Masa Cakes with Spicy Slaw (Pupusas con Curtido)

Masa Cakes with Spicy Slaw (Pupusas con Curtido)

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ¼

    cup distilled white vinegar

  • tsp. sugar

  • 1

    tsp. oregano

  • 2

    chiles de árbol, crushed

  • ½

    large carrot, peeled and grated

  • ½

    yellow onion, thinly sliced

  • ¼

    head green cabbage, shredded

  • Kosher salt, to taste

  • 2

    cups masa harina

  • 16

    oz. grated Monterey jack

Directions

1. Combine vinegar, sugar, oregano, chiles, carrots, onions, and cabbage in a bowl. Season with salt; toss; let chill. 2. Put masa harina and 1 ¾ cups water into a bowl; stir to form a dough. Pinch off a 1 ½-oz. piece of dough; roll it into a ball. Pat dough into a thin disk. Squeeze 1 ¼ oz. cheese into a ball. Press cheese into center of dough; cupping dough, stretch edges of dough around cheese and seal. Pat dough to form a 3 ½"-wide disk. Repeat to make 12 pupusas in all. 3. Heat a 12" nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Working in 3 batches, cook pupusas, turning, until golden, 10-12 minutes. Serve hot with slaw.


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