Ingredients

  • 4 pieces ciabatta bread, toasted
  • 1 lb. crispy Carnitas (recipe follows)
  • 1 roasted California sweet potato (recipe to follow)
  • 4 oz. aji verde sauce (recipe to follow)
  • 4 pan-plantains (recipe to follow)
  • 1 pt. salsa criolla (recipe to follow)

Crispy Carnitas

  • 1 lb. Carnitas Pork
  • 1 Tbsp. paprika
  • ½ Tbsp. chili powder
  • ½ Tbsp. cumin
  • Salt, to taste

California Sweet Potato

  • 1 California sweet potato
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Aji Verde

  • 2 jalapeños, seeded
  • 1 Tbsp. aji amarillo paste
  • 1 cup picked cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Fried Eggs

  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 4 eggs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Fried Plantains

  • Plantains
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Salsa Criolla

  • 1 pt. cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ¼ red onion, sliced paper-thin
  • 1 Tbsp. shaved cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Details

Carnitas brands offered: Curly’s

Product:

Carnitas

Meal Course:

Dinner

Dish Type:

Entrée

Preparation

  1. Place 1 toasted ciabatta in each bowl.
  2. Add ¼ of crispy Carnitas.
  3. Place ¼ of California sweet potato disks on top.
  4. Add 1 oz. aji verde sauce.
  5. Place 1 pan-fried egg on top.
  6. Garnish with ¼ of fried plantains and ¼ of salsa criolla.

Crispy Carnitas

  1. Combine seasonings, and season Carnitas meat.
  2. Pan-fry meat until crispy.

California Sweet Potato

  1. Clean sweet potato, dry with towel.
  2. Coat sweet potato with oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Roast in oven at 350°F until fork-tender.
  4. Cool down potato; slice into 1-inch disks.
  5. Pan-fry in oil until golden brown.
  6. Adjust seasoning.

Aji Verde

  1. Blend all ingredients except mayonnaise in VitaPrep.
  2. Transfer into bowl, mix in mayonnaise and adjust seasonings.

Fried Eggs

  1. In nonstick skillet, heat oil.
  2. Pan-fry eggs, sunny-side up. Season with salt and pepper.

Fried Plantains

  1. Slice plantains into ½-inch slices.
  2. Fry in pan until crispy; season with salt and pepper.

Salsa Criolla

  1. Mix all ingredients together; adjust seasoning.