Tijuana Street Fries (Honey Glazed Chipotle Carnitas, Fries + Toppings).

Tijuana Street Fries (Honey Glazed Chipotle Carnitas, Fries + Toppings).
Tijuana Street Fries (Honey Glazed Chipotle Carnitas, Fries + Toppings).
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    *To make this recipe less involved feel free to use store bought frozen fries, salsa and queso if needed. I of course recommend going the homemade route, only if you have time though!

    Ingredients

    • 3-4 pounds pork shoulder roast (or butt)
    • 1 tablespoons canola oil
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt + pepper
    • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
    • 1/2 tablespoon cumin
    • 2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder
    • 2 teaspoons chili powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
    • 1 teaspoon oregano
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/2 cup tequila (or water)
    • 1/2 cup orange juice
    • 1 1/2 cups water
    • 1 large or 2 small chipotle chiles in adobo, minced
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 8 dried guajillo chiles (or a mix of guajillo, ancho chiles, chipotle chiles and habanero chiles)
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 pound tomatillos (or about 5), peeled
    • 1 (14 ounce) can fire roasted tomatoes
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 teaspoons honey
    • salt
    • 3 pounds russet potatoes, peeled (if desired) and sliced into thin 1/4-inch to 1/2 inch (thick) strips
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 1 teaspoon pepper
    • 1 1/2 cups half and half
    • 4 ounces cream cheese
    • 10 ounces oaxaca cheese, shredded
    • 10 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
    • 2 chipotle chiles in adobo, minced
    • fresh cilantro, chopped
    • 2 avocados, mashed with a pinch of salt and pepper, squirt of lime juice + chopped cilantro
    • pickled or fresh jalapeno slices
    • sour cream or greek yogurt
    • fresh cilantro
    • Cajita Cheese

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 7552 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 290 g 445.39%
    • Saturated Fat: 41 g 206.65%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 458 mg 152.67%
    • Sodium: 2405 mg 100.22%
    • Calcium: 1267 mg 126.71%
    • Potassium: 3136 mg 89.61%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 45.83%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 102 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 11 g 45.57%
    • Sugar: 26 g
    • Protein: 115 g
    • Alcohol: 9 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 85.35%
    • Vitamin C 135.72%
    • Vitamin D 2.65%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat14
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat15
    • Exchange - Alcohol1
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy4 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total9 oz-eq

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