We love Taco Tuesdays! The sunshine in California is blazing today making it a great day for a shelter in place Mexican al fresco dinner! Can't believe we're expected to hit close to 80 degrees sometime today.
Enjoy your tacos with chicken, shrimp, pork, fish, steak or (vegetarian) with black beans. Either way they won't disappoint! Tacos are also delicious with an appetizer or side accompaniment such as our Zesty Lime Fire Roasted Jalapeño Guacamole! Our guacamole is packed with delicious traditional flavor and is quick and easy to make.
Consider serving your meal with thirst quenching margaritas and or Mexican beer! Some of our favorite Mexican beer brands are (Dos Equis, Pacifico, Carta Blanca, Negro Modelo, or Bohemia). They are refreshing anytime of the week and always a nice compliment to any Mexican meal!
If your prefer not to prepare homemade tacos consider ordering them from your favorite Mexican restaurant or taqueria. Small businesses are struggling to survive and currently need our support during the current unusual world and nationwide economic and health circumstance we are faced with today.
But please don't forget to give our popular delicious guacamole a try this evening with tortilla chips and or tacos. It won't disappoint and is sure to place a smile on all of your family members faces. Salute!
Zesty Lime Fire Roasted Jalapeno Guacamole & Chips
A Jalisco-style simple yet flavorful guacamole, excellent when accompanied with a bartender’s margarita! In this recipe Jalapeno is added for flavoring rather than heat.
2 large Hass avocados
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice, taste for preference
¼ cup finely chopped white onion
½-1 clove garlic, minced (optional)
1 cup or 12 medium cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 jalapeno, deveined and seeded and finely minced, (optional) If heat is preferred include some jalapeno seeds
¼ cup coarsely chopped cilantro
½ tsp kosher salt (taste for preference)
1 bag Senor Sanchez Tortilla Chips, or 8 fresh corn tortillas, cut into 6 triangles, fried in oil and salted
Over an open gas range flame with kitchen tongs roast or blister the jalapeno until lightly charred on all sides. This is an optional step. However, we recommend it to help add a smoky flavor to the guacamole.
Set aside to cool, remove the white veins and seeds from the jalapeno and mince. This is an optional step.
Mince the onions, peel and smash the garlic clove, and coarsely chop the cilantro. Rub the peeled smashed garlic clove on the inside of the guacamole serving bowl and discard afterwards. Peel and slice the avocados and remove the center pit and mash with a fork in a small bowl.
Add all the chopped ingredients to the serving bowl and gently combine. Squeeze and add fresh lime juice, and taste for your preference. Season the guacamole mixture generously with kosher salt and taste.
Serve the guacamole with fresh homemade tortillas or Casa Sanchez's thick or thin tortilla chips.