Salbutes

salbutes

Salbutes is a delicious “on the go” kind of food and is typically eaten for lunch in Belize. It is considered a quick fast food that can be purchased from fast food restaurants countrywide and is eaten typically with the hands. It is believed that Salbutes originated from the Mestizo culture but it is a Belizean favorite for all cultures.

Learn how to make Belizean Salbutes

belizean-salbutes

Salbutes Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs Corn Masa or 1 pack Maseca or Minza
  • 2 Chicken breasts
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of black pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • Recado ( Annatto spice) OPTIONAL
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 bottle of cooking oil to fry
  • 1 head of lettuce
  • 1 Avocado

Instructions for Tortilla:

1.) Put about 1 cup and a half of Maseca or the 2 lbs of corn masa in a bowl and add half cup of water and mix until it becomes like dough. If it is too dry add more water until the dough can be spread out into tortillas.

2.) Make dough into golf size balls.

3.) Cut a small zip lock in half and place a golf ball on the plastic.

4.) Press down on the ball and pat it in a circular motion until you make a circle the size of your palm.

5.) Put entire bottle of oil in a fry pan and heat it up until hot to fry.

6.) Place tortilla in the oil to fry for less than a minute and take them out.

For those fortunate individuals who have Masa readily available from your local tortilleria, just follow step 5 and 6

Instructions for Chicken:

1.) Add pinch of salt and pinch of black pepper and 1 tsp of garlic powder to chicken breasts and boil until cooked.

2.) When the chicken breast is cooked, shred the chicken by hand or machine, your preference.

How to build your Salbutes:

1.)    Take as many fried tortillas you wish to eat.

2.)    Add a couple pieces of lettuce.

3.)    Then add some shredded chicken.

4.)    Top off with tomato slices , avocado and onions.

 

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