In the Bender Kitchen: Southern Twist on Irish Dish

(WTNH)– Winner of “The Chew” contest and owner of Francine’s Salon & Day Spa, Francine Austin, showed us how to put a Southern twist on an Irish dish!

In honor of St. Patrick Day, Austin cooks Okra & Red Potato Hash with Black Peppered Corn Beef Brisket with a Southern twist!

Watch how to make the delicious dish for the holiday in the video above. For more on Austin, go to

For the recipe, see below:

Okra & Red Potatoe Hash w/ Peppered Corn Beef Brisket
4 cups Diced Red Potatoes
4 cups Fresh Okra (cut ½ inch thick)
¼ cup Fresh Cilantro finely chopped
¼ cup Yellow Bell Pepper finely chopped
1 medium Sweet Vidalia Onion minced
3 Garlic Cloves minced
2 teaspoons Fresh Ginger minced
1 tablespoon Stone Ground Mustard
½ teaspoons of Ground Sea Salt
1 teaspoons Ground Cayenne Pepper
1 teaspoons Ground Turmeric
2-1/2 teaspoons Ground Cumin
1/3 cup Olive Oil
1 pound Cooked Corn Beef Brisket w/ Cracked Black Pepper (course)
Pour oil in med to large skillet pan. Heat over med-high heat. Add cilantro, onions, garlic, ginger, mustard sauté 5 -10 seconds then add potatoes. Reduce heat cook on low for 5 min. Then add okra, sea salt, cayenne pepper, turmeric, cumin, and simmer 5-10 min. until tender. When complete sprinkle with yellow bell peppers, and plate with corn beef brisket. Crack Black Pepper on top of brisket to taste.

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