L.A. Gas Station Tacos

Los Angeles's Kogi BBQ truck started the Korean-taco craze. Chef Roy Choi also loves the trashy ingredients (processed cheese! pork rinds!) sold at American gas stations.

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  • Servings: Makes 4 tacos

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  • Four 5-inch flour tortillas
  • 1/4 cup prepared bean dip
  • 4 slices American cheese
  • 4 thin slices of ham
  • 1/4 cup jalapeño cheese dip
  • 1/4 cup crumbled pork rinds
  • 2 tablespoons shredded beef jerky
  • 4 pickled jalapeños, sliced (1/4 cup)
  • 1/2 Red Delicious apple, cut into matchsticks
  • Hot sauce

How to make this recipe

  1. On a microwave-safe plate, arrange the tortillas in a single layer. Top with the bean dip, American cheese, ham and cheese dip and microwave until melted, about 1 minute. Top with the pork rinds, jerky, jalapeños, apple and a dash of hot sauce. Fold and eat.

Suggested Pairing

Crisp, refreshing pilsner: North Coast Brewing Co. Scrimshaw.

Contributed By Photo © Kamran Siddiqi Published May 2010

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