Archive for the 'Meat Recipes' Category

Chicken in Spicy Peanut Sauce – Pollo Encacahuatado

Pollo Encacahuatado, a delicious dish originally from Puebla, does take a bit of prep time, but it’s definitely worth it! This recipe makes quite a few servings, so you can cut it in half if you’d like. I used my slow-cooker because I wanted the chicken to practically fall off the bones, but you can […]

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 Potato Croquettes / Tortitas de Papa con Pollo

Croquette Ingredients: 1 Boneless Chicken Breast, seasoned and cooked as desired 1 Pound (about 5 medium) White Potatoes 2 Garlic Cloves, diced 2 Eggs 1/4 Cup Fresh Cilantro, coarsely chopped 1/4 Cup Hard Cheese, like Queso Enchilado or Parmesan Salt, to taste Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste About 1/2 Cup Flour Vegetable Oil, for […]

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, […]

Mexican Carne Asada in Chipotle Salsa

Ingredients: 2 Garlic Cloves, coarsely diced 1/4 to 1/3 Cup Fresh Cilantro, chopped 1/4 Cup Chipotle Chiles in Adobo Sauce, chopped 1/4 Cup Vegetable or Olive Oil 2 to 3 Tablespoons Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice, or 1/4 Cup Orange Juice 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar 1 Teaspoon Ground Cumin 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1-1/2 Pounds Flank […]

Mexican Green Chilaquiles Recipe

Ingredients: 1 Dozen Corn Tortillas (slightly stale and dry) Vegetable or Corn Oil, for frying Salt 1 Pound (about 4 to 5 medium-sized) Tomatillos, husks removed and washed 2 to 4 Serrano Chile Peppers, depending on desired spiciness 1 Medium White Onion 2 Garlic Cloves 1 Tablespoon Chicken Bouillon Powder 1 & 1/2 Cups Hot […]

Mexican Discada Recipe – Discada Norteña

Ingredients: 1 – 1 1/2 pounds Arrachera (Skirt Steak) Freshly Squeezed Juice from 3-4 Limes 1 – 2 Tablespoons Achiote Adobo Paste Ground Cumin, to taste (if the achiote paste doesn’t include cumin) Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste 1 Bottle of Beer (like Negra Modelo) 1 Medium White Onion, cut into wedges 2 Bunches […]