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Mel's Huachinango Tikin Xic

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Category: Mexican, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Red Snapper
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 tb Achiote Paste*
  • 1 ts Oregano
  • 5 Garlic cloves, peeled
  • 6 Peppercorns, ground
  • 4 tb Seville Orange Juice*
  • 3 tb Water
  • Olive Oil


*If you don't have achiote paste, substitute 1 T. annato seed, ground.* If
you don't have Seville orange juice, substitute 2 T orange juice and and 2
T cider vinegar. Combine all ingredients except fish and olive oil in a
blender. Blend completely to a paste. Smear the paste onto the fleshy side
of the snapper. Allow to marinate overnight. Heat up a charcoal grill.

When ready, coat each piece of snapper in olive oil. Then cook
approximately 7-10 minutes per side, depending on thickness. Shared by


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