MEXICO

Fish with Chorizo

30 min

4 servings

Easy

4.8
6 beoordelingen

According to Adriana, there isn't one Mexican cuisine. The country can be divided into seven culinary regions. One is the region: Bajio, in central Mexico. Where they do not eat pork in the north of Mexico, this is often done in this region. A popular type of sausage is chorizo. Bajio is also partly located on the coast of Mexico, where a lot of fish is eaten. Adriana gave us this authentic family recipe in which the contrasting flavors of fish and chorizo are deliciously combined.

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Preparation method

Preparation

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.

  • Cut the chorizo ​​into slices

  • Grate the zest of the lemon


Step 1: Fry the chorizo

  • Heat a pan with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and fry the sliced chorizo along with the uncut chilli, sprigs of thyme and mint. Roast on high heat for a few minutes.


Step 2: Fill the baking tray or oven dish with the ingredients

  • Place the fish, tomatoes and garlic cloves (unpeeled) on a baking tray or in an oven dish. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with paprika and lemon zest.

  • Add half of the toasted chorizo ​​and chilies to the baking tray and sprinkle with two tablespoons of olive oil.

  • Bake for 10 minutes.

  • Remove the pan from the oven, add the rest of the chorizo ​​and cook for another 5 minutes. Make sure the chorizo ​​doesn't burn.


Step 3: Serve the fish

  • Remove the fish from the oven and serve

  • For an authentic Mexican meal, serve the fish with rice, avocado and a salad

Buen provecho! ('Enjoy your meal!')
Try this recipe and let us know what you think!Try this recipe and let us know what you think!

Curious about the other six culinary regions in Mexico? Adriana tells you more about this!

Ingredients

  • 4-6 salmon or whitefish fillets

  • 150 grams chorizo

  • 20-40 cherry tomatoes on the vine

  • 10 cloves of garlic

  • 1-2 habanero chilies

  • 1 tsp paprika powder

  • 10 sprigs of fresh thyme

  • 10 sprigs of fresh mint

  • 1 lemon

  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • salt and pepper to taste


Optional side dishes

  • Rice

  • Avocado

  • Salad

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