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Fish Taco Cooking Class

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April 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm EDT

Who does not love a good fish taco? Join Chef Ro as she teaches us how to make fresh fish tacos along with refried black beans and green rice that are all packed with flavor in our own kitchens.

Ingredients Needed:

1/2 cup neutral flavored oil such as avocado, canola, or vegetable
1 tablespoon ancho or chipotle chile powder
1 teaspoon ground coriander
½ teaspoon ground cumin
3-4 limes
1 pound firm white fish (such as tilapia, halibut, or cod), cut into 4 pieces
1 teaspoon light brown sugar, or more to taste
1 fresh pineapple
8 garlic cloves
1 jalapeno (or other small green chile)
1 bunch cilantro
1 small red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 can black beans
2 cups vegetable stock
1 cup rice (preferably medium grain rice)
1 small white onion 2 additional green chiles (poblano, jalapenos, or serranos)

Equipment List:

Grill pan or large non-stick skillet
Fish spatula (or other spatula for cooking)
Cutting board(s)
Prep bowls
Potato masher
Medium skillet
Medium (2-quart) saucepan with lid
Food processor or blender

Meet your Host:

Rochelle Van Der Merwe is a professional chef that has over 10 years of teaching experience, both for home cooks and also for professional chefs.  She has worked in a variety of professional kitchens, ranging from fine dining restaurants to catering, to healthcare.  

Chef “Ro” has a variety of tips and tricks that home cooks can use in their kitchens to ensure the best possible outcomes.  She has experience teaching many ethnic cuisines as well as baking and pastry.  She likes to teach the technique rather than the recipe so that home cooks can feel more confident in creating meals that are entirely their own.