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HUEVOS RANCHEROS INSPIRED BY BREAKING BAD

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40 min

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7,059,289 views  This week, we're back with a Breaking-Badian breakfast - but shockingly, not one involving Walter Jr. Jesse cooks up some halfway-decent grub in the form of Huevos Rancheros, a dish with a few basic components that can be endlessly tweaked and customized. Just don't add chili powder.

4 servings

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INGREDIENTS

For the Corn Tortillas

For the Corn Tortillas

Masa Harina

9 ½ ounces Masa Harina

Kosher Salt

2 tsp Kosher Salt

Water

1 cup Water

Water

2 tbsp Water

For the Crema

For the Crema

Sour Cream

½ cup Sour Cream

Lime

1 Lime

For the Fancy Tomato Sauce

For the Fancy Tomato Sauce

large Dried Ancho Chile

1 large Dried Ancho Chile

Cumin Seeds

2 ½ tbsp Cumin Seeds

small Onion

1 small Onion

Jalapeno

1 Jalapeno

Green Bell Pepper

0.5 Green Bell Pepper

Red Bell Pepper

0.5 Red Bell Pepper

Garlic

1 clove Garlic

Vegetable Oil

1 ½ tbsp Vegetable Oil

Chipotle Adobo Sauce (from can) and a few of the sauce

1 tbsp Chipotle Adobo Sauce (from can) and a few of the sauce

can Fire Roasted Crushed Tomatoes

14 ounce can Fire Roasted Crushed Tomatoes

For the Beans

For the Beans

of Black Beans

can of Black Beans

Olive Oil

1 ½ tbsp Olive Oil

Kosher Salt

Kosher Salt

Freshly Ground Pepper

Freshly Ground Pepper

Lime

1 Lime

FOR THE Additional Ingredients

FOR THE Additional Ingredients

Eggs

2 Eggs

Avocado

Avocado

Onion

Onion

Cilantro

Cilantro

DIRECTIONS

1.

For the Tortillas

1.

Measure masa harina and whisk together with Kosher salt, then add warm tap water and mix until a playdough-like ball forms. Cover with plastic wrap and let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Masa Harina

9 ½ ounces Masa Harina

Kosher Salt

2 tsp Kosher Salt

Water

1 cup Water

Water

2 tbsp Water

2.

Once that’s done, form dough into golf sized balls and place in tortilla press, which you can line with a cut open Ziploc bag to easily remove tortillas.

3.

Place tortilla on cast iron skillet that has been preheated for 10 minutes on medium high heat. Cook for 30 seconds on each side until lightly browned. Stack and cover with a kitchen towel to keep warm for later.

4.

For the Crema

1.

In a small bowl, mix sour cream and the lime juice.

Sour Cream

½ cup Sour Cream

Lime

1 Lime

2.

For The Tomato Sauce

1.

Start by cutting large and dried ancho chile into strips (seeds removed) and dry roast in a pan.

large Dried Ancho Chile

1 large Dried Ancho Chile

2.

Dry roast cumin seeds, put into a spice grinder, and grind into a finely-ground consistency.

Cumin Seeds

2 ½ tbsp Cumin Seeds

3.

Roughly chop onion, jalapeno, green pepper, red pepper, and garlic.

small Onion

1 small Onion

Jalapeno

1 Jalapeno

Green Bell Pepper

0.5 Green Bell Pepper

Red Bell Pepper

0.5 Red Bell Pepper

Garlic

1 clove Garlic

4.

Start heating up a water with the dried ancho chile and bring to a simmer to get the chile soft.

Water

½ cup Water

5.

Preheat vegetable oil in a large saute pan and add chopped vegetables. Saute over medium-high heat until there’s some nice color on them. Then add garlic and saute for another minute, be careful not to burn the garlic.

Vegetable Oil

1 ½ tbsp Vegetable Oil

6.

Into the same pan, add chipotle chile and a couple tbsp of the adobo sauce. Then add freshly ground cumin and saute. Add fire roasted crushed tomatoes.

Chipotle Adobo Sauce (from can) and a few of the sauce

1 Chipotle Adobo Sauce (from can) and a few of the sauce

can Fire Roasted Crushed Tomatoes

14 ounce can Fire Roasted Crushed Tomatoes

Cumin Seeds

1 tbsp Cumin Seeds

7.

Add the water and dried ancho chile into the saute pan. Cook for an additional 10 minutes, taste for seasoning and add Kosher salt and pepper as needed. Then dump the whole thing into a blender and blend on high speed until chunky smooth. Set aside and keep warm while you prepare the other elements.

Kosher Salt

Kosher Salt

Freshly Ground Pepper

Freshly Ground Pepper

8.

For the Beans

1.

Saute drained beans with olive oil over medium-high heat. Then season with Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper, the zest of one lime, and the juice of half a lime. Saute for another 30 seconds and cover to keep warm.

of Black Beans

can of Black Beans

Kosher Salt

Kosher Salt

Freshly Ground Pepper

Freshly Ground Pepper

Lime

1 Lime

Olive Oil

1 ½ tbsp Olive Oil

2.

For The Huevos Rancheros

1.

In vegetable oil, fry corn tortillas enough to be crisp but still flexible, then drain on paper towels.

For the Corn Tortillas

For the Corn Tortillas

Vegetable Oil

¼ tbsp Vegetable Oil

2.

Cook eggs sunny side up in a hot non-stick pan and baste the whites with the hot oil to ensure nice crispy edges and fully cooked egg whites.

Eggs

2 Eggs

3.

On serving plate, place corn tortillas and add sauce, then beans, then fried egg. Top with extra sauce and crema as desired. From here you can top with sliced avocado, chopped onion, cilantro, or anything you want.

For the Corn Tortillas

For the Corn Tortillas

For the Fancy Tomato Sauce

For the Fancy Tomato Sauce

For the Beans

For the Beans

Eggs

Eggs

For the Crema

For the Crema

Avocado

Avocado

Onion

Onion

Cilantro

Cilantro

4.

Enjoy!

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