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Spicy Fire Roasted Salsa

Spicy Fire Roasted Salsa

by Pam on April 15, 2013

We had friends over for dinner and they requested Mexican food. I made this spicy salsa to serve with chips and the chicken tacos that I was making for dinner (recipe to follow). I started out using 1 jalapeno but it didn’t have a strong enough spice (they turned out to be mild peppers) so I added another jalapeno. I loved the richness the roasted tomatoes gave to this salsa and I thought the tang from the lime was great. It was really flavorful and a big hit with us all, even the kids!

Pour the tomatoes into a large mixing bowl. Add the chopped cilantro, green onions, garlic, lime juice, and jalapeno. Toss in the cumin and oregano then season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste. Blend using an immersion blender until thoroughly combined. Taste then add more jalapeno or seasoning if needed. Cover and set aside for at least 30-60 minutes for flavors to mingle. Serve with chips, tacos, tostadas, eggs, or any of your favorite Mexican dishes. Enjoy.

 



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Spicy Fire Roasted Salsa




Yield: About 4 cups

Prep Time: 10 min.



Ingredients:

2 (15oz) cans of diced fire roasted tomatoes
1/2 cup of cilantro, chopped
4 green onions, chopped
1-2 cloves of garlic, chopped
Juice from 1/2 lime
1-2 jalapenos, chopped
1/4 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp oregano
Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste

Directions:

Pour the tomatoes into a large mixing bowl. Add the chopped cilantro, green onions, garlic, lime juice, and jalapeno. Toss in the cumin and oregano then season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste. Blend using an immersion blender until thoroughly combined. Taste then add more jalapeno or seasoning if needed. Cover and set aside for at least 30-60 minutes for flavors to mingle.

Serve with chips, tacos, tostadas, eggs, or any of your favorite Mexican dishes. Enjoy.



Recipe and photos by For the Love of Cooking.net

References

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Steak Soft Tacos

Steak Soft Tacos

by Pam on February 14, 2013

I had a craving for steak tacos earlier in the week so I threw some together for dinner. I simply seasoned the steaks and cooked them in my grill pan before chopping them up into bite sized pieces. I slathered some refried beans on the flour tortilla then topped the steak tacos with avocado, lettuce, tomatoes, cheddar cheese, and green onions for a delicious taco that satisfied my Mexican food craving. We all loved these tacos and my husband enjoyed the leftovers the following day. This was a quick and easy meal that tasted fantastic.

Season both sides of the steak with sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, and garlic powder, to taste. Heat a large grill pan that has been coated with cooking spray over medium high heat. Cook the steaks for 3 minutes on the first side, then flip and continue to cook for a couple of minutes, or until the steak has reached the desired degree of doneness. Side Note: My steaks were thin but if yours are thicker you will need to cook them longer. Place the steaks onto a cutting board to rest for 5 minutes before slicing into bite sized chunks.

Heat the refried beans in a pan over medium heat, stirring often, until hot. Wrap the flour tortillas in a paper towel and cook in the microwave for 20-30 seconds or until warm and pliable. Spread the hot refried beans down the center of the warm tortillas then top with steak pieces followed by lettuce, avocado, cheddar cheese, tomato, and green onions. Serve with salsa and sour cream if desired. Enjoy.



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Steak Soft Tacos




Prep Time: 10 min.

Cook Time: 10 min.

Total Time: 20 min.



Ingredients:

2 thin NY Steaks
Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
Garlic powder, to taste
Flour tortillas
1 can of refried beans, heated
1-2 avocados, diced
Romaine lettuce, chopped finely
Cheddar cheese, shredded
Grape tomatoes, diced
Green onions, diced
Salsa (optional)
Sour cream (optional)

Directions:

Season both sides of the steak with sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, and garlic powder, to taste. Heat a large grill pan that has been coated with cooking spray over medium high heat. Cook the steaks for 3 minutes on the first side, then flip and continue to cook for a couple of minutes, or until the steak has reached the desired degree of doneness. Side Note: My steaks were thin but if yours are thicker you will need to cook them longer. Place the steaks onto a cutting board to rest for 5 minutes before slicing into bite sized chunks.

Heat the refried beans in a pan over medium heat, stirring often, until hot. Wrap the flour tortillas in a paper towel and cook in the microwave for 20-30 seconds or until warm and pliable. Spread the hot refried beans down the center of the warm tortillas then top with steak pieces followed by lettuce, avocado, cheddar cheese, tomato, and green onions. Serve with salsa and sour cream if desired. Enjoy.



Recipe and photos by For the Love of Cooking.net

 

References

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Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice

by Pam on June 5, 2013

I picked up a bag of pre-cooked small shrimp recently so I could make shrimp fried rice. I loved the great garlicky flavor the shrimp added to the dish. We all enjoyed the fried rice and my kids especially loved the shrimp. I served this fried rice with the Soy-Sesame Vegetable Sauté[1] and they paired nicely together. Another quick and easy meal that tasted great – I love that.

Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat. Once cooked, remove bacon from pan and drain on a paper towel. Crumble and set aside.

Remove all but 1-2 tsp bacon grease from the skillet then add 1-2 tbsp of canola oil to the pan; add the shrimp and 1 clove of minced garlic. Cook, stirring often, for 2 minutes. Season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, then remove the shrimp from the pan and place into a bowl. Set aside. Add the remaining minced garlic, ginger and white pieces of the green onion to the pan. Sauté for 60 seconds, stirring constantly then add the rice, crumbled bacon, green parts of the green onion (keeping just a few for garnish), soy sauce and white pepper. Mix the rice thoroughly.

Add the beaten eggs to a separate skillet coated with cooking spray. Cook for 10-20 seconds on each side, flipping it like a pancake, until thoroughly cooked. Remove from pan and cut into small pieces (I used my pizza cutter).

Add the sliced egg to the rice along with the shrimp and mix gently. Taste and add more soy sauce, sea salt, or white pepper if needed. Remove from heat, top with the few remaining green onions and serve. Enjoy!



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Shrimp Fried Rice




Yield: 6-8



Ingredients:

5-6 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
4 cloves of garlic, minced (divided)
2 cups of pre-cooked frozen shrimp, thawed and patted dry
1-2 tbsp canola oil
4 green onions, white part separated from the green part
1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
6 cups cold rice – made the day before and refrigerated
2-3 tbsp soy, to taste
Sea salt and White pepper, to taste
2-3 eggs, slightly beaten

Directions:

Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat. Once cooked, remove bacon from pan and drain on a paper towel. Crumble and set aside.

Remove all but 1-2 tsp bacon grease from the skillet then add 1-2 tbsp of canola oil to the pan; add the shrimp and 1 clove of minced garlic. Cook, stirring often, for 2 minutes. Season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, then remove the shrimp from the pan and place into a bowl. Set aside. Add the remaining minced garlic, ginger and white pieces of the green onion to the pan. Sauté for 60 seconds, stirring constantly then add the rice, crumbled bacon, green parts of the green onion (keeping just a few for garnish), soy sauce and white pepper. Mix the rice thoroughly.

Add the beaten eggs to a separate skillet coated with cooking spray. Cook for 10-20 seconds on each side, flipping it like a pancake, until thoroughly cooked. Remove from pan and cut into small pieces (I used my pizza cutter).

Add the sliced egg to the rice along with the shrimp and mix gently. Taste and add more soy sauce, sea salt, or white pepper if needed. Remove from heat, top with the few remaining green onions and serve. Enjoy!



Recipe and photos by For the Love of Cooking.net

References

  1. ^ Soy-Sesame Vegetable Sauté (www.gordon-ramsay-recipe.com)
  2. ^ Print Recipe (www.gordon-ramsay-recipe.com)
  3. ^ Save to ZipList Recipe Box (www.gordon-ramsay-recipe.com)

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