Sunday, June 12, 2011

Filipino Fajitas with Home Made Rice Wraps

Our old friend and collegue, the brilliant Chef Wayne Despues, provided this week's recipe to Greg's Kitchen Shelf. Keep an eye out for his forthcoming FoodieTube videos! Many links will be provided on Brass Chef when they start coming out. In the meantime, here is a teaser that will keep your palette pleased in the interim!

Serves 4 - 6
Rice Wraps:

2 cups                  Flour
1 cup                    Rice Flour
¾ cup                   Tapioca Flour or Corn Starch
2 ea                      Eggs
2 tsp                     Sea Salt
4-1/2 cups           Water
½ cup                   Oil
Mix all together; the consistency should be as a runny/loose pancake batter. Best cooked results are with a non-stick flat skillet is used. Spray vegetable oil to a medium pre-heated pan, pour in approx. 2 oz of batter mix into the pan, i.e. Just like you are making crepes. Cook for approx. 45 to 55 seconds; one side only. Stack cooked rice-crepe after they are cooled. Cover with a lightly moisten towel to prevent drying out.


4 pkgs                  “Orientex” Brand Beef Tapa, grilled then Julianne
2 ea                      Japanese Eggplant, Julianne
2 ea                      Green bell pepper, Julianne
1 ea                      Red Onion, Julianne
1 lb                       Chinese Long Beans, 2 inch cut
1 lb                       Bean Sprouts, cleaned
½ cup                   Soy Sauce
2 Tbs                    Olive oil
1 Tbs                    Garlic, Chopped
½ bun                  Cilantro, Chopped
3 pkgs                  “Manila Gold” Brand Pure Calamansi Juice

In a large pre-heated sauté pan, Griddle the beef tapa; do not over crowed the pan; cook in batches. When beef are done, slice into strips and set aside.

Add in the oil, garlic, bell peppers, onions, long beans and sauté on med-high heat for 3-4 mins. Then add in the sprouts, soy sauce and cilantro and sauté for an additional 60 seconds, then add in the sliced beef and Calamansi juice. Stir and serve into each home made rice wrapper.

Bon Appetite

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