Recipes

Matt Curmi

Maple Planked Pork Chop

Maple Planked Pork Chop

Move over Cedar Planked Salmon, a new hot dish is in town. Serves – 2Total Time – 20 minutes Tip – The glaze for this pork chop dish really sets it above the rest. Ingredients Maple Grilling Planks 2 Pork Chops, bone in ¼ cup Honey 1” piece fresh Ginger peeled, sliced 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce For the Gremolata ¼ cup Parsley, chopped 1 Garlic Clove, minced 1 Lemon zested pinch coarse Salt Method Preheat a grill to 400°F, soak the plank in hot water for at least 15 minutes. Place the honey, ginger, and soy sauce in a pan and bring to a...

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Matt Curmi

Boom Boom Negimaki

Boom Boom Negimaki

Delicious and easy as an appetizer, or serve over steamed rice for a main dish. Serves – 4Time – 20 minutes Ingredients 2 Tbsp Boom Boom Spice Rub 1 lb. Flank Steak 1 clove Garlic, minced 2 Tbsp Soy Sauce 1 Tbsp Mirin 1 Tbsp Oil 1 bunch Asparagus, large spears 1 Tbsp Sesame Seeds 2 Scallions, sliced Method Preheat a grill to 500˚F. Use a meat tenderizer or rolling pin to pound the flank steak to ¼” thickness. Slice the steak across the width into 1 ½” strips. Place the meat in a mixing bowl with the garlic, soy sauce, mirin, and...

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Matt Curmi

Hickory Planked Venison Steak

Hickory Planked Venison Steak

A perfect meal for those solo nights at home. Serves – 1  Total Time – 30 minutes Ingredients Hickory Grilling Plank 1 Venison tomahawk steak (beef could be a substitute) Salt & Pepper For the pesto 2 Tbsp fresh Sage 2 Tbsp fresh Parsley 1 Garlic clove 1 Tbsp Parmesan cheese Olive Oil Method Preheat a grill to 425˚F and soak the plank in hot water for at least 15 minutes. Use the back of a knife to scrape the bone clean. Season the steak well with salt and pepper on both sides and place on the plank. Place the plank...

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Matt Curmi

Fig Stuffed Pears

Fig Stuffed Pears

The port and fig filling on these grilled pears is just top notch delicious. Serves – 4Time – 45 minutes Ingredients Cherry Grilling Planks 2 Pears 2 Tbsp Butter, melted 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar ½ cup Heavy Cream ¼ cup sliced Almonds For the filling 8 oz dried Figs 3 Tbsp Sugar ⅓ cup Port wine Method Preheat a grill or oven to 400˚F, soak the planks in hot water for at least 15 minutes. Place the figs, wine, and sugar in a pan. Bring to a low simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes or until most of the liquid is gone and mixture...

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