Thursday, August 27, 2009

Carnes En Su Jugo

This is a very tasty Mexican dish, popular in the state of Mexico where I was born. It is very fast and easy to make. It is accompanied with whole cooked beans. I'll let you know how to prepare these below.
Green Salsa: Look under the label "salsas" for the recipe
Chunk of meat (try and get a really good cut that doesn't have too much fat in it)
1 pkg of bacon
2-3 bunches of green onions-chopped
1/4-1/2 small onion-chopped
salt to taste
Cut bacon into small pieces, cook, and place over paper towels to remove excess fat. Set aside.
Cut meat into small bite size pieces and place them in a pan, add salt and cook in medium heat along with the chopped onion (not the green onions). Note: I didn't really specify an amount of meat because it depends on how meaty you want it. Anyway, when the meat is ready, add the cooked bacon, green onions and green salsa. Make sure you make enough salsa because the finished product is supposed to be soupy. Cook for another 10 minutes or so. Serve over beans

To cook beans all you need is dry beans, water and salt.
Wash beans and place them in a pot with enough water (water evaporates pretty fast so make sure you added enough from the start), add salt. It will take about two hours to cook the beans unless you are using a pressure cooker (if you do, the process is way! faster). The beans are ready when soft.
Corn tortillas are the best with Carnes en su Jugo, specially when they are home made! Enjoy


  1. Oi!
    Estou adicionando blogs sobre culinária para ver se consigo aprender alguma coisa...Vou testar esta receita.
    Um abraço!

  2. Homemade tortillas! I need a demonstration on that next. :)