Dr Oz, Sweetie Pie’s Catfish, Fried Chicken, Mac and Cheese Recipes

Dr. Oz Invites The Owners of “Sweetie Pie’s” On to the Show to Share A Few Soul Food Recipes

Sweetie Pie’s restaurant is a huge hit in St. Louis, Missouri.  Known for their soul food, Sweetie Pie’s is also a very popular sho that is televised on the OWN Network.  This family can be a bit eccentric at times, but they sure are a close knit family who really knows how to cook up some mouth watering soul food!

Catfish and Fried Chicken Recipe

Ingredients :

    • 1 chicken that is cut into 8 pieces (or you can use 8 boneless catfish fillets)
    • 3 Cups of flour if you choose chicken (3 cups of yellow cornmeal if you choose catfish)
    • 1 qt bttermilk
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 tbsp ground red pepper
    • Canola or veggie oil
    • Ranch dressing to be used as a dipping sauce for chicken pieces

How to make the seasoning :

    • 1 cup of salt
    • 1/3 cup of garlic (granulated)
    • 1/5 cup of paprika
    • 1/4 cup of ground black pepper

Preparation directions :

  1. Cover the chicken or fish in the seasoning mix that you prepared
  2. Mix the buttermilk and eggs in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Soak the fish or chicken in the buttermilk mixture for at least 15 minutes
  4. Mix the cornmeal (or flour), seasoning and red pepper in a plastic bag. Add the chicken or fish pieces and shake in the seasoning bag.
  5. Heat canola oil in a cast iron pan (about 2 inches deep) and fry for 6 to 8 mins. Turn each piece over while being very careful using a pair of tongs.  Cook for 6 more minutes
  6. Take out the pieces and place on paper towels.  Add some more seasoning to the chicken or fish pieces.
  7. Serve and enjoy

Homemade Mac and Cheese “Sweetie Pie” Recipe

Ingredients :

  • 2 cups of macaroni
  • one half pound of velveeta cheese (cut the cheese into cubes)
  • 1 12 ounce can of evaporated milk
  • 4 tbsp whole milk
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp margarine
  • 1/3 pound of sharp cheddar cheese (choose the shredded sharp cheddar)
  • 1/3 pound of colby jack cheese (shredded)
  • 1/3 pound fancy shredded cheddar cheese (mild) – Use as a topping
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper

Preparation directions :Mac and cheese is a common household favorite and is especially delicious during the fall and winter seasons! Here are the step by step directions on how you should prepare this homemade mac n cheese recipe :

    1. Boil 6 cups of water in a large pot with a tbsp of salt.
    2. Stir in the macaroni into the boiling water and cook until al dente.
    3. Drain the macaroni and cool
    4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
    5. grease a casserole dish (3 quart size) with butter.
    6. Using a medium sized bowl mix up the eggs, milk, and sour cream
    7. Add the macaroni pasta into the greased casserole dish.
    8. Add the milk, egg, and sour cream mixture and mix all together with the macaroni.
    9. Add butter, margarine, velveeta cubes, sharp cheddar cheese, pepper, and fancy mild cheddar.
    10. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.  The mac should be slightly browned

Serve and enjoy this delicious homemade recipe with complements to the Montgomery Family from “Sweetie Pies”!!

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