Chopped

Chopped

Competitors race to turn everyday items into extraordinary three-course meals. This competition is all about skill speed and ingenuity -- and only one chef will impress the judges enough to survive the chopping block.
Competitors race to turn everyday items into extraordinary three-course meals. This competition is all about skill speed and ingenuity -- and only one chef will impress the judges enough to survive the chopping block.

Season 40 (13 episodes)

  • 1. Thankful Siblings

    Original air date: 11/13/2018 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 11/13/2018 Runtime: 42:13 min. For the first time ever, host Ted Allen and his sister -- plus three judges and their siblings -- crowd the kitchen for a wild Thanksgiving competition!

  • 2. Thanksgiving Pie, Oh My!

    Original air date: 11/20/2018 Runtime: 42:14 min.

    Original air date: 11/20/2018 Runtime: 42:14 min. The chefs face three Thanksgiving-themed baskets with challenges involving Turkey Day essentials -- side dishes, turkey and pies.

  • 3. Tea Eggs and Sympathy

    Original air date: 11/27/2018 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 11/27/2018 Runtime: 42:13 min. The appetizer round has the chefs wondering what exactly a Chinese tea egg is, and pizza in a strange format and an uncommonly eaten piece of pork appear in the entree basket. A big, stinky fruit is the talk of the dessert round.

  • 4. Holly Jolly Grandmas

    Original air date: 12/04/2018 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 12/04/2018 Runtime: 42:13 min. Four grandmas give the judges a holiday dining experience to remember with candy canes in the first round, a gilded surprise in the second and holiday cookies in the final basket.

  • 5. Ultimate Redemption

    Original air date: 12/11/2018 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 12/11/2018 Runtime: 42:13 min. Four chefs who didn't make it in high-stakes tournaments return for redemption with challenges that involve goat chops, breakfast cereal and a cookie behemoth.

  • 6. Breakfast Battle

    Original air date: 12/18/2018 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 12/18/2018 Runtime: 42:13 min. The chefs get breakfast foods in every basket and are asked to stretch the most important meal of the day into three courses. They even get to work with farm fresh eggs direct from the chicken coops of judge Martha Stewart.

  • 7. Rocky Mountain Masters

    Original air date: 12/25/2018 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 12/25/2018 Runtime: 42:13 min. Will the chefs know how to turn Rocky Mountain oysters into a tasty appetizer? A soda shop treat is a sweet hurdle for the entree-round competitors, and the finalists find a jackfruit in the Round Three dessert box.

  • 8. Bar Fight

    Original air date: 01/01/2019 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 01/01/2019 Runtime: 42:13 min. Bartenders who love to cook compete in this special competition. An outrageous cocktail is the centerpiece of a fun first basket, and in the entree round, a potato dish prompts two contenders to grab more spuds from the pantry.

  • 9. Nourish and Flourish

    Original air date: 01/08/2019 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 01/08/2019 Runtime: 42:13 min. The chefs have to make tasty and healthy dishes with ingredients that heal. A little fish packed with nutrients is the star of the appetizer basket, and the finalists in the dessert round make plates that include nuts and berries.

  • 10. Deadly Catch

    Original air date: 01/15/2019 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 01/15/2019 Runtime: 42:13 min. Chefs face an adrenaline-packed competition that includes a prized surprise, a shocking salad and an extraordinarily tough dessert basket.

  • 11. It's a Sibling Thing

    Original air date: 01/22/2019 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 01/22/2019 Runtime: 42:13 min. Talented kid cooks prove culinary skills run in the family as they team up with their brothers and sisters in an impressive show of cooperation in the Chopped Kitchen.

  • 12. Game On!

    Original air date: 01/29/2019 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 01/29/2019 Runtime: 42:13 min. Four chefs cook a game-day feast using a whimsical dish that looks like nachos -- but isn't -- in the first round, drumsticks in the second and a dessert basket that includes a fusion snack and a hybrid beverage.

  • 13. Three Cheers for Chocolate!

    Original air date: 02/05/2019 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 02/05/2019 Runtime: 42:13 min. In the first round of this all-desserts battle, the chefs must work with dark chocolate, a prized fruit and a salty snack. The second round is a celebration of judge Martha Stewart's favorite variety of chocolate, milk chocolate.