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Taco is one of the main dishes of Spanish cuisine. It is a cake, hollow inside, filled with spicy filling. The Spaniards joke that these cakes appeared in Spain before they themselves. In fact, the dainty came up with the inhabitants of the neighborhood of Lake Mexico. They wrapped small fish in cakes. Over time, the recipe for tacos has been modernized, now various other fillings are selected for filling.
Preparing this tortilla at home, you diversify your daily diet. How to cook tacos at home, if the stomach requires a newcomer, and you can not Spaniard? The most interesting options are presented to your attention.
Flapjacks such a step by step recipe
To feel the real taste of the dish, you need to make taco cakes yourself. This may sound like a sentence, but in practice the cooking process is very simple. You need:
- a glass of corn flour;
- 1/5 cup wheat flour;
- a glass of hot water;
- a pinch of salt;
- sunflower oil (lubricate hands).
Step-by-step recipe for self-cooking:
- In a container combine the corn and wheat flour, add salt.
- Fill the mixture with a glass of hot water.
- Stir well. It should make a soft, but elastic dough.
- If you see fit, add a little more water or flour to achieve the desired dough structure.
- It will be more convenient to knead, wiping your hands with oil.
- Divide the resulting dough into 10 equal pieces.
- Blind out every ball. Further, while you will work on one of them, others cover with a towel. So the dough does not dry out.
- Crush the ball into a thin tortilla with an improvised “press”, in the form of a cutting board or a frying pan. It is more convenient to press down if you put the dough between the pieces of parchment. He will not let the cake stick to the "press". You can do with a rolling pin. So the dough rolls out much thinner.
- Fry the corn tortillas on a dry skillet without oil. Frying time – a minute from each side. The main thing – do not overdo it, not the cakes will shrivel.
- When removing, fold them in half.
Flapjacks are tacos ready. Suitable as a base for snacks, and as bread to meat, soup, vegetables.
Mexican Chicken Tacos
So, how to make the basis for the dish, you already know. Mexican chicken tacos will delight you with an interesting, unusual taste. Ingredients you can vary, customizing the recipe to suit your preferences. To make an original taco recipe at home, you need:
- 1 kg. chicken fillet;
- a pair of hot chili peppers;
- a glass of fresh beans;
- 3 small spoons of vegetable oil;
- a glass of chili sauce;
- a bunch of greens (preferably marjoram and cilantro);
- salt, spices (to taste).
Scheme of cooking tacos with chicken at home:
- Soak the beans in advance in hot water overnight. In the morning boil until tender.
- Fry the chicken fillet in vegetable oil.
- When the meat is cooked, add chili peppers and boiled beans to the pan. Add some salt and spices.
- Put the taco cake in the microwave for a couple of minutes. Spread the stuffing on the razomlevshuyu in the microwave oven cake, pour the sauce. Hands tear the greens and decorate the dish on top.
Mexican tacos are cooked. It is better to eat it warm, immediately from a heat with a heat.
Tender meat, generously seasoned with spices, is the dream of every gourmet. Mexican cuisine and on such a request has the answer – tacos with veal. To cook it, you need to:
- 300 gr. veal;
- 5 corn tortillas;
- 1 medium onion;
- 1 ripe juicy tomato;
- juice of 1 lemon;
- a bunch of parsley or cilantro;
- vegetable oil (for roasting meat);
- salt, mexican spices (to taste)
Step-by-step recipe for cooking this tasty dish:
- Cut the meat into small pieces, onion – half-rings, tomato – diced.
- In a frying pan with a weighty bottom pour oil on the finger, heat it. Send the meat to the pan, and when it is half cooked, send onions and tomatoes there too. Spice up the spices.
- Roast as long as the meat turns red. After – leave the pan from the fire.
- Put the stuffing on the cakes. Make it layers. A layer of meat, a layer of chopped greens.
- Sprinkle the last layer with lemon juice. This will give the dish a pleasant acidity.
The recipe for tacos with veal claims for refinement. Despite the simplicity of cooking, the dish will give mexican zhguchistie and piquancy of taste.
Tacos with fish filling
Not a very common recipe for tacos. Although it is not clear why Mexican cuisine pushes him to the back. After all, initially this fast food was cooked with fish. Let’s return to the sources. Ingredients:
- 5-7 corn tortillas;
- a pound of fish fillet (better if it is cod);
- 3 chipotle peppers;
- 6 cherry tomatoes;
- 2 small limes;
- 2 large spoons of mayonnaise;
- a glass of yogurt;
- 50 ml. vegetable oil for marinade;
- spices, salt (to taste).
- Cook the marinade for the fish fillet. To do this, mix the oil with spices, squeeze lime juice into it.
- Fish fillet cut into pieces of medium thickness. Pour them with marinade, leave in this form in the refrigerator for half an hour.
- Put the tomatoes on a baking sheet, bake in the oven for 10 minutes at 180 degrees.
- Peel them off. On a baking tray with tomatoes, send the pickled fish fillets, bay with the remaining marinade. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes at the same temperature.
- Mix the chipotle sauce: combine the yoghurt with mayonnaise, squeeze out the remaining lime, add salt, add your favorite spices.
- Put the stuffing on warm tortillas, pour all the chipotle sauce, sprinkle with a drop of lime juice.
Taco is not just fast food, it is a whole culture of making delicious snacks. Having learned to cook them yourself, you can improvise and add author’s touches.