Grilled Fish Taco Zarandeado


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Amor y Tacos

Amor y Tacos

By Deborah Schneider

Published 2010

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Whole grilled fish zarandeado is a specialty of the beautiful state of Sinaloa, which faces the Gulf of California and Pacific Ocean. A whole fish—usually some kind of local bass, weighing from 3 to 5 pounds—is butterflied and boned, rubbed with an adobo spice paste and adorned with slivered jalapeños and onions. It is then grilled in a flat wire basket over a wood fire and turned several times during the cooking (zarandear