Restaurant Recipes: El Chico Guacamole

Mama Cuellar, a Mexican immigrant to the States, drew crowds at a country fair outside Dallas, Texas with her mouthwatering tamales. That was way back in 1926.

With the help of her twelve children and a whole ammunition of crowd-pleasing recipes, Mama Cuellar gave the world the El Chico chain of fine Mexican cuisine.

Her legacy continues with a large fan following the world over, and today I’m sharing her famous guacamole recipe with you.

El Chico - Guacamole watermarked

El Chico Guacamole

½ pc Lime

¼ tsp Garlic (granulated)

¼ tsp White Pepper

¼ tsp Salt

1 ½ pcs Avocado, scored

¼ cup Red Onion, diced

3 tbsp Fresh Jalapenos (finely diced)

¼ cup Cilantro (finely chopped)

½ cup Tomatoes (3/4” diced)

  1. Dice the tomatoes, onion, jalapenos, and cilantro.
  2. Mix in the granulated garlic, white pepper, and salt.

The Making of Guacamole:

  1. Place the avocados in a large bowl. Mash the avocado using a fork.
  2. Add the tomatoes, onions, jalapenos and cilantro to the avocado. Mix well using a bouillon spoon.
  3. Squeeze the lime onto the freshly made guacamole, and enjoy it fresh.
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