Chipotle Beef Tostada

Chipotle Beef Tostada

Chipotle Beef Tostadas 2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 pound ground beef chuck1 large white onion (minced)Kosher salt1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons chipotle chile powder1 10- ounce can Mexican-style diced tomatoes with green chiles1 15- ounce can pinto beans (drained)1 medium...

Beef Tostada

Beef Tostada

Beef Tostada 1 lb lean ground beef1 ⁄2 cup chopped onion2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes1 tablespoon ground cumin1 tablespoon chili powder (store bought, Chili Seasoning Mix or your own recipe)1 15 ounce can refried beans4 to stadas or 4 corn tortillas1 ⁄2 cup...

Ranchero Breakfast Tostada

Ranchero Breakfast Tostada

Ranchero Breakfast Tostadas 2 cups cooked black beans1/4 to 1/2 cup light sour cream2 green onions (white and green parts, chopped)1 teaspoon ground cumin1/2 teaspoon sea salt1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper4 slices cooked bacon (chopped (optional))8 small corn...

Chipotle Chicken Tostadas

Chipotle Chicken Tostadas

Charred corn and chicken have great summery flavors, but what really makes this tostada sing is the chipotle-lime cream sauce that holds everything on the shell. Chipotle Chicken Tostadas 1 chipotle in adobo sauce (minced, plus 2-1/2 Tbs. sauce (from one can of...

Shrimp Tostadas Tostadas

Shrimp Tostadas Tostadas

Shrimp Avocado Recipe 2 dried ancho chile peppers (stemmed and seeded)3 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (from about 3 limes, plus wedges for serving)3 tablespoons vegetable oil (plus more for frying)1 large clove garlic (chopped)1/2 teaspoon dried oregano1/4 teaspoon...

Cochinita Pibil Tacos

Cochinita Pibil Tacos

This pibil recipe is prepared in a Dutch oven, pops with earthy achiote paste and citrus juices, yielding a luscious, spicy pulled pork. Cochinita Pibil Tacos 4 oz. achiote paste1 cup fresh lime juice1 cup fresh orange juice1 1 ⁄3 cups white vinegar3 tbsp. dried...

Slow Cooker Cochinita Pibil

Slow Cooker Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita pibil is often served over rice in Mexico, but I really like the sweetness a corn tortilla provides, as a foil to the bold pork. Top it all with the traditional pickled red onions and some fresh cilantro. Slow Cooker Cochinita Pibil Cochinita Pibil2 kg pork...

Cochinita Pibil Torta

Cochinita Pibil Torta

This recipe is actually just a combination of two others, this cochinita pibil recipe and a pickled onion recipe for garnish (added in this post). Cochinita Pibil Tortas Cochinita Pibil from recipe in descriptionfrench bread or bolillo1 avocadoFor the pickled red...

Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita Pibil 5 pounds pork butt (cut into 2 inch cubes)5 tablespoons annato seeds2 teaspoons cumin seeds1 tablespoon whole black pepper1/2 teaspoon whole cloves8 whole allspice berries2-3 habanero Peppers (fresh or dried, cleaned and minced (optional))1/2 cup...

Pollo Pibil

Pollo Pibil

The main ingredient in this dish is the Achiote paste, also known as "Recado Rojo", an essential ingredient and the base of many dishes in Yucatecan Cuisine. These dishes include the famous Cochinita Pibil and the Mucbi-Pollo, a large tamal prepared for the...

Salmon with Pipian Sauce

Salmon with Pipian Sauce

Pipian Verde sauce (Pipián Verde), or green pumpkin seed sauce if you will, is one of the great moles of Mexico. It’s traditionally made with pepitas (pumpkin seeds), tomatillo, and jalapeno peppers. In this New Mexico Chile version I’ve replaced the tomatillo and...

Chicken Braised in Pipian Peanut Sauce

Chicken Braised in Pipian Peanut Sauce

Chicken in Pipian Sauce with Peanuts 3 lb chicken thighs or whole chicken (cut up)2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon pepper1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika1/2 teaspoon cumin4 tablespoons olive oil2 dried chipotle peppers1 Serrano pepper (chopped)3 cloves garlic (sliced)4 Roma...

Pork with Pipian Sauce

Pork with Pipian Sauce

Though the preparation can initially seem excessive, everything is done for a reason. The chiles are lightly blackened, pureed, cooked in a bit of lard, and then, finally, reduced with some chicken stock. Each step intensifies the flavor. The simple sautéed pork chop...

Shrimp in Pipian Sauce

Shrimp in Pipian Sauce

This isn't food to eat quickly while standing up—this is worth taking a seat to linger over. The result is a rich and surprisingly flavorful sauce with just a tinge of heat. Shrimp in Pipian Sauce 1 ½ pounds medium shrimp (unshelled, preferably with heads on)2 ½ cups...

Chicken in Red Pipian Sauce

Chicken in Red Pipian Sauce

Chicken in Red Pipian Sauce Chicken1 whole 4-pound/1 kg chicken (cut in pieces)Olive oil (for searing)1 head garlic (halved)1 onion (quartered)Salt and freshly ground black pepperSauce1/2 cup/125 ml pumpkin seeds (toasted)1/2 cup/125 ml sesame seeds (toasted)6 cloves...

Whole Roasted Red Snapper

Whole Roasted Red Snapper

A whole roasted fish comes out very tender and juicy without much effort on your part. I chose to stuff it with lemon slices and fresh dill and added a variety of spring inspired vegetables. Whole Roasted Red Snapper 1 – 2 – 2 1/2 lb. whole red snapper4 -5 sprigs of...

Grilled Huachinango Tacos

Grilled Huachinango Tacos

Grilled fish tacos are a staple in Southern California. Rather than the usual salsa that accompanies meat-filled tacos, those filled with fish get topped with finely chopped sweet onion and fresh cilantro and a squeeze of fresh lime. Grilled Huachinango Tacos 12 corn...

Mexican Style Huachinango

Mexican Style Huachinango

Below is a recipe we made for dinner last night, after getting a great deal on Pacific Red Snapper. I called it “Mexican style” simply due to the fact that this fish really reminded me of the ever-present baked fish I had in Mexico. In the future, I might try adding...

Huachinango al Ajillo

Huachinango al Ajillo

A very healthy fish fillet made with canola oil. Huachinango al Ajillo Canola spray2 Spoons of canola oilground black peppersalt2 Limes2 Chile Guajillos2 Cloves of GarlicHalf a cup of flour720 grans of Huachinango (Red Snapper Fillet) De-vain the chiles guajillo, take...

Huachinango with Veracruz sauce

Huachinango with Veracruz sauce

This recipe of red snapper cooked with the Spanish ingredients of olives, olive oil and capers melds beautifully with the ingredients native to Mexico: tomato and chillies. Red Snapper with Veracruz style sauce 2 garlic cloves (plus 6 garlic cloves, chopped, extra)2...



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