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Cocoa Pork Carnitas
Seasonings 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp salt 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp smoked paprika 1 tbsp cocoa powder 1/2 tsp ground pepper Main ingredients 3 lbs trimmed pork shoulder 5 small tomatoes 1 garlic head 1 yellow onion 4-5 sprigs fresh oregano leaves 4-5 sprigs fresh Continue Reading
Calamari Tacos
Ingredients: 1 lb calamari steak 1 tsp lemon juice 2 tsp olive oil 1 tsp Italian parsley 1 tbsp chopped garlic 1 tbsp shallots 1 inch minced ginger 1 tsp red pepper flakes (optional) Instructions: Wash calamari steaks.  Score them slightly in one direction and then slice them thin (1/4″ to 1/2″) In a bowl, Continue Reading
Tomatillo Sauce / Blackened Tomatillo Salsa
Ingredients: 3 lbs tomatillos (shells removed) 1 poblano pepper 1 bell pepper 1 medium onion 4 cloves garlic 1 jalapeno pepper 2 tsp cumin 2 tsp oregano Pinch ground cloves Salt and pepper EVOO for blackened Instructions: For Regular: Parboil (partially cook) tomatillos, poblano pepper, bell pepper, onion. For Blackened: Under a Broiler, add oiled Continue Reading
Tamales
Ingredients: Chicken filling: 5 Chicken thighs (or 1/2 breasts to lighten it up) 1 small onion 1 celery stalk 1 tsp oregano ½ cup chopped cilantro ½ head garlic 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp chopped basil salt & pepper to taste Cheese filling: Monterrey Jack Cheese 4 Pasillo chiles (large green) Shrimp filling: 1 lb Continue Reading
Carne Asada – Skirt Steak
Ingredients: 1-2 lbs skirt steak or any thinly sliced steak 1/2 cup cider vinegar 2 cloves minced garlic 1/4 cup olive oil Juice of 2 lemons or limes 1 tbsp chili powder 1 tbsp oregano 1 tsp cumin Salt & Pepper Instructions: Mix all the ingredients except for the salt and let the steak marinate Continue Reading
Cilantro Lime Rice
Ingredients: 1 cup Basmati Rice 1 1/2 cups Water 1/4 cup lime juice 1/2 bunch finely chopped cilantro 1 tbsp butter salt to taste (approx 1 tsp) Instructions: This is a very basic but delicious rice recipe. Heat butter in saucepan and add the Basmatti rice to cook for 1-2 minutes. Add the water, lime Continue Reading
Blackened Tomatillo Salsa
Ingredients: 5-6 Medium Sized Tomatillos 1 Medium Yellow Onion 1 Pasilla Chile 4-5 Sprigs Cilantro 1 tbsp Sugar 1 tbsp Chili Powder 1 tbsp Garlic Powder 1 tbsp Onion Powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cumin 2 tbsp oil 2 tbsp vinegar Instructions: Take the papery film off the tomatillos and place them on an Continue Reading
Tapatillo Chicken & Guacamole
Ingredients: 1-2 chicken breasts 1 avocado 1 tomato 1 jalapeño 1 onion 1 small bunch cilantro 1 garlic clove 1 lime 1/2 tsp garlic powder salt & pepper 1/2 cup hot sauce (Tapatillo, Chulula, etc.) 1 tsp chili powder Instructions: Marinate the chicken breast in the hot sauce and chili powder for at least an Continue Reading
Indian Salsa
Ingredients: 1-2 diced tomatoes 1-2 diced jalapenos 1 diced onion 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp curry powder salt & pepper Instructions: Make sure to remove the seeds from the jalapeno. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and Continue Reading
Salsa Fresca
Ingredients: 1 container of grape tomatoes (must be grape tomatoes because you need the proper skin to pulp ratio) 1 jalapeno or serrano pepper (two if you want it spicier) 1 handful of cilantro The juice of one lime salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Using a food processor, pulse together the onion, jalapeno (with Continue Reading