Spicy Fish in Coconut Gravy

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White fish in Coconut Gravy

  • 4 thick filet of white fish (without skin or bones best)
  • 1 can of coconut cream
  • 1 jalapeno diced (remove seeds and membranes to lower the heat of the pepper)  We like the red jalapenos for more heat.
  • 2 tbsp of real butter
  • 7 cloves of garlic diced
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • Fresh cilantro chopped with stems (about a handful)
  • 2 tablespoons of lime juice
  • 1 small onion sliced in rings (then slice the rings in half).
  • 6 whole green chilies roasted or canned in strips (you can buy canned, we hand roast hatch green chilies)

 

  1. In a large skillet melt your butter
  2. Stir in your cumin and garlic
  3. Add in your half rounds of onions
  4. When the onions are soft add in your jalapeno dices.
  5. Stir in your coconut cream both the liquid and the heavy cream.  Stir until the heavy cream is liquid as well.
  6. Add in your fish fillets
  7. Lay your green chili strips over top of the fish
  8. Spoon some of the coconut mixture over your fish and chilies
  9. Cover the skillet and turn heat on between low and medium.
  10. When you fish begins to flake add your cilantro to the top of the chilies and fish and “gravy”.
  11. Add your lime juice.
  12. On low cook another 3 to 5 minutes to meld the cilantro into the gravy.

Serve over Steamed Rice

Enjoy!

Until Next Time,

Mrs. Kay Lynn Rice

 

Napolito Soup

The one thing I absolutely love about Autumn and Winter is that it is SOUP SEASON!

I can have soup every dinner and lunch and not get tired of it.  Luckily my husband enjoys it as well.

This is a favorite of mine because of the intense flavors and warmth.

These ingredients are in measurements that may or not be common to you as I home can everything in while it’s in season (except the cactus, I buy it from the Mexican grocery).

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet onion diced
  • 5 cloves of garlic diced
  • 1 quart of chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp lard
  • 2 jalapeno peppers diced
  • 1 pint of camned pork (you can also fry up 1/2 pound of fresh pork roast)
  • 1 half pint of tomatoes with jalapeno peppers
  • 1 quart of halved or whole tomatillos
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp of lime juice
  • 1 quart of canned napolitos (cactus) drained
  • 1 pint of white kidney beans
  • Fresh cilantro diced
  • 1 pint of hominy
  • 1 pint of yellow corn
  • 4 tbsp of corn flour
  • 2 quarts of water

Directions

  1. In a very large soup pot, melt your lard.
  2. Add your onion, garlic and diced jalapeno peppers.
  3. Cook until just a little “limp”.
  4. Add in your hominy and corn.
  5. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring with the onion mix.
  6. Add in your (cooked) pork.
  7. Cook for about 5 minutes stirring into the mix.
  8. Now add everything else EXCEPT the corn flour and cilantro.
  9. Cook soup on a low simmer for 2 to three hours.
  10. Taking about a cup of the broth out in a bowl, mix in your corn flour to make a roe (paste).
  11. Stir the corn paste into the soup.
  12. Let cook for another hour, stirring often so your paste doesn’t turn into corn marbles, if they do, just call them dumplings.
  13. Just before serving stir in a handful of cilantro.
  14. Serve and sprinkle a bit of fresh cilantro on top in the bowl for extra flavor.

I hope you enjoy this as much as we do.

Until next time,

Mrs. Kay L Rice 🌶️

Jalapeño Meatballs

Here is a fun recipe that is great for appetizers, parties or any gathering that needs a little spicing up. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound regular pork sausage
  • 1 (8 ounce) brick of cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 container of French’s Jalapeño crisps (half put in a food processor to turn into bread crumbs, half leave intact.)
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp ground Mexican oregano
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground ghost pepper

Directions

  • Add all the ingredients into a large bowl. 
  • Put on latex gloves
  • Mix bowl well with hands kneading all the ingredients together.
  • Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat oven at 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Line your large cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • Scoop slightly rounded tablespoons of the meat mixture and roll into balls.
  • Place 1-2 inches apart on sheet.
  • Bake for 14-15 minutes.

I hope you enjoy this spicy little treat!

Until Next Time,

Mrs. Kay L Rice