Archive for the 'Chiles' Category

Chicken Breast Roasted in Poblano Sauce / Pollo en Salsa de Poblano

Ingredients: 1 Whole Bone-in Chicken Breast (about 1.5 lb) with skin, patted dry 2 Large Poblano Chile Peppers Sea Salt, to taste Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste 1 Medium White Onion, coarsely chopped 3 Garlic Cloves 1/4 Cup Fresh Cilantro, chopped 1 Cup Chicken Broth (or 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon powder dissolved in 1 […]

Chiles en Nogada / Stuffed Poblano Peppers in Nut Sauce

Stuffed Chiles Ingredients: 3/4 Cup Raisins 1/2 Cup (125 ml) Dry or Sweet Sherry 8 Large Poblano Chile Peppers 3 Roma Tomatoes 500 Grams (1 Pound) Ground Pork 1/2 Medium White Onion, diced 2 Garlic Cloves, minced 1 Cup (250 ml) Chicken Broth (or substitute 2 Teaspoons Chicken Bouillon Powder dissolved in 1 Cup Hot […]

Squash Blossom Soup / Sopa de Flor de Calabaza

Mexican cuisine includes the use of the delicate flor de calabaza (also known as squash blossoms or pumpkin flowers). These flowers are used in a variety of ways, such as in quesadillas, empanadas, and soups. In addition to flor de calabaza, epazote is another native plant which is an integral part of Mexican cuisine. You’ll […]

Roasted Poblano Chicken & Bean Soup

Ingredients: 500 Grams Pinto Beans, debris removed and rinsed 1 Whole Chicken, cut into separate pieces (keep the feet – they add nice flavor to the soup) 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil 4 Tablespoons Butter 7 Cups Chicken Stock (you can substitute chicken bouillon powder in hot water) 1 Large Onion, chopped 6 Garlic Cloves, minced […]

Chicken and Cheese Stuffed Chiles / Chiles Rellenos de Pollo

Sometimes we need a little inspiration to liven up leftovers. My dad came up with this recipe for that very reason. Whether starting with leftovers or from scratch, we’re sure you’ll enjoy this dish. This is also an egg-free version of chiles rellenos. Ingredients: 1 Boneless Chicken Breast (you can also substitute beef or pork, […]

Champiñones al Ajillo – Chili Garlic Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1/2 Stick butter 6 Garlic cloves, minced 3 Guajillo chile peppers, stem and seeds removed and thinly sliced 2 Chiles de arbol, minced 1 Pound (450 Grams) mushrooms, cleaned with stems trimmed 1/4 Cup white wine Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Salt to taste 1-2 Green onions, finely chopped 2 Tablespoons parsley, finely […]

Cheese Stuffed Poblano Chiles (Chiles Rellenos)

Tomato Sauce Ingredients: 5 Roma tomatoes or 3 Medium tomatoes 1 Small onion, halved and wedged 3 cloves garlic 1 Habanero, manzano or serrano chile, or to taste 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder Salt to taste Freshly ground black pepper to taste Tomato Sauce Directions: Blend the tomatoes, onion, garlic, and chile in a blender […]