Käsegericht, Mexikanische Tortilla
#Señor Maxx

Mexican tortillas

Hot and spicy tortillas meet «Der edle Maxx 365»: The unmistakable flavor of Mexico gets its own emphasis here. Muy bien!

  • Main course

Ingredients

Quesadillas
170 g «Der edle Maxx 365», freshly grated
2 mug freshly cubed pineapple chunks
3 tbsp coconut oil
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 shallot
1 baby bell pepper, cored and sliced into cubes
1 piece chicken breast with the skin and bones removed, and then grilled and chopped
1/2 cup freshly picked coriander leaves
2 tortillas
Salsa
1 medium-sized tomato, chopped
3/4 cup chopped strawberries
1/4 red onion, finely chopped
1/2 Jalapeño pepper, cored, and finely chopped into cubes
1/3 cup freshly picked coriander leaves
juice of 1 lime
1/4 tsp. salt

Preparation

  1. To prepare the salsa simply put all the ingredients into a bowl and carefully mix. The longer the sauce is left to marinade the more intense the flavors will be. It can be stored in the fridge for 2-3 days.

    Add the pineapple, salt, and cinnamon to the pan and fry in 1 tbsp. of coconut oil for 6-8 minutes on a medium heat, stirring occasionally until golden brown.

    Set the caramelized pieces of pineapple to one side and, in the same pan, heat the onions and jalapeño in 1 tbsp. of coconut oil and a pinch of salt.

    After 3-5 minutes add the pineapple back in again.

    Next, turn the heat down as low as it will go and add half a tablespoon of coconut oil to the pan.

    Place the tortilla in the pan and sprinkle it with cheese. Take care to leave enough cheese for the second quesadilla.

    Now build the tortilla with chicken, cheese, pineapple, shallots, pepper, and coriander, sprinkle again with cheese and fry until the tortilla turns golden brown.

    Then turn and fry on the other side until golden brown – very carefully, so the ingredients do not fall out.

    Prepare another quesadilla and serve with strawberry salsa.

    Re-live that taste of holidays. Delicious!

Cheese types used

Werbegrafik für den Käse «Der edle Maxx 365»
Käselaib Der edle Maxx 365, extrawürzig Schweizer Rohmilchkäse
«Der edle Maxx 365»

«Der edle Maxx 365»is the eldest member of the Maxx family. Even more powerful and spirited than its brothers, its very special, unique character is impressive. Its cheese crystals and ultra-creamy, meltingly delicious flavor captivate the taste buds as only a mature and seasoned cheese can. After “Der scharfe Maxx” cheese wheels have spent five months in the maturation cellar, our master cheesemakers select some of the best wheels and use their skillful touch to nurture them for even longer – up to 365 days. This is how «Der edle Maxx 365» develops its unique personality. A carefully refined delicacy, it will offer you and your guests the very best in flavor. And also prove that it’s still possible to be dazzlingly charming and bursting with personality even at a mature age.

Food-Fotografie mit Käseplatte
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