Recipes from Chopped Judge Chris Santos’ New Cookbook

Take a peek into Share: Delicious and Surprising Recipes to Pass Around Your Table, and create some of Chris’ all-time-favorite meals.

Photo By: Quentin Bacon

Photo By: Quentin Bacon

Photo By: Quentin Bacon

Photo By: Quentin Bacon

Photo By: Quentin Bacon

Smoky Rubbed Chicken Wings with Honey, Bourbon and Molasses Sauce

What are chicken wings without the perfect sauce? With this smoky, spicy rub paired with a sweet bourbon-based sauce, you’ll never have to find out.

 

Get the Recipe: Smoky Rubbed Chicken Wings with Honey, Bourbon and Molasses Sauce 

Twice-Cooked Eggplant with Cilantro-Sesame Pesto

The myriad flavors offered in this dish, including cilantro-sesame pesto, sriracha-orange mayonnaise and caramelized eggplant, will turn even the most eggplant averse into die-hard fans.

 

Get the Recipe: Twice-Cooked Eggplant with Cilantro-Sesame Pesto

Rigatoni with Merguez, Ricotta Salata and Brown Butter

Merguez, a lamb sausage seasoned boldly with harissa and garlic, is the secret ingredient to this not-super-saucy pasta dish that Chef Santos deems his absolute favorite.

 

Get the Recipe: Rigatoni with Merguez, Ricotta Salata and Brown Butter 

French Toast Bread Pudding with Pumpkin Maple Syrup

You’ve heard of breakfast for dinner, but how about breakfast for dessert? This French toast-inspired bread pudding combines two loves and is perfect anytime of the day.

 

Get the Recipe: French Toast Bread Pudding with Pumpkin Maple Syrup

Black-Bottomed Butterscotch Pots de Creme

Topped with a coconut-infused whipped cream, this decadent butterscotch creme conceals a rich chocolate, creating a dessert that is full of surprises. Dig into the multiple layers to indulge in the full experience.

 

Get the Recipe: Black-Bottomed Butterscotch Pots de Creme

Chris' New Cookbook