Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Grilled Fish Taco

Where was I all of these year? I do make mexican food, but never made any type of taco. Until, I saw so many posting about taco at Pam's and Miranda's blog. So, I made taco for dinner and whole family loved it! Here is my version, it's pretty simple and easy to make.

Serve 6 to 8

1¾ pounds red snapper fillet
12-16 corn tortillas

For marinate:
1½ tbs ancho chile powder
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tbs paprika
1½ tbs cumin
1 tbs Mexican oregano
1 tbs minced garlic
3 tbs or more olive oil
lime juice from 1 lime
salt and pepper

  • Mix all ingredients for the marinate in a large container, rub the fish with marinate, and marinate at least an hour in the refrigerator.

  • Grill the fish over medium heat about 2 minutes on each side. Transfer to serving plate.

  • Reheat each the tortilla in a microwave about 10 seconds, or grill for about 15 seconds.

  • To serve: lay tortilla on a plate, place a piece of fish and add garnishes, pico de galo, Caramelized red onions, then top with sour cream.

shredded iceberg lettuce
caramelized red onion, recipe follows
sliced avocados
pickle jalapeno, optional
roughly chopped cilantro
pico de galo, recipe follows
sour cream

Caramelized Red Onion:
2 red onion, sliced
2 tbs olive oil
pinch of salt

  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, add red onion, and salt. Fry until caramelized.

Pico de galo:
1½ cup diced tomatoes
1 tbs finely chopped red onion
lime juice of 1 lime
¼ cup roughly chopped cilantro
2 jalapenos, finely chopped

  • Mix everything in a bowl, taste, and adjust seasoning as needed.

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