Archive for the 'Chiles' Category

Easy Mexican Picadillo Recipe

Ingredients: 500 grams Ground Beef 500 grams Ground Pork 1 Medium White Onion, coarsely chopped 3 – 4 Roma Tomatoes 1 – 2 Serrano Chile Peppers, optional 3 Garlic Cloves, peeled 1 Beef Bouillon Cube 2 Bay Leaves 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin, or to taste 1/2 Teaspoon Dried Oregano, or to taste 1 Large White Potato, […]

Oaxacan Lentils Recipe Lentejas – Oaxaqueñas

Ingredients: 500 grams Dried Lentils (about 2 cups) 1 Medium White Onion (cut into wedges except for setting aside 1 whole slice of onion) 4 Roma Tomatoes, roasted and peeled 4 Garlic Cloves, peeled 2 – 3 Serrano Chiles, roasted 1 Árbol Chile, roasted 2 Teaspoons Allspice, or to taste (or substitute an equal combination […]

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew Recipe

Ingredients: 7 Roma Tomatoes 4 Medium Tomatillos 3 Chiles de Árbol 2 Habanero Chiles 1 Manzano Chile 1 Caribe Chile (you can also use a “guero chile” or a similar yellow hot chile pepper) 1 Medium White Onion, coarsely chopped 4 – 5 Garlic Cloves 2 Chicken Bouillon Cubes Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste […]

Fish in Coconut-Guajillo Sauce

Yucatan Pico de Gallo Ingredients: 1 Large Red Onion, diced 4 Roma Tomatoes, diced 2 Habanero Chile Peppers, minced Freshly Squeezed Juice of 2 Valencia Oranges Freshly Squeezed Juice of 1 Lime Sea salt, to taste Guajillo Sauce Ingredients: 4 Guajillo Chile Peppers Sea Salt, to taste Coconut Fish Ingredients: 2 – 14 Ounce Cans […]

Mexican Red Chilaquiles – Chilaquiles Rojos

Ingredients: 4 Guajillo Chile Peppers 7 Roma Tomatoes 1/2 Medium White Onion 3 Garlic Cloves, peeled 3 Árbol Chile Peppers 1 Cup Chicken Broth (or 1 Cup Hot Water (reserved from soaking the guajillo chiles) with 2 Tablespoons Chicken Bouillon Powder) Vegetable Oil, for frying 16 Corn Tortillas, preferably somewhat dry and stale Salt, to […]

Salsa de Molcajete – Roasted Tomato Salsa

Ingredients: 4 Garlic Cloves, peeled 1/2 Medium White Onion, sliced 4 Chiles de Árbol 3 – 5 Roma Tomatoes Salt, to taste Equipment: Molcajete and tejolote (For more information, see below at the end of this recipe.) Directions: In a comal or dry skillet set over medium heat, roast the garlic and onion. Remove the […]

Mexican Ancho Chile Pork Chops

Ingredients: 3 Ancho Chile Peppers (if dried, rehydrate in hot water 15 minutes and remove stems) 1/3 Cup Chopped White Onion 3 Garlic Cloves 1 Teaspoon Ground Cumin 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cloves 2 Tablespoons Dark Brown Sugar, or to taste 1 Tablespoon Red Wine Vinegar 1 Cup […]