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Shiz-Nit
02-26-2010, 08:57 PM
Well after we went to Mexico a few years back I have had a Love for authentic fish tacos. So tonight I made some Achiote Fish Taco’s. They were topped with salsa, fresh cilantro, Mexican blend cheese, fresh squeezed lime, red onion and cabbage for a little crunch. The sides were some stuffed Japs, homemade guacamole, blue corn chips and some refried beans. Washed it all down with a cold Dos Equis.

The Fish and Achiote Paste
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii230/24bowhunter/IMG_4869.jpg

Know Were Cookin’
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii230/24bowhunter/IMG_4891.jpg
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii230/24bowhunter/IMG_4879.jpg

Plated
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii230/24bowhunter/IMG_4895.jpg

The Stuffed Japs
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii230/24bowhunter/IMG_4899.jpg

Da’ Bomb Fish Taco
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii230/24bowhunter/IMG_4898.jpg

Bubblehead
02-26-2010, 09:04 PM
:cheer:AWESOME JOB!:cheer:

I loves me some fish tacos!!! We make them with Mahi-mahi(because it's fresh here) and do them up about the way you showed. If anyone out there hasn't had these, you should make some up as soon as possible. Just follow the way Shiz did them and you'll be hooked!

Vermin99
02-26-2010, 09:05 PM
Outstanding looking plate!!! I'm a huge fish taco fan.

smokinok
02-26-2010, 09:07 PM
Great camera work :kewlpics: and the stuffed Jalapenos sure caught my eye. :wow: Love Hot & Spicy. Fish looked very fresh and mild. THANKS :sign0092: for posting.

californiasmokin
02-26-2010, 09:07 PM
That is a nice meal!Great presentation!:thumbs up:

SmokyOkie
02-26-2010, 10:57 PM
Well after we went to Mexico a few years back I have had a Love for authentic fish tacos. So tonight I made some Achiote Fish Taco’s. They were topped with salsa, fresh cilantro, Mexican blend cheese, fresh squeezed lime, red onion and cabbage for a little crunch. The sides were some stuffed Japs, homemade guacamole, blue corn chips and some refried beans. Washed it all down with a cold Dos Equis.

The Fish and Achiote Paste
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii230/24bowhunter/IMG_4869.jpg

Know Were Cookin’
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii230/24bowhunter/IMG_4891.jpg
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii230/24bowhunter/IMG_4879.jpg

Plated
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii230/24bowhunter/IMG_4895.jpg

The Stuffed Japs
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii230/24bowhunter/IMG_4899.jpg

Da’ Boom Fish Taco
http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii230/24bowhunter/IMG_4898.jpg


:cheer:AWESOME JOB!:cheer:

I loves me some fish tacos!!! We make them with Mahi-mahi(because it's fresh here) and do them up about the way you showed. If anyone out there hasn't had these, you should make some up as soon as possible. Just follow the way Shiz did them and you'll be hooked!

I am so jealous of both of you. shiz, cuz I had pizza for dinner and you had that.

BH, cuz you get fresh Mahi Mahi at the drop of a hat.

Ok shiz, are you gonna tell everybody what achiote is? You know most folks in the US don;t even know what it is by its American name.:tap::tap:

I fell in love with it in /Venezuela. In the US it is mostly only used for coloring.

It is a pleasure to meet someone that knows what it is and how to use it.:thumbs up:

Shiz-Nit
02-26-2010, 11:52 PM
I am so jealous of both of you. shiz, cuz I had pizza for dinner and you had that.

BH, cuz you get fresh Mahi Mahi at the drop of a hat.

Ok shiz, are you gonna tell everybody what achiote is? You know most folks in the US don;t even know what it is by its American name.:tap::tap:

I fell in love with it in /Venezuela. In the US it is mostly only used for coloring.

It is a pleasure to meet someone that knows what it is and how to use it.:thumbs up:

Achiote Paste is a traditional or authentic spice used in Mexican cooking. It is a blend of several spices made into a paste that really keeps for what seems like forever. You will not find this at your local Mexican Restraints more than likely due to they are Americanized with lots of cheese and sour cream. If you want to eat some good traditional Mexican grub get a hold of some of this paste and spread it on just about anything and make you some real Ceviche.

We got our recipe from some local people we made friends with while in Isla Mujeres. They invited us into their home and made us the most wonderful meal I think I have ever eaten.

I will look up the recipe tomorrow and post it.

Bubblehead
02-26-2010, 11:55 PM
Although nowhere near the same flavor, Mrs. Dash "fiesta lime" makes some OK fish tacos and is readily available. I only know this because it's NOT available here and I run out in between OKC visits.

Chargrilled
02-27-2010, 07:42 AM
Bad azz fish tacos dood, love the camera work also got my mouth waterin this AM!!!!


Achiote Paste is a traditional or authentic spice used in Mexican cooking. It is a blend of several spices made into a paste that really keeps for what seems like forever. You will not find this at your local Mexican Restraints more than likely due to they are Americanized with lots of cheese and sour cream. If you want to eat some good traditional Mexican grub get a hold of some of this paste and spread it on just about anything and make you some real Ceviche.

You wont find it in alot of US Mexican restaurants because it is traditionally a southern Mexican/central American spice.

"Achiote Paste is a spice blend used in Latin cuisines, specific to
Southern Mexico and Central America. The blend contains
annatto seed, garlic, vinegar, iodized salt & spices. This spice
blend provides meats with a salty, bitter/sweet, tangy flavor."

Most mex resturants in the US serve northern/north central Mexican cuisine.

Ceviche, love it!!! Its like a glass full of energy!!!:thumbs up:

Joneser
02-27-2010, 07:54 AM
Awesome fish tacos!

Zeeker
02-27-2010, 08:19 AM
Now that's what I'm talking about...:thumbs up::drooling:

Bassman
02-27-2010, 09:04 AM
:kewlpics:Thanks for posting that and making me hungry already this morning.:D

Butt Lover's
02-27-2010, 09:05 AM
Very nice!

cowgirl
02-27-2010, 10:23 AM
Mmmm.... Looks outstanding!!

californiasmokin
02-27-2010, 01:22 PM
Achiote Paste is a traditional or authentic spice used in Mexican cooking. It is a blend of several spices made into a paste that really keeps for what seems like forever. You will not find this at your local Mexican Restraints more than likely due to they are Americanized with lots of cheese and sour cream. If you want to eat some good traditional Mexican grub get a hold of some of this paste and spread it on just about anything and make you some real Ceviche.

We got our recipe from some local people we made friends with while in Isla Mujeres. They invited us into their home and made us the most wonderful meal I think I have ever eaten.

I will look up the recipe tomorrow and post it.

The recipe for the Achiote Paste is posted in the Spice and Rub forum!:thumbs up:

SmokyOkie
02-27-2010, 11:34 PM
Bad azz fish tacos dood, love the camera work also got my mouth waterin this AM!!!!



You wont find it in alot of US Mexican restaurants because it is traditionally a southern Mexican/central American spice.

"Achiote Paste is a spice blend used in Latin cuisines, specific to
Southern Mexico and Central America. The blend contains
annatto seed, garlic, vinegar, iodized salt & spices. This spice
blend provides meats with a salty, bitter/sweet, tangy flavor."

Most mex resturants in the US serve northern/north central Mexican cuisine.

Ceviche, love it!!! Its like a glass full of energy!!!:thumbs up:

By translation, achiote is annato seed. It is the same thing used to color most everything yelow or orange in color in the US. Evrything form margarine to cheddar cheese ( which is always white unless colored).