Watermelon Pibil

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  • Yields

    4 servings (Pibil) ; 12 each (Tortillas)



Tortillas Verdes



  1. To prepare the watermelon: Compress at 99%.
  2. Remove from bag and place in a cold cast iron pan. Place pan on high heat and sear on both sides until well caramelized and the center is hot.
  3. Remove, cool, pat dry and cut into batonnet. Keep warm.
  4. To prepare the pibil: Purée all ingredients for the pibil until smooth.
  5. Heat the same cast iron pan on medium high heat and add the puree. Cook until it is reduced to a thick sauce consistency. Keep warm.
  6. To plate, place one tortilla on the plate, spoon pibil over the top, and top with watermelon.
  7. Garnish with cotija cheese and black sesame seeds
  8. Serve with cabbage, radish and a lime wedge.

Tortillas Verdes

  1. Blend all ingredients except the masa in a blender until very smooth.
  2. Add this mixture to the masa kneading into a green dough.
  3. Make 12, 2 ½ oz balls and flatten with a tortilla press between wax or parchment paper.
  4. Cook the tortillas on a hot griddle or cast iron pan until just cooked through.
  5. Keep warm and covered.

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