Guacamole is one of the mexican sauces tastier and more popular. It is simple, easy to do, with few ingredients Y healthy. The avocado gives it that creamy texture and it gets a great flavor when mixed with the onion, the salt, the green chili (jalapeño or serrano) that gives it a spicy touch and its coriander.
Lemon juice is also often added and is often added to this sauce that gives it a slight touch of acidity and helps stop the avocado from oxidation. There are other variants of guacamole in some regions of Mexico where they usually add fruits such as peaches, grapes, pomegranates; aromatic herbs such as avocado leaves; and insects such as jumiles or chapulines.
If you are looking for inspiration. Here are 5 ways celebrity chefs make guacamole:
1. Roberto Santibañez | Perfect classic guacamole
Roberto Santibañez is a celebrity Mexican chef who owns Fonda restaurants in Manhattan and Brooklyn, Mi Vida in Washington DC, and the culinary director of Blue Dalia in Natick, MA.
To prepare this type of guacamole, you need: one or two ripe Hass avocados, 2 tablespoons of chopped white onion, ¼ teaspoon of salt, ¼ cup of chopped coriander, a drizzle of lemon and a tablespoon of chopped serrano or jalapeño pepper.
Grind the onion, chili, salt and half the coriander until you get a paste in a molcajete or other mortar. You can also chop and mash the ingredients on a cutting board with a large knife or fork, then transfer to a bowl.
Scoop the pulp out of the avocado and place it in the mortar or bowl. Mix well and then add the rest of the cilantro and lightly crush a mortar or fork. Season to taste with lemon juice, more chili, and salt.
2. Rick Bayless | Guacamole according to the season
Chef Rick Bayless, winner of “Top Chef Masters” Prepare your guacamole according to the season to make a unique guacamole, according to Insider.
In spring Add strawberries (which can substitute for tomato) and the chili he uses is the habanero; during the summer add corn and chile poblano; in autumn Apple and hionojo (which could substitute for coriander); and during winter porcini mushrooms and crab.
3. Alton Brown | Spiced guacamole
Celebrity chef Alton Brown proposes a Simple and spicy guacamole. Recipe includes: 3 Hass avocados, ½ teaspoon kosher salt, ¼ teaspoon Pepper ground cayenne, ½ cup chopped onion, ½ teaspoon cumin ground, 1 clove garlic, 2 diced tomatoes, ½ minced jalapeño, 1 tablespoon minced fresh coriander and 1 tablespoon lemon juice.
Combine the avocado with the lime juice in a bowl. Add salt, pepper, cumin and mash everything (not too much) with a potato masher, leaving a few large chunks so the guacamole has a good texture. Finally, add the tomato, garlic, onion, jalapeño and cilantro and mix everything.
4. Jamie Oliver | Guacamole with olive and red chilies
Jamie Oliver’s guacamole recipe is so easy to make. You only need a small red onion, 3 ripe avocados, fresh coriander, one or two fresh red chili peppers, 4 to 6 cherry tomatoes, two lemons and olive oil.
Chop and combine the onion with the avocado. Add the cilantro and combine until the mixture becomes homogeneous. Add lime juice, salt and pepper and lastly, the chili.
5.Alex Guarnaschelli | Guacamole with olive and sugar
The Food Network star makes his guacamoles with olive, red onion and sugar, according to the recipe shared on People.
The ingredients are: 4 medium avocados, 1 small red onion, minced, juice of a lime, juice of a lemon, 6 to 8 “sprinkles” of hot sauce, 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, ½ small minced garlic clove , 2 or 3 tablespoons kosher salt, 1 diced tomato, 4 chopped cilantro sprigs, 1 jalapeño pepper, ½ tablespoon granulated sugar.
Mix the lime juice, lemon juice, olive oil, hot sauce, onion, and garlic. With a fork, mash the avocado and salt in the bowl with the other ingredients. Season the tomato separately with salt and sugar. Place the cilantro, jalapeño and tomatoes in the bowl, add the hot sauce and add salt if necessary.
Now is the time to try some of these guacamole recipes, ideal for your tacos, burritos, tostadas, meat, chicken fajitas and quesadillas.
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