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Gorditas with Carnitas Gratin

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1h 10 mins
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If you are a fan of street snacks, you have to try these gorditas de carnitas gratin with asadero cheese accompanied by onion, cilantro, lemons and green sauce. Your 2 favorite Garnachas in just 1 dish, go ahead and try them!
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Ingredients

10 portions
  • 3 cups lard
  • 500 grams pork rib
  • 500 grams top round of pork
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 orange, cut in half
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • to taste salt
  • 1 bunch aromatic herb
  • 6 allspice
  • 1/2 heads garlic
  • 1/2 onions
  • 1 cup asadero cheese
  • 500 grams corn masa
  • 1 tablespoon lard
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • enough Water
  • enough onion, at your service
  • enough coriander, at your service
  • to taste lemon, To accompany
  • to taste green sauce, To accompany

Preparation

For the carnitas, in a pot add the lard, the rib and the pork pulp.
Pour in the orange juice, the orange, the evaporated milk, add the salt, the aromatic herbs, the peppers, the garlic and the onion.
Cook for 2 hours or until the meat is tender and cooked.
On a board and with the help of a knife cut into small pieces.
For the gorditas, in a bowl mix the corn dough with the lard, salt and water, remember to pour the water little by little, until the consistency is manageable and slightly damp.
To form the gorditas, with your hands make a ball of approximately 40 grams, flatten little by little until you obtain a circle half a centimeter thick; Place on a hot comal with a drizzle of oil and cook 6 minutes over low heat on both sides. Remove from heat.
With a serrated knife, open the gorditas on the edge horizontally and without cutting completely. Fill with the cheese and the carnitas, heat on the comal for 5 more minutes to gratinate.
Serve with onion and coriander and accompany with lemons and green sauce. Enjoy.

PRESENTATION

Serve with onion and cilantro. Accompany with lemons and green sauce.

TIPS

You can use chihuahua cheese or oaxaca cheese.

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Nutritional information

* Information per 100g serving, percent daily values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Energy
458.1
kcal
22.91%
Carbohydrate, by difference
15.4
g
5.13%
Protein
8.9
g
17.8%
Total lipid (fat)
39.9
g
61.38%
100
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Ratings (2)
Maria Brambila
09/05/2021 10:12:49
Muy buenas y ricas 😋
Rafael PHernandez
06/04/2021 08:44:05
Luce espectacular, lo intento, gracias

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