Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Cafe Rio... Yumm

{{UPDATE}} I have since found another version of these recipes that I want to try:

Cafe Rio Shredded Pork
3 1/2lb. Pork roast
1 8oz. Bottle taco sauce or enchilada sauce
1 T cumin
1 can coke (not diet)
1 c. b sugar
Cook pork in crock pot on low for six hours (cover roast 1/2 with water). Add other ingredients to pork three hours before it’s done.

Cafe Rio Chicken
5 lbs. of chicken breast
1 small bottle Zesty Italian dressing
1 T chili powder
1 T cumin
3 cloves garlic, minced
Mix all ingredients together in a large crock pot. Cook on high for 5-7hurs. Remove chicken and shred. Reserve small amount of juice and pour over shredded chicken. Keep warm.

Tomatillo dressing
1 pkg. Hidden valley buttermilk dressing
1 c buttermilk
1/2c to 1 c mayo
1-2 tomatillos (green tomatoes)
1/2to 1 clove garlic, minced
1/2to 1/3bunch cilantro chopped
1/2tsp lime juice
1/2to 1 small jalapeno seed removed and chopped
Mix ingredients together. Add (only use 1/2mayo to start, then add more after you taste it if needed)

Lime Rice
2 T butter
1 yellow onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
6 2/3c. Water
8 tsp chicken bouillon
1/2bunch cilantro, chopped
2 tsp cumin
2 small cans diced green chilies
1 T lime juice
1/2tsp pepper
3 c rice (maybe 1/2c more)
In a large pot, saute butter, onion and garlic.
Add other ingredients and bring to boil. Simmer until rice is cooked.

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