This kit contains everything you need to make 40 tacos, topped with salsa roja, pico de gallo, and pickled jalapeño and onion! Just choose your favorite proteins and tortilla style. You’ll also get four pounds of creamy, super-cheesy queso dip, queso fundido (a baked cheese dish from Mexico, packed with chorizo, caramelized onions, and fire-roasted Poblano peppers), and 32 ounces of margarita mix — just BYOB!
Food Network star Aarón Sánchez opened Johnny Sanchez in New Orleans’ Central Business District in 2014, and it immediately racked up heaps of praise and has been packed since day one. Johnny Sánchez is a stylish hotspot for street-style tacos and other traditional Mexican fare made with locally-sourced ingredients, and it embodies both the warmth of traditional Mexican cooking and the hospitality that New Orleans is renowned for.
This package serves 8-12 people and includes everything you need to make
40 Tacos (with some tortillas leftover to dip in queso):
- 4 lbs. Protein, your choice
- 60 Tortillas, your choice of flour or corn
- 32 oz. Salsa Roja
- 32 oz. Pico de Gallo
- 16 oz. Pickled Jalapeno
- 16 oz. Pickled Onion
- 24 oz. Queso Fundido
- 4 lbs. Queso Dip
- 32 oz. Margarita Mix
- 12 Cups
- Each tortilla measures 4"
Protein Options Include:
- Carne Asada – Our most popular taco at Johnny Sanchez, USDA Choice Skirt Steak is tenderly marinated in a mixture of roasted garlic and Mexican Oregano, then seared over our flaming hot grill. This is guaranteed to be the hit of your next party!
- Chicken – Juicy all-natural dark meat chicken is marinated in roasted chipotles, garlic, and our house Adobo blend. Grilled to perfection our chicken will blow away the dried-out chicken you are used to!
- Albondigas (Meatballs) – Based on Aaron’s grandmother’s Albondigas recipe, these all-beef meatballs kick up the traditional recipe with a Mexican flair! A winner at New Orleans’ Top Taco competition this has become the heart of the menu at Johnny Sanchez!
- Carnitas (Pork) – Our version of the Michoacan staple, Pork shoulder is slow-cooked in its own fat, fried crispy, and gently tossed in a zesty fire-roasted salsa with local Lousianna citrus. Our Carnitas will leave your mouth watering as you pile them on a warm tortilla! Carnitas will leave your mouth watering as you pile them on a warm tortilla!
Steak – Grilled Skirt Steak, Lime Juice, Salt, Garlic, Mexican Oregano, Canola Oil
Chicken – Grilled Chicken Thighs, Salt, Chipotle Peppers In Adobo, Garlic, Canola Oil, Apple Cider Vinegar
Albondigas – Ground Skirt Steak, Roasted Poblano Pepper, Roasted Onion, Garlic, Carrots, Masa, Panko Bread Crumbs, Salt, Pepper, Chipotle In Adobo, Egg, Cotija Cheese, Cilantro, Tomato, Chicken Stock, Butter
Carnitas – Pork, Orange Juice, Chipotle In Adobo, Tomato, Onions, Garlic, Cilantro, Jalapeno, Havenro, Apple Cider Vinegar, Lime Juice, Guajillo Chili, Salt
Queso – White Cheese, Tomatoes, Green Chili Peppers, Salt, Jalapeno Peppers, Cream, Butter, Whey Protein
Margarita Mix – Lime Juice, Lemon Juice, Agave Nectar, Orange Extract
Queso – Quesadilla, Red Onion, Roasted Poblano Pepper, Pork Chorizo
Instructions / Storage
- This package ships frozen with ice packs, may thaw in transit
- Upon arrival, place taco kit, queso, and margarita mix in the fridge
- Taco kit, margarita mix, and queso will last 1-2 hours at room temperature, 5-6 days in the fridge, or up to 1 month frozen
- On a griddle or saute pan, over medium-high heat, warm the tortillas on both sides for 10-20 seconds until hot.
- This can be done ahead of time by stacking warm tortillas and wrapping in a kitchen towel to preserve heat!
- Place frozen vacuum – sealed package(s) in the refrigerator to thaw for at least 24 hours prior to reheating.
- In a saute pan over medium-high heat, sear for 2-4 minutes, stirring occasionally until hot
Chicken + Carnitas
- In the Pouch
- Drop the sealed pouch into boiling hot water for 5-7 minutes
- In a Pan
- Saute for 2-4 minutes over medium-high heat
- Drop the pouch into boiling hot water for 5-7 minutes.
- Empty all contents of package, including sauce, into a saucepan with a lid with 2 tablespoons of water.
- Cook over medium-low heat for 8-10 min.
- Drop bag into simmering water for 10-15 minutes
- Make sure product is thawed before preparing.
- Cut corner of the bag and squeeze queso into a microwave safe bowl.
- Microwave for 1-1:30 min.
- Carefully remove, stir, and replace back into the microwave for an additional 30-40 seconds or until completely melted and smooth.
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
- Remove plastic from packaging and place the pan directly into the oven
- Bake for 12-16 minutes or until golden on top and melty throughout
- Best served “taco style” with warm corn or flour tortillas!
- Add one part johnny Sanchez margarita mix to one part of preferred tequila in a cocktail shaker with ice.
- Shake well and serve immediately over a salt rim glass and garnish with a slice of lime.
- Johnny Sanchez ships Monday through Friday of each week
- Orders cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes
- Orders shipped to Alaska and Hawaii via 2-day will incur an additional $20 charge or $35 for Overnight Shipping. Sorry guys!
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