Miami Heat Home Opener: A Recipe
Wrap it up--just like the Heat.
Photo by Riki Altman
These recipes are from Levy's Restaurants, the Chicago-based company that handles all the food you'll eat next week at the American Airlines Arena, when the Miami Heat plays its home opener. If you're too lazy to make these simple recipes at home, let Chef Eric Chopin and his crew throw one together for ya. You can find it at cart 108 and it will only set you back $10.
9-inch scallion pancake
½ ounce iceberg lettuce, shaved
1 ¼ ounces red cabbage, shaved
½ ounce red pepper, julienne
½ ounce carrots, julienned½ ounce scallion, julienned
1 tsp. Asian herbs (consider basil, lemongrass, chive, and mint)
If you want to make a vegetarian version, add:
3 ounces Japanese eggplant, cooked
3 ounces tofu, cooked
1 ounce hoisin sauce
If you wish to make a pork version, add:
5 ounces cooked pork belly
1 ounce braising liquid
Directions: Lay pancake flat. Spread with hoisin, if desired. Add vegetables, then eggplant and tofu or braised pork belly. Roll up burrito-style so that one end is open. Wrap closed end in foil and serve.
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