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Mexican nachos with sour cream, pico de gallo and melted cheese Recipe

Most famous Mexican snack, covered in melted cheese , perfect for any occasion!

  • Preparation
    1hr
  • Cooking time
    10mins
  • Rest time
    0mn
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Ingredients
Pour people
  • Part one of the recipe
  • Wheat tortilla(s) : 6 whole
  • Plum tomato(es) : 4 whole
  • Onion(s) : 1 whole
  • Jalapeno chilli(s) : 2 whole
  • Lemon(s) : 1 whole
  • Maldon salt : 2 pinch(es)
  • Fresh coriander : 1 bunch
  • Soured cream : 200 g
  • White cheddar : 200 g
Method
  • 1. PART ONE OF THE RECIPE

    Cut the tortilla wraps into 8 triangles. Line them on a plate or tray without covering them and allow them to dry for at least 30 to 60min.

    Fry the tortilla pieces in a deep fat fryer set up at 180C until they become nice and golden.

    once fried transfer the nachos to a tray with paper towel to absorb any excess oil.

  • 2. PART TWO OF THE RECIPE

    cut the tomatoes in quarters and deseed them .discard the seeds and dice the tomatoes into 1cm cubes.
    Peel and dice the onion into 1cm cube
    Cut 1 of the jalapeno pepper in half and remove the seeds , then dice it into 1cm cubes.
    slice the other jalapeno pepper into rings around about half centimetre thick.
    Zest and juice the lemon .
    finely Chop the coriander leaves and stalks.Keep some whole leaves for garnish

    mix together the diced tomatoes, diced onion, diced jalapenos, lemon zest, lemon juice and coriander.

    Adjust seasoning to taste.

  • 3. PART THREE OF THE RECIPE

    preheat oven 200C
    Using a grater or microplane grate the cheddar cheese.

    transfer the fried nachos to a baking tray , cover with the grated cheddar .

    cooked the nachos in the oven until the cheese has melted

    to plate:

    Fill a bowl or ramekin with the soured cream and place it in the middle of a big round platter , place the nachos around and sprinkle the pico de gallo all over them. garnish with jalapeno rings and coriander leaves .

Chef's tip

«This dish has many variations , try to use difference cheeses , guacamole ,meat... to create new flavours »

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