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Recipe: Taco Baja California

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 Recipe: Taco Baja California

These super easy-to-make fish tacos will take directly you to the streets of Mexico. With the flavourful mix of lightly spiced fish, crunchy cabbage and fresh coriander, you’ll quickly be on the hunt for the perfect spot to siesta when you’re done.

Check out the video below, or watch it here on our YouTube channel.

 

Necessities

(Maxima Extreme Power) Blender

Cutting board

Large bowl for mixing

Scale

Measuring spoons

Measuring cup

Kitchen utensils

Frying pan

Whisk 

Step 1: Salad

Ingredients

300 gr white cabbage

½ jalapeno

¼ onion

4Tbsp salt

180ml water

120ml white wine vinegar

Black pepper

Preparation

Start simple by cutting up the cabbage, jalapeno and onion and mixing together in the bowl, along with the other ingredients.

Step 2: The sauce

Ingredients

120ml mayonnaise

Juice of ½ lime

1 chipotle in adobo sauce

1 clove (chopped) of garlic

Pinch of black pepper

Pinch of salt

1Tbsp adobo sauce

Preparation

Mix all the above ingredients together using a blender on a low setting.

 

Step 3: Dough for the tacos

Ingredients

120g maseca amarillo

Pinch of salt

160ml water

 

Preparation

1. Put the ingredients together in a bowl and knead briefly, then let it rest for 5 minutes.

3. Form into balls, place onto plastic and roll into a flat pancake.

4. Fry the dough on both sides in the frying pan for a total of 3 minutes. Then carefully roll the taco out into the traditional taco shape.

Step 4: Batter for the fish

Ingredients

130g flour

1Tbsp salt

1Tbsp chilli powder

1Tbsp baking powder

240ml beer

Pinch of black pepper

Preparation

1. Combine the ingredients in a bowl and stir with a whisk.

2. Cut 500g of fish into strips about 2cm wide and dip them into the batter.

3. Deep-fry the fish for 5 to 10 minutes at 180⁰C until it has a nice golden-brown layer.

 

Step 5: finish-up!

Fill the bottom of the taco with the salad and place 2 or 3 strips of fish on top. Drizzle a bit of the sauce over it and top it off with some chopped coriander and the juice of half a lime. Relax... and enjoy!