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I have no doubt you will enjoy the flavors and health Benefits from my Special Blends!
Dozens of Television Appearances and Killer Recipes
Cooking with Regis, Dick Clark, Marilu Henner, George Hamilton, Ed MacMahon, Rick Dees, Danny Bonaducci, Steve Edwards, Alana Stewart and a host of other television and music personalities
Johnny's Inventive and Healthy Meals That Heal for Better Living
SOULFUL THAI GINGER SALMON
1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
1- four inch piece of ginger root (peeled and minced)
1/4 cup Olive Oil
1/4 teaspoon honey
1/2 teaspoon Johnny's Soulful Thai Symphonic Seasoning
1 garlic clove (minced)
1 pound of salmon (fillet)
Mix all of the above ingredients except for the Salmon into a bowl and whisk. Place in a plastic bag with Salmon. Let it marinade for 1-2 hours or longer if you wish.
Take Salmon out of bag, place in tin foil, and bake or grill for about 10 minutes
The Symphonic Soulful Thai Seasoning contains turmeric, ginger and cumin for a healthy and tasty combination and can be used on more than just fish
Ginger Root contains Gingerol, a Substance that contains very powerful Medicinal Properties
Ginger Can Treat Many Forms of Nausea, Morning Sickness and may reduce muscle pain and soreness. Can also help with Osteoarthritis.
CITRUS CHICKEN SCALLOPINI
A delicious version of Johnny’s Oatmeal Chicken Breasts, then simmered in a Juniper Berry/Bourbon Sauce.
3 eggs (beaten)
8 thinly sliced Chicken Breasts
1 cup Quaker Oatmeal
1 cup Plain Bread Crumbs
1 cup White Flour
Citrus Peel from Lemon, Lime and Orange (finely chopped)
1 teaspoon of Dried Mint Leaves
2 teaspoons of Johnny's Symphonic BBQ Blues
2 cups Orange Juice
1 cup Cranberry Juice
½ cup of Bourbon
1 tablespoon Juniper berries (crushed) (optional)
2 tablespoons of butter
Place Chicken Breasts in bowl of beaten eggs
Mix Oatmeal, Bread Crumbs, Flour,Citrus Peel, Mint and BBQ Blues together and place on wax paper
Take chicken from egg mixture and coat in oatmeal mixture on both sides
Fry in Olive Oil on medium to high hear for 30 seconds on each side. Remove and place on paper towel.
Before you start the chicken--- take all sauce ingredients and boil until reduced approx: in half .
When finished, place chicken into mixture in large frying pan and simmer for about 2 minutes on each side or until cooked thoroughly.
You won't even need a knife to cut it! Tender and Tasty!
Oatmeal is ........
Rich in Antioxidants
Reduces blood pressure
Shields your skin
Lowers risk of colon cancer
Stabilizes blood sugar
Enhances immune response to disease.
Juniper Berries are.......
High in nutrients and powerful plant compounds
Provide anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects
May have antidiabetic properties
Could promote heart health
Antibacterial and antifungal activity
WILLIE NELSON'S TEXAS STEW
First created for Willie at his Annual Picnic, this Inventive Dish is a new version of the traditional Pasta Fagiola. It was a big hit with Willie, Waylon, Linda Rondstadt and other country legends. Hearty and Healthy!
1/8 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 cloves Garlic
1 Jalapeno (minced)
2 Carrots (small dice)
1 Yellow Bell Pepper (finely chopped)
2 cups of Water, Wine, Beer or Fish Stock
1 cup of crushed Tomatoes (Imported Brand)
2 cans of Cannellini Beans (pureed)
1 teaspoons of my Funky Wasabi
1 teaspoon of my BBQ Blues
1/4 cup of chopped fresh cilantro
2 pounds of cleaned Shrimp (large dice)
2 cups of Basmati Rice (optional)
In a Medium Stock Pot saute Garlic, Jalapenos, Carrots, Bell Peppers in Olive Oil for about 4-5 minutes on medium flame
Add Water, Wine, Stock or Beer--(Only 1 of these is necessary)
Add Crushed tomatoes--Stir and Cook on low to medium flame for about 10 minutes
Add Cannellini Beans and Symphonic Seasonings--Lower flame and cook for another 10-15 minutes--continue stirring so beans do not stick
Add shrimp and cilantro--then turn it off and let sit for about 5 minutes.
Pour over Rice of your choice or just eat it as is.
Remember Food, Family and Music are the Key Ingredients to a Happy and Healthy Recipe called Life!
Separate Leaves from Belgian Endive
Prepare a puree of fresh fruit--pears, peaches, strawberries, bananas, anything, and add a splash or two of cranberry juice (not too watery)
Crumbled gorgonzola or blue cheese
Chopped walnuts or any other nut
Place all ingredients on endive leaves and sprinkle Johnny's Funky Wasabi on top.
The best finger food salad ever!
ROASTED FRUIT AND NUT SALAD
TALK SHOW RECIPES
Chicken Spedini stuffed with Spinach with Dick Clark and Danny Bonaducci
Italian Tacos with Wayne Brady
Colavita Olive Oil
Tablespoon chopped Ginger
1 minced Shallot
1 chopped Red Bell Pepper
1/2 minced Jalapeno
1 cup of Seafood Stock
1 teaspoon dried Tarragon
1- 8 oz. can of Cannellini beans- pureed
1/2 cup pureed tomatoes- canned
1/2 teaspoon dried cardamom or 2 pods
1-1/2 pounds shrimp- cleaned and deveined and cut in thirds
Fresh Chopped Basil
Place olive oil in a large skillet. On a medium flame add ginger, shallot and jalapeno–cook until translucent. Add bell pepper–cook for another 3 minutes.
Add seafood stock, water and dried spices.
Cook for about 5 minutes–while stirring regularly. Add cannellini beans, tomatoes and cardamom. Cover and cook for 10 minutes on low flame-stirring occasionally.
Stir in shrimp and basil, then turn off and let it sit for 10 minutes. Enjoy a hearty meal.
1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil
Cook up all of the above ingredients on a low flame for about 20 minutes. The add the lobster and crab, cook on a low to medium flame for 15 minutes, then add mussels and shrimp and cook on a low flame for another 10 minutes.
1 Cleaned/Uncooked Maine Lobster
1 Cleaned/Uncooked Dungeness Crab
1 pound Mussels
1 Pound Medium/Large Shrimp
Pour over pasta or rice. and kick into HIGH GEAR!
Approx: 1/4 cup pankow/bread crumb mix
Chopped fresh Italian Parsley
Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Do not break up lobster meat too fine, leave small chunks. Add bread crumbs slowly to get a firm, not too moist texture. Lightly sauté in olive oil on a low-medium flame for approx: 3-5 minutes on each side, depending on size. Drizzle on a vinegar reduction or create an easy mustard/marmalade sauce.
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Johnny Ciao’s Symphonic Seasonings Collection
The Symphonic Seasonings Collection is the vision of Johnny Ciao, also known as the Culinary Rocker. A true American icon, Johnny has spent decades as an entrepreneur in the entertainment business. In the ’70s, Johnny began his career as DJ on a rhythm and blues station and in Florida’s top discos. He moved to Atlanta in the late ’70s and brought many Legendary jazz musicians to the Famous Fox Theater and to the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary where he received an accolade from former Mayor Maynard Jackson as Honorary Convict of the Year for his charitable work. He began a communications/management firm representing sports, music, and political clients, including Henry (Hank) Aaron and Isaac Hayes among many others. After bringing Hank Aaron out to Los Angeles to appear on Happy Days, Johnny got his taste for the Hollywood lifestyle. In the 80’s he produced music videos and later became one of the largest distributors of music videos in the nation. His music video chart was published weekly in Rolling Stone, TV Guide and USA Today. He also produced a book and video called ‘Cooking With Country Stars’ featuring recipes, photos, and bios from 36 top country music stars. His second book titled ‘Koncert Kitchen’ featured recipes he prepared for many of his celebrity clients which take Under 5-10 minutes, costing 5-10 dollars and containing 5-10 ingredients.
After moving to San Francisco, Ciao, who had always cooked for his clients and friends, took his culinary talent to new levels. He developed a relationship with legendary concert promoter Bill Graham who introduced Johnny to the Grateful Dead, Carlos Santana, Huey Lewis, Buddy Miles, Chris Isaak, and many other music greats. He created backstage food and went on to cook for many of these artists one on one in their homes, at recording studios, on the road and various locations. He then lived with the King of Pop Michael Jackson at Neverland helping him back to health and creating foods that would keep his energy level up for peak performance.
Johnny went on to appear on major television and radio programs throughout the World, as he continues to do today. For the past 20 years, he has presented his Music and Food Events for major charitable organizations and also spends time taking care of his elderly mother.
His 3rd book and cable series called ‘Eating Life’ is set to be released in 2020. It’s a story about his years in the business with extraordinary details of his life as an entrepreneur – simmered with ongoing parties, creative endeavors, relationships, and staying alive in today’s World of Madness!
After using Symphonic Seasonings you will automatically become a Killer Chef in your own Koncert Kitchen.
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