American chef recreates the spice bag, with spectacular outcomes

By Fiona Frawley

I ought to specify, it is only one American that is discovered them to this point.

The person in query is YouTube sensation Sam the Cooking Man, who’s been lauded for his tackle the Irish staple.

Sam is understood for his in-depth YouTube tutorials wherein he recreates beloved quick meals dishes like McNuggets and cheese canine, in addition to extra homely gradual cooked meats and pasta bakes. He approaches every dish with an indiscriminatory stage of ardour, and the spice bag is not any exception. 

“Our buddies in Eire have been consuming one thing known as a spice bag for fairly a while, and now it is our flip”, Sam publicizes on the high of the video as cinematic, drool-worthy clips of his home made providing are performed in gradual movement.

The chef then outlines the element of the dish – salt and chilli rooster, thrice-cooked chips (not fries) and a home made curry sauce. That is adopted by a questionable Irish accent, however we’ll enable it.

It is an intricate tutorial wherein Sam chops, boils and fries potatoes, de-bones rooster thighs and mixes marinades and dry seasoning, honouring the dish as he rightly ought to. He even places all of it collectively in a paper bag for serving, and drizzles his home made curry sauce on high like a TikTok meals blogger from Dublin 9.

Spice bag fans have taken to the feedback to reward Sam for his efforts – one wrote “As an Irish man, I normally cringe after I see an American attempt to do something Irish, however you bought the whole lot spot on. You probably did your homework”. 

“I eat spicebags fairly often and this is likely one of the finest wanting ones I’ve seen, nice effort – very genuine”, one other stated.

A greater reception than UK Chinese language takeaways acquired stateside, at the very least.


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Originally posted 2023-05-27 14:00:41.