Matador Guacamole

Matador Guacamole

Guacamole con Chiles Toreados
4 servings
Pati Jinich
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Avocado, chiles toreados, cilantro, guacamole, jalapeno, lime, pati’s mexican table, scallions
Author:Pati Jinich
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Matador Guacamole recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 8, Episode 5 "A Taste of Mazatlán"

Ingredients

  • 2 jalapeño chiles
  • 4 scallions
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3 ripe avocados, halved, meat scooped out and diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves

To Prepare

  • Char the jalapeños and scallions on a preheated comal or skillet over medium-low heat for about 10 minutes, flipping often, until completely charred, wrinkled and softened. You can also do this under the broiler.
  • Once nicely softened and charred, slice the jalapeños and scallions and place in a medium bowl with the soy sauce and lime juice. Stir and let marinate for at least 10 minutes, this makes for matador chiles or chiles toreados.
  • In a medium bowl or in a molcajete, mash the avocados. Mix in the matador chiles, scallions, 1/4 cup of the soy and lime mixture (reserve the remaining 1/4 cup for the milanesa torta if making), and the cilantro.

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  1. Just made this today. Absolutely delicious! This is our guacamole recipe for when we want to “pull out all the stops!”

  2. I am addicted to the Matador Chile recipe from the Mexican Today cookbook, but when I make Matador Chiles, I just eat them out of the bowl. Do you have any suggestions for other uses for Matador Chiles? What do they go with?

    1. Hey Kris, for this recipe I used Queso Cotija, a crumbly, tangy Mexican cheese, you can look for it here in the US, I know FUD USA sells it in some grocery stores. If you can not find it, queso fresco or any other crumbly cheese will do. Good luck!

  3. Hola Pati!
    I don’t know what I’d do during this quarantine if I didn’t have you, your shows and cookbooks to keep me smiling and sane (and cooking)!! Muchas Gracias! One question, I have a new molcajete that is a rough stone. Do I have to prepare this before I start using it?

    Thanks for being there for us!