Chopped - Season 31

Tuesday 10:00 PM on Food Network Premiered Jan 13, 2009 In Season




Previously Aired Episode

AIRED ON 11/13/2018

Season 40 : Episode 9

Next Episode

AIRS ON 11/20/2018

Season 40 : Episode 10

Episode Guide

  • Wild Times
    Episode 20
    Items that hunters and foragers might use are featured in this back-to-nature battle. Included: an aquatic wonder and a delicate flower in the appetizer round; an imposing root and a wild beast as mandatory entrée ingredients; and berries and butter for the sweet finish.
  • Basket Buzz
    Episode 19
    The first basket includes a giant circle of dough with a long history and veggies that look (but don't taste) like tiny watermelons. Then, chewy candy and sweet cheese are mandatory entrée ingredients. Finally, green leaves and blueberries present a colorful challenge.
  • Betting on the Farm
    Episode 18
    Farm-fresh ingredients are featured in the baskets. Included: Appetizers are prepared with poultry and pickled chilies; the judges are eager to eat three lamb entrées, but worry fresh greens might be forgotten; and the finalists make some odd choices in the dessert round.
  • Sweet Heat
    Episode 17
    The chefs are given something that's called pizza, but doesn't look or taste like the dish they know and love. Later, two proteins in the second round require special attention. Finally, desserts featuring chilies are served to the judges.
  • Taco Time!
    Episode 16
    The competing chefs get creative with tacos. Appetizer ingredients include tripe and mustard rabe. Then, Asian sauce and a beautiful protein are used to make entrées. Finally, inventive desserts are made with tortillas and Mexican chocolate.
  • Jump for Bok Choy
    Episode 15
    An Argentinian meat and something challengingly sweet are two of the appetizer surprises. Then, a seafood selection paired with bok choy pleases the judges. Finally, the chefs are kept on their toes when making dessert with some giant sheets of tofu and an alluring take on cheesecake.
  • Viewers' Vengeance
    Episode 14
    A viewers' choice competition features extra difficult baskets. First, a creepy protein and a bloody soup for appetizers. Then, something hearty and something very hot are used in entrée dishes. Finally, pork in dessert dishes made with offal and atole.
  • Back in Time
    Episode 12
    Retro ingredients are featured in the competition. First, a familiar can and a space-age beverage transport the chefs and judges back in time during the appetizer round. Then, entrées are made with something frozen and something nostalgically spherical. Finally, a refreshment named for a movie legend is found in the dessert basket.moreless
  • Million Dollar Baskets
    Top-notch ingredients include caviar and a very pricey seafood in the appetizer round. Then, something lavishly sweet and something deliciously rare are used to make entrées. Finally, a $100 breakfast item is discovered in the dessert basket.
  • 10/13/16
    Appetizers are made with a smorgastarta Swedish layer cake; the competitors find the entrée round overly complicated because of a sweet powder and prickly produce; and eggplant preserved in sugar must be incorporated into desserts.
  • Tailgate Greats
    Episode 3
    Four devoted football fans compete in a tailgate-theme showdown. Round 1 ingredients include handy sandwiches and sweet popcorn. Later, the chefs are given a strange take on mimosa; and hustle to execute creative desserts.
  • Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Part 1
    Part 1 of 4. Bobby Flay joins the judges' panel as returning champions compete to win the chance to beat chef Bobby. In the first round, a Scandinavian fish and sugary cereal test the competitors. Later, they are given flowery syrup and an onion with sprinkles for their entrée dishes. Finally, desserts are made with a cheesy sandwich, some jelly and one of Bobby's favorite ingredients.moreless
  • Beast Feast
    Episode 11
    A protein-packed battle with some ingredients that are too big for the baskets. Included: Blenders boom in the fast, loud and meaty appetizer round; the chefs get to choose what part of an imposing whole animal to use in their entrées; and making piggy desserts is the final challenge.
  • 11/17/16
    Butchers compete. First, whiskey shots are passed around; and the protein pros make appetizers with a beautiful cut of pork. Then, the entrée basket contains a big bird and an unfortunately named radish. Finally, desserts feature an ice cream that the cleaver wielders can truly appreciate.
  • Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Finale
  • Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Part 3
    Part 3 of 4. A set of twins compete for the chance to beat Bobby Flay. Round 1 features a cold soup and stuffed lobster. Then, entrée ingredients include a giant piece of meat and some tasty little dried fruits. Finally, the remaining two chefs need to figure out what to do with a Swedish cookie that's difficult to pronounce.moreless
  • Hearty Party
    Hearty Party
    Episode 4
  • Cheap Eats
    Episode 6
    Thrifty ingredients are featured throughout the competition. First, pork buns and Mexican street corn are incorporated into appetizers. Then, a pickled product gets paired with a fair favorite when making entrées. Finally, some delectable little cakes and an odd sauce are used in dessert dishes.
  • Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, Part 2
    Part 2 of 4. Four returning champs compete for a chance to beat Bobby Flay. Their first challenge involves a seafood that needs tenderizing and a canned product. Then, entrées must include a king of the sea and an icebox cake. Finally, the judges worry how an ice cream made with one of Bobby's favorite ingredients will turn out given that there's trouble with the machine.moreless
  • 10/25/16
    The challenge faced by the competing chefs is to make the perfect midnight meal. In the first round, fried foods and a trendy cocktail are creatively reimagined. Then, prized mushrooms and a much-craved street food are used to make entrées. In the end, the finalists aim to wake up the judges' palates with breakfast flavors.moreless