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Chopped Teen Tournament: Part 4 Highlights

Browse behind-the-scenes moments from Part 4 of the Chopped Teen Tournament and find out who will advance to the finale.
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The Final Round Before the Finale

In this final preliminary round of the Teen Tournament, Sequoia, Antonio, Morgan and Jake are battling for a place in the finale, where they'll have a chance to win $25,000 in prize money, a coveted culinary school scholarship worth $40,000 and the title of champion.

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Appetizer Basket

The dishes must include salsa verde, chicken breast, bundle lunch kits and blue-corn tortilla chips.

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Crushing the Competition

Sequoia decides to "go Mexican or go home," since the basket ingredients lend themselves to that cuisine. She decides not to use anything but the crackers from the lunch kits, crushing them with the tortilla chips to use as a crumble in her tacos. But when it comes to cooking the chicken, things look a little raw.

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Cool, Calm and Collected

"I'm gonna show them who's boss," says Jake, confident that his deconstructed nachos will blow away the judges. He marinates the chicken in Sriracha, soy and Worcestershire sauces, and moves on to pulverizing the tortilla chips. Alex Guarnaschelli is surprised by how low-key he is in comparison to the others.

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