Season 1, Episode 1

Ultimate Recipe Showdown: Chicken

Food Network searched for the Ultimate Chicken Recipe. After a nationwide recipe contest, nine finalists competed in three rounds: Fried Chicken, Soups and Stews, and Whole Roasted. A panel of food experts determined whose chicken dish was the best. See who walks away the winner of $25,000!


COMPETITORS:
Chicken (Fried)

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Michelle Anderson
Recipe: Chipotle Chicken Tenders with Cucumber Slaw
Occupation: Local Food Column Writer
Hometown: Eagle, Idaho


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Jenni Deylius
Recipe: Where's the Beach? Chicken Katsu
Occupation: Satellite Systems Engineer
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.


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Eboni Williams -- Winner!
Recipe: Chicken Wings w/ Pomegranate & Mango BBQ Sauce
Occupation: Stay-at-Home Mom/Writer
Hometown: Damascus, Md.

Chicken (Soups/Stews)

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Lauren Wyler -- Winner!
Recipe: Chicken Tasso & Andouille Gumbo
Occupation: Stay-at-Home Mom
Hometown: San Marcos, Calif.


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Rita Linda
Recipe: Rita's Family Matzo Ball Noodle Soup
Occupation: Operates an online clock business
Hometown: Coral Springs, Fla.


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Miriam Chaiken
Recipe: African Ground Nut Stew
Occupation: Anthropologist
Hometown: Penn Run, Pa.

Chicken (Whole)


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Amparo Alam -- CHICKEN GRAND PRIZE WINNER!
Recipe: Roasted Chicken with Yucca Root
Occupation: Works in bakery
Hometown: Syracuse, Utah


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Steven Payne
Recipe: St. Nino's Chicken
Occupation: Student
Hometown: College Station, Texas


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Catherine Wilkinson
Recipe: Roasted Pineapple Chicken with Cilantro Cream Sauce
Occupation: Assists husband with his business
Hometown: Dewey, Ariz.

 

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Recipes From This Episode

Battered Chicken Wings with Pomegranate and Mango Barbecue Sauce

Chicken, Tasso and Andouille Gumbo

St. Nino's Chicken

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