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Grilled Fajitas

Grilled Fajitas
 
Author:
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound beef flank steak
  • 1 onion soup mix
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 garlic cloves -- minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium onion -- thinly sliced
  • green -- red, yellow peppers julienne
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 8 flour tortillas -- warmed
Instructions
  1. Combine soup mix, oil, lime juice, water, garlic, lime peel, cumin, oregano and pepper and pour over meat
  2. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight
  3. Drain and discard marinade/
  4. Grill meat to desired doneness level and serve.
  5. Fill fajitas with meat and your preferred items and serve.

Cod Tortilla Soup

Cod Tortilla Soup
 
Author:
Recipe type: Seafood
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup onions -- chopped
  • 1 garlic clove -- minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes -- or to taste
  • 1 - 14½ oz can chicken broth
  • 1 - 14½ oz can whole peeled tomatoes - chopped
  • ⅔ cup frozen corn kernels
  • 4 - 5 oz cod fillets
  • Chopped cilantro -- for garnish
  • Tortilla strips
Instructions
  1. In large skillet, saute onions and garlic until tender.
  2. Add oregano, cumin and red pepper flakes and saute for 2 minutes longer.
  3. Add chicken broth, tomatoes and tomato liquid; bring to a boil and simmer 5 minutes
  4. Add corn kernels
  5. Set cod fillets on top of broth and spoon liquid over cod
  6. Cover and simmer 5 minutes, or until cod just flakes when tested with a fork
  7. Set fillet in middle of bowl and spoon soup around it and sprinkle with cilantro.
  8. Garnish each bowl with tortilla strips

Salsa Dip

Salsa Dip
 
Author:
Recipe type: Salsa
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
 
Ingredients
  • 4 tomatoes -- (chopped/drained)
  • 2 packages green onions -- (chopped)
  • 1 can black olives -- (chopped)
  • 1 can green chilies -- (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon garlic salt
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Refrigerate for at least an hour.
  3. Serve with tortilla chips

Bar Buffalo Wings

Bar Buffalo Wings
 
Author:
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
 
Ingredients
  • 30 Chicken Wingettes
  • 6 tablespoons Louisiana hot sauce
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • ⅛ teaspoon celery seed
  • ⅛ to ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 to 2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • bleu cheese or ranch dressing
  • celery and carrot sticks
Instructions
  1. In small sauce pan mix all ingredients.
  2. Stirring occasionally, heat until butter is melted.
  3. Deep fryer set at 375°F., (vegetable or peanut oil)
  4. Fry ½ of the at a time for 12-15 minutes, so they fryer isn't overloaded.
  5. Drain the wings for a few minutes then put them in a bowl or zip bag.
  6. After all the wings have been fried, pour the sauce over them, cover or zip bag, and shake to completely coat the wings
  7. Bake at 375°F for 5 minutes or you can eat them immediately.
  8. Serve with carrot, celery sticks bleu cheese or ranch dressing

Chili Seasoning

Chili Seasoning
 
Author:
Recipe type: Spices
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
 
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon dried, minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Combined all ingredients in bowl.
  2. Store in airtight container.

 

Sausage And Potato Mini-Turnovers

Sausage And Potato Turnovers
 
Author:
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Serves: 40
 
Ingredients
  • **FILLING**
  • 1 large Potato
  • ½ pound Bulk Pork Sausage
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano
  • Salt -- to taste
  • **DOUGH**
  • 2 cups Masa Harina
  • 1¼ cups Warm water
  • Vegetable oil -- for deep-frying
Instructions
  1. **FILLING**
  2. Peel potato and cut in to small pieces to they cook fast.
  3. In a saucepan boil potatoes in salted water for approximately 5 minutes or until tender.
  4. In skillet cook pork sausage.
  5. Add potato, oregano, and salt to taste and cook, stirring, 5 minutes
  6. Cool filling completely
  7. **DOUGH**
  8. Line Baking sheets with wax paper
  9. In bowl mix together masa harina and warm water until a dough forms.
  10. Break off small pieces of dough and shape into about forty 1-inch balls
  11. Place balls on baking sheet and cover with plastic wrap.
  12. Roll out to approximately 2½ inches wide.
  13. Place 1 rounded teaspoon of filling in each Tortillas.
  14. Heat grease to 375°F and deep fry turnovers for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown

Fajitas

Fajitas
 
Author:
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound flank steak
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano -- fresh
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seed
  • ¼ teaspoon chili sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic -- minced
  • ¾ pound onion - sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper - sliced
  • 6 tortillas
  • 3 cups iceberg lettuce -- shredded
  • salsa
Instructions
  1. Slice steak across grain approximately ⅛ inch thick
  2. Combine with orange juice, vinegar, salt, oregano, cumin, chili sauce, and garlic.
  3. Coat meat evenly with spices.
  4. Marinate for 1 hour.
  5. Combine peppers and onions in fry pan and cook until onions are tender.
  6. In frying pan, heat oil over high heat.
  7. Cook beef ½ lb at a time until still slightly pink inside.
  8. Server on large platter with peppers, onions, lettuce, tomatoes and anything else you like with your Fajitas.

Chicken Dijon

 

Chicken Dijon
 
Author:
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
 
Ingredients
  • 6 boneless-skinless chicken breasts
  • ⅓ cup yogurt
  • ¼ cup Dijon mustard
  • ½ cup fine bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. In bowl mix together yogurt and mustard.
  3. Sprinkle chicken lightly with mustard mixture in a small bowl.
  4. Spread mixture on both sides of chicken.
  5. Place in baking pan.
  6. Combine bread crumbs, thyme, salt and pepper and sprinkle over chicken.
  7. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes until golden-brown and no longer pink in the center

Pork Burritos

Pork Burritos
 
Author:
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
 
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 pounds pork cut in 1-in. cubes
  • 1 large chopped onion
  • 1 diced red bell pepper
  • 1 diced yellow bell pepper
  • 2 minced cloves garlic
  • 1 fresh minced jalapeno pepper (omit if too spicy)
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 2 - 4 oz cans chopped green chiles
Instructions
  1. In large skillet, brown pork in olive oil.
  2. Add all ingredients to skillet except for green chiles and simmer for 1½ hours.
  3. Add green chiles just before serving for best results.