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Pavo En Kol Indio
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LocalSavour April 1, 2013
Congratulations, sounds delicious! I think I would enjoy this under the almond trees in Cancun best!
btglenn March 31, 2013
I really like this recipe, but made a number of modifications. I changed the turkey breast (which I find dry) to turkey thighs. Turkey in Mexico tends to be tougher than US varieties, so thighs would be a more likely substitute. Instead of pineapple in the Xni-Pek, I substituted bitter orange, also used for cooking in the Yucatan. I also used 2 fresh tomatoes instead of tomato paste, cooking them down in the pot, and cut the amount of oil down to a tablespoon instead of a 1/4 cup, which seemed excessive.
aargersi March 31, 2013
All great ideas! We can't often find bitter orange here ... but it for sure adds a more Yucatecan flavor.
calendargirl March 31, 2013
Glorious recipe, thank you! Inspired use of turkey breast and that rustic soupy Kol Indio is calling, calling, calling...
Kukla March 30, 2013
Congratulations,I am glad to see you as a finalist and this is a fantastic recipe!!
alexandsnakes March 30, 2013
What kind of fruit could I replace the pineapple with? I am severely allergic to it; in fact I don't really know what it tastes like besides burning. I'd like to make this - in thai food I usually sub green mango or tomatoes.
aargersi March 30, 2013
Pineapple is sweet / tart so I think you could use mango and maybe a bit more lime. A straight pico de gallo would be good too!!
hardlikearmour March 29, 2013
This recipe is purely mad genius! â™¥â™¥â™¥
EmilyC March 28, 2013
This is a truly beautiful dish, Abbie. I've never been so excited to cook turkey breast -- I have one in the freezer that's destined for this! Big congrats!
foxeslovelemons March 28, 2013
Congrats! I have a whole bunch of Guajillo chiles hanging out in my kitchen, and it looks like now I've found something to do with them!
boulangere March 28, 2013
Warm, VERY well deserved congratulations! This is not only a keeper, but I'm going to make the cornmeal soup all by itself often. Thank you!
rachaelmr March 28, 2013
This is making my mouth water - it is on my list for next week! Thank you!!
fiveandspice March 28, 2013
YAY ABBIE!!! You rock! This dish rocks! I don't stand a chance. :) Congrats to you. I can't wait to give this a try. It's on my list.
cookinginvictoria March 28, 2013
Congrats on being selected as a finalist, aargersi! Turkey roasted with guajillo chiles, pineapple salsa, polenta Mexican style -- this all looks and sounds so fantastic. Can't wait to try this dish for my next dinner party!
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