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Spicy Fish Tacos with Crown Maple Smoked Chili Sauce

Try this spicy chili sauce with chicken and pork too.  Use on all of your favorite tacos or tamales. Crown Maple is a perfect balance and flavor for the spicy and smoky flavor of these special chilies.

PREP :

30 min

TOTAL TIME :

30 min

SERVINGS :

4

Ingredients

Crown Maple Dark Color and Robust Taste Syrup This recipe calls for
Dark Color and Robust Taste Syrup
For Smoked Maple Chili Sauce:
¼ cup Crown Maple Dark Color and Robust Taste Syrup
2 Dried Pasilla Chili
4 Dried Arbol Chili
2 tbsp White Vinegar
1 ½ tsp Salt
1 Dried Ancho Chili
¼ cup Canola Oil
2 tbsp Water (or as needed)
For Roasted Whitefish:
1-2 Fillets of Fresh White Fish
½ cup Smoked Maple Chile Sauce
½ Cucumber, fine chop
2 Tomatillos (small), fine chop
½ Ripe Mango, fine chop
1 Avocado, fine chop
1/4 White Onions (Large)
1½ tsp Coarse Salt
½ cup Crème Mexicana
6 Corn or Flour Tortillas

Directions

SMOKED MAPLE CHILI SAUCE:

STEP ONE

De-seed (except for chile arbol) and toast chilies in a hot dry skillet for 45 seconds per side (or until lightly toasted & warm).

STEP TWO

Place dried chilies, vinegar, salt and Crown Maple Syrup in a food processor or blender.

STEP THREE

Blend slowly and drizzle in oil.  Add water as needed to smooth out and make a sauce consistency.  Blend well.

STEP FOUR

Reserve (refrigerate if storing for later date)

 

ROASTED WHITEFISH WITH CHOPPED GREEN SALSA:

STEP ONE

Dry white fish with a paper towel.  Marinate with smoked maple chili sauce for at least 30 minutes

STEP TWO

Meanwhile, chop cucumber, tomatillos, mango, avocado and onions and mix together with salt.  Set aside.

STEP THREE

Sear white fish over medium heat until both sides are golden brown.  If you filets are thick, place in a 350°F oven for 3-5 minutes until fish flakes with a fork.

STEP FOUR

Let fish cool slightly then separate small bites with a fork.

STEP FIVE

Prepare tacos by layering fish first, chopped green salsa, crema, then extra chili sauce to taste.