Fritos

Instructions

Method

-      Heat grape seed oil in a cast iron pot over medium heat

-      Add onion to pot

-      Stir in flour

-      Add chopped tomatillos, cumin, garlic and bay leaves to pot, and stir

-      Add poblano pepper and ½ jalapeno to pot

-      Stir in canned tomatoes, chili powder, cayenne pepper, paprika

-      Stir in low sodium chicken stock

-      Stir in ¼ cup shredded cheese

-      Stir in pulled chicken

-      Layer Fritos in bottom of miniature cast iron pan, and spoon chicken mixture onto Fritos

-      Top with cheese, scallions and avocado 

Ingredients
  • ¼ rotisserie chicken, pulled
  • ½ white onion, diced
  • 1 poblano pepper, charred and diced
  • 2 tomatillos, diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, charred and diced
  • 1 ½ cups stewed canned tomatoes
  • ¾ cup low-sodium chicken stock
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons shredded low-fat cheese
  • 2 ½ tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 1 ½ tablespoons flour
  • 1 ½ tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • ½ tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
The Back Story

Method

-      Heat grape seed oil in a cast iron pot over medium heat

-      Add onion to pot

-      Stir in flour

-      Add chopped tomatillos, cumin, garlic and bay leaves to pot, and stir

-      Add poblano pepper and ½ jalapeno to pot

-      Stir in canned tomatoes, chili powder, cayenne pepper, paprika

-      Stir in low sodium chicken stock

-      Stir in ¼ cup shredded cheese

-      Stir in pulled chicken

-      Layer Fritos in bottom of miniature cast iron pan, and spoon chicken mixture onto Fritos

-      Top with cheese, scallions and avocado 

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Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

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