Grand Moff Tacos: You May Devour When Ready

Delicious to the last...and perfect for National Taco Day.

Being a Grand Moff is a difficult job. There are oversectors to control, princesses to threaten, it’s a thankless task. For Wilhuff Tarkin, being the Empire’s first Grand Moff was a lot of responsibility with very little time for lunch breaks.

Perfect for National Taco Day, these Grand Moff Tacos are made with homemade tortillas that are colored to reflect the stately gray tone of Imperial uniforms. They even feature an edible rank insignia plaque so you can show your troops who’s boss at lunchtime. There’s no better meal to grab and go when you’re in command of the Death Star.

Grand Moff Tacos

You’ll need:

Red pepper, cut into small squares

Yellow pepper, cut into small squares

Sour cream

Blue gel dye

 

Tortilla ingredients:

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons lard

1 cup very warm water

Black food gel dye

 

Fillings:

Rotisserie chicken, cooked

Guacamole

Salsa

Lettuce

Cheese

In the bowl of an electric mixer, stir together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Attach the dough hook and add the lard, water, and one drop of the black food gel dye. Mix until the dough becomes gray, then forms a ball and becomes smooth.

Divide the dough into 12 pieces, and roll into small balls. Cover with a clean towel and let rest for 20 minutes.

Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Flour a surface, then roll a dough ball into an 8-inch diameter circle.

Place into the ungreased skillet and cook 30 seconds to one minute, per side. Let cool slightly. Repeat the process with the rest of the dough balls.

Fill the tortillas with chicken, guacamole, salsa, lettuce, and cheese.

In a small bowl stir together the sour cream with a few drops of blue food gel dye. Spoon into a piping bag and pipe the blue sour cream onto the plate into the shape of 6 small squares. Add the red and yellow pepper pieces to complete the rank insignia plaque.

Serve immediately. See? Your tastebuds can be reasonable.

Jenn Fujikawa is a lifestyle and food writer. Follow her on Twitter at @justjenn and check her Instagram @justjennrecipes and blog www.justjennrecipes.com for even more Star Wars food photos.

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