Cook Southern Soul Food "Benny" with a MasterChef

4 Ratings
  • 1.5 hr

Itinerary Details

Cook Southern Soul Food "Benny" with a MasterChef

Learn how to make a soulful southern Fried Chicken Benny with MasterChef Season 8 finalist, Chef Yachecia - live from her Nashville kitchen! She'll show you how to make this special Southern dish that includes her staple buttermilk biscuits served with sweet potato hash, fried chicken, over-medium egg and country gravy.

What to expect:

• Learn how to cook this southern comfort dish from scratch!
• Yachecia will demonstrate the process step by step and provide personalized cooking tips
• This is an interactive workshop, so feel free to ask Yachecia questions throughout

What you need to know:

• This online experience is perfect for groups of friends, families, team-building events and end of year office parties
• The class will be conducted via zoom at 6:00pm CST | 7:00pm EST, you will receive a link to enter the call after booking
• All ingredients and kitchen tools as well as preparations to be made the day before, are mentioned in the menu section below
• Pricing per person

About your host, Yachecia: I am TOP 5 from Season 8 of MasterChef. My Sassy Southern Fusion style of cooking mixes tried and true family traditions with a modern flare!

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Buttermilk Biscuits:
2 cups Flour (preferably winter wheat)
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoon baking powder
1 stick unsalted butter (very cold)
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup flour for rolling

Country White Gravy:
2 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 tablespoon flour
2 cups milk
1 teaspoon chicken bullion
Fresh ground black pepper

Buttermilk Fried Chicken:
2 chicken thighs (bone in)
2 teaspoon garlic powder divided
2 teaspoon kosher salt divided
2 teaspoon onion powder divided
2 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1 cups buttermilk
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 quart peanut oil

Sweet Potato Hash:
1 medium sweet potato (medium diced)
1/8 cups medium diced onion
1/2 cups medium diced red bell pepper
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon fresh thyme
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 tablespoon oil
1/4 cups chicken broth

Eggs Benedict:
1 large egg
Cooking spray
Salt and pepper to taste

Kitchen Tools

3 Large bowls
Mixing spoon
Biscuit cutter
Pastry brush
Cookie sheet
Medium saucepan
Deep fryer or cast iron skillet
Boning knife
Rubber spatula
2 saute pans (with lids)
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