Monday, January 26, 2009

A new meal!!

I was missing Dad's Mexican Sunday Dinners, so last night I ventured out and tried doing one of my own. I made some chicken tacos that were to die for!

This meal included:

Fresh, homemade salsa
Homemade re-fried beans
Salsa Chicken
Spanish Rice

I also included guacamole, sour cream, cheese, and lettuce.

I've included all the recipes so that you can try it yourself!

Salsa Chicken

In a crock pot set on low add:

4-5 Chicken breasts

1/2 c. brown sugar

1/2 c. fresh salsa

1 T. Cumin

6 ounces Sprite

Add all and mix together. Bake for 5 hors. Shred and put back into crockpot with juice until ready to serve.

Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

1 T. Oil
1 cup White rice
4 oz. Tomato Sauce
2 cups Cold Water
2 cubes Chicken Bouillon

Coat bottom of sauce pan with oil and saute rice until golden brown. Add water, tomato sauce, and chicken bouillon, stir well to mix ingredients. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Lower heat to simmer, cover and simmerfor 25 minutes.

Homemade Salsa

Homemade Salsa

3 large tomatoes chopped
1 large onion chopped
1/2 bunch of cilantro
2-3 jalepenio peppers (bottled)
juice of one lime
juice of one lemon
1 clove garlic
1 tsp. salt

Mix 'em up and you're good to go!

I have a little chopper that I chop the veggies up with, but you could just use a knife if you wanted.