“Antojitos minis” typically refer to small, bite-sized appetizers or snacks in Spanish. These mini bites can vary widely in terms of ingredients and preparation but are often designed to be flavorful and perfect for parties or gatherings. Here’s a simple recipe for one type of antojito minis: Mini Chicken and Cheese Quesadillas.
- Small flour tortillas (mini size)
- Cooked chicken breast, shredded or diced
- Shredded cheese (e.g., cheddar, Monterey Jack, or Mexican blend)
- Salsa (optional, for dipping)
- Sour cream (optional, for dipping)
- Chopped fresh cilantro or green onions (optional, for garnish)
- Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat.
- Place a small tortilla in the skillet and add a handful of shredded cheese on one half of the tortilla.
- Add a portion of cooked chicken on top of the cheese.
- Fold the tortilla in half to cover the cheese and chicken, creating a half-moon shape.
- Cook the quesadilla in the skillet for about 2-3 minutes per side, or until the tortilla is crispy and the cheese is melted.
- Remove the quesadilla from the skillet and let it cool slightly.
- Use a sharp knife or pizza cutter to slice the quesadilla into small wedges or “minis.”
- Repeat the process with the remaining tortillas, cheese, and chicken.
- Serve the mini chicken and cheese quesadillas with salsa and sour cream for dipping.
- Garnish with chopped cilantro or green onions if desired.
These mini chicken and cheese quesadillas are a crowd-pleasing antojito option that’s easy to make and perfect for parties or as a quick snack. You can also customize them by adding other ingredients like sautéed bell peppers, onions, or jalapeños to suit your taste. Enjoy your antojitos minis!