Cancun

Hola! Long timos, no seos! In Cancun we enjoyed some grilled mexican food, which was very, very, very good. What about the combo of grilled tortillas, grilled salmon, mucho wonderful salsa – all served with cool craft beer? Well I say yummy! Put on your sombreros and check out the recipes downstairs:

Salmon Tortillas20160702-DSCF4849

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • Garlic
  • 2 skinless salmon fillets
  • 6 tortillas
  • Cucumber
  • Avocado
  • Grated cheese
  • Salsa (of your choice)

INSTRUCTIONS:20160702-DSCF4810

  1. Heat the grill to high.
  2. Mix the smoked paprika, garlic and cumin in a small bowl. Rub the spices over the salmon fillets and pop under the grill for 8-10 mins until cooked through.
  3. Cut or grate cucumbers and avocado.
  4. Place all the fresh ingredients into separate bowls.
  5. When ready warm the tortillas in the grill for a few seconds.

Nectarine Salsa20160702-DSCF4825

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup finely diced nectarine
  • 1/2 cup finely diced red bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup finely diced onions
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 1
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Combine nectarines, bell pepper, onions, jalapeno pepper, and cilantro in a bowl. Stir in lime juice, olive oil, salt, and cayenne pepper.
  2. Cover bowl with plastic wrap. Refrigerate to let flavors develop, 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  3. Before serving, stir in black pepper. Add a pinch more salt, if needed.

This time instead of sparkling wine we enjoyed the friday mouse with a choice of craft beers. Next up: Los Angeles!20160702-DSCF4832

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