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THE GOOD PLACE SPECIAL

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5,056,057 views  Food from The Good Place (and, well, everything else from The Good Place) reads like a fever dream: giant shrimp terrorizing the neighborhood, fountains of clam chowder, frozen yogurt in every conceivable flavor. Today, we're seeing if we can make some of these bizarre concoctions palatable - and throwing in some jalapeño poppers for good measure.

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INGREDIENTS

For the Peeps and M&M’s Chili (Champorado)

For the Peeps and M&M’s Chili (Champorado)

rice (sticky, sushi or arborio)

1 ½ cups rice (sticky, sushi or arborio)

water

2 ½ cups water

evaporated milk

2 ½ cups evaporated milk

unsweetened cocoa powder

⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

Salt

Salt

granulated sugar

⅓ cup granulated sugar

dark chocolate

4 ounces dark chocolate

vanilla extract

1 tsp vanilla extract

espresso powder

1 tsp espresso powder

Sweetened condensed milk

Sweetened condensed milk

Peeps, chopped (optional)

Peeps, chopped (optional)

M&M’s (optional)

M&M’s (optional)

For the White Chocolate Shrimp

For the White Chocolate Shrimp

Egg

1 Egg

milk

1 cup milk

flour

1 cup flour

breadcrumbs

1 cup breadcrumbs

Shrimp, peeled and deveined

Shrimp, peeled and deveined

Vegetable oil

Vegetable oil

For the butter sauce

For the butter sauce

small shallot, minced

1 small shallot, minced

white wine

2 tbsp white wine

white wine vinegar

2 tbsp white wine vinegar

heavy cream

1 ½ tbsp heavy cream

butter, cut into chunks

1 cup butter, cut into chunks

For the white chocolate sauce

For the white chocolate sauce

white chocolate

4 ounces white chocolate

For the Jalapeno Poppers

For the Jalapeno Poppers

Jalapenos, halved and hallowed

Jalapenos, halved and hallowed

cream cheese

8 ounces cream cheese

pepper jack cheese, shredded

8 ounces pepper jack cheese, shredded

Egg

1 Egg

milk

1 cup milk

flour

1 cup flour

breadcrumbs

1 cup breadcrumbs

Vegetable oil

Vegetable oil

DIRECTIONS

1.

For the Peeps and M&M’s Chili (Champorado)

1.

Into a large pot add rice along with water, evaporated milk, unsweetened cocoa powder, a pinch of salt, and granulated sugar. Over medium heat bring that whole mixture to a boil and then turn the heat to medium low and simmer for 15-25 minutes. Stir occasionally.

rice (sticky, sushi or arborio)

1 ½ cups rice (sticky, sushi or arborio)

water

2 ½ cups water

evaporated milk

2 ½ cups evaporated milk

unsweetened cocoa powder

⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

Salt

Salt

granulated sugar

⅓ cup granulated sugar

2.

When the rice is nearly done, add dark chocolate and stir to combine until the chocolate is melted, then add vanilla extract and espresso powder. Mix to combine.

dark chocolate

4 ounces dark chocolate

vanilla extract

1 tsp vanilla extract

espresso powder

1 tsp espresso powder

3.

Add to a bowl and top with some sweetened condensed milk. Optionally add some chopped peeps and M&M’s, but you might be better off leaving those out. Enjoy!

Sweetened condensed milk

Sweetened condensed milk

Peeps, chopped (optional)

Peeps, chopped (optional)

M&M’s (optional)

M&M’s (optional)

4.

For the White Chocolate Shrimp

1.

Prepare your breading station by adding egg mixed with milk in one bowl, flour in your second bowl, and breadcrumbs in your third bowl.

Egg

1 Egg

milk

1 cup milk

flour

1 cup flour

breadcrumbs

1 cup breadcrumbs

2.

Coat the shrimp first in your flour, followed by the egg and milk mixture, and then into your breadcrumbs. Make sure they are fully coated and then set onto a plate.

Shrimp, peeled and deveined

Shrimp, peeled and deveined

3.

Once all of your shrimp are coated, add vegetable oil to a pot and bring to 375°F. Add shrimp and cook each shrimp for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oil and set on a paper towel.

Vegetable oil

Vegetable oil

4.

For the butter sauce

1.

Add small minced shallot to a pan along with white wine, white wine vinegar, and heavy cream.

small shallot, minced

1 small shallot, minced

white wine

2 tbsp white wine

white wine vinegar

2 tbsp white wine vinegar

heavy cream

1 ½ tbsp heavy cream

2.

Cook over a medium heat until almost all the liquid has entirely reduced and then turn the heat down to a low heat. Add butter, a few chunks at a time. Once all the butter is added, remove from the heat but keep whisking to combine until a thick smooth sauce has been created.

butter, cut into chunks

1 cup butter, cut into chunks

3.

For the white chocolate sauce

1.

Follow all the steps above with changed quantities and adding white chocolate. Mix to combine. If the sauce starts to break, just add a few Tbsp of heavy cream.

small shallot, minced

1 small shallot, minced

white wine

2 tbsp white wine

white wine vinegar

2 tbsp white wine vinegar

heavy cream

1 ½ tbsp heavy cream

butter, cut into chunks

4 ounces butter, cut into chunks

white chocolate

4 ounces white chocolate

2.

Serve with the fried shrimp and enjoy!

3.

For the Jalapeno Poppers

1.

Start by halving and hallowing your jalapenos. In a bowl combine cream cheese with shredded pepper jack. Mix to combine, and then scoop the mixture into each jalapeno half.

Jalapenos, halved and hallowed

Jalapenos, halved and hallowed

cream cheese

8 ounces cream cheese

pepper jack cheese, shredded

8 ounces pepper jack cheese, shredded

2.

Prepare your breading station by adding egg mixed with milk in one bowl, flour in your second bowl, and breadcrumbs in your third bowl.

Egg

1 Egg

milk

1 cup milk

flour

1 cup flour

breadcrumbs

1 cup breadcrumbs

3.

Add your jalapenos and to the flour mixture and then place them on a wire rack and let sit for 10 minutes.

4.

Next, add them to the egg and milk mixture followed by the bread crumb mixture and then let sit on a wire rack for 45 minutes. Repeat this so they are coated twice before.

5.

Preheat a pot with vegetable oil to 375°F and add jalapenos. Cook for 2-3 minutes before removing and placing on a wire rack to cool.

Vegetable oil

Vegetable oil

6.

Serve and enjoy!

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