Category: Serious Foodie Kentucky Bourbon Rub

Kentucky Bourbon Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Fajitas are that fun entree to order out at your favorite Mexican restaurant. The drama of the sizzling pan coming to your table. The smell of the onions & peppers wafting your way. We all know that feeling of building your own fajitas. While we’re stuck at home, why not try your hand at creating your own fajitas legend?  Fajitas are simple to make, and easy to create your own version.  Our recipe uses the smoky flavor of the Serious Foodie Kentucky Bourbon Spice Rub, which goes so well on any grilled meat or fish. We also offer a few tips that will help bring this healthy-ish dish up a notch! Tip 1:  Spice up your sour cream! To add some serious flavor to one of the important fajitas condiments, whisk together sour cream and about 2 tbsp. of the Kentucky Bourbon Spice Rub. This makes sure that the bourbon flavor is not only in the base of the tortilla but on the top when you first bite into the fajita. Tip 2: Pre-marinate your protein Sprinkle a generous amount of Kentucky Bourbon Spice Rub onto each side of the chicken, meat, or fish.  Wrap the meat or fish in […]

Spice Rub Honey Roasted Snack Mix

There are so many things you can do with spice blends, besides grilling your favorite spice rubbed meats. How about snacks? As part of our own healthy eating trend at home, we wanted to do something quick and easy that would satisfy our craving for something sweet and salty, and maybe a bit spicy. And we knew we could come up with something better than what we could buy in the store, so we investigated a bunch of honey-roasted nut and snack mix recipes to find a great one to serve with your favorite summer time adult beverage. You can use this recipe with just about any combination of nuts, pretzels, chickpeas, etc. Print Recipe Spice Rub Honey Roasted Snack Mix Use a hefty amount of almonds to get the biggest healthy impact – lots of nutrients and protein in our version. Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Servings people MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 1 pound Mixed nuts, unsalted Low salt snack mixes also work well. We used almonds, cashews, pecans, Rice Chex, and gluten free pretzels3 tablespoons honey Maple syrup also works1 tablespoons unsalted butter Coconut oil can be substituted2 […]

Grilled Fruit with Kentucky Bourbon Rub

With the right ingredients the outdoor grill can be the focus of cooking for a healthy diet – think veggies, fruit, and even salad. In this installment, we look to use the plentiful fruit of the season in a simple recipe, amping up the flavors with a spicy flair. Who know that eating fruit could be so exciting! This recipe gives you a versatile dessert or side dish recipe that can be made with any number of fruit combinations. Pair it with grilled chicken and enjoy a guilt-free meal. Print Recipe Grilled Fruit with Kentucky Bourbon Rub We suggested peaches, plums, and nectarines – especially if this is your first time – but try almost anything that won’t fall through the grill grates. Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Course Dessert Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Servings people MetricUS Imperial Ingredients 4 Medium to large Peaches Any stone fruit works – nectarines, plums, and apricots for example2 tablespoons unsalted butter, meltedOther fruit Pineapple, apple, and pears cut in rounds 2 tablespoons Serious Foodie Kentucky Bourbon Rub2 tablespoons Pure maple syrup Optional3-4 sprigs fresh mint Optional Course Dessert Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes […]

Warm Spinach/Fennel/Apple Salad

Crazy simple – and healthy & really delicious.  We did a bit of experimenting until we got this salad working so that we could serve it to company – or use it as a fast dinner salad by adding some protein (chicken, shrimp, steak, or tofu).  It’s a change up from the standard warm spinach salad, with a lot more interesting thing happening.  Add some feta if you like.  Or some bacon. What makes this recipe work is the dressing.  You just might want to pour this over everything.   Warm Spinach/Fennel/Apple Salad Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: Serves 4 Ingredients 2 tablespoons flavorful vinegar (raspberry, pear, or just nice sherry vinegar works) 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon Serious Foodie Kentucky Bourbon Rub, plus 2 teaspoons for apples & fennel 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup olive oil, plus 3 tbs. for the apples & fennel 2 tbs. unsalted butter 1 fennel bulb, cored and julienne thinly sliced 1 bunch spinach, washed 1 hardy apple, sliced (Granny Smith if you want tart, Honey Crisp or Braeburn if you want sweet). Optional: mild goat cheese, or feta Optional: 1/4 cup chopped pecans Instructions […]