We challenged two prestigious groups — Chopped judges and Food Network Star winners — to a summer recipe showdown. All season long, we’ll present head-to-head matchups of mouthwatering summer recipes from each team — from refreshing cocktails to fresh farmers’-market salads to the juiciest backyard burgers. By voting each week here on FN Dish or on our Fan Feed, you’ll determine the winning recipes.
At the end of the summer, the team that tallies up the most wins will celebrate with an all-star Labor Day party menu. Who will prevail as Summer Showdown champion — Star or Chopped?
Alex’s yogurt marinade makes her chicken extra juicy and flavorful. She serves it with a homemade harissa sauce loaded with spices, garlic and roasted red pepper.
Guy marinates chicken breast in a mixture of spices, peppers, soy sauce and orange juice for a couple of hours before grilling his kebabs. He serves the juicy chunks of chicken with a fresh mango salsa.
Whose chicken will you grill up next?