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Revisesd, 2nd edition of 'Jane Butel's Southwestern Kitchen" to be published October 4, 2016.

Southwestern Kitchen book cover 2016

Jane Butel's newest cookbook, "Simply Southwestern"   will be published November 22, 2016.



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Our wonderful pure, fresh chiles, spices, ingredients and kitchen essentials are in bountiful supply. Order, by selecting the Products key at the top of this page, or click here.

Best of Mexican Regional Recipes

The complete book of all the Mexican regional recipes taught in the award winning Fairmont-Princess Cooking School in Scottsdale. Has such favorites as Rellenos en Nogado, Pollo Cauchate, Mayan Chilaquiles and the luscious Tres Leches. cake. Ebook $2.99.

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Spicy Shrimp and Papaya Bites


These are light and easy, with a taste of the tropics. They are terrific for hot, steamy nights or before a Polynesian or even Asian menu. We like them anytime.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

1 cup pineapple juice

3 Tablespoons lime or lemon juice

2 Tablespoons crushed caribe chile

1 Tablespoon sesame oil

Hot pepper sauce to taste

4 cloves garlic, minced

¼ cup grated fresh coconut

1 pound large, peeled shrimp (15 to 20 count)

2 papayas, preferable watermelon variety, peeled and cut into ¾ inch cubes

  1. Combine pineapple juice, lime juice, caribe chile, sesame oil, hot pepper sauce, garlic and coconut in a medium bowl. Add the shrimp and stir to combine. Cover and marinate 2 hours in the refrigerator, stirring at least twice.
  2. Preheat the grill to medium, or 350 F. Place the rack 4 to 5 inches above the heat source. Just before grilling, lightly brush the rack with oil.
  3. Place a chunk of papaya and a shrimp on each skewer. Drizzle with marinade. Place skewers on the hot oiled rack and grill 1 ½ to 2 minutes on each side or until the shrimp are pink.
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Best of Southwestern Grilling cookbook cover
Jane Butel's favorite grilled recipes including such favorites as Grilled Chicken with Lemon-Pecan Butter, Spit Roasted Dallas Style Grilled Flank Steak. E-book $2.99.

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