First, defrost frozen cod or other seafood; rinse and dry off the fish with paper towels. Keep it in the refrigerator until you have the marinade sauce ready.
If you don't have cod on hand, other types of seafood will work just fine.
You can even use bacalao-type cod, which is salted and dried, salmon, or shrimp. Most seafood lends itself well to making delicious tacos.
If you choose to make tacos using Bacalao-type cod,(salted and dried fish). You must first soak the cod for a few hours, changing the water numerous times to remove the excess salt. Following the direction on the Bacalao packaging.
Place the ingredients for the marinade in a large bowl and stir. Add fish fillets and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
Marinade Sauce for the Cod or Seafood Tacos.
Marinate the seafood for 20-30 minutes and strain.
Do not overcook the cod or turn it more than once, the fish will fall apart. Seafood requires a very short cook time.
Sauted cod Fish Fillets and vegetables.
roma tomatoes, firm, chopped
green onions, chopped
green peppers, chopped
sweet red peppers, julienne
green peppers, julienne
black beans, 1 can, strained
sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
black olives, sliced
lettuce, finely sliced
Cilantro, washed and chopped
fresh lime (quartered)
jalapeno peppers for those who like it hot
Salsa, hot, medium, or mild.
Taco Shells (crisped in the oven)
Let's have a fun Seafood Tacos party...and why shouldn't a meal be fun and easy?
Place the above ingredients into colorful serving bowls along with salsa, crispy taco shell, tortillas, and let your guests and family enjoy creating their own delicious Cod Fish Tacos. Olé!
And...of course, if you are Norwegian, proper Norwegian Etiquette requires that you set the table with a knife and a fork, even with Cod Fish Tacos. See picture above.
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