Top Chef 9: Texas, Episode 4

The chefs must make a dish with chile peppers as the main ingredient then travel to a rodeo to learn who the winner is.

The chefs must make a dish with chile peppers as the main ingredient then travel to a rodeo to learn who the winner is.

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Going for IRS payback. I am definitely a spicy guy, got a spicy personality. I choose the habanero because it's my absolute favorite. In my family, it's one of the only chilis that we use. I have enough cans of habanero in my apartment to last me through the next nuclear fallout. [MUSIC] I have habaneros. I have to take down the heat, so I'm I'm gonna cook it in syrup. Ten minutes. My mom's side has a creative background, and I grew up eating spicy food. I wanna do a Habanero vinaigrette with big bold spicy flavors. What I like to do is triple blanche it, it sort of removes some That spice, and you still keep the flavor. [MUSIC] I choose the ghost chiles, since it's the last quickfire I was in the bottom, and this time I want to impress the judged. That's hot! Yeah man. I'm the only one that grabs a ghost chili pepper. I think everybody else wants to play it safe. Have I told you you're amazing lately. [LAUGH] That goes Pepper. A million Scoville units? That's all right. I'll stay away from that. Five minutes. You have five minutes left. Whose pan is this? I accidentally turned a knob. Coming around. [FOREIGN] Excuse me. Cutting boards. That one. [SOUND] Hot nuts. I'm noticing I'm the only one who didn't cook my chili and I'm worried about how that could stand out in a bad way. [MUSIC] I'm tasting my dish, it's not as spicy as I thought it was going to be which worries me because it is a chili We challenge and you want heat. [MUSIC] Hands up. Utensils down. [MUSIC] [BLANK_AUDIO] [MUSIC]
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Top Chef 9: Texas, Episode 4


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