Tikinxic

Recipe courtesy Yaxche
TOTAL TIME: 25 min
Prep: 15 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 10 min
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 15 pieces lime, juiced
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/6 package (3 5/7-ounce) package axiote (Annato)
  • 4 pieces fish fillets, any bones removed
  • 1 banana leaf
  • 3 pieces sliced green peppers
  • 1 piece sliced red onion
  • 3 pieces sliced tomatoes
  • Grilled green beans, for service, optional
  • Cooked rice, for service, optional
  • FOR THE AXIOTE SAUCE:
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      Directions

      Stir the lime juice with garlic, salt, pepper and axiote. Set aside.
      Marinate each fish fillet in axiote sauce for 5 minutes.

      Open the banana leaf, cut it in 4 pieces and equally place some of the vegetables and fish. Close it up as if it were a package and bake in a preheated 330 degree F oven for 4 minutes on each side.

      Serve it with grilled green beans and rice, if desired

      This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.

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