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Category: Mexican

Grilled Fish Tacos

Grilled Fish Tacos

It’s about time I finally did a post about fish tacos since moving to the West Coast. I’ve made these on occasion but never wrote about them before. Most of the fish taco versions in San Diego are deep fried cod with a red cabbage […]

Salsa Fresca

Salsa Fresca

  A refreshing salsa perfect for fish tacos, made with tomatoes, onions and cilantro. Salsa Fresca (makes approx 3 cups) Ingredients: 4 tomatoes, diced 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro 3/4 cup white onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 lime, juiced 2 Tbsp. olive oil salt […]

Fish Taco Sauce

Fish Taco Sauce

Once you make this sauce for fish tacos, you’ll never want to use tartar sauce again. Fish Taco Sauce (serves 4-6) Ingredients: 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 1 tsp. chili powder 1 lime, juiced salt and pepper to taste Directions: 1) Mix all […]

Grilled Lime Chipotle Pork Chops with Nectarine Salsa.

Grilled Lime Chipotle Pork Chops with Nectarine Salsa.

These pork chops are marinated in Saucy Mama Lime Chipotle sauce, then grilled, and topped with fresh nectarine salsa. This is my third entry for the Saucy Mama contest.  And since the entries are limitless per contestant, I will keep cooking until I can cook […]

Soft Tacos with Shredded Lime Chipotle Chicken

Soft Tacos with Shredded Lime Chipotle Chicken

Soft Tacos with shredded lime chipotle chicken, topped with shredded Monterey Jack cheese, corn & black bean salsa and sour cream. Enough said. Tacos with Lime Chipotle chicken (serves 4) printable recipe Prep time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts, poached and shredded 5 tbsp. […]

Taco Dip, My Way.

Taco Dip, My Way.

Look at that.  Isn’t that the most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen?  I don’t have any more words to describe it.  The photo speaks for itself. Serve it with a big pitcher of sangria this weekend!! Taco Dip My Way (serves 6-8…if you’re willing to share) […]

Guacamole, a la my husband.

Guacamole, a la my husband.

 This is my husband’s recipe for guacamole.  It’s his prized recipe.  I’m exploiting it.  He’s not Mexican, but it’s better than guacamole from Mexico.  Everyone loves it, including Mexicans.  We eat bowls and bowls of it. It’s wonderful.  Serves 6. Ingredients: 3 ripe avocados 8 […]