Fish in Corn Husks

Tamal de Pescado

Preparation info
  • 4

    servings as a first course. The recipe can be doubled to serve as a main course if the grilling rack is large enough
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

  • About

This belongs to one of the biggest surprises of my life—my invitation to prepare an outdoor luncheon for the international economic summit conference held in Williamsburg, Virginia, in 1983. That meal was very important to my career, not just because of the honor and the publicity, but because I felt that I had made a breakthrough in the kind of improvisation you only achieve with experience and knowledge.

The White House planners explained that the dish would have to be grilled on