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Cooking Outside the Box with Chef John

Cooking fast, healthy and flavorful meals can be a challenge. Too often, busy families rely on pre-packaged ingredients to make a meal. But UW Hospital and Clinics' Executive Chef, John Marks, has strategies to help even the busiest cooks prepare fresh, fast and delicious food. Each month, Chef John will host a short, one-meal lesson incorporating healthy ingredients and easy preparation tips. Learn how to improve your cooking techniques, or how to transform a favorite recipe into a healthier dish.

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Firecracker Shrimp

This simple Asian dish packs some punch in the spice department thanks to the inclusion of Thai chilies and lots of flavor. Try serving it over rice.

6mins

26 Sep 2011

Rank #1

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Chicken Piccata

Do you have seven minutes? That's all the time it takes to prepare this great main entree, which has just five ingredients.

5mins

26 Sep 2011

Rank #2

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Eggs Benedict

Chef John features the traditional eggs benedict recipe, with a twist. He uses smoked salmon, micro greens and a dill Hollandaise sauce to enhance the breakfast classic. Get the recipe: https://www.uwhealth.org/37545

3mins

15 May 2012

Rank #3

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Eggplant Parmesan

Chef John offers his version of this classic Italian dish, done in just minutes but packed with flavor. View the recipe at https://www.uwhealth.org/36911

6mins

15 Mar 2012

Rank #4

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Fish Tacos

Chef John prepares a healthier version of the popular dish using tilapia and pan-seared salsa. What's more, you can have it ready to eat in about 15 minutes.

6mins

26 Sep 2011

Rank #5

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Chicken Soup

Chef John shares his recipe for chicken soup with brown rice, loaded with delicious and healthy vegetables. Be sure to watch this month's other episode from Chef John, in which he shows you how to break down a whole chicken and use it for the soup. View the recipe at https://www.uwhealth.org/37299

8mins

15 Apr 2012

Rank #6

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Ginger Steamed Fish

Add flavor to any kind of fish with this quick and easy recipe.

5mins

26 Sep 2011

Rank #7

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Sesame Beef

This month, Chef John prepares a healthy take on a delicious Asian-inspired meal.

7mins

26 Sep 2011

Rank #8

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Warm Quinoa Roasted Vegetable Stir Fry

This month's recipe takes a few more minutes to prepare than our usual offerings, but it's well worth the wait. Combine the grain quinoa with fresh vegetables for a warm, flavorful, healthy meal. View the recipe at https://www.uwhealth.org/36546

7mins

24 Feb 2012

Rank #9

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Chicken Preparation

This month, Chef John offers a two-part vodcast. In this episode, he shows you how to break down a whole chicken. While you can apply this knowledge in any number of recipes, Chef John uses the meat to make chicken soup in this month's other episode.

4mins

15 Apr 2012

Rank #10