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Tuna Quesadillitas a la Mexicana

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If you like Mexican appetizers, prepare these delicious fried quesadillitas of Blue Marina® Mexican Tuna, based on corn dough with guajillo chili, stuffed with a picosito stuffed with tuna chipotle and served with pickled onions, pore and cilantro. They will fascinate you!
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10 portions
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, for tuna to the Mexican
  • 3 teaspoons garlic, finely chopped, for tuna a la mexicana
  • 1/2 cups onion, finely chopped, for tuna a la mexicana
  • 4 envelopes Tuna with Chipotle Marina Azul®
  • 1 cup tomtato, chopped into cubes, for Mexican tuna
  • 1/4 cups serrano pepper, sliced, for Mexican tuna
  • 1/4 cups guajillo chili, clean, seedless and soaked
  • 500 grams corn dough, for guajillo dough
  • 1 tablespoon salt, for guajillo dough
  • 1 cup oil, to fry
  • 1 cup leek, chopped into strips, to serve
  • 1/4 cups red onion, pickled, to serve
  • 1/4 cups fresh coriander, at your service
  • to taste lemon, To accompany


For the filling, in a pan over medium heat, cook the garlic and onion with olive oil, add the Tuna with Chipotle Marina Azul®, the tomato, the chile serrano and cook for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and cool.
For the guajillo dough, liquefy the guajillo chili with a little of the soaking liquid until obtaining a paste. In a bowl knead the corn dough, with the guajillo chili and the salt until all the flavor is incorporated into the dough.
Form balls of 30 grams and with the help of an omelette press flatten the balls until you get an omelet, place the tuna filling in the Mexican well drained and close.
Heat the oil in a deep pot and fry the quesadillas until they are crispy. Remove from frying and place on absorbent paper to remove excess fat.
Serve with pickled onions, coriander leaves and pore strips. Accompany with lemon and sauce.


Serves on paper to absorb fat accompanied by pickled onions, coriander leaves and pores.


Remember not to add too much liquid to the dough so it does not get too watery and you can form the tortillas in the press.

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Ratings (4)
Flor Espinoza
10/03/2020 10:06:06
Donde se pueden conseguir los sobres de Atún con chipotle Marina Azul Caracas-Venezuela
Rossy Garcia
17/02/2019 08:44:54
Excelente y baja en precios
Teresa del Rocio Herrera Ruiz
16/02/2019 05:51:46
Tengo que probarla pronto!!
Erika EJ
09/08/2018 18:18:10
Les recomiendo agregar quesito mozzarella!

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