Little Rock, Arkansas -
HERB FIRED CRACKERS
1 2/3 cups vegetable oil
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 ozs ranch dressing mix
3 tbsps red pepper flakes (crushed)
1 box saltine crackers (multigrain or regular)
- Place the vegetable oil, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, ranch dressing mix, and crushed red pepper flakes in a 2-gallon plastic zipper bag.
- Seal the bag and smoosh with your hands to thoroughly combine the oil and spices.
- Place the crackers into the bag, seal, and turn the bag over to cover the crackers with the spice mix.
- Let the bag sit for about 1 hour, then turn again. Repeat several more times until the crackers are well-coated with spice mix, and allow the bag to sit overnight. Remove crackers and serve. Serve warm for a more intense flavor.
2 (14.5 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes
1/2 onion, finely diced
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 lime, juiced
1 teaspoon salt
1small can chopped green chiles,
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 each fresh jalapenos
1 teaspoon cumin
½ teaspoon coriander
- Place the tomatoes, onion, garlic, lime juice, salt, jalapenos, green chiles, and cilantro in a blender or food processor.
- Add cumin and coriander.
- Blend on low to desired consistency.