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Posted: 2/7/2006 11:54:37 AM EDT
What flavorings can I add to white rice and black beans to put in a tortilia with chicken?

What is this called? Taco? Burrito? What?

We used some tomato sauce but it didn't taste mexican enough. Thanks for your imput. BigAKFan
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 11:56:42 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/7/2006 11:57:12 AM EDT by rebel_rifle]
Add some salsa, homemade preferably.
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 11:56:48 AM EDT
Pork
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 12:00:54 PM EDT

Originally Posted By rebel_rifle:
Add some salsa, homemade preferably.


So the rice and beans are plain?

What's your recipe for homemade salsa? I used the only green salsa I could find at the grocery store. It was good as hell!
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 12:06:18 PM EDT
Cilantro and Lime
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 12:06:45 PM EDT
Illegals.
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 12:08:39 PM EDT

Originally Posted By w4klr:
Illegals.



What part? Yuck!
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 12:55:14 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Jakezor:
Cilantro and Lime



+1 with a little chirizo
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 1:03:11 PM EDT

Originally Posted By blueheeler66:

Originally Posted By Jakezor:
Cilantro and Lime



+1 with a little chirizo



We'll try this. Thanks guys. BigAKFan
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 1:04:10 PM EDT
curry & olive oil
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 1:08:20 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/7/2006 1:09:25 PM EDT by corwin1968]

Originally Posted By Jakezor:
Cilantro and Lime



+1

The best tacos I've had were at a little taco shop where I'm often the only caucasian in the joint.

Grilled meat, cilantro, onions and lime wrapped in two white corn tortillas.

Always comes with a generous on-the-side serving of those pickled peppers, carrots and onions you find in some mexican restaurants.
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 1:10:14 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 1:17:24 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/7/2006 1:20:32 PM EDT by BigAKFan]
I was making a delivery to a Mexican grocery store and they had employees outside serving taco thingies. I bought a few and tipped the guy and put some hot sauce on my taco thingies. Damn! My mouth was burning for 10 minutes afterward! They had some hot sauce that was really hot and not mild. I guess it was good. I really don't know because my mouth was on fire! I was sweating like I ran the mile!
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 1:29:52 PM EDT
Chilantro, Habenero's, a little Tony's and Cabo Wabo blanco
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 1:33:37 PM EDT
cumin
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 1:52:16 PM EDT
cumin, chil powder and fresh cilantro
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 1:52:54 PM EDT

Originally Posted By BigAKFan:

Originally Posted By w4klr:
Illegals.



What part? Yuck!



toe jam and smegma of course
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 1:54:12 PM EDT
pudding
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 1:58:18 PM EDT
Smoked Chipotle Tobasco
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 2:04:40 PM EDT
thinly sliced green hot peppers to kick it up a notch

Link Posted: 2/7/2006 2:12:20 PM EDT
A little pico de gallo works great. My favorite place in SoCal, Wahoo's, makes awesome rice and beans and that's all they do.

Pico de gallo recipe:

1 to 1.5 cups diced ripe tomatoes (some people like then peeled and seeded, but up to preference)
1/4 cup diced yellow onion
1/4 cup seeded, chopped fresh red pepper (some people say this shouldn't be in pico, but I like it)
1/2 tablespoon seeded and minced jalapeno
1 to 2 teaspoons chopped garlic (to taste)
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/2 to 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro leafs
salt and fresh ground pepper

It should not be soupy like salsa.

Mix a couple of spoonfuls into the rice or just throw it into the mix in the tortilla.
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 2:16:22 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Jakezor:
Cilantro and Lime



+1. A little chopped onion also...
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 7:08:22 PM EDT
So how did they turn out?
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 7:10:25 PM EDT
The answer is and always will be:



BACON
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 8:53:27 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/9/2006 4:50:26 PM EDT by BigAKFan]
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Link Posted: 2/9/2006 4:47:53 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/9/2006 4:49:50 PM EDT by BigAKFan]
We added Cilantro and lime to the rice and black beans. It definately gives it more flavor.

Scrum-when we try that recipe I will let you know. Thanks all. BigAKFan
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