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Fish with Chorizo

30 min

4 servings


gemiddelde waardering 4.8 uit 5, gebaseerd op 6 stemmen, 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.


Preparation method


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


  • 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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