Old California Mission Fish BurritoFeatured by Taria in the Gold Wine Club.
1 Onion, medium size, chopped
1 Garlic clove
1 Jalapeno Pepper (small) with the seeds removed
1 Cup Carrots shredded
2 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 1/2 Cups of white rice
1 Pound of Red Snapper, Tilapia or other firm, flakey white fish
2 Teaspoons Ancho/Poblano Powder
1 Teaspoons Chipotle Powder
1/2 Cup Almonds, sliced
1 Cup Tomatoes, diced
1 1/2 Cups of Cheddar and Monterey Jack Cheese mixed
Corn or Flour Tortillas
Rinse rice and cook in medium sized pot for 20 minutes in 1 1/2 cups of water. On a separate burner, while the rice is cooking, heat a medium sized pan and add the 2 tablespoons of Olive oil. Chop onion, garlic and jalapeno and add to the pan. Cook until onions begin to turn translucent. Add the shredded carrots and turn heat down to medium. Add the Ancho and chipotle powder. On a separate burner, heat a medium sized pan; add 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil followed by the fish. Cook until the fish is white all the way through. Add the rice and the fish to the vegetable mixture followed by the tomatoes, almonds, and cheese. Cook for another 5 minutes. Warm Tortillas in the oven, place a cup of fish mixture inside one tortilla. Fold into a burrito. Serve salsa, black beans and chips on the side, and add a dollop of avocado and sour cream on the top. Garnish with fresh cilantro.