Red Pepper Shakshuka/ Mama Joon, Miami Beach

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The Chef: Harry Capacetti
The Restaurant: Mama Joon, Miami Beach
The Dish: Red Pepper Shakshuka

For the tomato sauce:
80g garlic, minced
180g extra virgin olive oil
200g sweet onions, small dice
10g salt
3000g San Marzano plum tomatoes, crushed
25g basil leaves
15g salt

Red pepper stew:
Set 1 ingredients:
100g chili oil
1400g onions, cut into ¼” slivers
1400g red bell peppers, cut into ¼” strips
60g finger chilies, cut into 1/8″ rounds
40g salt
Set 2:
32oz tomato sauce (see above)
40g red harissa ferment
100g red wine vinegar
12g smoked paprika

Method of Preparation:

For tomato sauce:

  • In a rondeau combine olive oil and garlic, and cook until garlic is soft and sweet.
  • Add onions and salt, and cook on medium heat, covered until onions are completely soft.
  • Add tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Let simmer for 30 minutes, then bruise the basil and stir into the sauce.
  • Season with salt. Cool, then remove basil.

For the pepper sauce:

  • Combine set 1 in a bowl and mix well. Transfer to a rondeau, cover with a parchment lid and cook on medium-low heat until tender.
  • Add set 2, bring to a simmer then remove from heat and place in vita prep and puree until smooth. Keep warm.

To Plate:

  • In a hot 6 inch cast iron pan, crack two eggs in the center and pour the sauce around the eggs to keep the yolk visible.
  • Place in 500 degree Fahrenheit oven until whites are cooked and yolks are warm.
  • Garnish with feta, crispy bread crumbs, micro cilantro, lemon zest and black pepper. Best eaten with toasted bread slices.

Mama Joon
2216 Park Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

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