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Posts by Salvador Mollys

Chuletas

Serves 4 8 thin-cut pork loin chops, bone still attached 1 cup fresh orange juice 2 Tbsps fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp fresh oregano or marjoram, chopped 1 Tbsp black pepper, freshly cracked Oil for pan-frying Marinate the chops in a Ziplock bag all day (6-8 hours). Remove chops from marinade, discard marinade, pat chops…

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Kalua-Style Crockpot Pork

*Designed for family/party size Crockpot* 1 piece boneless or semi-boneless pork butt or shoulder, approx. 5lbs 1 cup water 3 Tbsps kosher salt 1 tsp 100% natural liquid smoke Rub pork with salt all over. Place pork and water in crock pot. Set on high heat for 6 hours. Check by pushing fork into meat. If it…

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Grilled Shumai

Pick up a box of your favorite shumai from the freezer section (or make your own – there’s great recipes in “Dumplings All Day Wong”. Any variety will do, veggie, shrimp, pork… Prepare them as directed, then chill. You can do this up to 2 days ahead, covering them air-tight to store in the fridge.…

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Quick Weeknight Korean Marinade

*The key to pulling things together fast is advance prep.* A pound of any of the following: Peeled and deveined shrimp, 21-25 size at least Dry scallops, if very large cut in half-moons Chicken thigh meat, boneless, skinless, sliced thin Chicken breast, boneless, skinless, sliced thin Firm vegetables – eggplant, zucchini, onions, green beans, small…

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Irish Tacos

Makes a half-dozen little tacos. 6 taqueria-size flour tortillas, or 12 same sized white corn tortillas (You’ll want to double them if using corn tortillas. Taqueria-size is about 4″ across.) 1 cup finely shredded cabbage 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup spicy brown mustard Pickled jalapenos to taste Fresh chopped cilantro to taste 6-8 oz…

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Andean Shepherd's Pie

Gluten-free, vegan, freezer/make-ahead friendly Two lbs. potatoes, sweet potatoes or yams 3-4lbs veggies (garlic, onion, carrot, winter squash, green beans, cherry tomatoes, red bell pepper – feel free to mix it up!) Sea salt Optional: aji amarillo chile, lime This dish comes together in minutes, with a little forethought… When you already have something in the…

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Cara Cara, Habanero & Maple Glaze

4 Cara Cara oranges, preferably organic, washed and dried well (when you pick them up, they should feel heavy for their size -this indicates lots of juice) 2 fresh habaneros  1/2 cup pure maple syrup *Optional but recommended – a sprig or slice of something interesting…a slice of ginger, a sprig of fresh thyme or…

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Habanero, Orange and Radish salad

We call this a salad, but it’s multi-purpose. Terrific on a plain grilled chicken breast, really great mixed with tuna or salmon for a Yucatecan salade Nicoise, or a terrific addition to your salsa bar on game day! 2-4 fresh habanero chiles 1/2 small red onion, peeled, sliced as thin as possible 1 bunch radishes,…

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Mango at Home

Three New Ways to Use Mango at Home Peel & slice unripe mango and add it to your lunchbox (or get conversation started by adding it to your next veggie tray!). Try dipping it – chili powder, lime juice & salt; honey, hot sauce & toasted hemp seeds; soy sauce, lime juice & toasted sesame…

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Achiote-Glazed Onions

4 large yellow onions, peeled and sliced thin 2 Tbsp vegetable oil (you may use EVOO or butter, but it will solidify when cold) 1/3 block of achiote paste 1/3 cup apple cider. warmed   In a large, heavy-bottomed saute pan, wilt the onions over medium heat, covered, for 5-8 minutes. Mix achiote paste into…

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