Northern Potato and Poblano Chile Strips
Poblano peppers are mild in heat but rich in flavor! This recipe includes potatoes and Mexican style cream to make a rich side dish or even a stand alone meal with loads of flavor!
Recipe type: Snack, Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
  • Poblano Chiles 6
  • white onion ½
  • potatoes 1½ pound
  • canola or corn oil 1 tablespoon
  • Mexican style cream (crema fresca) or crème fraiche 1 cup
  • milk or chicken stock ½ cup
  • salt 2 tablespoons
  1. Place the Poblano chiles on a PTFE Nonstick IMUSA Comal on high heat and roast until the chile skin is completely and evenly blistered.
  2. Turn the chiles on a regular basis to facilitate even blistering. Do not char the chiles.
  3. Place chiles in plastic or paper bag for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Peel away the black skin as well as the seeds and veins and cut into ⅛ inch strips.
  5. Cook the potatoes in an IMUSA sauce pan, adding enough water to cover the potatoes. Add 2 tablespoons of salt.
  6. In an IMUSA sauté pan, add the oil and onion. Cook for 3 minutes or until the onions become transparent.
  7. Add the potatoes and brown for 5 minutes.
  8. Add the chile Poblano strips, cream, milk and salt to taste.
  9. Cook for another 5 minutes and serve.