This Mexican sopes recipe will teach you how to make one of the most popular traditional Mexican antojitos.
There is an endless list of dishes in Mexico made using Maseca o masa harina. Like my empanadas recipe that I will leave the link below if you want to check it out.
Mexican sopes are like small tortillas that are thicker and have a border around the edges.
The border t is formed right after cooking the sopes when the texture is soft enough to allow you to pinch the edges to form the border. This border serves as a barrier to contain all the delicious toppings!
- shredded pork
- shredded chicken
- refried beans
- shredded beef
The cooks have the option to warm them up in a comal, or lightly fry them in oil or lard.
I don’t use like to fried them but That’s the real thing .
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- 3 cups maseca or masa harina
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
- 1-2 cups water enough to been able to make a soft dough
Mix Masa harina and water in a medium-size bowl, knead the dough until you have a uniform texture. If the dough feels dry, add more water, little by little, until the dough is soft and manageable, like play dough. It doesn’t have to be sticky. Now, cover the dough with a wet kitchen towel, this will help to keep the dough moist. Always keep a small bowl of water next to your working area to keep your hands and dough moisten.
get a small portion of the dough and press down gently using your hands to form like a circle, heat the pan or griddle and cook them both sides.
let it rest for a minute so it it can cool a little, start forming the border pinching the edges with your fingers forming like a swimming pool.
once you done with this step you can fry them or leave them like that.
Spread some refried beans, and any topping you decided, chicken, beef pork etc.
last but not least add shredded lettuce, sour cream, lime salsa and enjoy.
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