The old tradition of wrapping a corn tortilla around a tasty filling dates back to the Maya civilisation. These classic and delicious venison enchiladas will make you thankful that old habits die hard.
Ingredients (serves four)
Venison pot roast pack
2 brown onion finely sliced
4 cloves of garlic thinly sliced ½ bunch coriander stems sliced 3 tbsp ground cumin
3 tbsp ground coriander
3 tbsp smoked paprika
2 tins chopped tomatoes
2 tins black beans
8 tortilla wraps
2 dried red chillies
1 lime cut in half
1 litre water
Salt to taste
Dried mixed herbs
½ fine diced red onion
Dash of Olive oil
3 tbsp sour cream
Dash Tabasco sauce
1/4 bunch coriander finely sliced
How to make it
- Heat a large pot or dutch oven to medium heat and add a glug of oil.
- Seal the neck on both sides for about 2-3 minutes until brown, remove and set aside.
- Add another glug of oil to the pan then add the onion, garlic and coriander stems with a pinch of salt. Cook for about 2-3 minutes or until soft.
- Add the ground spices and about 2 tbsp of oil and cook out for about 20-30 seconds.
- Add a splash of water and deglaze the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon.
- Add in the tinned tomatoes and the venison.
- Add the remaining water until the venison is covered.
- Add in the lime halves and dried chillies.
- Cover with a lid and place in the oven at 160℃ and cook for 4-5 hours or until tender.
- When soft and tender remove the bone, chillies and lime.
- Using a fork and tongs flake up the meat in the pot and remove, mix well and season to taste.
- Layout the tortillas and evenly distribute the meat sauce, roll up and place in a baking dish.
- Sprinkle with the grated cheese and dried oregano.
- Place in the oven for another 20 mins.
- Meanwhile, peel the avocado and smash with a fork, combining with the red onion, coriander & a glug of oil.
- Season with salt, tabasco and lime juice.
- Take out the enchiladas and dig in with the sour cream and guacamole.