Thursday, November 27, 2014


serves six

12 corn tortillas (small)
corn oil
bacon and orange sauce (recipe below)
8 oz. cream cheese
1 lb. crab meat
1/2 cup grated parmesan

Bacon Orange Sauce (makes 2 1/2 cups)
4 oz. bacon, diced
6 tablespoons flour
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander
large pinch black pepper
1 teaspoon garlic
2 cups clam broth or chicken broth
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon orange zest

In skillet over medium high heat, fry tortillas one at a time, 30-45 seconds (total for both sides). Stack on paper towels.

Bacon orange sauce: Meanwhile, make sauce. In saucepan over medium high, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon, add onion and garlic. Cook 5 minutes until translucent. Add flour and seasonings; mix and cook for 1 minute. Whisk in broth and orange juice, zest. Let come to simmer, should slightly thicken, 3-5 minutes. Stir in bacon bits. Proceed with recipe, above.

Enchiladas: Preheat oven to 375. Combine 1/2 cup bacon orange sauce with cream cheese, Parmesan and crab. Put 1/2-1 cup of the sauce in bottom of dish. Roll crab mix into each tortilla, lay in dish. Cover with remaining sauce, sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake 15-25 minutes until sauce is bubbling and cheese is beginning to brown.

bacon recipe source: Janelle, Talk of Tomatoes (@talkoftomatoes), February 14, 2011

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