Category mexican

molcajete

Molcajete

1 1/2 pounds plum tomatoes, unpeeled
1/2 medium onion, chunked
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
2 to 3 fresh jalape?os or canned
    chipotles in adobo sauce
2 garlic cloves
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 to 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
Pinch of sugar (optional)

Place tomatoes on a broiler pan covered with foil for easy cleaning...

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shrimp quesadilla

Shrimp Quesadilla

8 medium shrimp, cooked and chopped
1/4 cup Mexican lime juice
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons butter
2 large flour tortillas
1/2 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
2 tablespoons mild green chiles, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped scallion
2 tablespoons red chile salsa
2 tablespoons sour cream
2 tablespoons guacamole
1 tablespoon chopped black olives

Marinate shrimp in lime juice and cil...

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crabmeat stuffed poblano relleno

Crabmeat Stuffed Poblano Relleno

Source: kold.com – Tucson, Arizona

4 poblano peppers

Stuffing
1 pound crabmeat
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 bunch green onions, chopped fine
1 bunch cilantro, leaf only, chopped fine
2 tablespoons grated ginger
2 tablespoons lime juice

Marinade
2 cups water
1 cup white vinegar
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon dried oregano

Roast poblanos over gas flame (...

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ropa vieja

Ropa Vieja

"Ropa vieja" means "old clothes," for the consistency of the shredded beef.

Serves 4 to 6.

1 (2 1/2 pound) flank steak
1 carrot
1 onion
1 celery stalk
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
2 green chiles (at your preferred heat level), seeded and chopped
4 chopped, seeded tomatoes or 2 cups canned tomatoes
2 tablespoon...

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tequila sunrise

Tequila Sunrise

1 1/2 ounces tequila
1/2 cup orange juice
Crushed ice
1 1/2 teaspoon grenadine syrup

Pour tequila and orange juice over crushed ice in a tall glass. To layer the drink, carefully pour in grenadine syrup without stirring. Garnish with an orange slice and a maraschino cherry. Serve. Stir before drinking.

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