Kumquats and croissants collide in the appetizer round; green beans and ground pork make the entree round difficult.
Slippery shockers and mistakes keep the judges stunned.
The chefs attempt to cook a fish used for sushi; an unfamiliar condiment complicates the entree basket.
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.
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.
The chefs prepare holiday-themed dishes.
The contestants find a way to incorporate zuccchini blossoms into their first dishes.
Four previous runners-up return to see who can save face and become the Chopped champion.
The chefs race the clock to cook chicken wings in less than 20 minutes.
The chefs make unusual choices in composing soft-shell crab appetizers.
The chefs show their raw enthusiasm for oysters.
Fish with chocolate; root vegetable; old favorite fruit.