2009 - 2018, Quiz / Contest, Reality, Cookery
Chefs use their culinary skills to impress a panel of experts.

Episode Guide

  • Chopped - Gold Medal Games: Grand Finale (Season 36 Episode 11)
    Season 36 Episode 11:

    Gold Medal Games: Grand Finale

    In the first round, something grilled and something intended to frighten; in the entree round, the judges wonder which competitors will offer the best treatment of far far, an Indian snack food; champagne in the final basket.

  • Chopped - Gold Medal Games: Baking (Season 36 Episode 10)
    Season 36 Episode 10:

    Gold Medal Games: Baking

    Four chefs famous for baking take on a thrilling heat in the Chopped Gold Medal Games; in the first round, the chefs must focus their creativity on a grocery store breakfast dough and a lovely cut of lamb.

  • Chopped - Gold Medal Games: Fast! (Season 36 Episode 9)
    Season 36 Episode 9:

    Gold Medal Games: Fast!

    In the 15-minute appetizer round, the culinary athletes are burdened by some extremely tedious prep work and challenged by a sweet surprise; a wild watermelon and an expensive fish keep things interesting in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Gold Medal Games: Grilling (Season 36 Episode 8)
    Season 36 Episode 8:

    Gold Medal Games: Grilling

    Four renowned chefs battle to prove why grilling is a winter sport worth cheering for, but only one can advance to the $50,000 Grand Finale; an uncooked pastry and a bone-in steak challenge the chefs in the appetizer round.

  • Chopped - Gold Medal Games: Frying (Season 36 Episode 7)
    Season 36 Episode 7:

    Gold Medal Games: Frying

    In this gripping heat, four famous fry masters compete to see which elite competitor will move on to the $50,000 Gold Medal Games finale; the first basket comes packed with a fun fair treat and a gamey meat.

  • Chopped - Better Duck Next Time (Season 36 Episode 1)
    Season 36 Episode 1:

    Better Duck Next Time

    Luck is not on the competitors' side as they open the first basket to find not duck breast, but a more formidable foe: duck tongue; a bitter juice and a pretentiously presented American classic challenge the chefs in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Amped For Ramps (Season 35 Episode 18)
    Season 35 Episode 18:

    Amped For Ramps

    The competitors find a prized member of the onion family in the first basket, ramps, a flavorful wild leek.

  • Chopped - Cocktail Party (Season 35 Episode 17)
    Season 35 Episode 17:

    Cocktail Party

    The chefs learn that they'll be preparing small plates as well as creative drinks in every round of this special competition.

  • Chopped - True Grits (Season 35 Episode 16)
    Season 35 Episode 16:

    True Grits

    The chefs get the Southern classic grits in the first basket and race to make appetizers that deliver on flavor, but one of the competitors has major difficulties in the final seconds of the round.

  • Chopped - Chopped Grand Holiday (Season 35 Episode 15)
    Season 35 Episode 15:

    Chopped Grand Holiday

    Four of Chopped's biggest winners return to share stories of their life-changing victories and -- in the spirit of the season -- play for a favorite charity.

  • Chopped - Weird Twist (Season 35 Episode 14)
    Season 35 Episode 14:

    Weird Twist

    Garlic ice cream is not the most startling discovery in the entree basket; the most shocking ingredient in the dessert basket doesn't seem so wild until you pop it in your mouth and get a jolt.

  • Chopped - Espresso Express (Season 35 Episode 13)
    Season 35 Episode 13:

    Espresso Express

    Ground espresso in the first basket; sweetbreads are one of the sweet surprises that the competitors must work with in round two; a brightly-colored sugary snack must be balanced with black molasses in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - An Iron Chef Thanksgiving (Season 35 Episode 12)
    Season 35 Episode 12:

    An Iron Chef Thanksgiving

    Three Iron Chefs judge a Thanksgiving feast; appetizers include turkey in more than one form; another bird gets some love in the entree round; an epic sandwich and a sweet casserole are two of the ingredients.

  • Chopped - Pie Jinks (Season 35 Episode 11)
    Season 35 Episode 11:

    Pie Jinks

    Sour gummies and sausage are part of the appetizer round pie; savory pies that must include baby kale; a dessert round with candied ginger in the basket.

  • Chopped - Flavor Savor (Season 35 Episode 10)
    Season 35 Episode 10:

    Flavor Savor

    Fresh Mediterranean foods, including baby octopus in the first round; a prickly green and a meaty fish share the entree basket spotlight; the ice cream machine and the deep fryer come into play in a busy dessert round.

  • Chopped - Gimme Gator (Season 35 Episode 9)
    Season 35 Episode 9:

    Gimme Gator

    Black garlic and coconut vinegar challenge the chefs in the appetizer round; the judges go on the hunt for compelling flavor combinations in the chefs' alligator entrees; a Peruvian fruit is the most unusual find in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Feel The Burn (Season 35 Episode 8)
    Season 35 Episode 8:

    Feel The Burn

    In round one, a dip made with hot sauce and a spicy piece of poultry; hot raw root in the entree basket serves as proof that peppers aren't the only way to spice up a dish; spicy candy and a baby fruit in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Spooked (Season 35 Episode 7)
    Season 35 Episode 7:


    Creepy surprises and freaky finds for Halloween; special meat platter in round one; frightening ingredient is staring back at the chefs from the entree basket; the two finalists get hyped up on Halloween candy as they scare up some creative desserts.

  • Chopped - The Beets Go On (Season 35 Episode 6)
    Season 35 Episode 6:

    The Beets Go On

    The chefs bake pre-made dough and try to figure out the best plan for including a Persian hot dog stew in their dishes; a prized seafood and a floral component; competitors discover beets and a classic French dessert in the final basket.

  • Chopped - Comfort Zone (Season 35 Episode 5)
    Season 35 Episode 5:

    Comfort Zone

    The chefs carry the comfort food theme in round one, utilizing something starchy and something greasy; a homey protein and some beautiful tomatoes are used in the entree round; a nostalgic cookie meets a dairy delight in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Waffles For The Win (Season 35 Episode 4)
    Season 35 Episode 4:

    Waffles For The Win

    First, the chefs bring some heat to their waffle appetizers by seasoning them with chiles de arbol; a thick Belgian waffle dough hits the irons in round two; waffles take the form of cookies in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Food Truck Luck (Season 35 Episode 3)
    Season 35 Episode 3:

    Food Truck Luck

    Chefs attempt to make outstanding appetizers with two proteins; in the entree basket, the chefs find a New England sandwich and a Mexican pepper; the final two food truck chefs left in the fight receive dessert nachos in the last basket.

  • Chopped - Clock Shock (Season 35 Episode 2)
    Season 35 Episode 2:

    Clock Shock

    The chefs get some gorgeous crustaceans and a fancy pasta in the first basket; making the most of an expensive mushroom in round two; one of the last two chefs runs into trouble while trying to make an apple dessert.

  • Chopped - Clam Clash (Season 35 Episode 1)
    Season 35 Episode 1:

    Clam Clash

    Chefs must create appetizers in just 20 minutes from clams and a sweet dried fruit; squid ink and a strong-flavored candy in entree; a pie made of beans and an alcoholic drink made with sorbet are mystery basket ingredients for dessert.

  • Chopped - Alton's Challenge, Grand Finale (Season 34 Episode 13)
    Season 34 Episode 13:

    Alton's Challenge, Grand Finale

    Four champions return to fight for $50,000; in the first round, a small fish and a strange condiment puzzle the champs; a stunningly-presented protein and a jar of something stinky are in the entree basket.

  • Chopped - Alton's Challenge, Part 3 (Season 34 Episode 12)
    Season 34 Episode 12:

    Alton's Challenge, Part 3

    The wonders of molecular gastronomy; making a powder from a fat, the problem with transparent ravioli; lamb cooked with a modernist method and new age noodles; a cake that looks and tastes like a drop of water for dessert.

  • Chopped - Alton's Challenge, Part 2 (Season 34 Episode 11)
    Season 34 Episode 11:

    Alton's Challenge, Part 2

    A dehydration theme for the baskets; the first round has the chefs making quick use of instant mashed potatoes; a diabolical dessert basket has the chefs scrambling to make dehydrated eggs work in their final plates.

  • Chopped - Alton's Challenge, Part 1 (Season 34 Episode 10)
    Season 34 Episode 10:

    Alton's Challenge, Part 1

    For the first battle, Alton demonstrates the science behind smoking foods, and the chefs are encouraged to infuse every dish with smoky flavor; tiny radishes and a strangely savory cookie are in the mix for round one.

  • Chopped - Alton's Challenge, Part 4 (Season 34 Episode 9)
    Season 34 Episode 9:

    Alton's Challenge, Part 4

    To kick off round one, Alton demonstrates the mad science of champagne and the competitors embrace a fermentation theme; a Japanese specialty is the talk of entree round; an unusual cake inspires some unusual choices in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Flour Power (Season 34 Episode 8)
    Season 34 Episode 8:

    Flour Power

    A dough typically used for flatbreads and a strong-tasting melon in round one; a different dough is at the center of the second basket, prompting the competitors to bake again; final dish features a marshmallow spread and lemon balm.

  • Chopped - Bangin' Backyard Cookout (Season 34 Episode 7)
    Season 34 Episode 7:

    Bangin' Backyard Cookout

    The chefs imagine they're making a memorable meal for a backyard party in this cookout competition using a hybrid protein and a ketchup stand-in, burger fixings, but no beef, and an edible centerpiece.

  • Chopped - Snap Pea to It! (Season 34 Episode 6)
    Season 34 Episode 6:

    Snap Pea to It!

    Chefs must make lamb appetizers that include a trendy toast; poultry and snap peas are part of the round two challenge; competitors do their best with fruits and a fermented beverage in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Greater Tater (Season 34 Episode 5)
    Season 34 Episode 5:

    Greater Tater

    The chefs work with a potato theme, with spuds of some kind in every basket; chefs must incorporate two tater products into their appetizers; in Round 2, chili fries find their way to a blender; sweet potato pie meets toffee in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Got Your Goat? (Season 34 Episode 4)
    Season 34 Episode 4:

    Got Your Goat?

    Chefs must use seafood and some boozy veggies in the first round; the judges decide who has the chops to get goat chops just right in the second round; finalists scramble to incorporate cheese and vegetables into their desserts.

  • Chopped - Father's Day (Season 34 Episode 3)
    Season 34 Episode 3:

    Father's Day

    Four fathers join forces with their grown-up kids to make dishes; a cookie in the first basket gets a laugh; salmon in the second basket seems simple but creates problems; an unusual flavor of gelato presents a challenge.

  • Chopped - Grill Game (Season 34 Episode 2)
    Season 34 Episode 2:

    Grill Game

    Contestants make sausage appetizers that must also include a fruity beverage; an open-faced sandwich meets a diminutive veggie in the entree basket; two competitors left to grill dessert face a boozy marshmallow and a bag of nuts.

  • Chopped - Thanks, Mom! (Season 34 Episode 1)
    Season 34 Episode 1:

    Thanks, Mom!

    Ted Allen, Jeff Mauro, Jet Tila and Chris Santos compete with their moms; the teams strive to carefully crack quail eggs; a large fish and some lemons make up the second basket; the final two duos find ways to use blood oranges and walnuts.

  • Chopped - An Ugly Turn (Season 33 Episode 8)
    Season 33 Episode 8:

    An Ugly Turn

    The chefs must embrace imperfections as they work with ugly ingredients; they find often-discarded seafood and misshapen veggies in the baskets; a strange fish presents a fierce challenge; the chefs work with an overly-baked item.

  • Chopped - The Newlywed Game (Season 33 Episode 7)
    Season 33 Episode 7:

    The Newlywed Game

    Four newlywed couples face a playfully-named toast and some sexy shellfish in the appetizer round; chefs tackle a legume that's time-consuming to deal with and a pork cut that's challenging to cook.

  • Chopped - Star Power: Grand Finale (Season 33 Episode 6)
    Season 33 Episode 6:

    Star Power: Grand Finale

    Four celebrity champions compete to win $50,000 win for their favorite charity; a breakfast pastry and bland fruit for round one; an altered pineapple for the second round; a tower of cookies and a tropical fruit for dessert.

  • Chopped - Star Power: Screen Sensations! (Season 33 Episode 5)
    Season 33 Episode 5:

    Star Power: Screen Sensations!

    Actors Rick Fox, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Alysia Reiner and Alan Thicke compete; bass and ice pops for the appetizer; a pantry ingredient in round two; cold treats in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Star Power: The Last Laugh! (Season 33 Episode 4)
    Season 33 Episode 4:

    Star Power: The Last Laugh!

    Illeana Douglas, Ron Funches, Jonathan Sadowski and Julie White engage in a rowdy display of cooking improv in the third competition of the Star Power tournament; a South American flatbread and a beautiful seafood; marshmallows in the entree basket.

  • Chopped - Star Power: Culinary Muscle! (Season 33 Episode 3)
    Season 33 Episode 3:

    Star Power: Culinary Muscle!

    In the second preliminary competition, four star athletes -- Dorothy Hamill, Paige VanZant, LaMarr Woodley and Mariel Zagunis -- battle it out in the kitchen; a weird flavor of soda and a cheesy dish in the first basket.

  • Chopped - Star Power: Web Stars! (Season 33 Episode 2)
    Season 33 Episode 2:

    Star Power: Web Stars!

    In the first competition of a five-part tournament featuring celebrities, web stars including Josh Elkin, Justine Ezarik, Hilah Johnson and Lazarus Lynch take over the kitchen and seek to dazzle the judges with their blood sausage appetizers.

  • Chopped - Best Laid Pans (Season 33 Episode 1)
    Season 33 Episode 1:

    Best Laid Pans

    A setback leaves one chef unsure whether her sausage and okra appetizer will come together; savory pie and a fresh Italian cheese meet on the chefs' entree plates; peppers and pears pair up for the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Jump for Bok Choy (Season 32 Episode 12)
    Season 32 Episode 12:

    Jump for Bok Choy

    An Argentinian meat and something sweet form two of the appetizer surprises; a favorite seafood selection appears in the basket; bok choy finds its way to the chefs' plates; an alluring take on cheesecake keeps the finalists on their toes.

  • Chopped - Latin Cuisine Dream (Season 32 Episode 11)
    Season 32 Episode 11:

    Latin Cuisine Dream

    Favorite foods from Latin America; the competitors get a soup and dough in the first round; a yummy cookie and a can of beans in the entree round; the final two chefs find passion fruit in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Something Dumpling (Season 32 Episode 10)
    Season 32 Episode 10:

    Something Dumpling

    The chefs must make dumplings inspired by any part of the world; a flavorful pork product and a Japanese condiment in the first mystery basket; meat-and-potato dumpling entrees for round two; spicy chips and a tropical fruit for dessert.

  • Chopped - Raw Deal (Season 32 Episode 9)
    Season 32 Episode 9:

    Raw Deal

    Raw fish in an unusual form for the first basket; a wonder drink and beautiful peppers for the entree; a hefty salt block in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Chefs in a Pickle (Season 32 Episode 8)
    Season 32 Episode 8:

    Chefs in a Pickle

    Pickles in every dish; brine and Brussels sprouts for the appetizer; half-sour flank steak dishes in the entree round; pickles with peanut butter in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Blue Plate Fate (Season 32 Episode 7)
    Season 32 Episode 7:

    Blue Plate Fate

    Late night food and a classic three-ingredient sandwich in the first round; a deep-fried snack in the entree round; diner staples in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Chocolate Obsession (Season 32 Episode 6)
    Season 32 Episode 6:

    Chocolate Obsession

    White chocolate and soft shell crab for round one; an alcoholic chocolate beverage and a chocolate showpiece dessert for the second round; luscious apricots for the final round.

  • Chopped - Game Day Party (Season 32 Episode 5)
    Season 32 Episode 5:

    Game Day Party

    The chefs take on football-themed challenges; reinvented mac and cheese for the appetizer round; artichokes in the entree round; a stadium starch in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Oodles of Noodles (Season 32 Episode 4)
    Season 32 Episode 4:

    Oodles of Noodles

    The chefs must make noodle or pasta dishes; Asian ingredients in round one; fresh pasta in round two; noodles for dessert in the final round.

  • Chopped - Celebrating Veterans (Season 32 Episode 3)
    Season 32 Episode 3:

    Celebrating Veterans

    Four military veterans compete; in round one, a favorite American comfort food and a super-sweet drink; patriotic pasta and a pre-made savory pie in the entree round; cheese and pudding for dessert.

  • Chopped - Whiskey and Wings (Season 32 Episode 2)
    Season 32 Episode 2:

    Whiskey and Wings

    Whiskey and wings appear in every basket; a fun starch for the appetizer round; hot sauce for round two; wings for dessert.

  • Chopped - Clean Eatin' (Season 32 Episode 1)
    Season 32 Episode 1:

    Clean Eatin'

    The chefs must make delicious, healthy dishes; legumes confound some of the chefs; a fancy fish and a fermented drink for the entrees; fruit-and-grain dishes for dessert.

  • Chopped - Wild Times (Season 31 Episode 20)
    Season 31 Episode 20:

    Wild Times

    The chefs' baskets are full of hunter-forager ingredients; an aquatic wonder and a delicate flower in round one; an imposing root and a wild beast for the entree round; berries and butter for dessert.

  • Chopped - Basket Buzz (Season 31 Episode 19)
    Season 31 Episode 19:

    Basket Buzz

    A giant circle of dough with a long history and veggies that look like tiny watermelons in the first basket; chewy candy and sweet cheese for the entree; green leaves and blueberries for dessert.

  • Chopped - Million Dollar Baskets (Season 31 Episode 18)
    Season 31 Episode 18:

    Million Dollar Baskets

    The chefs must work with caviar and expensive seafood in the first round; the second million-dollar basket contains a luxurious sweet and a delicious rarity; a $100 breakfast item in the final basket.

  • Chopped - Betting on the Farm (Season 31 Episode 17)
    Season 31 Episode 17:

    Betting on the Farm

    The chefs get to use farm-fresh ingredients; poultry and pickled chilies in round one; in the entree round, the chefs make lamb dishes with fresh greens; the chefs make some odd choices for the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Sweet Heat (Season 31 Episode 16)
    Season 31 Episode 16:

    Sweet Heat

    The chefs find a strange pizza in the appetizer basket; two proteins in the second round present a challenge for the competitors; chilies in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Taco Time! (Season 31 Episode 15)
    Season 31 Episode 15:

    Taco Time!

    The chefs show off their takes on the taco; tripe and mustard rabe in the appetizer basket; Asian sauce and a beautiful protein in the entree basket; the finalists create inventive desserts with Mexican chocolate.

  • Chopped - Entree Basket Blues (Season 31 Episode 14)
    Season 31 Episode 14:

    Entree Basket Blues

    Canned ham and mussels challenge the chefs in the appetizer round; things get tougher with a bright blue ingredient in the entree round; the final two chefs try to impress the judges with fruit-and-fries creations.

  • Chopped - Viewers' Vengeance (Season 31 Episode 13)
    Season 31 Episode 13:

    Viewers' Vengeance

    Four chefs complete viewer-chosen tasks; the fans pick a creepy protein and a bloody soup; something hearty and something hot in the second basket; dessert dishes made with offal and atole.

  • Chopped - Back in Time (Season 31 Episode 12)
    Season 31 Episode 12:

    Back in Time

    A familiar can and a space-age beverage in the first basket; something frozen in time and something nostalgically spherical for round two; a drink named for a movie legend must be used for dessert.

  • Chopped - Beast Feast (Season 31 Episode 11)
    Season 31 Episode 11:

    Beast Feast

    In the appetizer round, the chefs try to make meaty appetizers; the chefs get to choose which part of an animal to use for their second dishes; the final chefs make piggy desserts.

  • Chopped - Battle of the Butchers (Season 31 Episode 10)
    Season 31 Episode 10:

    Battle of the Butchers

    The butchers take whiskey shots as they handle cuts of pork for the appetizer; a big bird and an oddly-named radish make up the entree basket; the finalists find an ice cream that only a butcher could love in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Finale (Season 31 Episode 9)
    Season 31 Episode 9:

    Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Finale

    The $40,000 title fight finale; the three undefeated champs must make appetizers with camel meat and a strange sauce; an especially difficult entree round.

  • Chopped - Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Part 3 (Season 31 Episode 8)
    Season 31 Episode 8:

    Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Part 3

    The returning winners struggle to keep track of all four ingredients for the first round, which include cold soup and a stuffed lobster; a giant piece of meat and some tasty little dried fruits make up the entree's ingredients.

  • Chopped - Hearty Party (Season 31 Episode 7)
    Season 31 Episode 7:

    Hearty Party

    In the first basket, the chefs unveil a Cajun specialty; a porky protein adds some flavor to the chefs' fish entrees; in the final basket, the chefs find a chewy drink.

  • Chopped - Cheap Eats (Season 31 Episode 6)
    Season 31 Episode 6:

    Cheap Eats

    In the first-round basket, the chefs find pork buns and Mexican street corn; the competitors must use a pickled product with a fair favorite for the entree; delectable cakes and an odd sauce make up the ingredients for the final round.

  • Chopped - Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Part 2 (Season 31 Episode 5)
    Season 31 Episode 5:

    Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Part 2

    Four more returning contestants battle for the chance to compete against Bobby Flay; the contestants must use seafood that needs tenderizing and a canned product for the appetizer; a king of the sea and an icebox cake await them for the entree.

  • Chopped - Midnight Snack Attack (Season 31 Episode 4)
    Season 31 Episode 4:

    Midnight Snack Attack

    The chefs must make the perfect midnight meal; an innovative appetizer of fried foods and a trendy cocktail; prized mushrooms and a popular street food for the second round; breakfast flavors make up the final round basket.

  • Chopped - Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Part 1 (Season 31 Episode 3)
    Season 31 Episode 3:

    Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Part 1

    Twelve returning champions try their hands at making Scandinavian fish and a sugary cereal as they attempt to get to the $40,000 grand finale in the first part of the tournament with Bobby Flay.

  • Chopped - Tailgate Greats (Season 31 Episode 2)
    Season 31 Episode 2:

    Tailgate Greats

    The competitors face handy sandwiches and sweet popcorn; a strange take on a mimosa; the two finalists seek the best way to execute their creative ideas for dessert.

  • Chopped - Smorgastarta Your Engines (Season 31 Episode 1)
    Season 31 Episode 1:

    Smorgastarta Your Engines

    The chefs start the competition off with some smorgastarta appetizers, including savory Swedish layer cake; a sweet powder and prickly produce cause problems for the competitors; the chefs struggle to made eggplant into a dessert.

  • Chopped - New Year's Bash (Season 30 Episode 8)
    Season 30 Episode 8:

    New Year's Bash

    The competitors celebrate the New Year with $50 worth of caviar in the appetizer basket; more premium items and a New Year's legume in the entree baskets; dressed-up ice cream cones and a limited number of grapes for dessert.

  • Chopped - Holiday Reality Check (Season 30 Episode 7)
    Season 30 Episode 7:

    Holiday Reality Check

    Les Gold, Claudia Jordan, Jenni Pulos and Karina Smirnoff compete; the celebrities must use an edible wreath and festively-shaped bread; the judges learn that one of the competitors has never tried one of the veggies found in the basket.

  • Chopped - Turkey Day Heroes (Season 30 Episode 6)
    Season 30 Episode 6:

    Turkey Day Heroes

    Four soup kitchen chefs face off; for the appetizer, they get creative with bread and orange sauce; turkey and a special cake in the entree round; the dessert basket is full of healthy ingredients.

  • Chopped - Web Stars (Season 30 Episode 5)
    Season 30 Episode 5:

    Web Stars

    Competitors who have found success with online cooking shows put their web-honed culinary skills to the test; cooks must use emoji cookies; chefs struggle to get one ingredient cooked in time; chefs use a familiar boxed ingredient.

  • Chopped - On the Quack Burner (Season 30 Episode 4)
    Season 30 Episode 4:

    On the Quack Burner

    The chefs must make use of duck tongue meat in their appetizers; a seaweed pasta product may be the weirdest item in the second basket; spicy alcohol and a sweet cream make up two of the components that the finalists must work into their desserts.

  • Chopped - Best Halloween Ever (Season 30 Episode 3)
    Season 30 Episode 3:

    Best Halloween Ever

    The judges see what a drag queen, a witch, a medieval re-enactor and a bloody-faced warrior will cook for them; chefs must prepare a pork tenderloin entree; cooks encounter a spiky fruit and clever cookie-crumb creation.

  • Chopped - Sweetbread Dread (Season 30 Episode 2)
    Season 30 Episode 2:

    Sweetbread Dread

    Competitors find sardines in their baskets; an air of luxury is brought to the second round with ingredients including shortbreads; both final chefs want to make ice cream in the dessert round but may not have time to pull it off.

  • Chopped - Kefir and Loathing (Season 30 Episode 1)
    Season 30 Episode 1:

    Kefir and Loathing

    Fermented milk drink kefir in the appetizer round; a strange blue drink; a can ingredient for the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Worst Cooks Challenge (Season 29 Episode 13)
    Season 29 Episode 13:

    Worst Cooks Challenge

    In the first round, former winners make frog leg appetizers; the second round has the remaining chefs struggling to cook steak correctly; cooks rely on ready-made doughs from the pantry to help them with their cocoa powder and pear desserts.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Finale Fight (Season 29 Episode 12)
    Season 29 Episode 12:

    Teen Tournament: Finale Fight

    Four teen winners compete in the grand finale; surf-and-turf in the appetizer; butchering skills; mango in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Naan the Wiser (Season 29 Episode 11)
    Season 29 Episode 11:

    Naan the Wiser

    Naan and blood sausages in the first round; a very expensive fish in the entree basket; creative desserts with a fruit-filled basket.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Battle 4 (Season 29 Episode 10)
    Season 29 Episode 10:

    Teen Tournament: Battle 4

    Four teen chefs battle for the last spot in the finale; something strange and sour; re-purposing a cake in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Twins for the Win (Season 29 Episode 9)
    Season 29 Episode 9:

    Twins for the Win

    Teams of twins face off; improbable eggs and incomplete crustaceans in the first-round basket; a royal-inspired meat product and a soda shop staple in the entree round; pastry dough in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Battle 3 (Season 29 Episode 8)
    Season 29 Episode 8:

    Teen Tournament: Battle 3

    A group of teen chefs cook short ribs in the appetizer round; an already-cooked, artificially-colored ingredient seems to be the most difficult ingredient in the entree round; a pastry bag of pate a choux leaves the competitors puzzled.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Battle 2 (Season 29 Episode 7)
    Season 29 Episode 7:

    Teen Tournament: Battle 2

    Nerves and indecision keep everybody guessing whether all the competitors will finish their sausage appetizers; seafood surprises in round two; breakfast items take on a creative form in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Battle 1 (Season 29 Episode 6)
    Season 29 Episode 6:

    Teen Tournament: Battle 1

    The young competitors must make appetizers from a strange hybrid snack and a decadent pork product; in the entree round, the teens must figure out how to combine poultry with a weird casserole.

  • Chopped - Chili Cook-Off (Season 29 Episode 5)
    Season 29 Episode 5:

    Chili Cook-Off

    Chocolate and sausage are two of the mandatory ingredients in the appetizer round; degrees of spice and levels of creativity are big factors in the entree round; chili-inspired sweet dishes are requested in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Souper Chefs (Season 29 Episode 4)
    Season 29 Episode 4:

    Souper Chefs

    In the appetizer round, the chefs must make trout dishes that also include dill pickle soup; the entree basket ingredients include a weird spicy beer; dough and sugar in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Hot Doggin' (Season 29 Episode 3)
    Season 29 Episode 3:

    Hot Doggin'

    In the first round, the chefs get some very rare hot dogs and an uncommon condiment; a tiny ingredient causes big problems for two of the competitors in the entree round; hot dog dessert challenge.

  • Chopped - Snail Snafus (Season 29 Episode 2)
    Season 29 Episode 2:

    Snail Snafus

    The chefs scramble to make escargot work with the other ingredients in the first basket; the second round basket holds garlic knots; a light and airy cake in the dessert round puts the chefs in a focused and inspired mood.

  • Chopped - Fried Chicken Time (Season 29 Episode 1)
    Season 29 Episode 1:

    Fried Chicken Time

    Chefs must use a weird syrup and a savory pancake in their fried bird appetizers; in round two, fried chicken entrees must include peach cobbler; a fried chicken-themed dessert round.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters Napa: Grand Finale (Season 28 Episode 18)
    Season 28 Episode 18:

    Grill Masters Napa: Grand Finale

    The appetizer round features a porky surprise; the remaining champions must figure out what to do with a surf-and-turf combo; bananas and wine make tricky dessert ingredients.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters Napa: Part 4 (Season 28 Episode 17)
    Season 28 Episode 17:

    Grill Masters Napa: Part 4

    In the appetizer round, the grill masters face some mushrooms and a strong jam; fish butchery and flavor balancing come into play in the entree round; the chefs' dessert basket contains a yummy cake.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters Napa: Part 3 (Season 28 Episode 16)
    Season 28 Episode 16:

    Grill Masters Napa: Part 3

    The first basket holds a tough seafood protein; in the second round, the chefs get the gift of a beautiful rib eye; chocolate trifle and poached pears in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters Napa: Part 2 (Season 28 Episode 15)
    Season 28 Episode 15:

    Grill Masters Napa: Part 2

    Baked beans and lamb belly feature in the first round; in the entree round, the grill masters receive a seafood-heavy basket; one of the mystery ingredients in the dessert round shows a tendency to char quickly.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters Napa: Part 1 (Season 28 Episode 14)
    Season 28 Episode 14:

    Grill Masters Napa: Part 1

    The appetizer basket features a sea creature and a pretty, colorful veggie; a ballpark snack throws the chefs a curveball in the entree round; chilies in the dessert basket make the judges happy.

  • Chopped - Leap of Faith (Season 28 Episode 13)
    Season 28 Episode 13:

    Leap of Faith

    A priest, a nun-in-training, a rabbi and a pastor compete; the first round basket holds a salmon; fruit and wine make up two of the mystery basket items in the entree round; fig desserts.

  • Chopped - San Franchopco (Season 28 Episode 12)
    Season 28 Episode 12:

    San Franchopco

    In the first round, a mighty midnight snack poses a creative challenge; a beer and a bird in round two; the dessert basket includes premium chocolate bars and Irish coffee.

  • Chopped - Chopping Block Blues (Season 28 Episode 11)
    Season 28 Episode 11:

    Chopping Block Blues

    Scotch eggs feature as the ingredient in the appetizer round; a big fish and a black liquid make up two of the ingredients in round two.

  • Chopped - Deadliest Basket (Season 28 Episode 10)
    Season 28 Episode 10:

    Deadliest Basket

    The chefs contend with basket ingredients that are not only challenging but downright dangerous; poisonous seeds and a fierce creature in round one; a potent alcohol and a shellfish in round two; fungus and a deadly fruit in the final round.

  • Chopped - Summer Heat (Season 28 Episode 9)
    Season 28 Episode 9:

    Summer Heat

    Lobsters and cocktails in the first round basket; in the second basket, the chefs find another seafood mystery ingredient and potato chips.

  • Chopped - Hungry for Love (Season 28 Episode 8)
    Season 28 Episode 8:

    Hungry for Love

    Eight cooking singles are paired up on blind dates; in the first round, scallops in the shell and a strange citrus; the remaining competitors all decide to grind the protein in the entree basket.

  • Chopped - Tortellini Trials (Season 28 Episode 7)
    Season 28 Episode 7:

    Tortellini Trials

    The appetizer round contains a puzzling pasta; in the entree round, the judges are worried about a particular chocolate-covered ingredient.

  • Chopped - Cinco de Mayo Fiesta (Season 28 Episode 6)
    Season 28 Episode 6:

    Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

    The four chefs are surprised by a Cinco de Mayo theme; the first basket contains a green pie and a big fish fillet; a cheese blend and a Mexican barbecue specialty in round two; black beans and chocolate are part of the dessert challenge.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: Conclusion, $50,000 Pay Day (Season 28 Episode 5)
    Season 28 Episode 5:

    Chopped Champions: Conclusion, $50,000 Pay Day

    Unusual clams and a decadent meat are ingredients in the first round; a protein almost takes up the entire entree round basket; onions are one of the ingredients in dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: Battle 4, Kitchen Storm (Season 28 Episode 4)
    Season 28 Episode 4:

    Chopped Champions: Battle 4, Kitchen Storm

    A husband and wife are among the returning champs; crab claws and vanilla frosting in the first basket; the entree round basket contains wild boar; in the dessert round, a savory mousse causes the competitors some alarm.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: Battle 3, Chefs in Control (Season 28 Episode 3)
    Season 28 Episode 3:

    Chopped Champions: Battle 3, Chefs in Control

    In the appetizer round, a hard-to-melt candy and a difficult-to-prep veggie; in the entree round, a seemingly cheffy protein; the dessert basket holds bison jerky.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: Battle 2, Fighting Shape (Season 28 Episode 2)
    Season 28 Episode 2:

    Chopped Champions: Battle 2, Fighting Shape

    The first basket features deceptively simple sausage and cabbage; an organ meat plays the starring role in the second basket; the final basket will take some champion swagger and skill to crack.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: Battle 1, Best of the Best (Season 28 Episode 1)
    Season 28 Episode 1:

    Chopped Champions: Battle 1, Best of the Best

    The group of defending champions must first rock a basket that includes pig ears; in the second round, the chefs must navigate the complicated relationship between fish and cheese; artichokes are a cruel draw for dessert.

  • Chopped - Secrets of Winning (Season 27 Episode 358)
    Season 27 Episode 358:

    Secrets of Winning

    A look back at some of the most bizarre baskets, wildest mishaps and most creative cooking moments from America's most pressure-packed cooking competition.

  • Chopped - The Bold and the Baconful (Season 27 Episode 13)
    Season 27 Episode 13:

    The Bold and the Baconful

    In the first basket, the chefs find that a certain fun food has been wrapped in bacon; in round two, the competitors present pork and noodle dishes.

  • Chopped - Chopped: College (Season 27 Episode 12)
    Season 27 Episode 12:

    Chopped: College

    Four college kids with serious cooking chops take over the Chopped Kitchen; chicken and tomato soup are featured in the appetizer basket; in the entree round, they must contend with a hot drink and a frozen side dish.

  • Chopped - Beg, Borrow or Eel (Season 27 Episode 11)
    Season 27 Episode 11:

    Beg, Borrow or Eel

    The first basket holds a slimy surprise; the entree round has the judges eager to taste three Cornish hen dishes; a nostalgic treat in the dessert basket keeps the judges guessing.

  • Chopped - Truck Stop Stars (Season 27 Episode 10)
    Season 27 Episode 10:

    Truck Stop Stars

    Truck stop chefs bring their own take on comfort food; in the first round, meatloaf mix and fennel; a purple veggie and a sweet drink are two of the ingredients in the second round; the final basket holds an apple pie.

  • Chopped - Cooking Caribbean (Season 27 Episode 9)
    Season 27 Episode 9:

    Cooking Caribbean

    Caribbean cuisine is the focus; the judges are excited to taste four shrimp appetizers; some beautiful Caribbean ingredients in the second basket; sweet potato and rum in the final basket.

  • Chopped - Ready for Redemption (Season 27 Episode 8)
    Season 27 Episode 8:

    Ready for Redemption

    Four former Chopped runners return; in the appetizer basket, a protein and some sweet jam; the second round features sugar and spice; cheesecake and garam masala in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Love Bites (Season 27 Episode 7)
    Season 27 Episode 7:

    Love Bites

    It's food to get you in the mood, with aphrodisiacs in all of the baskets; oysters in the first basket; two alluring, pre-made desserts in the final basket seem like a head start but could be a trap.

  • Chopped - Bacon Boys (Season 27 Episode 6)
    Season 27 Episode 6:

    Bacon Boys

    In the first round basket contains bacon alongside banana jam; round two has the chefs wondering what to do with a weird ice cream and some lovely greens.

  • Chopped - Tailgate Party (Season 27 Episode 5)
    Season 27 Episode 5:

    Tailgate Party

    Four fanatical tailgaters set out to prove that their passion for cooking is equal to their passion for their teams; the first basket contains a vegetarian patty; cheese and sausage are two of the mandatory ingredients in the second basket.

  • Chopped - Chinese New Year (Season 27 Episode 4)
    Season 27 Episode 4:

    Chinese New Year

    The chefs create dishes for the Chinese New Year; they create appetizers using one of Americans' favorite Chinese dishes; there's a giant fish in the basket for the entree round; the chefs must include an oversized cookie in their desserts.

  • Chopped - Brunch Battle (Season 27 Episode 3)
    Season 27 Episode 3:

    Brunch Battle

    Four chefs are challenged with creating the kind of brunch worth lingering over; booze and eggs are some of the surprises found in the first two baskets.

  • Chopped - Healthy Rivalry (Season 27 Episode 2)
    Season 27 Episode 2:

    Healthy Rivalry

    The chefs are challenged to create light dishes from baskets full of nutritious surprises; the competitors must make tasty fish dishes that includes an alternative carbohydrate; a grain and a green noodle are part of the culinary puzzle.

  • Chopped - Knife Strife (Season 27 Episode 1)
    Season 27 Episode 1:

    Knife Strife

    In the appetizer round, the chefs find blood sausages in the basket; then, they come up with plans for a basket that includes a caramelized pudding and a pork product; finally, the dessert basket results in some decadent dishes.

  • Chopped - Battle of the Grandpas (Season 26 Episode 8)
    Season 26 Episode 8:

    Battle of the Grandpas

    Four beloved grandfathers fight it out in the Chopped Kitchen; in the first round, a breakfast starch and a classic soda fountain choice; in the entree round, beef and peanut butter taffy bites; in the final round, a homey pie and a fresh fruit.

  • Chopped - Family Affair (Season 26 Episode 7)
    Season 26 Episode 7:

    Family Affair

    A mom, dad, son and aunt who work in the same restaurant compete; in the first round, one family member's grill pan gets taken over by two relatives; in the entree round, chicken breasts and mystery ingredients.

  • Chopped - In-Laws, In Teams! (Season 26 Episode 6)
    Season 26 Episode 6:

    In-Laws, In Teams!

    Pairs of mothers and daughters-in-law take over the Chopped Kitchen; in the appetizer round, a boozy accessory and a standard leftover; in the entree round, odd eggs and mashed potatoes are in the baskets; a subtropical fruit and a gooey bread.

  • Chopped - Chopped Desserts! (Season 26 Episode 5)
    Season 26 Episode 5:

    Chopped Desserts!

    Four pastry chefs compete; in the first round, chocolate dishes that include Mississippi mud pie and cherries; in the second round, the chefs have to incorporate something bubbly and something crispy into their candy creations.

  • Chopped - Military Vets (Season 26 Episode 4)
    Season 26 Episode 4:

    Military Vets

    In the first round, one of the chefs stumbles upon a brilliant way to treat scalloped potatoes; a precooked meatloaf is the big challenge in the second round; the final basket contains a crispy snack and a sweet and tart drink.

  • Chopped - Food Truck Kitchen (Season 26 Episode 3)
    Season 26 Episode 3:

    Food Truck Kitchen

    Food truck chefs battle it out; Chinese and Greek cuisine ingredients in the first basket; a classic American street food meets a fun-to-say Korean dish in the entree basket; unripe fruit and a much-loved sweet spread in the final basket.

  • Chopped - Chopped Catwalk (Season 26 Episode 2)
    Season 26 Episode 2:

    Chopped Catwalk

    Four chefs who are also fashion models compete; tuna and kale chips featured in the appetizer basket; the second round basket contains fish and seeds; something frozen and something crunchy are found in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - A Chopped Halloween (Season 26 Episode 1)
    Season 26 Episode 1:

    A Chopped Halloween

    Halloween-themed ingredients including real blood and fake eyeballs are featured in the first round; the competitors get dead serious about their Halloween entrees.

  • Chopped - Chopped: Impossible, Grand Finale (Season 25 Episode 345)
    Season 25 Episode 345:

    Chopped: Impossible, Grand Finale

    Three champions battle for the chance to go head-to-head with Robert Irvine; in the appetizer round, the competitors face a giant clam and a fast-food classic; in the entree round, a canned product and a strange sandwich.

  • Chopped - Chopped: Impossible, Part 3 (Season 25 Episode 344)
    Season 25 Episode 344:

    Chopped: Impossible, Part 3

    Returning champions take on a swamp creature and insects in the appetizer round; the chefs attack a sweet spring treat and an aged egg in round two; whimsical sushi, leftover fruit, and a frozen favorite in the last basket.

  • Chopped - Chopped: Impossible, Part 2 (Season 25 Episode 343)
    Season 25 Episode 343:

    Chopped: Impossible, Part 2

    The first basket holds a strange duck and a green dessert; in the entree round, an infamous Chopped ingredient makes a return appearance; the dessert basket contains a meaty sandwich.

  • Chopped - Mac and Cheese (Season 25 Episode 13)
    Season 25 Episode 13:

    Mac and Cheese

    Appetizers are created from the unusual combination of monkfish and boxed macaroni and cheese.

  • Chopped - Cooking With Bass (Season 25 Episode 12)
    Season 25 Episode 12:

    Cooking With Bass

    The appetizer baskets hold chicken hearts as one of the mandatory ingredients; the entree round baskets feature sea bass and an expensive spice; the chefs must combine brittle and zucchini for the final round.

  • Chopped - Thanksgiving Soup-er Stars (Season 25 Episode 11)
    Season 25 Episode 11:

    Thanksgiving Soup-er Stars

    All four chefs in this competition dedicate their time and talents to soup kitchens; the first round basket contains Thanksgiving leftovers; an ice cream cake and a starchy candy are two of the perplexing items in the final round.

  • Chopped - Oktoberfest! (Season 25 Episode 10)
    Season 25 Episode 10:


    The chefs discover fine fare for a German party in the first basket, including pretzels and sauerkraut; schnitzel and beer keep the celebration going in the entree round; the dessert round features spaetzle and chocolate sausage.

  • Chopped - Bizarre Battle (Season 25 Episode 9)
    Season 25 Episode 9:

    Bizarre Battle

    Bizarre foods will be found in all the baskets; in the first round, a strange bird part and a stinky young fruit; the entree round features some very hot candies and ugly offal; something purple and something fermented in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Sitcom Moms (Season 25 Episode 8)
    Season 25 Episode 8:

    Sitcom Moms

    Tichina Arnold, Jackee Harry, JoMarie Payton and Betsy Randle, who all play moms on well-known TV shows, take each other on in an appetizer round featuring mushrooms and frozen TV dinners and tackle minute steak in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Teen Redeem (Season 25 Episode 7)
    Season 25 Episode 7:

    Teen Redeem

    Lump meat crab and mayo in the first basket; the entree round basket contains a nostalgic candy, and a lovely vegetable; the dessert round basket has Italian cookies and peanut butter toast.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Grand Finale! (Season 25 Episode 6)
    Season 25 Episode 6:

    Teen Tournament: Grand Finale!

    Four returning teen winners come back to compete; a pasta, some jarred seafood, a candy, and a veggie in the first basket; the chefs must break down a giant fish for the entree round; the dessert round features a "mocktail" and a festive cake.

  • Chopped - Viewers' Baskets (Season 25 Episode 5)
    Season 25 Episode 5:

    Viewers' Baskets

    Fan turn to social media to pick the basket ingredients; in the first basket, a curious canned product; in the entree round, some weird candy and a slimy surprise.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Episode Four (Season 25 Episode 4)
    Season 25 Episode 4:

    Teen Tournament: Episode Four

    The appetizer round features a spicy protein and a strong pepper in the basket; the entree basket contains thick veal chops and beautiful heirloom tomatoes; a classic candy bar and a sweet fruit juice in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Episode Three (Season 25 Episode 3)
    Season 25 Episode 3:

    Teen Tournament: Episode Three

    The chefs grapple with vegan chicken in the first basket; the entree round features butternut squashes and okra; the dessert basket contains a box of assorted cookies.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Episode Two (Season 25 Episode 2)
    Season 25 Episode 2:

    Teen Tournament: Episode Two

    Expensive crustaceans are a bit of a shocker in the appetizer baskets; round two competitors must complete creative lamb entrees; the dessert round features a frozen treat and an Indian spice.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Episode One (Season 25 Episode 1)
    Season 25 Episode 1:

    Teen Tournament: Episode One

    A strangely fuzzy ingredient in the appetizer round basket; in the entree round, a challenging protein paired with a processed cheese; chips and candies are featured in the final basket.

  • Chopped - Chopped: Impossible, Part 1 (Season 25)
    Season 25:

    Chopped: Impossible, Part 1

    Restaurant: Impossible's Chef Robert Irvine joins the judging panel; whipped topping in the first round and offal and stinky cookies in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Holiday Cooking (Season 24 Episode 13)
    Season 24 Episode 13:

    Holiday Cooking

    Cooking Channel stars Gabriele Corcos, Kelsey Nixon, Roger Mooking and Jim Stacy are set to take on a holiday challenge; the appetizer basket features a whole roasted goose; a meat-and-potatoes entree round.

  • Chopped - Chopped Gastropub (Season 24 Episode 12)
    Season 24 Episode 12:

    Chopped Gastropub

    House-smoked bacon and homemade pickles are found in the appetizer baskets; a cocktail and a classic English pub dish in the entree basket; suds and tots have to be included in the desserts.

  • Chopped - Tailgate Fate (Season 24 Episode 11)
    Season 24 Episode 11:

    Tailgate Fate

    In the first round, the chefs prepare pretzel roll and chicken wing appetizers; the chefs find burger patties in the second basket; the dessert basket contains four fruity surprises.

  • Chopped - Light Makes Right (Season 24 Episode 10)
    Season 24 Episode 10:

    Light Makes Right

    The baskets are packed with healthy ingredients; in the first round, lean, mean fish dishes; some heat in the entree round basket helps the chefs add flavor without adding fat; the dessert basket features green smoothies and rice crackers.

  • Chopped - College Challenge (Season 24 Episode 9)
    Season 24 Episode 9:

    College Challenge

    Four college students compete for culinary superiority; in the first round, a dorm-life starchy staple and a bag of frozen veggies; a microwaveable snack in the entree round; sweet and salty surprises in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Wild Ride (Season 24 Episode 8)
    Season 24 Episode 8:

    Wild Ride

    Fun at the carnival is the theme for this competition; in the first basket, two out of the four ingredients are deep-fried; the second basket contains an outrageous sundae, but it's the deep-fried ravioli that causes trouble for one competitor.

  • Chopped - Rock Stars (Season 24 Episode 7)
    Season 24 Episode 7:

    Rock Stars

    Four rock stars with a passion for cooking, Lita Ford, Kelly Hansen, Eddie Ojeda and Dweezil Zappa, take over the Chopped Kitchen; the first round basket contains a bubbly drink and a punny protein; the entree round features lamb.

  • Chopped - Tendon Intentions (Season 24 Episode 6)
    Season 24 Episode 6:

    Tendon Intentions

    The appetizer basket contains beef tendon balls; in the entree round, fresh vermicelli noodles; caramelized onions in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - All-Stars Tournament: Grand Finale (Season 24 Episode 5)
    Season 24 Episode 5:

    All-Stars Tournament: Grand Finale

    The four winning All-Stars return to the Chopped Kitchen; something purple and something fishy in the appetizer basket; a seafood tower; a very hot pepper and a cookie cake in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - All-Stars Tournament: Part 4 (Season 24 Episode 4)
    Season 24 Episode 4:

    All-Stars Tournament: Part 4

    Rocco DiSpirito, Jet Tila, Fabio Viviani and Lee Anne Wong face off; the appetizer baskets contains a succulent seafood and an Asian pastry; in the entree round, the chefs will need to get creative in order to cook a perfect piece of beef in time.

  • Chopped - All-Stars Tournament: Part 3 (Season 24 Episode 3)
    Season 24 Episode 3:

    All-Stars Tournament: Part 3

    Cat Cora, Antonia Lofaso, Michael Psilakis and Marcel Vigneron face off; a special Spanish meat must be paired with an airy cookie; the second round chefs must butcher a huge ingredient and tame some tiny, sour fruits.

  • Chopped - All-Stars Tournament: Part 2 (Season 24 Episode 2)
    Season 24 Episode 2:

    All-Stars Tournament: Part 2

    Anne Burrell, Hung Huynh, Mary Sue Milliken and Dale Talde compete; appetizer baskets contain a soup and a sour surprise; in the entree round, a cheesy party food must be matched with some expensive offal.

  • Chopped - All-Stars Tournament: Part 1 (Season 24 Episode 1)
    Season 24 Episode 1:

    All-Stars Tournament: Part 1

    Chefs Madison Cowan, Eric Greenspan, Brian Malarkey and Art Smith fight it out; the first round features a slimy ingredient; the entree round basket contains a beautiful fish.

  • Chopped - Big Barbecue Bout (Season 23 Episode 13)
    Season 23 Episode 13:

    Big Barbecue Bout

    A celebration of the art of barbecue; in the first basket, a regional barbecue sauce and jumbo shrimp; in round two, pork spare ribs; the final basket contains bananas and coconuts.

  • Chopped - Judges' Face-Off (Season 23 Episode 12)
    Season 23 Episode 12:

    Judges' Face-Off

    Each basket contains leftover ingredients; in the appetizer round, the chefs must reinvent a tuna noodle casserole; the entree basket contains rice left in a pan and soup.

  • Chopped - First Responders (Season 23 Episode 11)
    Season 23 Episode 11:

    First Responders

    Police officers and paramedics with culinary chops compete; the first round basket contains hummus chips and ground bison; jawbreakers and rotisserie chicken in the second round; angel food cake in the final basket.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Grand Finale (Season 23 Episode 11)
    Season 23 Episode 11:

    Grill Masters: Grand Finale

    Rattlesnake is the surprise in the first round; offal and some fruit are part of the culinary puzzle to solve in the entree round; a breakfast item and a classic pie combination in the last round.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Episode Four (Season 23 Episode 10)
    Season 23 Episode 10:

    Grill Masters: Episode Four

    Spare ribs play the lead role in the appetizer basket; a specially-sourced, whole fish barely fits into the entree baskets; plums are featured in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Fake Cake, Real Stakes (Season 23 Episode 10)
    Season 23 Episode 10:

    Fake Cake, Real Stakes

    All of the basket ingredients are in disguise; chicken wings in the first basket are a secretly sweet item; cake in the second round; tomato soup in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Episode Three (Season 23 Episode 9)
    Season 23 Episode 9:

    Grill Masters: Episode Three

    A succulent seafood and an odd ice cream are two of the surprises in the mystery basket; the chefs open the second round basket and find a live ingredient; a delicate ingredient in the final basket.

  • Chopped - Let's Do Lunch (Season 23 Episode 9)
    Season 23 Episode 9:

    Let's Do Lunch

    The usual rounds are replaced with breakfast, lunch and dinner; the morning meal includes tiny eggs and fancy coffee; the second round features peanut butter and jelly; the final round finds one of the competitors searching for a missing ingredient.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Episode Two (Season 23 Episode 8)
    Season 23 Episode 8:

    Grill Masters: Episode Two

    The first round basket contains grilling classics hot dogs and hamburgers; rack of elk is a welcome ingredient in the second basket; the dessert round features chocolate cupcakes.

  • Chopped - Amateurs Redemption (Season 23 Episode 8)
    Season 23 Episode 8:

    Amateurs Redemption

    Previously chopped home cooks return for a second chance; in the first round, vegan roast is an ingredient to be reckoned with; in the second round, a small bird and a sugary breakfast item are part of the entree puzzle that must be solved.

  • Chopped - T.G.I. Fry-Day (Season 23 Episode 7)
    Season 23 Episode 7:

    T.G.I. Fry-Day

    In the first round, the competitors work with hot dogs and taro root; the entree round features cookies and cube steak; an ooey, gooey cake and salted caramel make for some sweet creations in the final round.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Episode One (Season 23 Episode 7)
    Season 23 Episode 7:

    Grill Masters: Episode One

    Grill Masters battle; the first round features pork chops and sausages; a sweet basket ingredient challenges some of the chefs; the dessert basket contains a cheese and a starch.

  • Chopped - Double Trouble (Season 23 Episode 6)
    Season 23 Episode 6:

    Double Trouble

    Four cooking duos compete; in the first round, the couples make appetizers that include date vinegar and chili-garlic-coated peas; the entree round basket contains a lively sea critter and sweet potato patties.

  • Chopped - Chocolate Rush! (Season 23 Episode 5)
    Season 23 Episode 5:

    Chocolate Rush!

    Every basket contains chocolate; In the first round, chocolate is paired with pork chops; the entree round contain beef and dark chocolate; milk chocolate and graham cracker desserts.

  • Chopped - Say Cheese! (Season 23 Episode 4)
    Season 23 Episode 4:

    Say Cheese!

    In the first round, the chefs must make creative use of blue cheese and goats cheese in their appetizer plates; in the entree round, two French cheeses must be used with chicken thighs and garlic scapes.

  • Chopped - Chopped, Again! (Season 23 Episode 3)
    Season 23 Episode 3:

    Chopped, Again!

    Four losing chefs return seeking redemption; skate and pomegranate molasses appetizers; in the entree round, the competitors work with a boozy ice cream and a British pudding.

  • Chopped - Viewers' Choice Ingredients (Season 23 Episode 2)
    Season 23 Episode 2:

    Viewers' Choice Ingredients

    The mystery baskets contain ingredients suggested by fans on social media; a frightfully difficult protein in round one; in the second round, boxed macaroni and cheese; a giant egg and some mushy fruit are at play in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Every 'wich Way (Season 23 Episode 1)
    Season 23 Episode 1:

    Every 'wich Way

    A celebration of the sandwich; beef brisket appetizer sandwiches; entree-worthy sandwiches made from pork shoulder and pate; dessert sandwiches made with Thai curry paste and chocolate-covered espresso beans.

  • Chopped - Scoop's On! (Season 22 Episode 13)
    Season 22 Episode 13:

    Scoop's On!

    In the first round, the chefs must combine gourmet scoops in cones with halibut; the entree round features another ice cream surprise and premium cuts of beef.

  • Chopped - Thrill of the Grill (Season 22 Episode 12)
    Season 22 Episode 12:

    Thrill of the Grill

    For their appetizers, the chefs discover watermelon and wine coolers in the basket; beautiful cut of beef and tedious-to-prep beans await the chefs in the second round; a cone of sugar and a pitcher of lemonade in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Hot Stuff (Season 22 Episode 11)
    Season 22 Episode 11:

    Hot Stuff

    In the first round the heat is on with habanero peppers; the entree round features one of the hottest peppers, in beef jerky form; the finalists must find a way to balance spice and sugar in their desserts.

  • Chopped - Fabulous Baker Boys (Season 22 Episode 10)
    Season 22 Episode 10:

    Fabulous Baker Boys

    In the first round, the competitors must bake focaccia and figure out how to combine fish with rice pudding.

  • Chopped - Amateurs' Brawl (Season 22 Episode 9)
    Season 22 Episode 9:

    Amateurs' Brawl

    The first basket contains spinach vinaigrette and chicken truffle sausages; wild boar roast in the entree round; the final basket has marshmallow chocolate cookies.

  • Chopped - Late Night Food Brawl (Season 22 Episode 8)
    Season 22 Episode 8:

    Late Night Food Brawl

    The chefs learn that they will be preparing dishes best enjoyed in the late-night hours; for the first course, the chefs work with a carb-heavy Canadian snack and an Italian sausage; the dessert basket contains burritos.

  • Chopped - Reality TV Stars (Season 22 Episode 7)
    Season 22 Episode 7:

    Reality TV Stars

    Reality stars Renee Graziano ("Mob Wives"), Travis Lofland ("Deadliest Catch"), Amy Roloff ("Little People, Big World") and Kathy Wakile ("Real Housewives of New Jersey") battle for their favorite charity.

  • Chopped - Bizarre Baskets! (Season 22 Episode 6)
    Season 22 Episode 6:

    Bizarre Baskets!

    Guest judge Andrew Zimmern is on hand; an offbeat ice cream flavor and an unusual meat in the appetizer round; in the entree round, a shocking-looking protein combines with a pink veggie.

  • Chopped - Family Food Fight (Season 22 Episode 5)
    Season 22 Episode 5:

    Family Food Fight

    A mother, father, daughter and son compete; the first basket contains a flatbread and a strong citrus; in the entree round, there is fish to de-bone and tofu to flavor; desserts using lobster tail pastries and cinnamon chips.

  • Chopped - The Holiday Kitchen (Season 22 Episode 4)
    Season 22 Episode 4:

    The Holiday Kitchen

    The stars of Food Network's "The Kitchen" compete to win a $10,000 holiday gift for a favorite charity; in the first round, the co-hosts make merry appetizers out of seafood salad and challah bread; the entree round features a yule log.

  • Chopped - Meatball Madness (Season 22 Episode 3)
    Season 22 Episode 3:

    Meatball Madness

    The chefs discover that they must make meatballs in every round; creme brulee is the mystery ingredient curveball in the first round; in the entree round, boar shoulder meets the meat grinder; dessert meatballs.

  • Chopped - Chopped Family Thanksgiving (Season 22 Episode 2)
    Season 22 Episode 2:

    Chopped Family Thanksgiving

    All the judges are gathered together for different rounds including using hominy and gummy turkey feet in the appetizers, boniato sweet potatoes and savoy cabbage are used in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Mummies and Gummies (Season 22 Episode 1)
    Season 22 Episode 1:

    Mummies and Gummies

    In the first basket, a freaky gummy and a funny mummy; the second round chefs find some awfully scary offal and some more gummy goodness; the final round roll features spider webs made with pretzels and blue cheese.

  • Chopped - Money Saver (Season 21 Episode 13)
    Season 21 Episode 13:

    Money Saver

    Ingredients in each basket will not exceed $10; in the first round, a meatless basket; creativity is key in judging three ham-steak entrees; chocolate chips in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Short Order Cooks (Season 21 Episode 12)
    Season 21 Episode 12:

    Short Order Cooks

    Fourth and fifth graders compete; the first basket contains cotton candy; the second round features entrees made from pizza dough and a bitter green; the dessert round basket contains brownie mix.

  • Chopped - Ultimate Champions: Grand Finale! (Season 21 Episode 11)
    Season 21 Episode 11:

    Ultimate Champions: Grand Finale!

    Risotto is featured in the first round; the entree round basket contains a huge surprise; booze and some baked goods in the desert basket.

  • Chopped - Ultimate Champions: Celebrities (Season 21 Episode 10)
    Season 21 Episode 10:

    Ultimate Champions: Celebrities

    Champions from the world of entertainment and sports compete; in the appetizer round, a peculiar type of flour and sweet tea; a can of soup in the entree round; banana paste and cream cheese desserts.

  • Chopped - Ultimate Champions: Heroes (Season 21 Episode 9)
    Season 21 Episode 9:

    Ultimate Champions: Heroes

    Two firefighters, a police officer and an army vet face off; savory dishes made with pineapple and fruit and nut bars; spring garlic and lamb chops in the entree basket; an unpleasantly purple ingredient in the last round.

  • Chopped - Ultimate Champions: Amateur Champs (Season 21 Episode 8)
    Season 21 Episode 8:

    Ultimate Champions: Amateur Champs

    Previous amateur winners return; in the appetizer round, salsa and cheese blintzes; the entree round features an off-balance tug-of-war over a piece of equipment; grapefruit in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Ultimate Champions: Pros (Season 21 Episode 7)
    Season 21 Episode 7:

    Ultimate Champions: Pros

    Four returning champions compete; eels and a salty veggie in the appetizer basket; a bird and a soda in the entree round; a special cheese and creepy chocolate in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Food Truck Fight (Season 21 Episode 6)
    Season 21 Episode 6:

    Food Truck Fight

    The appetizer round ingredients range from a cheap, sweet treat to a fine-dining indulgence; the entree round features a pork delicacy and a Mexican staple.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Grand Finale (Season 21 Episode 5)
    Season 21 Episode 5:

    Teen Tournament: Grand Finale

    Four preliminary champions return; a sea creature shocker; the entree round basket contains a classic snack; the ice cream maker stirs up an encounter.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Part Four (Season 21 Episode 4)
    Season 21 Episode 4:

    Teen Tournament: Part Four

    Salsa verde is a fresh surprise in the appetizer round; couscous and buffalo in the entree round; popcorn balls and gummy fish in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Part Three (Season 21 Episode 3)
    Season 21 Episode 3:

    Teen Tournament: Part Three

    Dandelion greens are a featured ingredient for the first round; Cornish hens in the entree round; the ice cream machine is the kitchen toy of choice in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Part Two (Season 21 Episode 2)
    Season 21 Episode 2:

    Teen Tournament: Part Two

    Cleaning shrimp and slicing jalapenos are necessary skills in the appetizer round; the chefs must cook an entree using frog legs; a New York cookie must be combined with a popular nut.

  • Chopped - Teen Tournament: Part One (Season 21 Episode 1)
    Season 21 Episode 1:

    Teen Tournament: Part One

    Four young cooks compete for a culinary school scholarship; lamb loin chops and kale chips in the first round; French fries and cookies in the main course round.

  • Chopped - Pesto Chango (Season 20 Episode 13)
    Season 20 Episode 13:

    Pesto Chango

    The chefs must use pesto sauce and chicken during the appetizer round; the entree round has the chefs using spirulina chips; a treat from Kazakhstan is in the final basket.

  • Chopped - Chopped Chops (Season 20 Episode 12)
    Season 20 Episode 12:

    Chopped Chops

    The first basket contains a French delicacy and some fine fungi; the entree round includes little beans and big pork chops; a finalist attempts to take cheese and use it in an ice cream.

  • Chopped - Frankly Frantic (Season 20 Episode 11)
    Season 20 Episode 11:

    Frankly Frantic

    The appetizer basket contains vegan franks and three other meatless ingredients; a blender mystery in the entree round; a green soda and Russian sweet in the dessert baskets.

  • Chopped - Haricot Flair (Season 20 Episode 10)
    Season 20 Episode 10:

    Haricot Flair

    Banana blossoms are in the first basket of the competition; a very stinky ingredient; a colorful, fun ingredient.

  • Chopped - Offal Surprise (Season 20 Episode 9)
    Season 20 Episode 9:

    Offal Surprise

    The chefs must utilize ramen in a creative way in their appetizer dishes; the entree round features an offal surprise; a New England treat in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Big Hitters (Season 20 Episode 8)
    Season 20 Episode 8:

    Big Hitters

    Baseball stadium chefs look for a home run; the first basket contains Italian sausage; the second round basket features a beautiful flank steak.

  • Chopped - Fig Out (Season 20 Episode 7)
    Season 20 Episode 7:

    Fig Out

    Two fishy ingredients are featured in the appetizer basket; spiny leaves and beef kidneys must be combined; the dessert basket contains figs and lemon verbena.

  • Chopped - Short and Sweetbreads (Season 20 Episode 6)
    Season 20 Episode 6:

    Short and Sweetbreads

    The chefs' appetizer baskets contain sweetbreads; the entree round baskets hold a strong spice blend; chocolaty, salty, and fruity desserts.

  • Chopped - Swai Not? (Season 20 Episode 5)
    Season 20 Episode 5:

    Swai Not?

    The first basket contains falafel mix and date paste; in the entree round, the chefs must work with a fish that is new to them; cookies in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Salt Pearls of Wisdom (Season 20 Episode 4)
    Season 20 Episode 4:

    Salt Pearls of Wisdom

    Presentation is key as the judges compare shrimp and chickpea dishes; baklava in the entree round; the chefs must use salt pearls in their dishes.

  • Chopped - G'day, Chefs! (Season 20 Episode 3)
    Season 20 Episode 3:

    G'day, Chefs!

    Every basket has a little bit of an Australian slant to it; in the first round, lamb ribs; the settings on the ice cream machine trip up one of the finalists.

  • Chopped - Leftovers Rescue Mission (Season 20 Episode 2)
    Season 20 Episode 2:

    Leftovers Rescue Mission

    The chefs discover that they will be competing with three baskets of leftovers; the first basket has restaurant takeout containers; leftover bacon in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Dread and Breakfast (Season 20 Episode 1)
    Season 20 Episode 1:

    Dread and Breakfast

    The usual rounds are replaced by breakfast, lunch and dinner; coffee cake and cream-filled chocolate eggs for breakfast; fish dishes for lunch; divine dinner basket.

  • Chopped - Four Fathers (Season 19 Episode 13)
    Season 19 Episode 13:

    Four Fathers

    Four fathers compete; fish and salt and vinegar potato chips in the appetizer round; a bottle of scotch in the entree basket; rice pudding and pretzel dessert.

  • Chopped - There Will Be Bloody Marys (Season 19 Episode 12)
    Season 19 Episode 12:

    There Will Be Bloody Marys

    The first basket contains a fancy cake and a Bloody Mary; the entree round combines ground chicken and seafood paella; ice cream machine blunder in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Cool, Palm and Perfected (Season 19 Episode 11)
    Season 19 Episode 11:

    Cool, Palm and Perfected

    Blowfish tail is an ingredient in the first basket; the entree basket contains a can of something orange and a jar of date palm; the dessert basket contains basil juice.

  • Chopped - Mother's Day (Season 19 Episode 10)
    Season 19 Episode 10:

    Mother's Day

    Four mothers compete; appetizer basket contains chicken noodle soup and salsa; in the entree round, the moms contend with a sugary ingredient; lady fingers in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Peri Peri Determined (Season 19 Episode 9)
    Season 19 Episode 9:

    Peri Peri Determined

    The chefs race to make crispy chicken wings; African peri peri rub; in the entree round, a difficult cut of meat and a salty sandwich spread are among the mandatory ingredients.

  • Chopped - Chopped Tournament of Stars: Finale! (Season 19 Episode 8)
    Season 19 Episode 8:

    Chopped Tournament of Stars: Finale!

    The first basket contains a drive-thru snack and a cold dessert; getting creative with churros and champagne.

  • Chopped - Chopped Tournament of Stars: Actors! (Season 19 Episode 7)
    Season 19 Episode 7:

    Chopped Tournament of Stars: Actors!

    Actors Lucas Grabeel, Michael Imperioli, Peter Scolari and Tasha Smith compete; the first round features a tricky ingredient; mystery ingredients includes a pretty citrus fruit and a spiny lobster; desserts with mascarpone and strawberries.

  • Chopped - Chopped Tournament of Stars: Comedians! (Season 19 Episode 6)
    Season 19 Episode 6:

    Chopped Tournament of Stars: Comedians!

    Sinbad, Tommy Davidson, Robert Wuhl and Gillian Vigman compete; the first basket contains a pork delicacy and a gummy candy; jalapeno poppers and beer can chicken; vanilla cupcakes in the final basket.

  • Chopped - Chopped Tournament of Stars: Rachael Vs. Guy! (Season 19 Episode 5)
    Season 19 Episode 5:

    Chopped Tournament of Stars: Rachael Vs. Guy!

    Coolio, Lou Diamond Phillips, Penn Jillette and Carnie Wilson compete; beef tongue and microwaveable chocolate cake; pizza party in the entree round; making desserts using chocolate bars and banana chips.

  • Chopped - Chopped Tournament of Stars: Sports Stars! (Season 19 Episode 4)
    Season 19 Episode 4:

    Chopped Tournament of Stars: Sports Stars!

    Athletes, Brandi Chastain, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Greg Louganis and Charles Oakley compete; the first basket contains alligator; cooking with strange eggs and tiny limes; dessert features crystallized ginger and wafer cookies.

  • Chopped - Grandma Vs. Grandma (Season 19 Episode 3)
    Season 19 Episode 3:

    Grandma Vs. Grandma

    Four determined grandmothers face off; the appetizer basket contains a coffee can of bacon grease; in the entree round, making meatloaf mix work with an aptly named cocktail; oatmeal desserts.

  • Chopped - Return and Redeem (Season 19 Episode 2)
    Season 19 Episode 2:

    Return and Redeem

    Returning chefs face off; appetizer round combines a green dessert and a seafood snack; the entree round features quinoa and sour candy; dessert basket has palm seeds and dulce de leche.

  • Chopped - Ambitious Amateurs (Season 19 Episode 1)
    Season 19 Episode 1:

    Ambitious Amateurs

    Four home cooks compete; appetizer round features chicken tenderloin; the entree round features hanger steak; two very unusual ingredients show up in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - An Egg Up (Season 18 Episode 13)
    Season 18 Episode 13:

    An Egg Up

    The chefs try to figure out what to do with an ingredient called a 100-year-old egg; mango pudding must make its way into the competitors' main course dishes.

  • Chopped - Burn for the Worse (Season 18 Episode 12)
    Season 18 Episode 12:

    Burn for the Worse

    Chinese dumplings and Middle Eastern noodles in the appetizer round; the entree round features a lack of lamb; pawpaw desserts.

  • Chopped - Beer Here! (Season 18 Episode 11)
    Season 18 Episode 11:

    Beer Here!

    The four chefs must make sausages work with toasted lager in the appetizer round; beer and pretzel must be combined in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Bacon Baskets! (Season 18 Episode 10)
    Season 18 Episode 10:

    Bacon Baskets!

    Bacon is an ingredient in every basket; Mangalista bacon and apple chips; dried cherries; French toast and bacon for dessert.

  • Chopped - Chocolate Competition (Season 18 Episode 9)
    Season 18 Episode 9:

    Chocolate Competition

    The chefs must figure out how to make chocolate work in the first two, savory, courses; combining two chocolate ingredients with cherries and a German layer cake.

  • Chopped - All-Burger Meal! (Season 18 Episode 8)
    Season 18 Episode 8:

    All-Burger Meal!

    The chefs must make hamburgers for every round; veal burgers in the appetizer round; in the entree round a little quail egg causes a big headache for some of the competitors.

  • Chopped - Pizza Perfect (Season 18 Episode 7)
    Season 18 Episode 7:

    Pizza Perfect

    Unusual toppings are featured in the entree pizza round; the finalists must make pizza for dessert, with candied mushrooms and salted caramel sauce.

  • Chopped - Hoofin' It! (Season 18 Episode 6)
    Season 18 Episode 6:

    Hoofin' It!

    The chefs rush to make appetizers with pickled pigs' feet and sweet potato chips; the competitors try to make pie work with venison; two finalists come up with similar ideas for their desserts.

  • Chopped - Firefighter Chefs (Season 18 Episode 5)
    Season 18 Episode 5:

    Firefighter Chefs

    Some hearty meat-and-cheese appetizers; some big errors with a non-basket-ingredient gets one of the judges inordinately upset; playing with fire.

  • Chopped - Waste Not (Season 18 Episode 4)
    Season 18 Episode 4:

    Waste Not

    The chefs must make use of ingredients that are usually thrown out; the competitors have to get creative with a little bit of salad dressing and some paltry scraps of poultry; using fruit and veggie peels in desserts.

  • Chopped - Tapas Time (Season 18 Episode 3)
    Season 18 Episode 3:

    Tapas Time

    All courses must be composed of small plates; in the first round, the baskets contain Spanish ingredients, including gazpacho; the dessert round features catalan crème.

  • Chopped - Teen Talent (Season 18 Episode 2)
    Season 18 Episode 2:

    Teen Talent

    Four teenaged chefs compete; the first basket contains a sweet drink and a juicy fruit; the second baskets contains sophisticated ingredients; breakfast-like ingredients in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - No Pain, No Shame (Season 18 Episode 1)
    Season 18 Episode 1:

    No Pain, No Shame

    The chefs need a tool to bust apart a challenging ingredient; a trendy pastry meets a North African stew in the second basket; rosemary and ginger in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Celebrity Holiday Bash (Season 17 Episode 15)
    Season 17 Episode 15:

    Celebrity Holiday Bash

    Teri Hatcher, Anthony Anderson, Dawn Wells and Antonio Sabato, Jr. compete in the Chopped Kitchen for a favorite charity.

  • Chopped - Cloche Call (Season 17 Episode 14)
    Season 17 Episode 14:

    Cloche Call

    The first round chefs must combine kimchi and gefilte fish; the second round basket contains a uniquely flavored vodka and a green snack; the dessert round features marshmallow cake and citrus water.

  • Chopped - A Chopped Thanksgiving (Season 17 Episode 13)
    Season 17 Episode 13:

    A Chopped Thanksgiving

    Chefs compete to make the best holiday meal from the mystery baskets; reinventing a green bean casserole; a big bird and a frozen orange treat in the second basket.

  • Chopped - Redeemed or Re-Chopped? (Season 17 Episode 12)
    Season 17 Episode 12:

    Redeemed or Re-Chopped?

    Four former runners-up seek redemption; the first round features a faux meat and a hot mustard; sour grapes is an appropriate ingredient in the second basket.

  • Chopped - Competition Italiano (Season 17 Episode 11)
    Season 17 Episode 11:

    Competition Italiano

    The appetizer round basket has pasta dough; veal chops and bottarga in the second basket; desserts made with figs.

  • Chopped - Circus Spectacular (Season 17 Episode 10)
    Season 17 Episode 10:

    Circus Spectacular

    The chefs are not exactly tickled pink to find both cotton candy and corn dogs in the first basket; snow cones and popcorn are the featured items in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Brunch Boxes (Season 17 Episode 9)
    Season 17 Episode 9:

    Brunch Boxes

    Champagne and caviar round; the entree round features a seafood extravagance paired with a pancake mix.

  • Chopped - Extreme Halloween (Season 17 Episode 8)
    Season 17 Episode 8:

    Extreme Halloween

    The first round basket contains a bloody protein; the second round chefs face something gooey and gory.

  • Chopped - Liver and Learn (Season 17 Episode 7)
    Season 17 Episode 7:

    Liver and Learn

    Calves' livers and ranch dressing in the first round; in the entree round, a small bird and a citrusy spice; the dessert basket contains hot sauce.

  • Chopped - Count Your Chickens (Season 17 Episode 6)
    Season 17 Episode 6:

    Count Your Chickens

    The first basket contains chicken livers and chicken tenders; the second round features chicken legs and chicken-flavored crackers.

  • Chopped - We Love Leftovers! (Season 17 Episode 5)
    Season 17 Episode 5:

    We Love Leftovers!

    The competitors must work with what is left in a casserole dish and at the bottom of a takeout bag.

  • Chopped - Hero Chefs (Season 17 Episode 4)
    Season 17 Episode 4:

    Hero Chefs

    Chefs who serve their communities with their culinary talents; first round, chicken soup and barbecue sauce; second round, scallop dishes.

  • Chopped - Sports Stars (Season 17 Episode 3)
    Season 17 Episode 3:

    Sports Stars

    Sports figures Danica Patrick, Tiki Barber, Chuck Zito and Natalie Coughlin battle it out for charity.

  • Chopped - Keep on Trucking (Season 17 Episode 2)
    Season 17 Episode 2:

    Keep on Trucking

    Chefs with connections to the food-truck business; two assertively flavored meats in the appetizer round; the second round basket contains a sugary powder and a leafy vegetable.

  • Chopped - Wasted! (Season 17 Episode 1)
    Season 17 Episode 1:


    The baskets contain usually-discarded food scraps such as herb stems and the remains of a filleted fish.

  • Chopped - Chopped Family Feud (Season 16 Episode 15)
    Season 16 Episode 15:

    Chopped Family Feud

    Two pairs of brothers compete; in the first round, falooda noodles; the entree round, steak and cinnamon rolls; dessert round, a Greek pudding and a Japanese candy.

  • Chopped - Walk on the Whelk Side (Season 16 Episode 14)
    Season 16 Episode 14:

    Walk on the Whelk Side

    The first basket includes whelk snails and lemon bars; the entree round has lamb shawarma dishes; cucumber salad in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Break a Crab Leg! (Season 16 Episode 13)
    Season 16 Episode 13:

    Break a Crab Leg!

    The first basket contains ingredients that are difficult to identify; the second basket has a gargantuan seafood surprise; the dessert round basket contains jicama.

  • Chopped - Wurst Case Scenario (Season 16 Episode 12)
    Season 16 Episode 12:

    Wurst Case Scenario

    Four chefs hit the ground running in the appetizer round; the entree round contains popcorn balls; the final basket contains berries and oats.

  • Chopped - Sweet Surprises (Season 16 Episode 11)
    Season 16 Episode 11:

    Sweet Surprises

    Every basket contains a sweet creation; in the first round, a towering cake; in the second round, a colorful dessert ingredient; the last round, a chocolate treat.

  • Chopped - Mochi Obliged (Season 16 Episode 10)
    Season 16 Episode 10:

    Mochi Obliged

    The first round basket contains escargot and biscuit dough; in the entree basket, the chefs find an unfamiliar produce and an unappealing pate.

  • Chopped - Teen Invasion (Season 16 Episode 9)
    Season 16 Episode 9:

    Teen Invasion

    Chopped's second teen competition; tuna and cereal in the first round; the entree round requires some skilled butchery; dessert features a snack food and an Asian condiment.

  • Chopped - Big Fish, Small Basket (Season 16 Episode 8)
    Season 16 Episode 8:

    Big Fish, Small Basket

    The appetizer round features seitan and mezcal; in the second basket, a pre-made sauce and a sizable fish; dessert pairs pastry and a pork product.

  • Chopped - Gyro We Go Again (Season 16 Episode 7)
    Season 16 Episode 7:

    Gyro We Go Again

    Gyro meat and hearts of palm in the first basket; steak and donuts in the second round; a sticky surprise in the last basket.

  • Chopped - Wheatgrass Roots (Season 16 Episode 6)
    Season 16 Episode 6:

    Wheatgrass Roots

    An earthy first basket includes chia seeds and dandelion greens; the entree round features tempeh; the dessert basket contains a fresh berry and a local sweetener.

  • Chopped - Mix and Mache (Season 16 Episode 5)
    Season 16 Episode 5:

    Mix and Mache

    An odd mix of ingredients in the first basket includes mache and pickled sausage; the entree round features squid.

  • Chopped - Cleaver Fever (Season 16 Episode 4)
    Season 16 Episode 4:

    Cleaver Fever

    In the first round the contestants have to work with bacon popcorn; in the entree round, an injury causes one chef to lose valuable time on his lamb dish; the dessert basket contains a mashed treat.

  • Chopped - Take Heart (Season 16 Episode 3)
    Season 16 Episode 3:

    Take Heart

    The appetizer round features peppers and pork; the entree round leaves the chefs wrestling with a heart-stopping protein; the dessert basket contains super sweet ingredients.

  • Chopped - Better Saffron Than Sorry (Season 16 Episode 2)
    Season 16 Episode 2:

    Better Saffron Than Sorry

    A deaf chef enters the competition; four unique interpretations of mussels with saffron; the entree round features a daunting protein and blackberries.

  • Chopped - Fry, Fry Again (Season 16 Episode 1)
    Season 16 Episode 1:

    Fry, Fry Again

    The first round features catfish; the entree basket contains a cheese and cherry preserves; the chefs must make a fried dessert.

  • Chopped - Chopped All-Stars Finale (Season 15 Episode 13)
    Season 15 Episode 13:

    Chopped All-Stars Finale

    First round, super salty veggie and seafood; second round, cheddar-filled pretzel; final round, freeze dried grapes and marcona almonds.

  • Chopped - Chopped All-Stars: Celebrities (Season 15 Episode 12)
    Season 15 Episode 12:

    Chopped All-Stars: Celebrities

    First round includes plain vanilla; second round, a crispy and jiggly ingredient; final round, circus peanuts and curry powder.

  • Chopped - Chopped All-Stars: Judges (Season 15 Episode 11)
    Season 15 Episode 11:

    Chopped All-Stars: Judges

    First round, diver scallops; second round, canned pizza sauce; the last two chefs tackle the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Chopped All-Stars: Mega Chefs (Season 15 Episode 10)
    Season 15 Episode 10:

    Chopped All-Stars: Mega Chefs

    First round, sea bass and cream soda; second round, oxtail and labaneh; dessert round, a classic snack.

  • Chopped - Chopped All-Stars: Food Network Vs. Cooking Channel (Season 15 Episode 9)
    Season 15 Episode 9:

    Chopped All-Stars: Food Network Vs. Cooking Channel

    First round, one chef rushes to deliver an appetizer before the clock runs out; second round, one chef's dish is at risk when two people bump into each other; dessert round includes marshmallow and coconut flakes.

  • Chopped - Cook Your Butt Off! (Season 15 Episode 9)
    Season 15 Episode 9:

    Cook Your Butt Off!

    Four chefs with incredible weight-loss stories compete; the first basket contains a fatty protein that challenges their health food philosophies.

  • Chopped - Military Salute (Season 15 Episode 8)
    Season 15 Episode 8:

    Military Salute

    Four chefs who have served in the military compete; round one basket contains a freeze-dried surprise; round two, a large loaf, a chop and candy.

  • Chopped - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner! (Season 15 Episode 7)
    Season 15 Episode 7:

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner!

    The normal rounds are replaced with breakfast, lunch and dinner rounds which include Black Forest bacon, prune juice and mystery ingredients.

  • Chopped - Amazing Amateurs (Season 15 Episode 6)
    Season 15 Episode 6:

    Amazing Amateurs

    First round, a sea creature; second round, a tuber; final round, crackers and red wine.

  • Chopped - Momumental (Season 15 Episode 5)
    Season 15 Episode 5:


    Four talented moms, who are not professional chefs, take on the challenge; first round, protein and coffee; second round, a grain and a green; final round, nutty and fruity flavors.

  • Chopped - Without Missing A Beet (Season 15 Episode 4)
    Season 15 Episode 4:

    Without Missing A Beet

    First round, a pre-grilled protein and a dried fruit; second round, one chef drops something on the floor; final round, curry desserts.

  • Chopped - Aussie Awesome (Season 15 Episode 3)
    Season 15 Episode 3:

    Aussie Awesome

    First basket, ingredients inspired by Australia; entree round, one chef makes very ambitious plans; dessert basket, lollies and lemon verbena.

  • Chopped - Viewers' Choice Baskets (Season 15 Episode 2)
    Season 15 Episode 2:

    Viewers' Choice Baskets

    Fans suggested these ingredients including two brightly colored manmade items and a canned product.

  • Chopped - Heads Up! (Season 15 Episode 1)
    Season 15 Episode 1:

    Heads Up!

    The appetizer basket contains a "heady" ingredient; the entree round one chef plays with fire; the final ingredients are yellow rice and persimmon.

  • Chopped - Biggest Loser (Season 15)
    Season 15:

    Biggest Loser

  • Chopped - Redemption Intention (Season 14 Episode 11)
    Season 14 Episode 11:

    Redemption Intention

    First round, a pre-cooked protein and a slimy sea creature; second round, poultry tongue and pineapple.

  • Chopped - Just For The Halibut (Season 14 Episode 10)
    Season 14 Episode 10:

    Just For The Halibut

    Appetizer round, smoked beef tongue and garbanzo beans; entree round, halibut; dessert round, banana chips and almond butter.

  • Chopped - Untrained, Undaunted (Season 14 Episode 9)
    Season 14 Episode 9:

    Untrained, Undaunted

    Appetizer round, a sushi platter; entree round, ostrich fillets and blueberry wine; dessert round, two very similar plates.

  • Chopped - Make No Mistake (Season 14 Episode 8)
    Season 14 Episode 8:

    Make No Mistake

    Four losers return for another chance; pulpo and fava bean appetizer; an entree cooked with cactus; classic cookies and tangy fruit for dessert.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: Finale (Season 14 Episode 7)
    Season 14 Episode 7:

    Chopped Champions: Finale

    Baked goods challenge; sea snails in the basket; dessert of carrot juice and honeycomb.

  • Chopped - Hecho En The Chopped Kitchen (Season 14 Episode 6)
    Season 14 Episode 6:

    Hecho En The Chopped Kitchen

    Appetizer basket, ingredients from Mexico, including pigs' feet and tres leches cake; second basket, goat chops; third basket, yucca and coconuts.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: Part 4 (Season 14 Episode 5)
    Season 14 Episode 5:

    Chopped Champions: Part 4

    Sour apple martini mix; a cut of meat and a sweet wine; two very different desserts made from corn nut and Marashino cherry.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: Part 3 (Season 14 Episode 4)
    Season 14 Episode 4:

    Chopped Champions: Part 3

    Smoked eel appetizer; an entree that features frog legs and gin; two different dessert styles featuring araucana eggs and coconut macaroons.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: Part 2 (Season 14 Episode 3)
    Season 14 Episode 3:

    Chopped Champions: Part 2

    A seafood delicacy; entrees with peanut butter, jelly and squab.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: Part 1 (Season 14 Episode 2)
    Season 14 Episode 2:

    Chopped Champions: Part 1

    First round, a meat dish; second round, sweet dough and an unnerving protein; third round, unripe plantains.

  • Chopped - Leftovers Overload (Season 14 Episode 1)
    Season 14 Episode 1:

    Leftovers Overload

    The competitors show off some recipes to use with leftovers.

  • Chopped - Belly Up (Season 13 Episode 15)
    Season 13 Episode 15:

    Belly Up

    A fish course with cocoa and Japanese peppers; pork belly gets dropped on the floor; ice cream with wheat grass.

  • Chopped - Trout Bout (Season 13 Episode 14)
    Season 13 Episode 14:

    Trout Bout

    First basket, brook trout; second basket, candy and kale; final basket, sesame seed buns.

  • Chopped - Thirsty for Victory (Season 13 Episode 13)
    Season 13 Episode 13:

    Thirsty for Victory

    First round, lump crabmeat and ice cream cones; second round, a sports drink; unusual dessert recipes.

  • Chopped - Bird in the Pan (Season 13 Episode 12)
    Season 13 Episode 12:

    Bird in the Pan

    In the first round, three out of four chefs make a similar choice; in the second round, the chefs attempt to make a Cornish hen dish; the last round will be a surprise after the ice cream machine has a meltdown.

  • Chopped - Chopping in a Winter Wonderland (Season 13 Episode 11)
    Season 13 Episode 11:

    Chopping in a Winter Wonderland

    It's holiday time and the chefs open up different baskets to discover ingredients for their holiday-inspired dishes.

  • Chopped - For Sake's Sake (Season 13 Episode 10)
    Season 13 Episode 10:

    For Sake's Sake

    Ostrich tenderloin appetizers; sable fish and sake; compressed hot dog buns for dessert.

  • Chopped - Happy Turkey Gizzards Day! (Season 13 Episode 9)
    Season 13 Episode 9:

    Happy Turkey Gizzards Day!

    Turkey gizzards in the first basket; everyone steps it up for pumpkin pie in the entree basket; competitors must create chocolatey deserts.

  • Chopped - Unsung Heroes (Season 13 Episode 8)
    Season 13 Episode 8:

    Unsung Heroes

    Four chefs that use their talents to do good in their communities, compete against each other.

  • Chopped - Pigging Out (Season 13 Episode 7)
    Season 13 Episode 7:

    Pigging Out

    First basket contains a whole pig's head; second basket contains a nose-to-tail theme; third basket is going to be a tough round.

  • Chopped - A Very Piggy Halloween (Season 13 Episode 6)
    Season 13 Episode 6:

    A Very Piggy Halloween

    First round includes snouts; second round includes a hot ingredient and popping candy; lollipops and cereal bars.

  • Chopped - Charge! (Season 13 Episode 5)
    Season 13 Episode 5:


    Spaghetti in a can; tile fish; cocktail franks.

  • Chopped - No Kidding! (Season 13 Episode 4)
    Season 13 Episode 4:

    No Kidding!

    First round features fish fillets and sugary frozen treat; second round features cotton candy and french fries; dessert round features popcorn.

  • Chopped - Class Acts, Too (Season 13 Episode 3)
    Season 13 Episode 3:

    Class Acts, Too

    Ladies from America's school cafeterias compete with surprising ingredients.

  • Chopped - A Bunny Thing Happened (Season 13 Episode 2)
    Season 13 Episode 2:

    A Bunny Thing Happened

    Appetizer basket contains a pink candy surprise; entree round contains a chocolate bunny and an imposing cut of meat; sweet baked good for dessert.

  • Chopped - Stacking Up (Season 13 Episode 1)
    Season 13 Episode 1:

    Stacking Up

    Four chefs attempt to make jumbo-shrimp appetizers.

  • Chopped - Drawing a Flank (Season 12 Episode 17)
    Season 12 Episode 17:

    Drawing a Flank

    Licorice in the first basket; espresso powder and flank steak in the entree; polenta and sherry in the dessert.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Finale (Season 12 Episode 16)
    Season 12 Episode 16:

    Grill Masters: Finale

    Sardines and canned sloppy Joe filling in the appetizer; steaks in the entree.

  • Chopped - Oui, Oui, Confit (Season 12 Episode 15)
    Season 12 Episode 15:

    Oui, Oui, Confit

    Duck confit in the first basket; peanut butter and shrimp entree; frozen ingredient in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Part Four (Season 12 Episode 14)
    Season 12 Episode 14:

    Grill Masters: Part Four

    Speculoos in the first basket; pork butt and fruit leather entrees; meat lover's worst nightmare in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Cake Walk? (Season 12 Episode 13)
    Season 12 Episode 13:

    Cake Walk?

    Carrot cake and unusual seafood; familiar protein; caramel corn.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Part Three (Season 12 Episode 12)
    Season 12 Episode 12:

    Grill Masters: Part Three

    Opening oysters and frozen blocks of creamed spinach; tropical fruit in the entree; marshmallows in the dessert.

  • Chopped - Belly Dance! (Season 12 Episode 11)
    Season 12 Episode 11:

    Belly Dance!

    Tuna belly in the first basket; lamb top round; cayenne pepper and canned pumpkin desserts.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Part Two (Season 12 Episode 10)
    Season 12 Episode 10:

    Grill Masters: Part Two

    Hatch chile taffy and Hawaiian blue prawns in the first round; boar entrees; Italian surprises.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Part One (Season 12 Episode 9)
    Season 12 Episode 9:

    Grill Masters: Part One

    Cookies and yak steaks in the appetizer; giant surprise in the entree; chocolate and fruit in the dessert.

  • Chopped - Food Network Stars! (Season 12 Episode 8)
    Season 12 Episode 8:

    Food Network Stars!

    Winners of "Food Network Star" compete in the Chopped kitchen to win money for their charity.

  • Chopped - Orzo It Seemed (Season 12 Episode 7)
    Season 12 Episode 7:

    Orzo It Seemed

    Seafood sausage appetizers; tiny pasta and liqueur in the entree.

  • Chopped - All American Competition (Season 12 Episode 6)
    Season 12 Episode 6:

    All American Competition

    Apple pie in the appetizer basket; bourbon for dessert.

  • Chopped - Pride of New Orleans (Season 12 Episode 5)
    Season 12 Episode 5:

    Pride of New Orleans

    Familiar and mystery ingredients; chai tea powder in the entree.

  • Chopped - Chocolate Challenge (Season 12 Episode 4)
    Season 12 Episode 4:

    Chocolate Challenge

    A romantic gift as the centerpiece in the appetizer basket; thematic ingredient in the second course; molded chocolate novelty in the dessert.

  • Chopped - A Guts Reaction (Season 12 Episode 3)
    Season 12 Episode 3:

    A Guts Reaction

    Poultry intestines and red miso in the first basket; candied nuts and kombucha ingredients in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Sunny Side Apps (Season 12 Episode 2)
    Season 12 Episode 2:

    Sunny Side Apps

    Gummy fried eggs in the appetizer; corned beef; sweet-and-sour surprise in the entree; knodel and almond flour in the dessert.

  • Chopped - Grilltastic! (Season 12 Episode 1)
    Season 12 Episode 1:


    Meat loving competitors with a surprise in the appetizer basket.

  • Chopped - Reversal of Fortune (Season 11 Episode 16)
    Season 11 Episode 16:

    Reversal of Fortune

    Green goddess salad in the first round; fortune cookies and brazino in the second round; sourdough bread desserts.

  • Chopped - All Stars Grand Finale (Season 11 Episode 15)
    Season 11 Episode 15:

    All Stars Grand Finale

    Beef heart in the appetizer basket; fish and greens in the entree; panforte and pancetta in the final desserts.

  • Chopped - Yuzu Never Know (Season 11 Episode 14)
    Season 11 Episode 14:

    Yuzu Never Know

    Yuzu juice; mystery ingredient; orange and green; spicy surprise.

  • Chopped - All Stars: Judge Remix (Season 11 Episode 13)
    Season 11 Episode 13:

    All Stars: Judge Remix

    Goat brains in the appetizer; Berkshire pork and preserved duck eggs.

  • Chopped - All Stars: Food Network Star Contestants (Season 11 Episode 12)
    Season 11 Episode 12:

    All Stars: Food Network Star Contestants

    Razor clams in the appetizer; meat-and-potatoes entree; white apricots and bacon bits in the dessert.

  • Chopped - Own It! (Season 11 Episode 11)
    Season 11 Episode 11:

    Own It!

    Hearts of palm and rabbit escabeche; curious ingredient; goat chops.

  • Chopped - All Stars: Prime Time vs. Day Time (Season 11 Episode 10)
    Season 11 Episode 10:

    All Stars: Prime Time vs. Day Time

    Chicken feet in the first basket; difficult protein in entree; giant surprise in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Ready, Set, Escargot! (Season 11 Episode 9)
    Season 11 Episode 9:

    Ready, Set, Escargot!

    Escargot with red jalapenos; Chinese eggplant and ground lamb in the entree.

  • Chopped - All Stars: Iron Chefs Do Battle (Season 11 Episode 8)
    Season 11 Episode 8:

    All Stars: Iron Chefs Do Battle

    Beef tendon and crawfish in the appetizer; challenging protein in the entree; black beans and queso fresco in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Viewers' Choice! (Season 11 Episode 7)
    Season 11 Episode 7:

    Viewers' Choice!

    The viewers choose the ingredients; regional meat product in the first round.

  • Chopped - Sound the Alarm! (Season 11 Episode 6)
    Season 11 Episode 6:

    Sound the Alarm!

    Four firefighters battle to become the champ; hot dogs and smoked mozzarella; bison steaks and fire roasted tomatoes.

  • Chopped - Plenty of Fish (Season 11 Episode 5)
    Season 11 Episode 5:

    Plenty of Fish

    Tiny Indian gourds; smelly fish product, lutefisk; Chinese sausage and baby eggplants in the dessert.

  • Chopped - Leftovers Extravaganza! (Season 11 Episode 4)
    Season 11 Episode 4:

    Leftovers Extravaganza!

    Leftover pizza in the appetizer round; surprise in the entree round; desserts made of cold refried beans.

  • Chopped - Good Chop, Bad Chop? (Season 11 Episode 3)
    Season 11 Episode 3:

    Good Chop, Bad Chop?

    Canned spiced ham in the first basket; lake perch in the entree; avocados; French bakery staple.

  • Chopped - Chewing the Caul Fat (Season 11 Episode 2)
    Season 11 Episode 2:

    Chewing the Caul Fat

    Pickle juice in the first round; savoy cabbage and a web of fat.

  • Chopped - I'm Your Huckleberry (Season 11 Episode 1)
    Season 11 Episode 1:

    I'm Your Huckleberry

    Octopus and huckleberry dishes in the first round; champagne corks and hammers fly in the second round.

  • Chopped - On the Line (Season 10 Episode 6)
    Season 10 Episode 6:

    On the Line

    Competitors from different countries; fish in the first two baskets.

  • Chopped - Redemption Competition (Season 10 Episode 5)
    Season 10 Episode 5:

    Redemption Competition

    Four Chopped runners- up compete to win; sweetbreads; root beer schnapps in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Frozen Fries With That? (Season 10 Episode 4)
    Season 10 Episode 4:

    Frozen Fries With That?

    Frozen fries in the appetizer round; strange meat in the entree.

  • Chopped - Far Far Out! (Season 10 Episode 3)
    Season 10 Episode 3:

    Far Far Out!

    Processed food in the appetizer basket; Indian snack food in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Chop on Through (Season 10 Episode 2)
    Season 10 Episode 2:

    Chop on Through

    Fruit and root in the first basket; cut of meat in the entree; cheesy dessert.

  • Chopped - The Big Scoop (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    The Big Scoop

    Four mystery ingredients in the appetizer basket; one competitor loses count; rabbit in the entrée round.

  • Chopped - Duck for Dinner (Season 9 Episode 11)
    Season 9 Episode 11:

    Duck for Dinner

    Duck comfit in the first basket; mystery ingredient in the entree round; dessert round.

  • Chopped - Can't Catch Me, I'm the Gingerbread Lobster! (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    Can't Catch Me, I'm the Gingerbread Lobster!

    Gingerbread houses in the appetizer round; prized meat and vegetable in the entree dish; holiday classic in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Yakety Yak, Yak, Yak (Season 9 Episode 9)
    Season 9 Episode 9:

    Yakety Yak, Yak, Yak

    Sardines, rice cakes and unusual fruit in the appetizer basket; yak and dried shrimp in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Class Acts (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    Class Acts

    Four school cafeteria chefs compete; dill pickles and canned tuna; quinoa in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Give It Your All (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:

    Give It Your All

    Thanksgiving competition; maple syrup in the appetizer basket; decor in the entree round made edible?

  • Chopped - Blood Orange Sorbet, Sweat & Tears (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    Blood Orange Sorbet, Sweat & Tears

    Breakfast sausage appetizer; frozen dessert in the second round; fish entrees; sweet fruit with sour beer desserts.

  • Chopped - One in a Hundred (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    One in a Hundred

    A sweet bread and melon in the first round; almonds in the entree round; fish.

  • Chopped - Make a Splash! (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    Make a Splash!

    Sea urchin and cranberry juice in the first basket; canned fruit and pork hock in the entree round; gingerbread dough.

  • Chopped - Trick or Treat, Chicken Feet! (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    Trick or Treat, Chicken Feet!

    Candy and chicken feet in the first round; claws in the appetizers; more sweets and uncommon meats in the entree.

  • Chopped - Everything's Rosy (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    Everything's Rosy

    A seafood surprise in the mystery basket; four cooking styles in the appetizer round; edible flowers in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Time & Space (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Time & Space

    Protein shocker and can openers; astronaut ice cream in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Champions' Tournament: Grand Finale (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Champions' Tournament: Grand Finale

    One two-time champ can claim the prize once again; catfish in the first basket; cherry soda.

  • Chopped - Champions' Tournament: Part 4 (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    Champions' Tournament: Part 4

    The heat is on with hot cross buns and a shocking meat in the appetizer basket.

  • Chopped - Champions' Tournament: Part 3 (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    Champions' Tournament: Part 3

    Pretty fruit and seafood product in the appetizer round.

  • Chopped - Champions' Tournament: Part 2 (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    Champions' Tournament: Part 2

    Pre-made breakfast food in the first round; expensive fish and unusual snack food in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Champions' Tournament: Part 1 (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    Champions' Tournament: Part 1

    Four winners return to win again; big challenge in the first round; stinging nettles and antelope in the entree round; pie crust desserts.

  • Chopped - A Is for Apple, U Is for Udon (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    A Is for Apple, U Is for Udon

    Udon noodles and a brightly colored veggie in the appetizer basket; onions in the dessert.

  • Chopped - My Way (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    My Way

    A fruit with two seafood ingredients; time runs out when a mystery ingredient is undercooked.

  • Chopped - Chard & True (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Chard & True

    Eight-armed mystery ingredient in the appetizer round; seafood surprises in the entree course.

  • Chopped - Sweet Second Chance! (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Sweet Second Chance!

    Four defeated chefs get a second chance; mystery ingredients in the appetizer round; lambs hearts in the entree basket.

  • Chopped - Ladies First! (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Ladies First!

    Outrageous ingredients in the first round; sherry in the entree; vegetables in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Easy Peasy? (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Easy Peasy?

    An American staple and Japanese snack in the first basket; crunchy, cheesy surprise in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Nopales, No Problem (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    Nopales, No Problem

    Prickly nopales; colorful Chinese product in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Thyme Flies (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Thyme Flies

    Two proteins in the appetizer basket; chaos in the entree round; mushroom dishes.

  • Chopped - Go for It! (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Go for It!

    A Frenchman and an Irishman in the mix; tequila to give the entree dishes a kick; corn tortillas in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Bite Your Pickled Beef Tongue (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Bite Your Pickled Beef Tongue

    Tongue in the first round; colorful vegetable in the second round; lean meat for a hearty dish.

  • Chopped - Gotta Grill! (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Gotta Grill!

    Grilling with a classic condiment in each round's basket.

  • Chopped - Have a Heart (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Have a Heart

    Duck hearts in the second round; a slimy surprise in the entree basket; English tea treat and gelatin candy in the final round.

  • Chopped - Saying Sayonara (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Saying Sayonara

    Oysters cause problems in the first round; Japanese ingredients during entree; passion fruit desserts.

  • Chopped - Canned Cheese, Please! (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Canned Cheese, Please!

    Canned cheese for appetizers; two unfamiliar ingredients in the entree round; vegetable and frozen treat in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - The Icing on the Steak (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    The Icing on the Steak

    Smoked turkey leg dishes; beef and chocolate frosting in the entree round; banana desserts.

  • Chopped - Chefs on a Mission (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Chefs on a Mission

    Four competitors from rival cities; firm tofu; sugary surprise creates a creative challenge.

  • Chopped - All-Stars Tournament: Grand Finale! (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    All-Stars Tournament: Grand Finale!

    Offal in the first-round basket; making comfort food out of the secret ingredients; trail mix in the entree round.

  • Chopped - All-Stars Tournament: Part 4 (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    All-Stars Tournament: Part 4

    Sweet strawberry powder and smoked fish in the appetizer basket; labor-intensive protein in the entree round; finalists embark on the same plan for the dessert round.

  • Chopped - All-Stars Tournament: Part 3 (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    All-Stars Tournament: Part 3

    Fresh pasta sheets in the appetizer basket; big fish and little crackers are mandatory in the entree course.

  • Chopped - All-Stars Tournament: Part 2 (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    All-Stars Tournament: Part 2

    Four Food Network stars' creativity and skills are tested as they cut their teeth on teething biscuits; canned product in the appetizer basket.

  • Chopped - All-Stars Tournament: Part 1 (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    All-Stars Tournament: Part 1

    Sixteen celebrity chefs compete in a five part event for $50,000 to the charity of their choice.

  • Chopped - A Cornish Mess (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    A Cornish Mess

    Peking duck appetizers are a struggle; a simple protein in the entree round is tricky; the second chef is eliminated.

  • Chopped - Step Right Up! (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Step Right Up!

    Catfish and marshmallows in the appetizer round; nervousness becomes a factor in the first round.

  • Chopped - Doughs and Don'ts (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Doughs and Don'ts

    Deckle of beef in the appetizer round; the two finalists find marble sized coconuts in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Marrowly We Roll Along (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Marrowly We Roll Along

    Chefs prepare appetizers with marrow bones; labor intensive ingredient in the entree round; frozen ingredient in the dessert basket.

  • Chopped - Prove It On the Plate (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Prove It On the Plate

    Mussels and waffles in the appetizer round; lean meat and a delicate flower for entree; things get sticky in the last round.

  • Chopped - Victory on the Brain (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Victory on the Brain

    The chefs prepare goat brains in the appetizer round; turning scraps into delicious entrees.

  • Chopped - Yes, Virginia, There Is a Chopping Block (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Yes, Virginia, There Is a Chopping Block

    Gingerbread oysters; big birds to be butchered in the entree round; sweet jarred fruit.

  • Chopped - Cornuchopia (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:


    Chefs create a Thanksgiving-inspired meal; a cheese spread in the mystery basket; bitter vegetable in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Fright Bites (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Fright Bites

    The mystery baskets are filled with treats for the remaining four competitors; daunting piece of meat in the appetizer round; a scare in the entree round.

  • Chopped - When Octopuses Attack! (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    When Octopuses Attack!

    The chefs are given 20 minutes to cook octopus; meat and potatoes in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Spouting Off (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Spouting Off

    One competitor spills beer in his cooking area during appetizer round; a grain by an ancient civilization in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Champions $50,000 Tournament: Grand Finale (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Champions $50,000 Tournament: Grand Finale

    Four repeat winners compete for the biggest cash prize in Chopped history; over-sized sea creature and scoop-shop treat in the appetizer round.

  • Chopped - Champions $50,000 Tournament: Part 4 (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Champions $50,000 Tournament: Part 4

    One spot is left with four more returning champs to compete to get a place in the Grand Finale; something fishy and fishy during appetizer round.

  • Chopped - Champions $50,000 Tournament: Part 3 (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Champions $50,000 Tournament: Part 3

    Sweetbreads in the appetizer round may prove to be not so sweet; chicken in the entree round with a hidden secret ingredient.

  • Chopped - Champions $50,000 Tournament: Part 2 (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Champions $50,000 Tournament: Part 2

    Four returning champs compete with record speed and confidence; catfish appetizer.

  • Chopped - Champions $50,000 Tournament: Part 1 (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Champions $50,000 Tournament: Part 1

    The first four previous winners arrive and compete; Rocky Mountain oysters for appetizers proves to be a challenge.

  • Chopped - Squashed (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:


    Four women compete for the title of Chopped Champion; kabocha and sardines in appetizer round; trouble in the Entree round with cooking the meat thoroughly.

  • Chopped - Wok This Way (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Wok This Way

    The chefs lose confidence during the appetizer round; creativity is brought out in the entree round with mystery ingredients including coconut.

  • Chopped - Dream'n of Redeem'n! (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Dream'n of Redeem'n!

    Four previously defeated competitors return to prove they aren't losers; challenges include a tough cut of meat and a pungent English condiment; twenty minute time limit.

  • Chopped - Rowdy With a Chance of Meatballs (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Rowdy With a Chance of Meatballs

    Perch in the appetizer round; one chef undercooks meatballs in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Crunch Time (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Crunch Time

    Wheat crackers with an unsual fish; the two finalists attempt to make fantastic desserts on time.

  • Chopped - Green Apps and Lamb (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Green Apps and Lamb

    The judges have concerns about the first course; one chef attempts to make a complicated sauce.

  • Chopped - Keep on Cook'n On (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Keep on Cook'n On

    The judges hope that everyone's fresh pasta and half-sour pickle dishes are not half bad.

  • Chopped - Turbot Power (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Turbot Power

    The judges are left with a bitter taste in their mouths; the two finalists have the same idea for their deserts.

  • Chopped - Quahog Quandaries & Pickle Puzzles (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Quahog Quandaries & Pickle Puzzles

    The judges cheer on a competitor who appears to have given up on a dish.

  • Chopped - First Things Worst (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    First Things Worst

    The chefs show their displeasure at the lack of success in the appetizer round.

  • Chopped - Fired Up! (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Fired Up!

    The competitors get fired up when they discover this competition is all about grilling.

  • Chopped - Mussels Mastery & Cotton Candy Can-Do (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Mussels Mastery & Cotton Candy Can-Do

    Mussels appetizers in 20 minutes; whimsical desserts made from cotton candy.

  • Chopped - Dr. Deckle & Mr. Fried (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Dr. Deckle & Mr. Fried

    Three of the four chefs make mistakes with jumbo shrimp in the appetizer basket; a cut of beef presents a challenge in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Jitters & Giant Eggs (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Jitters & Giant Eggs

    One of the competitors faces a case of the jitters; the chefs fight to find new ways to use ground turkey.

  • Chopped - My Froggy Clementine (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    My Froggy Clementine

    Frog legs in the appetizer basket; clementines and scotch are found in the dessert baskets.

  • Chopped - Rattle & Roll (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Rattle & Roll

    The chefs discover rattlesnake meat in their appetizer baskets; one of the competitors makes an emotional plea at the chopping block.

  • Chopped - Chopped Liver (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Chopped Liver

    Liver, fish and cactus pears are the judges choice for the menu.

  • Chopped - Against the Tide (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Against the Tide

    Fish with chocolate; root vegetable; old favorite fruit.

  • Chopped - Raw Enthusiasm (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Raw Enthusiasm

    The chefs show their raw enthusiasm for oysters.

  • Chopped - In a Pinch (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    In a Pinch

    The chefs make unusual choices in composing soft-shell crab appetizers.

  • Chopped - Winging It (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Winging It

    The chefs race the clock to cook chicken wings in less than 20 minutes.

  • Chopped - Sweet Redemption (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Sweet Redemption

    Four previous runners-up return to see who can save face and become the Chopped champion.

  • Chopped - Flower Power (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Flower Power

    The contestants find a way to incorporate zuccchini blossoms into their first dishes.

  • Chopped - Season's Choppings (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Season's Choppings

    The chefs prepare holiday-themed dishes.

  • Chopped - Sticking to It (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Sticking to It

    The chefs learn to recover from setbacks in the appetizer round; one contestant suffers a cut; a chef breaks a plate in the entree round while another breaks tradition.

  • Chopped - A Nori Story (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    A Nori Story

    One chef is challenged by an unfamiliar mystery ingredient; chefs break a fundamental rule in the entree round; the chopped chef has angry words for the judges.

  • Chopped - Judge Knows Best (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Judge Knows Best

    The chefs attempt to cook a fish used for sushi; an unfamiliar condiment complicates the entree basket.

  • Chopped - Oh My Goshi, Umeboshi (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Oh My Goshi, Umeboshi

    Slippery shockers and mistakes keep the judges stunned.

  • Chopped - When Chefs Collide (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    When Chefs Collide

    Kumquats and croissants collide in the appetizer round; green beans and ground pork make the entree round difficult.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: Bring It! (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Chopped Champions: Bring It!

    Four "Chopped" champions face off to reclaim the title and another $10,000.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: All Stars Showdown (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Chopped Champions: All Stars Showdown

    The reigning champion and three other previous winners return to compete.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: Best of the Best (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Chopped Champions: Best of the Best

    Four past winners return to battle for superiority in the kitchen.

  • Chopped - Chopped Champions: The Ultimate Face-Off (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Chopped Champions: The Ultimate Face-Off

    Past champions return to compete against each other.

  • Chopped - Buckwheat Blunders and Twists of Fate (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Buckwheat Blunders and Twists of Fate

    The chefs use buckwheat flour to make crepes, crusts and fritters.

  • Chopped - A Wish Upon a Starfruit (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    A Wish Upon a Starfruit

    One of the contestants impresses the judges after faltering in the appetizer round.

  • Chopped - Pods, Grills and Sticky Fingers (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Pods, Grills and Sticky Fingers

    Edamame, shrimp and time management challenge the chefs.

  • Chopped - Prickly Situation (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Prickly Situation

    Competitors discover a spiny surprise in their appetizer baskets; the judges sympathize with a chef in the entree round.

  • Chopped - Pretty Please With a Pepper on Top (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Pretty Please With a Pepper on Top

    Piquillo peppers; two of the three remaining chefs make a mistake with snap peas.

  • Chopped - Pride on the Plate (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Pride on the Plate

    Chefs reveal their cultural heritages through distinctive duck appetizers.

  • Chopped - Floundering Around (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Floundering Around

    A cut of meat presents a challenge in the appetizer round; miniature produce; whole flounder.

  • Chopped - High Hopes (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    High Hopes

    The judges have high hopes for the group of up-and-coming chefs.

  • Chopped - Salty Veggies and Heated Battles (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Salty Veggies and Heated Battles

    Unusually salty vegetables; Thai chilies; Mexican-inspired desserts.

  • Chopped - Strawberries, Turkey and Gummi Bears (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Strawberries, Turkey and Gummi Bears

    Strawberries, turkey and gummi bears are revealed in the baskets.

  • Chopped - Chocolate, Mussels and Figs (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Chocolate, Mussels and Figs

    The chefs find bittersweet chocolate, mussels and figs in their baskets.

  • Chopped - Jumbo Shrimp; Pepperoni; Cereal (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Jumbo Shrimp; Pepperoni; Cereal

    The chefs combine apples with shrimp and peanut butter in their appetizers; cereal dessert.

  • Chopped - String Cheese; Jicama; Gingersnaps (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    String Cheese; Jicama; Gingersnaps

    Using string cheese in the appetizer; jicama as an ingredient in the entree; gingersnaps in the dessert.

  • Chopped - Mac & Cheese; Cola; Bacon (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Mac & Cheese; Cola; Bacon

    Mac & Cheese, cola and bacon present new challenges.

  • Chopped - Coconut; Calamari; Donuts (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Coconut; Calamari; Donuts

    Chefs are nervous serving dishes with coconut, calamari and donuts as ingredients.

  • Chopped - Quail; Arctic Char; Beer (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Quail; Arctic Char; Beer

    Quail appetizers; arctic char entrees; beer in the mystery basket.

  • Chopped - Canned Peaches; Rice Cakes; Beets (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Canned Peaches; Rice Cakes; Beets

    The chefs struggle to find a fresh approach with canned peaches in the appetizer round; fruit punch and rice cakes complicate the entree round.

  • Chopped - Yucca; Watermelon; Tortillas (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Yucca; Watermelon; Tortillas

    Grace tries to impress the judges using yucca, watermelon and tortillas.

  • Chopped - Banana; Collard Greens; Grits (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Banana; Collard Greens; Grits

    Making dishes from bananas, collard greens and grits.

  • Chopped - Avocado; Tahini; Bran Flakes (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Avocado; Tahini; Bran Flakes

    Contestants showcase their skills using avocado, cantaloupe, pecans, bran flakes and brioche bread.

  • Chopped - Tofu, Blueberries, Oysters (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Tofu, Blueberries, Oysters

    Chefs work with tofu in round one; surf & turf basket.

  • Chopped - Octopus, Duck, Animal Crackers (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Octopus, Duck, Animal Crackers

    Chefs try to impress the judges with their creativity when surprise ingredients are unveiled in the mystery baskets.

  • Chopped - After Hours Revisits Teens, Leftovers and Pigs Feet (Special)

    After Hours Revisits Teens, Leftovers and Pigs Feet

    The Chopped judges take to the kitchen and triumph over baskets that had chef contestants flustered.

  • Chopped - After Hours With Ultimate Champions, Italian and Firefighters (Special)

    After Hours With Ultimate Champions, Italian and Firefighters

    Chopped judges take over in the kitchen and try out the same basket ingredients that have sent home chef competitors.

  • Chopped - Pork on the Brain (Episode 505)
    Episode 505:

    Pork on the Brain

    Chefs take on a pork-themed challenge; the first basket contains a cut of heritage-breed pork; a questionable canned product in the entree round sends the chefs creative directions; the finalists must use more unusual porky items in their desserts.

  • Chopped - Luck of the Irish (Episode 504)
    Episode 504:

    Luck of the Irish

    The chefs get treats from Ireland in every round, beginning with an iconic stout in the appetizer basket; a certain Irish delicacy upsets one chef in the entree round; the two remaining chefs work with an Irish ice cream treat and booze for dessert.

  • Chopped - Fat Chance (Episode 503)
    Episode 503:

    Fat Chance

    The appetizer round features narutomaki; one of the chefs takes an unusual approach with the fish from the entree basket that also includes caul fat; the last two chefs must use Swedish syrup and a classic cookie in the dessert round.

  • Chopped - Epic Eats (Episode 502)
    Episode 502:

    Epic Eats

    In an indulgent competition, the appetizer basket brings a bold marriage of two classic American comfort foods; a savory cake features in the entree round; a puzzling dessert basket reveals something gummy and something over-the-top yummy.

  • Chopped - Dim Sum Yum (Episode 501)
    Episode 501:

    Dim Sum Yum

    The chefs must make bubblegum-flavored candy balance with hot-and-sour soup in their appetizer plates; classic Cantonese dim sum for an entree; the dessert round sees the chefs working with something out of the ordinary in a can plus a pink paste.

  • Chopped - The Light Stuff (Episode 499)
    Episode 499:

    The Light Stuff

    Four fit chefs take on the challenge to cook creative, healthy dishes light on calories but big on flavor; faux noodle and a beautiful fish fillet; a diet drink and a protein-packed snack box; acai berry powder desserts.

  • Chopped - Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate! (Episode 498)
    Episode 498:

    Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate!

    The pastry experts battling it out in the kitchen learn they must make candy, cake and ice cream in an all-desserts challenge.

  • Chopped - Mardi Gras Goals (Episode 497)
    Episode 497:

    Mardi Gras Goals

    Baskets packed with perennial NOLA favorites, including po' boys in the appetizer round; the judges hope none of the competitors ruin the roux in the second basket; for desert, a traditional cake and a boozy coffee challenge the final two chefs.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Finale Battle (Episode 469)
    Episode 469:

    Grill Masters: Finale Battle

    A beautiful rack of boar; s'mores and a delicate vegetable accompany a lean meat on the competitors' entree plates; a giant, sweet surprise in the dessert basket ensures that the final plates will be colorful and unusual.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Battle 4 (Episode 468)
    Episode 468:

    Grill Masters: Battle 4

    Lamb appetizer; a steak made from a vegetable in round two; the last two competitors are supremely confident, but their knowledge of dragon fruit and mesquite powder could play a role in who grills the best dessert.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Battle 3 (Episode 467)
    Episode 467:

    Grill Masters: Battle 3

    A frozen daiquiri in the appetizer round; a fatty protein and an odd-colored ice cream are part of the challenge in the second round; birthday cake is a festive find in the final basket.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Battle 2 (Episode 466)
    Episode 466:

    Grill Masters: Battle 2

    The chefs discover something stuffed and something smoked in the appetizer basket; double proteins make the entree round a carnivore's dream; making beans the center of sweet dishes in dessert round.

  • Chopped - Grill Masters: Battle 1 (Episode 465)
    Episode 465:

    Grill Masters: Battle 1

    The first basket out of the gate challenges four determined competitors with a weird pie and a beautiful cut of pork; a vegan product counters the giant beef ribs in the entree round.