Seafood

15-Minute Spicy Fish Tacos with Slaw

15-Minute Spicy Fish Tacos with Slaw

Easy-to-make spicy fish tacos with pan-fried white fish, slaw, and chipotle mayo. A healthier alternative to fried fish tacos ready in just 15 minutes!  A few years ago, there was a Mexican restaurant in Miami that had the BEST estilo baja tacos! Beer-battered deep fried […]

Cuban-Style Deviled Shrimp (Camarones Enchilados)

Cuban-Style Deviled Shrimp (Camarones Enchilados)

Spicy, saucy, fragrant Cuban-style deviled shrimp (or shrimp creole, or camarones enchilados) served over rice! Perfect for special occasions or weeknight meals! In 1975, my mom bought a Cuban paperback cookbook, which is now in shreds. She had only been living in Miami for less than […]

Spicy Tuna Steak Burgers with Wasabi Mayo

Spicy Tuna Steak Burgers with Wasabi Mayo

Turn fresh tuna steaks into simple, delicious burgers made with sesame oil, soy sauce, spices, tomato, onions, avocado, and wasabi mayo! A 20-minute meal! Anyone here a sushi fan? Meeeee! I love sushi SO much. Spicy tuna fan over here! I also love eel rolls […]

Blackened Mahi Mahi Sandwich

Blackened Mahi Mahi Sandwich

Fresh, juicy, smokey, spicy, blackened mahi mahi sandwich (aka dolphin sandwich) on a kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato and mashed avocado! One of my favorite restaurants ever in this world is this seafood & bar place named Flanigan’s, located only in Florida. If you’re ever […]

Chili-Rubbed Scallops with Cuban Black Beans + Brown Rice

Chili-Rubbed Scallops with Cuban Black Beans + Brown Rice

Scallops rubbed with smoky, spicy chili powder served with healthy Cuban-style black beans and brown rice, and garlicky sautéed spinach. Phew! That was a long title. Have you ever made something that you KNOW is good…like you can just HEAR your mom saying “Daaaamn. You made that?!” […]

Shrimp Scampi Spaghetti Squash

Shrimp Scampi Spaghetti Squash

Sautéed shrimp tossed in a quick and easy garlic, red pepper flakes, parsley, white wine, and butter sauce on top of spaghetti squash. In case it’s not entirely obvious yet that I’m obsessed with seafood… I’m obsessed with seafood. I’m always thinking of a new ways […]

Honey Soy Glazed Salmon with Spicy Kale Salad

Honey Soy Glazed Salmon with Spicy Kale Salad

Salmon glazed with honey, soy sauce, and lime juice with a simple spicy kale salad made with olive oil, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.

Seared Scallops on Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Bell Pepper Sauce

Seared Scallops on Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Bell Pepper Sauce

A gourmet meal in only 40 minutes! Zucchini noodles topped with a light, roasted bell pepper sauce and seared scallops. No dairy, no preservatives, no added sugars, and absolutely delicious! It’s about that time…to spiralize all the things! It was Saturday afternoon and, I was just […]

Baked Spicy Shrimp Empanadas

Baked Spicy Shrimp Empanadas

Baked Spicy Shrimp Empanadas: Flaky, pastry rounds filled with shrimp, tomato, cayenne, paprika and garlic baked to perfection! Empanadas really are the perfect party food! As you know, I’m all for making life easier in the kitchen. As long as it helps speed things along […]

Blackened Salmon with Mango Rum Sauce

Blackened Salmon with Mango Rum Sauce

When you’re looking for an easy and flavorful meal for dinner, try this smokey, spicy blackened salmon with a sweet, tangy mango rum sauce! As I mentioned last week, mango season is in full swing here in Miami. I recently made these Mango Pancakes which […]

Tequila Lime Shrimp Tacos

Tequila Lime Shrimp Tacos

Tacos with shrimp marinated with tequila, lime juice, cumin, and cayenne pepper on a bed of avocado crema topped with a drizzle of sour cream! I hate tequila. 100% worst alcohol ever. Just the smell of it makes me want to vomit. But maybe that’s […]

Brown Sugar and Chili-Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Crema

Brown Sugar and Chili-Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Crema

If you love salmon and avocado as much as I do, you totally have to make this Brown Sugar and Chili-Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Crema. So simple and so easy-to-make, it’s the perfect middle-of-the-week dinner. SO MUCH TO SAY. Where do I begin!? Ok. One […]