Archive for the 'Traditional Dishes' Category

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 […]

Mexican Rice Pudding Recipe – Arroz con Leche

Ingredients: 1 Cup White Rice 3 Cups Water 2 Cinnamon Sticks 2 Teaspoons Lime Zest Pinch of Salt 1 Can (about 1 & 2/3 Cups) Evaporated Milk, plus enough Milk (about 2 & 1/3 Cups) to equal 4 cups total 1 Egg 1 & 1/2 Cups White Sugar 1 & 1/2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract 1 […]

Mexican Sopes Recipe

Salsa Verde Ingredients: 5 to 6 Tomatillos, husks removed and rinsed 3 Habanero Chile Peppers 1/2 Medium White Onion, cut in half Salt, to taste Pico de Gallo Salsa: 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 […]

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 […]

Crispy Fried Mexican Tacos Recipe – Tacos Dorados

Taco Ingredients: 1 Boneless Chicken Breast (in two halves or various pieces) 1 White Onion 2 Garlic Cloves 4 Yellow or Russet Potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 Poblano Chile Peppers Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste Salt, to taste Vegetable Oil, for frying About 2 Dozen Corn Tortillas Garnish Ingredients: Shredded Head Lettuce 1/2 White […]

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 […]

Esquites – Mexican Corn Snack

Ingredients: 4 Ears Corn on the Cob, husks and silk removed 4 – 6 Cups Water 2/3 Cup Diced White Onion 1 Habanero or Serrano Chile Pepper, minced 2 Teaspoons Chicken Bouillon Powder (optional) 1 Sprig Fresh Epazote (about 8 leaves) Garnish: Light or Regular Mayonnaise, to taste Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice, to taste Cotija […]