 stations of chicken (skinless/boneless)

3 stations of Salmon

Guidelines

  1. All pantry items must be shared with other teams
  2. Clean as you go
  3. Teamwork is a must
  4. Present one (1) plate for judges to share (extra food to be eaten by team)
  5. Dish must include a salad element
  6. Dish is not complete unless station is clean!

Time

5 minutes — teams at station and review rules/instructions

5 minutes — make a plan

30 mins – cooking time (clean as you go)

5 minutes – Plating and Final clean up

10 minutes – Judging and wrap up