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Tequila Sea Bass   HT  MC  Mexican  25mins plus marinating


Mexican Name: Filetes de Pescado Estilo Acapulco


Serves 4    Hot  Fish  Alcohol Main Course  Dairy free Mexico  Nth American  North America



4 Sea Bass fillets, about 2.5cm/1-inch thick
90ml/3fl.oz. Tequila
90ml/3fl.oz. Lime Juice
2 Garlic Cloves, finely minced
1 teasp Salt
4 tbsp Olive Oil
4 Large Tomatoes, deseeded and diced
1/2 Onion, finely chopped
1 Jalapeño Pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
4 tbsp freshly chopped Coriander


1. Place the tequila, lime juice, garlic, salt and olive oil in a shallow dish and mix well.


2. Add the fish, turn to coat well  and leave to marinate for 30 minutes, turning once. Do not marinate for any longer.

3. Place the tomatoes, onion, jalapeno and coriander in a mixing bowl, mix well and set aside.


4. Preheat the grill to high.


5. Remove fish from the dish, reserving the marinade and grill or sauté for 4-5  minutes on each side.


6. Meanwhile, place the remaining marinade in a small saucepan and bring to the boil.


7. To serve - transfer the fish to a heated serving platter and drizzle the boiled marinade over the top. Serve immediately with the tomato mixture. 



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