7.13.2009

eternal sunshine

"look up."
- silver lining no.26


{pic courtesy of here}


stepping out to a warm and sunny day has this monday already surpassing my expectations. so inspired, i scooted out for a short and sweet lunch on the company cafe terrace and soaked in some sunshine. and that, has made all the difference :)

tonight my favorite guy, doggie and i are going to celebrate summer with a favorite and easy baja recipe - grilled fish tacos - and a few bottles of crisp, chilled cerveza. yummy!

here's to the beginnings of a glorious summer......

xo,
s

Ingredients

2 Hass avocados — halved, pitted, and peeled
1/4 cup low-fat sour cream or Greek yogurt
1 small jalapeno, seeded and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons minced red onion
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
5 tablespoons fresh lime juice
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
1 small head of napa cabbage, shredded (4 cups)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for brushing
2 pounds thick red snapper fillets with skin, cut crosswise into ten 2-inch-wide strips
Ten 7-inch flour tortillas, warmed
2 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced
Hot sauce, for serving
Lime wedges, for serving

Directions

  1. Light a grill. In a medium bowl, mash the avocados, sour cream, jalapeƱo, red onion, cilantro and 3 tablespoons of the lime juice. Season the guacamole with salt and pepper and press a piece of plastic wrap directly onto the surface of the guacamole.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the cabbage with the 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil and the remaining 2 tablespoons of lime juice. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Brush the fish with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill over moderately high heat until lightly charred and cooked through, about 10 minutes. Transfer the fish to a platter and pull off the skin.
  4. To assemble each taco, spread a dollop of guacamole on a tortilla. Top with a piece of fish, a few tomato slices and a large spoonful of the cabbage slaw. Serve with the hot sauce and lime wedges.

1 notes:

Lexie said...

cerveza is the only word i remember from spanish class! ;)

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