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Pupusas Con Curtido (Masa Cakes With Spicy Slaw)

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“Pupusas are considered to be a national dish of El Salvador. They can also be found in Guatemala and Honduras.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine vinegar, sugar, oregano, chiles, carrots, onions, and cabbage in a bowl. Season with salt; toss; let chill.
  2. Put masa harina and 1 3⁄4 cups water into a bowl; stir to form a dough.
  3. Pinch off a 1 1⁄2 oz piece of dough; roll it into a ball. Pat dough into a thin disk.
  4. Squeeze 1 1⁄4 oz cheese into a ball. Press cheese into center of dough; cupping dough, stretch edges of dough around cheese and seal.
  5. Pat dough to form a 3 1⁄2" wide disk. Repeat to make 12 pupusas in all.
  6. Heat a 12" nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Working in 3 batches, cook pupusas, turning, until golden, 10–12 minutes. Serve hot with slaw.

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