Mexican Bar B.Q. Noodles Salad

Ingredients

2 Cups Noodles-Boiled
¼ Cup Capsicum Julienne
3-4 No Green chilies Julienne
½ cup Cucumber – Julienne
¼ Cup Tomato (remove pulp) Julienne
¼ Cup Spring Onions Julienne
¼ Cup Button Mushrooms- Sliced

Chicken (/Fish/Prawn) Marinate

(One of the basics for Mexican Cuisine and can be used in different dishes)

2 No Chicken breast Butterfly cut
1 Tablespoon Red crushed chilies
¼ Teaspoon Black Pepper – Crushed
3 Tablespoon Olive Oil
A pinch of Yellow food colour
Salt – To taste Olives (Optional)
2 Tablespoon B.B.Q Sauce

Preparation

  1. Mix all the ingredients well in a bowl until a paste is made.
  2. Put the chicken (after butterfly cut) in the bowl and mix it with paste until the bowl is clean. It may take 5-7 minutes.
  3. Refrigerate the marinated chicken for half an hour.

Butterfly Cut

  1. Cut the chicken from middle and open it, it will look like a butterfly. Butterfly cut is used to make thin slices. For detail see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqjfQP3Mp2k OR http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/cooking/tips/g1952/butterfly-chicken-breast/
  2. For steak, don’t separate slices, fill the marination inside also.

Dressing
Salt To taste
¼ Cup Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon Black pepper Crushed
¼ Cup Chili Garlic Sauce
2 Tablespoon Tabasco Sauce
2 Teaspoon Mix herbs (Oregano, rosemary, thyme, etc)
3 Tablespoon Red wine vinegar

Note: Mexican food may have sweet and sour taste.

Boiling Noodles

  1. Starch food such as noodles, pasta, and rice are boiled in three times more water.
  2. While boiling noodles, put 2 Tablespoon oil in the water.
  3. Boil according to time written on the box.
  4. Drain the water and wash it with fresh water.
  5. Put in refrigerator for half an hour.

Preparation

  1. Mix all the vegetables in a bowl. Put the noodles with it and mix them well.
  2. Put some oil in fry pan and fry the chicken. When the chicken is golden its ready.
  3. Cut the chicken into tilted slices.
  4. Mix all the ingredients of dressing and put the paste in mixture of noodles and vegetables.
  5. Mix all of them until harmony is achieved.

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Garnishing and Serving
Garnishing I

  1. Put the noodles in the middle of a plate.
  2. Cut the chicken in angled strips.
  3. Make the cucumber flower and put it aside.

Garnishing II

  1. Put the noodles in the middle of a plate.
  2. Cut the chicken in angled strips.
  3. Cut the cucumber in around pieces and put around noodles.
  4. Make the throne of the cucumber and put it aside.
  5. Make the flower of green onion and put it aside.

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