06 May 2010

Fish Tacos with Jicama-Mango Slaw and Passion Fruit Margaritas

I picked up some fresh mahi at the fish market and made fish tacos.  I thought the recipe was lacking, but Forrest enjoyed it.

Fish Tacos with Jicama-Mango Slaw
adapted from Coastal Living, April 2010

3 mahi mahi fillets
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp kosher salt
8 8 inch corn tortillas

Heat oil in a grill pan over medium high heat.  Sprinkle fish with salt and cook 3 minutes on each side until flaky.  If needed, finish in 350 degree oven.  Top with slaw and toppings of choice.

1 small jicama- peeled and cut into thin strips
1 medium mango- peeled and cut into thin strips
1/2 red pepper- cut into thin strips
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/2 tsp kosher salt

Toss all ingredients in a bowl.

Passion Fruit Margaritas
adapted from Food Network Magazine, May 2010

1 cup white tequila
1 cup passion fruit nectar
1/4 cup orange-flavored liqueur
2 tsp super fine sugar

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and serve over ice.  Garnish with a lime slice.

add 1 cup pineapple juice to dilute strength and increase flavor.