Baby Ginger

baby ginger

Bill & India Cox of Casselmonte Farm provided us with the great recipes and ideas below for using their fresh baby ginger. You can also freeze ginger and you don’t need to peel it!

(scroll to the end for printable .pdf versions of the recipes)

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Stir Fry
Chop and add fresh ginger to any stir fry dish ~ chicken, pork, steak, vegetables!

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Smoothies
Throw in a taste of ginger in your Smoothie for a kick!

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Ginger Juice
To make Ginger Juice, grind ginger in a food processor, then place in a double-layer of cheese cloth and squeeze juice into jar or bowl.

1 tbspn in a cup of hot water makes a good tea.

1/2 tspn in a shot of bourbon is tasty!

Freeze it in ice-cube trays to keep it through the winter in individual servings.

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Salmon Marinade
Grated baby ginger
soy sauce
sesame oil sauce
Salmon

Mix ginger, soy and sesame sauces; set aside 3 tbsp. Slather salmon with marinade. Let stand 20 minutes. As you are grilling the salmon, drizzle rest of marinade over fish.

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Ginger / Honey / Cinnamon Sauce
4 Tbsp fresh ginger juice
3 Tbsp honey 1 tsp cinnamon
Whisk together.

Use:
Baked Apples or Pears: quarter/prepare the fruit. Rub butter in bottom of pan. Place small pat of butter on fruit. Bake at 350 until fruit is somewhat easily pierced. Spoon mixture over fruit and broil, basting as necessary.

Ice Cream: Great sauce for ice cream!

Morning English Muffin: Apply at will!

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Kale with Fresh Ginger
1 bunch kale, cut into bite-size pieces
2 Tbsp fresh ginger, sliced thinly (leave whole when slicing so they are round and beautiful in the dish when finished)
1 tsp soy sauce
olive oil for cooking

Saute kale in olive oil until just bright green (the pan will be relatively hot). Add ginger and cook one more minute, stirring kale and ginger together. Add soy sauce to deglaze the pan and stir vigorously to coat the kale and ginger with soy sauce, about 30 seconds. Serve hot. Serve over fish, grilled chicken, brown rice or as a vegetable on the side.

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Grilled Asian Pork Chops and Baby Bok Choy
1/3 cup black bean garlic sauce
1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
4 center cut pork chops
2 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
3 large garlic cloves minced
1 1/2 sesame oil
1 tbsp fresh ginger finely chopped

baby bok choy halved lengthwise
4 lime wedges

Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Whisk together black bean sauce, garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, lime juice and ginger in a shallow dish. Set 2 tablespoons of the marinade aside. Add pork to remaining marinade; let stand 20 minutes. Remove pork from marinade; brush cut side of bok choy with reserved 2 tablespoons marinade. Grill pork until just cooked through and thermometer inserted into thickest part registers 145 degrees F (about 5 minutes/side). Grill bok choy until softened and lightly charred, about 5 minutes total. Divide pork and bok choy among 4 plates. Sprinkle w/cilantro, garnish with lime wedges and serve! (Epicurious.com)

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Printable Pages of these recipes and more:

Casselmonte Farm Baby Ginger Recipes I

Casselmonte Farm Baby Ginger Recipes II

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