Old Fashioned Mexican Cornbread
The recipe will turn out fine with other cornbread mixes, but it won't be this authentic.
2 Tbspbacon grease
1 1/4 cself-rising cornmeal
3/4 csour milk or buttermilk
1 cwhite shoepeg corn kernels, well drained
4 ozchopped green chilies, drained
1 to 2 smallchopped fresh jalapeño peppers (optional)
1 cgrated monterey jack cheese
How to Make Old Fashioned Mexican Cornbread
- Place the bacon grease in the bottom of a well-seasoned 9” or 10”cast iron skillet. Preheat it at 425°F for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, mix up batter:
Stir together cornmeal, egg, milk, corn, chilies, jalapeños, and cheese to a thin batter. Use more milk if necessary to produce a batter thinner than cake batter.