Cuisine: Mexican

poblano_sauce

Grilled Chicken with Creamy Poblano Sauce

I'll be honest. The only reason I have this sauce paired with grilled chicken is because most people frown upon me eating it with a spoon right out of the food processor. This creamy poblano sauce is super easy to make and goes great with pretty much any grilled chicken or pork.

marinated-chicken

Citrus, Garlic and Chipotle Marinated Chicken

The citrus and garlic flavors really come through in the cooked chicken, along with a hint of smokiness from the chipotles. The acid from the citrus juice also makes for a moist and tender bird. While the chicken takes on some of the marinade flavor in as little as 4 hours, you really need to soak i...

grilled-mojo-pork-chops

Grilled Mojo Pork Chops

I am a Tampa, Florida Native and Cuban food is something that I crave on a bi-weekly basis. Inspiration finds us at the strangest time. I vowed that Mojo pork would be the first meal I cooked once I felt like eating anything other than Saltine crackers. So here we are, my quick and easy recipe for ...

grilled-corn-salsa

Grilled Corn and Black Bean Salsa

We have entered the Summer months, where corn might as well be free.  I just go back from the store where you can now buy 12 ears for $3.  I don't even know how you can ship it that cheap, given the fact that I am in Florida.  My kids love "corn sticks" so we eat a LOT of corn on the cob during t...

Chicken Soft Taco

Chicken Taco Recipe

Inspired by a simple and useful trick to shred chicken, this chicken taco recipe turned out to be one of the best new recipes that I've made in a long time. My favorite Mexican food is from a small, family owned joint just up the street. They use soft corn tortillas, moist shredded chicken, and a so...

Boneless Pork Chop with Tomatillo Sauce

Boneless Pork Chop with Tomatillo and Poblano Pepper Sauce

Man cannot live by pork chop alone.  Every now and then you must sauce it up a bit.  This smokey green sauce blends great with a pork chop.  The combination of roasted poblano peppers, tomatillos and garlic make a savory sauce.  This might also make a great base for a roasted corn and black bean...

Guacamole Burger

Tex Mex Burgers with Guacamole

My favorite ethnic food by far, is Mexican. The cheese, the jalapenos, the mariachis... its pretty amazing. So, of course, the idea of a burger inspired by some of my fav Mexican flavors sounded like a great match. The guacamole added to the burger gives it a clean, fresh taste and is a perfect bala...

marinated-grilled-whole-chicken

Jalapeno and Lime Marinated Whole Chicken

Do you own a lime squeezer?  No?  Well then, you'll have forearms the size of Popeye after this recipe, but it will be worth it.  I just bought a lime squeezer and I can't believe I've made it this long without it.  I'm juicin' like crazy now, but this isn't a commercial, so I'll try and not tal...

grilled chicken enchiladas

Grilled Chicken Enchiladas

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts were on sale last week, so I bought 6 packages.  I am a cheap man with a lot of freezer space, so it just made sense to me.  So needless to say, my kids seem to be growing feathers this week from all of the chicken intake.  I knew I needed to switch it up quick ...

Marinated Chicken Breast

Marinated Chicken Breasts with Sesame, Soy, Lime and Jalapeno

I just recently discovered what has become one of my favorite ingredients (for now), sesame oil.  Sesame oil can be found in the Asian section of most grocery stores.  This little nutty wonder of an oil adds a distinct flavor to foods. Used mostly in stir fry ingredients, I have found that I like ...