When Season 9 of Food Network's Food Truck Road Trip stopped in Phoenix out at Rawhide I went out to the Elimination Segment where a friend of mine was working as the Rattlesnake Wrangler. Meet the cast on three of the Trucks, Mobile Moo Shu, New England Grill and Chop's Shop and I got to taste a Bulgogi Taco from Mobile Moo Shu and a Shrimp and Elote Quesadilla from Chop's Shop. Tyler Florence talked about a dish that Chop's Shop did that sounded really good but they had sold out of that one during the day. I asked if they could send me the recipe. Bryan the Chef on the Truck sent me the ingredient list (no measurements obviously) and some basic preparation instructions. The following is my take on his dish.
Yet another recipe from this site. With a name like “Caribbean Chicken” an expectation is set. I’m wondering if these recipes were created by someone from the mild mid-west where Taco Bell “Mild” sauce is considered to be blistering hot. Basic seasoning is seriously lacking in some of these. I would recommend adding (which I have done so below) 1 tsp of Salt, 2 tsp of Crushed Red Pepper and 1 tsp of Black Pepper
Given the “tropical” promise of the name I used a Citrus seasoned Rice Vinegar in the Risotto and added diced Red and Orange Bell Peppers along with some crushed Macadamia nuts.
Found the basis for this on the Food Network website. Very tasty