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Essentials Kitchen

We provide a unique concept with a blend of South American and Texan ingredients

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Remarkable food starts with impeccable ingredients. We go the extra mile to source only the finest flavors. We believe that the love you put into making something can be tasted.

Our Menu

Our mission today is the same as it’s always been, That everyone who chooses Essentials Kitchen has happy memories of our services, values, and quality of food. 100% Gluten Free and cooked from scratch.

Unique seasonal dishes round out the menu, this hideaway creates a diverse lunch and early dinner dishes with South American flair. Relationships with local farmers and a focus on ingredients are a driving force for Essentials Kitchen

Choose Arepas, Corn Tacos or Tostones Served with quinoa and kale tropical salad

Lomito

$12
Tenderloin, chimichurri, pico de gallo

Opera

$9
Fried sweet plantain, queso fresco, avocado crema, Essentials cilantro sauce

Texas My Way

$11
Braised brisket stew, cotija cheese, arugula, Essentials cilantro sauce

Novaterra

$10
Coconut chipotle chicken, coleslaw, jack cheese

Mediterra

$12
Braised short ribs, avocado, pickled papaya, jalapeño

Katy

$11
Slow-braised pork leg, chipotle-guava BBQ sauce, coleslaw

Pastas and Salads

Essentials Caesar Salad

$12
Kale, salmon, grape tomato confit, cucumber, basil, croutons, grana padano, Caesar dressing

Bice Salad

$12
Romaine lettuce, arugula, hard boiled egg, crispy bacon, avocado, roasted chicken, cotija cheese, grape tomatoes, honey vinaigrette

Al Pesto

$15
Gemelli, salmon, grape tomatoes, black olives, basil pesto sauce

Conchiglie Balsamico

$14
Shell Pasta, sauteed chicken, asparagus, balsamic cream sauce

Gamberetti

$15
Shell pasta, shrimp, bacon, red grapes, scallions, alfredo sauce

Salsiccia

$14
Gemelli, Italian sausage, black olives, smoked gouda, asparagus, tomato sauce

Ceviche, Sides and Kids Menu

Ceviche
Served with quinoa, choclo, edamame, plantain chips

$10
Shrimp and Passion Fruit
$12
Shrimp, mussels, catch of the day, fresh lime, sweet potato mousse, avocado cream
$10
Catch of the day, rocoto pepper, fresh lime, sweet potato mousse, toasted corn, edamame

Drinks

$4.75
Japanese green tea strawberries and basil
$4.75
Japanese Green Tea mixed with natural mangoes and passion fruit
$5.25
Tizana mango tea with red fruits & kiwi
$1.50
Water / Soda

Sides

Home Made Chips

$5
Plantain, yucca chips, Essentials cilantro sauce

Essentials Poutine

$12
French fries and smoked gouda cheese topped with a short ribs, gravy

Essentials Fries

$6
Seasoned French fries with chipotle sauce

Croquetas de Yuca

$4
Cheese and yuca fritters stuffed with goat cheese with Essentials cilantro sauce

Arancini

$4
Risotto and peas balls stuffed with mozzarella with tomato sauce

Kids Menu

$4
Pasta with tomato sauce
$6
Pasta Alfredo with chicken
$4
Chicken Quesadilla
$6
Grilled Salmon with Veggies
$4
Seasoned French Fries
$6
Grilled Chicken with Veggies

Empanadas

$2
Beef, golden raisins, olives, hard-boiled eggs
$2
Spinach, dates, manchego
$2
Chicken stew, jack cheese

Contact Us

Your opinions are important to us. Whether it is a simple question or a valuable suggestion. You can call us by phone or email us directly.

Info

(732) 309-1465
parties@chefmartinez.com

Address

2731 FM 1463 #800
Katy, TX. 77494