Things start off on a terrifying note with a slippery shocker appertizer.
It is a Chopping Block block party!
The chefs must stay sharp - the first basket includes prickly nopales.
Class is in session in the Chopped kitchen!
What a surprise when the big scoop in dessert is vanilla ice cream!
Snails are the first order of business in the Chopped kitchen.
The competitors must match espresso powder with flank steak.
It's pre-grilled protein and dried fruit for the chefs in the first round.
Baskets of meatless ingredients challenge vegetarian and carnivore chefs.
Chefs face unidentified ingredients, giant seafood and jicama.
Four athletes who feel at home in the kitchen battle it out for charity.
Four chefs find baskets packed with sophisticated brunch ingredients.
Chefs are challenged to create tapas for all three rounds.
Chefs are brewing up some tasty dishes using an ingredient found in a pub.
One chef tries to recover after burning two mystery ingredients.
Chefs are challenged to make African peri peri rub work in their appetizer.
Final two chefs must create perfect desserts using basil juice.
The usual rounds are replaced by breakfast, lunch and dinner.
As chefs make fig and lemon verbena desserts, a collision causes a stir.
The appetizer baskets contain vegan franks and other meatless ingredients.
Chefs learn that they will be competing with three baskets of leftovers.
It's a nosh-fest, when chefs prepare decadent dishes enjoyed late at night.
Eight chefs have been invited to the Chopped Kitchen to compete in pairs.
Cheese is not just a key ingredient for many foods it's also the theme.
Web stars compete in round one for a chance to win $50,000 for charity.
The judges cook with basket ingredients from the show.
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