Easy Chorizo and Potato Huaraches

Sunday, July 11, 2010


Wow! I was just cleaning out my Drafts folder and found this post.  I can’t believe that I forgot to share these with you!  The recipe for these sassy little Huaraches is another one that I learned from Chef Luis at my cooking class adventure in Cozumel.  They’re super delicious and super easy to make.  Plus, you can dress them up all pretty and serve them to company.  No one would ever guess that they only take about ten minutes to prepare.


Huaraches is a traditional Mexican dish consisting of a fried masa base, with a variety of toppings.  Masa is a dough made from cornmeal and is a common ingredient in Mexican cuisine. The name huaraches is derived from the oblong shape of the masa dough, similar to the sandals of the same name.  Huaraches are usually built on a large masa base and eaten as a meal, but Chef Luis had us make small ones to serve as appetizers.   read more >>

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