1 Melt butter in a medium pan and sauté garlic and onion until translucent. 2 Add seafood and cook over medium heat for two minutes, stirring repeatedly. 3 Add coriander, tomato and cheddar cheese and cook for a further two minutes. 4 Leave filling to cool and warm tortillas in a pan with no oil. 5 When cool, place 200g of filling in the centre of the tortilla and wrap into a cylinder using the corn flour and water as a sealant. 6 Heat the remaining butter in a large frying pan at 175°C. 7 Shallow fry the flautas until golden brown on all sides before draining them and cutting them into quarters. 8 Serve immediately with sour cream and guacamole.
Name: Juan Flores Nava Nationality: Mexican Chef Juan specialises in Mexican dishes, as you’d expect from someone who hails from the South American country. While climbing the chef ranks, he honed his cookery skills in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and California before jetting to the UAE nearly 10 years ago. Now working at Loca in Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Chef Juan previously spent some seven years with the InterContinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi. To book a table at Loca, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, call 04 346 1111.