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Fresh Medjool Dates in an entree?

DaisyM Oct 7, 2012 09:26 AM

Any interesting ideas for using fresh medjool dates in an entree? I have a large container and would like to use them in any interesting way. Thank you.

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  1. ipsedixit RE: DaisyM Oct 7, 2012 08:03 PM

    Pit and puree them, incorporate some soy sauce and Sriracha and you have a lovely sauce to pair with pork loin or to jazz up chicken.

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      janeh RE: ipsedixit Oct 7, 2012 10:16 PM

      Chop and add to rice pilaf.

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        DaisyM RE: ipsedixit Oct 8, 2012 04:06 AM

        That sounds excellent! I'm going to try it this evening. Thank you!

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        Chi_Guy RE: DaisyM Oct 7, 2012 10:35 PM

        You could use them in a tajine with chicken, lamb, or chickpeas for a vegetarian version.

        1. eight_inch_pestle RE: DaisyM Oct 8, 2012 12:32 AM

          They're delightful in any braised lamb, pork, or chicken dish where you might use apricots or other dried fruit. Also pitted and chopped in a nice pan sauce to go over chops and duck breasts and such. And they're great for stuffing butterflied tenderloin.

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