Just over a week ago, Mr. K sent me an e-mail asking me if I wanted to come by his place to help eat/cook a fabulous dinner! I had no idea what was in store for me, but I’m not one to pass up free meals — especially those cooked by the boyfriend. He’s a fabulous cook.
The menu was quite impressive. What can I say, Mr. K is an impressive kind of guy. Here’s what he put on the menu:
limes & cabbage toppings
I was in Mexican heaven. Delicious.
The recipes were mostly provided by Mark Bittman, who is a serious genius of a chef, but we did a few alterations of our own.
Yours truly, helping Chef Mr. K.
(for clarification: we did not make the chips)
Simple Fish Tacos (see recipe below!)
Cabbage & Limes for topping
My plate of Mexican goodness…plus the chips +guac/salsa I ate. And an extra scoop or two of the refried beans. Such an incredible meal! I think Mr. K should cook for me (and his friends) all the time! (Don’t you?!)
Because they were so delicious and easy to make, for your taco pleasure…
Simple Fish Tacos
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 jalapeño, chopped
- white fish fillets (we used cod, probably about 2 pounds)
- salt & peppa
- tortillas (I prefer small corn ones)
Chop up an onion and two jalapeños. Put onion, jalepeno, fish fillets in large pan. Add about 1 tbsp water. Season with salt & pepper. Put lid on the pan and put over medium heat for about 6 minutes, or until the fish is cooked through — no need to stir! Once the fish is thoroughly cooks, take a fork and pull it apart (it should just fall apart) to make it taco ready. Heat up the tortillas either one by one on a flat pan, or in the microwave in a damp paper towel for about 45 seconds. Then serve and top off the tacos with chopped cabbage, limes and fresh salsa.
‘Twas definitely a wonderful meal! I’m hoping for another great meal tonight, as he was debating this afternoon what we should cook for dinner! Have a great Friday night!
What is one of the sweetest things your friends/family/significant other has done for you? Mine would probably be when I came home from Xmas in Minnesota with my family, and Mr. K called me to see if I had arrived, and when I told him I was in Chicago and headed to public transport, he told me not to and picked me up in a Zip Car at the airport! Then, he proceeded to cook me Vegetarian Chili for dinner (even though I was exhausted) because he was so excited I was back in town! Truly one of the sweetest gestures ever.