Pescado Frito (Fried Fish)

This is a very quick and simple way to enjoy fresh fish, my dad always used to cook fish this way when he needed to make a quick dinner.

I call it Baja style, but I am sure this is the way a lot of people cook fish, but I like the idea that this recipe comes from where I am from. Anyway, I learned this recipe from my dad and he was from Baja, so there!

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 500 gr of skin on red fish fillets
    1/2 cup of all purpose flour
    Salt to taste
    Pinch of black ground pepper
    Pinch of oregano
    1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • Lemon wedges to serve

Method

Cut the fish in medium pieces. Place the flour on a large plate and mix in the salt, pepper and oregano.

Place the pieces of fish on the flour covering them very well with the flour mixture. Then shake the excess off.

Heat the oil on a large nonstick frying pan and once it is hot, place the fish skin down first and fry for 3 min or so, until the fish is crispy. Make sure it does not burn. Then flip all the pieces to fry the other side and fry for 4 min.

Serve with lime wedges or some coriander dressing and a delicious spring vegetables rice Enjoy!

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Pasta Cremosa de Coditos y Chile Chipotle (Creamy Chipotle Codito Pasta)

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 350 gr codito pasta
  • 300 ml double cream
  • 2 leeks
  • 1/2 cup of chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Salt & black pepper to taste

Method

Clean and chop the leek. Heat a large frying pan and add the oil at medium heat. Add the chopped leek and fry for 5 min.

In the meantime cut the chicken breasts into thin strips. Once the leek has been frying for 5 min or so, add the chicken and season with salt and pepper.

Then cook the pasta according to the package instructions.

While the pasta is cooking add the double cream to the chicken together with the chipotle sauce. As soon the cream starts bubbling turn it off.

Drain the pasta and add it to the sauce.

Serve it warm with some queso fresco or feta cheese and fresh chopped coriander.

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Pollo Pibil (Chicken Pibil)

Have you heard of Cochinita Pibil? It is a dish from Yucatán, Mexico made with pork, achiote a mix of annatto seeds, spices, bitter orange and other ingredients, it is a delicious recipe that you have to try to make because you will wow your family, it is call cochinita because it is make with pork, but you can use achiote to cook other lovely recipes, like this recipe made with chicken. Continue reading “Pollo Pibil (Chicken Pibil)”