The Cemita Milanesa de Pollo or Chicken Sandwich is a Mexican recipe from Puebla, Mexico. This delicious sandwich is made with chicken, chorizo and beans paste, string cheese, avocado, chipotle, on a sesame seed bun.
Cemita Milanesa de Pollo ~ Chicken Sandwich
- 1 chicken cutlet you can use beef, veal or pork also
- 1 egg
- ¼ cup flour
- ¼ cup breadcrumbs
- 2 cups pinto beans
- chorizo fresco
- 1 cup queso blanco or Mozzarella
- 1 sesame soft roll
- ½ avocado
- 1 small white onion
- chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
- pápalo or cilantro
- salt pepper to taste
- Slice the bread in half, horizontally co cut it open.
- Season the Breadcrumbs with salt and pepper to taste, mix well. Season the eggs with salt and black pepper to taste, beat together. Put the chicken in flour, coat well, then soak the chicken pieces in the egg mixture, and finally transfer them to the breadcrumbs mixture. Make sure they are well covered with the breadcrumbs.
- In a pan, heat up some oil, and pan-fry the cutlets until golden brown on each side. The time will depend on the meat you choose. Remove and drain on paper towels.
- In a skillet, on high heat, add in the chorizo, break it down with a spoon, and cook for about 5 minutes or until browned and cooked. Then add in the beans, and a bit of water, cook until the beans are warm. Finally mash the chorizo and beans to a paste, add salt if needed. Set aside.
- Finally spread some of the bean mixture over one half of the Bolillo, top with the cutlet, the avocado in thick slices, the onion in thin rings, the chipotle thinly cuts with a bit of its sauce, the cheese (a lot), and some fresh Pápalo herb.
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Did You Know?
Puebla is a colonial-era planned city located in Central Mexico on the main route between the capital, Mexico City, and Mexico’s main Atlantic port, Veracruz.
The city was founded in 1531 in an area called Cuetlaxcoapan, which means “where serpents change their skin”, in between two of the main indigenous settlements at the time, Tlaxcala and Cholula. Due to its history and architectural styles ranging from Renaissance to Mexican Baroque, the city was named a World Heritage Site in 1987. The city is also famous for mole poblano, chiles en nogada, and Talavera pottery. However, most of its economy is based on industry
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