Huarache de nopa
Huarache de nopa
Cactus pads (nopales) have incredible properties - it really is a super food! This creative and delicious way to enjoy huaraches will not compromise your waistline.
Huarache de nopa
Huarache de nopa
Cactus pads (nopales) have incredible properties - it really is a super food! This creative and delicious way to enjoy huaraches will not compromise your waistline.
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
16minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
16minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken
  • 4pads cactus (nopales)preferably without the spikes, otherwise remove spikes
  • 1large tomatoin slices
  • 1cup Sour cream
  • 1cup refried beans
  • 1cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2cup cilantrogarnish
Instructions
Nopales
  1. Heat a comal over medium-high heat. While the comal warms up, remove spikes from the nopal with a knife. First cut its edges off, and then carefully and sideways, slice the skin and all the spikes and areas where there was a spike. Cook on the comal without oil for 8 minutes on each side for each nopal. They will be a darker green once cooked.
Assembly
  1. On a plate, place a nopal, and spread 2 tablespoons of beans over it. Then, place lettuce over it, along with cooked, shredded chicken. Place 2 to 3 slices of tomato. Finally, garnish with sour cream and cilantro.