Chimichurri Halibut Tacos with Roasted Corn SalsaPosted: Updated:
• 10 large ears corn, husked
• 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing
• Salt and freshly ground pepper
• 1 cup diced red onion, 1/4-inch dice
• 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar, or more to taste
• 1/2 cup julienne fresh basil leaves
• ½ cup cilantro
• 1 cup diced tomato
• ½ cup diced red bell peppers
• 4 fire roasted jalapenos
• Juice of one lime
Brush the corn liberally with olive oil and season well with salt and pepper. Grill, turning every few minutes, until light gold all over and cooked, about 12 minutes. Let cool and cut off the kernels. Discard the cobs.
Put the onions in the non-reactive medium bowl and toss with 2 tablespoons of the vinegar. Let marinate until the color changes, about 10 minutes.
Add the lime juice,diced tomato, red bell, jalapeno, cilantro, onions, basil, and 1/3 cup olive oil to the corn. Toss well. Taste for seasoning and adjust with salt, pepper, and remaining vinegar. The salsa is best eaten the same day but will keep, covered and refrigerated, a day or so.
Chimichurri Halibut Tacos Recipe
2 cu?s fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
2 tabl?spoons fresh oregano
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground red ?e??er
5 g?rlic ?loves, ?rushed
1/3 cup extr?-virgin oliv? o?l
5 (6-ounce) halibut fillets
1 teas?oon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1. Plac? first 5 ingredients in a food processor; pro?ess until finely ch?pped. Slowly pour oil through food ?hute; proc?ss until sm??th. Place fish in a sh?llow dish; rub mixture over fish. Cover and chill 2 hours.
2. Preheat grill to high heat.
3. Sprinkle f?sh with salt and black pepper. Place fish on a grill rack co?ted with cook?ng spray, ?nd grill for 4 m?nutes on each side ?r unt?l des?red degree of doneness. Rem?ve fr?m grill. Break fish into chunks. He?t tortillas according to pa?kage directions. Divid? fish ?v?nly among tort?llas.
Susta?nable Choice: Wild-c?ught Alaskan hal?but i? the best option. If not available, opt f?r other U.S. or Canad?an wild-c?ught Pacific halibut, or substitut? striped bass or U.S. line-?aught cod.