Make Mexican Sopes and Salsa from scratch!

3 Ratings
  • 1.5 hr

Itinerary Details

Make Mexican Sopes and Salsa from scratch!

In this session, you will learn how to make the Mexican sope recipe that earned Derrick Prince his apron on MasterChef Season 2! He'll show you how to prepare these thick tortilla-like shells and homemade roasted tomato salsa from scratch. Piled with Chorizo and drizzled with a light and refreshing avocado crema - you're in for a treat!

What to expect:

• Learn how to cook this popular Mexican inspired classic, packed with bold flavors, spice and colors!
• Derrick will demonstrate the process step-by-step and share tips to make it your own
• Grab a friend and a drink for this fun interactive workshop

What you need to know:

• This online experience is perfect for groups of friends, families, team-building events and end of year office parties
• The class will be conducted via zoom at 4PM (EST) and you will receive a link to enter the call after booking
• All ingredients and kitchen tools as well as preparations to be made the day before, are mentioned in the menu section below
• Pricing per person

About your host, Derrick Prince: I’ve always had a passion for food and have been an avid home cook for as long as I can remember, but it's safe to say I didn’t start my serious cooking journey until I was a contestant on Season 2 of MasterChef. Although I didn’t win, I was able to use the experience as a spring board that would enable me to change careers and become a professional chef. After the show I was able quit my desk job and start working in a kitchen. Starting as a line cook in Beauty & Essex in NYC, I worked my way up to sous chef at The Stanton Social and then to chef de cuisine at both Vandal and The Stanton Social.

Despite spending so many years in professional kitchens I started at home and know the home kitchen, its tools, and yes sometimes its limitations like few other chefs. I look forward to being able to use the EatWith cooking class platform as a way to share a knowledge that combines professional chef skills with home cooks all over to create delicious and amazing meals.

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1lb Ground Pork
4 Dried Guajillo Chilies
2 dried chipotle chilies
2-4 dried arbol chilies (depending on your heat preferences)
2 bay leaves
3pcs cloves
1/2 tsp dried thyme
5 garlic cloves
1/4 C Red Wine Vinegar
1/4 C Beer
1.5 tsp smoked paprika
1.5 tsp paprika
1 tsp Ground Cumin
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1.5 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

Roasted Tomato Salsa:

6 plum tomatoes
2 cloves garlic
1-2 Jalepenos (depending on your heat preferences)
1/4 C diced red onion (about a 1/4 of an onion)
2 TBL Chopped Cilantro
1 Lime - juice from
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp smoked paprika

Potato Sopes:

2-3 Russet potatoes
2tbl Salt
1 C Masa (masa harina or maseca)
1 TBL Evoo
1/4C oil for frying

Avocado Crema:

1 large avocado

1/4 tsp salt
1 lime

Garnishes (all optional):

1 scallion (spring onion)
1 red reddish
1 lime
Ancho powder

Kitchen Tools
Stand mixer with paddle (optional)
Pot for boiling potatoes
Small pot for rehydrating dried chilies
Large (12” or so) frying pan or cast iron
3 1/2” - 4” ring mold (optional)
Cutting board
Parchment or wax paper
2 small sheet pans, oven with broiler
Rubber spatulas for scraping
Metal spatula for turning
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