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Fish Taco Brochettes

Type: Fish
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup 8g / 0.3ozCilantro - finely chopped,
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlPasilla or other chile - powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1 lb 454g / 16ozFirm fish - cut in 1 inch
12   Corn tortillas
1/2 cup 118mlShredded red cabbage
1/2 cup 118mlShredded green cabbage
1/2 cup 118mlMexican crema
1 teaspoon 5mlSugar
1/4 cup 59mlMilk
1   Serrano chile - seeded and
2   Lemons - juice of

Recipe Instructions

Combine all but 1 teaspoon of the lemon juice in a bowl with 1/4 cup of the cilantro, the chile powder and the salt. Add the cubed fish and turn gently to coat with the marinade. Let stand 1 to 2 hours at room temperature.

Warm the tortillas on the grill, in a steamer or in the oven.

The sauce: Combine the Mexican crema, sugar, milk, minced chile and the remaining teaspoon of lemon juice; mix well.

Thread the fish onto skewers and grill over medium heat for 3 or 4 minutes on each side until just cooked through. Remove the fish from skewers onto double layers of warm tortillas. Add a little of the remaining cilantro, some red and green cabbage and a tablespoon of sauce to each; roll or fold and serve.

Makes 6 tacos.

From an article by Georgeanne Brennan, The San Francisco Chronicle, 7/1/92.

Susan Powter "Low-fat high-energy Living"


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