Nutrition Facts

Serving Size2 pupusas
Total Fat7 g
Saturated Fat3 g
Cholesterol33 mg
Sodium223 mg
Potassium272 mg
Total Carbohydrate38 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Protein14 g

Servings and Times


Ingredients and Preparation

Chicken breast, ground1 pound
Vegetable oil1 tablespoon
Lowfat mozzarella cheese, grated½ pound
Small onion, finely diced½
Garlic clove, minced1
Medium green pepper, seeded, minced1
Small tomato, finely chopped1
Salt½ teaspoon
Instant corn flour (masa harina)5 cups
Water6 cups
  1. Directions
  2. In nonstick skillet, sauté chicken in oil over low heat until it turns white. Stir chicken constantly to keep it from sticking.
  3. Add onion, garlic, green pepper, and tomato. Cook chicken mixture through. Remove skillet from stove and let mixture cool in refrigerator.
  4. Meanwhile, place flour in large mixing bowl and stir in enough water to make stiff, tortilla-like dough.
  5. When chicken mixture has cooled, mix in cheese.
  6. Divide dough into 24 portions. With your hands, roll dough into balls and flatten each into 1/2-inch thick circle. Put spoonful of chicken mixture in middle of each circle of dough and bring edges to center. Flatten ball of dough again until it is 1/2-inch thick.
  7. In very hot iron skillet, cook pupusas on each side until golden brown. Serve hot.