Whole Fried Chicken

By Marcus Samuelsson | November 21, 2015

Marcus Samuelsson's recipe for Whole Fried Chicken from the Red Rooster Harlem Menu

Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster Harlem shows Jane Pauley how to make his famous Whole Fried ChickenThis recipe for Whole Fried Chicken is a favorite at Red Rooster and was featured on CBS Sunday Morningon November 22nd 2015 when Marcus sat down to chat about his story with Jane Pauley.


Marcus Samuelsson's recipe for Whole Fried Chicken from the Red Rooster Harlem Menu

Smoked Chicken Summer Rolls

By Marcus Samuelsson | August 22, 2014

Image by FYI Network
Smoked Chicken Summer Rolls

Image by FYI Network

Smoked Chicken Summer Rolls are my twist on the traditional Vietnamese summer roll. The smoked flavor of the chicken is incredible, while the splash of orange liqueur in the dipping sauce adds a subtle sweetness. This recipe was inspired from my visit to a Buddhist temple in New York City where I learned how to please ghosts with food for the first episode of my new show The Feed. Give it a try, but don’t blame me if you resurrect some spirits in the process.

Hot and Crispy Chicken Wings

By Marcus Samuelsson | January 29, 2014

(Photo by James)
(Photo by James)

(Photo by James)

The Super Bowl is right around the corner, which means the kickoff for finger foods begins! We’ll be screening the Super Bowl at Ginny’s Supper Club with a special tailgating menu, but if you can’t make it and still want to get your hands on some wings, here’s a recipe that I like to use. I showed #TeamMarcus on The Taste episode 3 how to fry up these Hot Wings. The sauce on these wings have a flavorful kick. The best presentation for this dish is to make a bed of radishes and celery to help cut through the dense flavor of the Hot Wings, and then pile the wings high on a platter. After that, it’s every man and woman for themselves.

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Coconut Fried Chicken

By Marcus Samuelsson | January 6, 2014

(Photo by Paul Brissman)
(Photo by Paul Brissman)

(Photo by Paul Brissman)

Last week on the season premiere of The Taste, my first pick for my team was Don Pullum. The Texas winemaker won me over with his deep-fried oyster with a Thai-based gastrique and jalapeño hot sauce. It was a big mouthful with a bold taste, and the flavors really just called out to me.

Don’s oysters reminded me of my recipe for Coconut Fried Chicken. This dish packs a punch, pulling inspiration from Thai cuisine with coconut milk, curry, and chilies. It’s one of my favorite things to serve at a party—you’ll find that people won’t be able to say no to a heaping plate of this flavorful fried chicken.

Chicken Jollof Rice

By Marcus Samuelsson | December 26, 2013

This dish, meant to be shared between the entire table, is a perfect meal to serve for Kwanzaa.
Chicken Jollof Rice

(Photo by jypsygen)

There are many of different versions of this fragrant one-pot meal. I season mine with curry powder and cinnamon, and add peanut butter for richness. This dish, meant to be shared between the entire table, is a perfect meal to serve for Kwanzaa.

Chipotle Chicken Skewers Recipe

By Marcus Samuelsson | August 30, 2013

Photo: Food Loves Writing

This recipe for chicken skewers is on frequent repeat at my house in the summer whenever I’m entertaining and want to use the grill. The chili sauce, which can be store bought, and the chipotles add zing, while the orange juice cuts a little of the heat. Don’t worry; if you can’t stand cilantro, you can swap it out by doubling the oregano in the recipe. Before you start cooking, remember to soak the bamboo skewers for half an hour in advance so they don’t burn when they hit the grill.

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