Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello

Hosted by Michael Chiarello

Mexican Fiesta

We honor our friends South of the Border with hearty, easy, spicy food that’s twice as nice: it’s easy to make ahead and makes great leftovers tomorrow! Ole!

Day Before Party:

  • Mix, assemble, and refrigerate Felicitas’ Salsa.

  • Combine sliced meat with spices and olive oil and place in refrigerator overnight to marinade for Carne Asada Tacos.

  • Brown chilis and meat for Felicitas’ Posole.

  • Combine water, posole, chilies and spices for Felicitas’ Posole, and simmer.

  • Add browned meat to the posole, simmer 2 hours then refrigerate.

  • Mix, assemble and puree Mango Margarita mix.

1/2 Hour Before Party:

  • Grate lemon zest and mix mint salt for Mango Margaritas.

  • Prepare all garnishes and salsa in bowls for serving at party.

  • Prepare tortillas.

  • Grill meat for Carne Asada Tacos.

  • Mix Margaritas and chill in pitcher.

At Party

  • Garnish glasses with mint salt and zest, pour Margaritas.

Eat and Enjoy!

(Episode: MO0402)

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