SEASON TWO

CHOPPED

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A PRICKLY SITUATION

EPISODE 1

STORYLINE
In the Season 2 opener, four chefs find a spiny surprise in their appetizer baskets. Then, one has a serious snafu with snapper in the entrée round. Judges: Aaron Sanchez; Alex Guarnaschelli; and Chris Santos.


SALTY VEGGIES & HEATED BATTLES

EPISODE 2

STORYLINE
The chefs must use salty vegetables in their appetizers, Thai chilis in their entrées, and Mexican ingredients in their desserts. Judges: Alex Guarnaschelli; Chris Santos; and Marc Murphy


HIGH HOPES

EPISODE 3

STORYLINE
Featured ingredients include whole calamari (appetizers), bison meat (entrées) and ancho chilis (desserts).


FLOUNDERING AROUND

EPISODE 4

STORYLINE
The chefs are presented with a challenging cut of meat in the appetizer round. In the entrée round, they work with miniature produce and whole flounder.


PRIDE ON THE PLATE

EPISODE 5

STORYLINE
The chefs try to represent their cultural heritage through duck appetizers. Then they work with Serrano ham in the entrée round.


PRETTY PLEASE WITH A PEPPER ON TOP

EPISODE 6

STORYLINE
Piquillo peppers and snap peas are among the featured ingredients.


PODS, GRILLS, AND STICKY FINGERS

EPISODE 7

STORYLINE
The chefs must use edamame and shrimp in their appetizers, and flank steak in their entrées.


A WISH UPON A STARFRUIT

EPISODE 8

STORYLINE
The mystery ingredients include star fruit, liquor and spicy merguez sausage.


BUCKWHEAT BLUNDERS AND TWISTS OF FATE

EPISODE 9

STORYLINE
The chefs use buckwheat flour to make fritters, crepes and crusts in the appetizer round. Later, an exotic fruit must be incorporated into their entrées.


THE ULTIMATE FACE-OFF

EPISODE 10

STORYLINE
Part 1 of 4. Past "Chopped" winners return to compete in a champions round. Some chefs have an edge when a Southern specialty shows up in the appetizer basket. Then Japanese noodles and leafy greens create a challenge for the entrées.


BEST OF THE BEST

EPISODE 11

STORYLINE
Part 2 of 4. Four past "Chopped" winners face off in a champions round. Featured ingredients include cockles, ground chicken and apples.


ALL STARS SHOWDOWN

EPISODE 12

STORYLINE
Part 3 of 4. The reigning Chopped Champion competes against three more previous winners. Featured ingredients include squab and grapefruit.


BRING IT!

EPISODE 13

STORYLINE
Conclusion. Four "Chopped" all-stars face off for $10,000. Featured ingredients include bananas, endives, melons and molasses.


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Season Two