Brian’s Fish Tacos w/Corn Salsa & Chipotle Mayo

Fish tacos corn salsa n aioli sauce (2)Serves 4 to 6
Prep time: 10 minutes; cooking time: 10- to-15 minutes


  • 4-to-6 tilapia fillets
  • A little olive or vegetable oil (just enough to coat pan)
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Southwest seasoning
  • 8, 6-inch flour tortillas, heated
  • Garnishes – cilantro, lettuce, grilled corn kernels, salsa, chipotle mayo (1/2 cup mayo mixed w/little lemon juice & chipotle chili powder to taste)


  • Heat oil in medium, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Pat fish dry; season fish w/Salt & Pepper, Southwest seasoning; put in hot skillet; cook about 2-to-3 minutes per side (or until golden brown); remove from skillet.
  • Assemble tacos in following layers:
      • 1st layer – tortilla
      • 2nd layer – tilapia fillet
      • 3rd layer – garnishes

*Note: You can grill the fish, instead of fry it.

Chef Tee’s Mango Salsa

S n p logoMakes about 1 cup.
Prep time: 5 minutes; cooking time: about 5 minutes


  • 1 ½ tsps. butter
  • 1 ½ Tbsps. white sugar
  • 1 ½ cups fresh mango, cubed


  1. In medium skillet, melt 1 ½ tsps. butter, 1 ½ Tsps. sugar over medium-high heat.
  2. When mixture begins to bubble, stir in mango cubes.
  3. Cook, stir until mango is tender (about 5 minutes).
  4. Serve w/Chef Tee’s Mahi Mahi w/Coconut Rice.

Chef Tee’s Coconut Rice

S n p logoServes 4-to-6
Prep time: 5 minutes; cooking time: 20 minutes


  • 2 cups jasmine rice, uncooked
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cube chicken bouillon
  • 1 Tbsp. butter (optional)
  • ¾ (14 ounce) can coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsps. white sugar


  1. In medium saucepan, bring rice, water, chicken bouillon cube, 1 Tbsp. butter (optional) to a boil over high heat.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover; simmer until liquid has been absorbed (about 20 minutes).
  3. Pour in coconut milk, 2 Tbsps. sugar.
  4. Stir, simmer uncovered until rice has absorbed most of coconut milk.
  5. Serve w/Chef Tee’s Mahi Mahi & Mango Salsa.

Chef Tee’s Mahi Mahi w/Coconut Rice & Mango Salsa

S n p logoServes 2 to 4
Prep time: 1 hour and 15 minutes; cooking time: 10-to-15 minutes


  • 2 Tbsps. olive oil
  • 1 ½ tsps. soy sauce
  • 2 tsps. lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tsps. red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. fresh ginger root, minced
  • 2 Tbsps. green onion, chopped (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 (4 ounce) mahi mahi fillets
  • Coconut rice
  • Mango Salsa
  • Optional garnishes — avocado slices, cilantro


  1. In large bowl, whisk together olive oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, garlic, red pepper flakes, black pepper, ginger, green onion, salt.  Add fish; toss to evenly coat fillets w/oil mixture.  Cover bowl w/plastic wrap; marinate in frig for 1 hour.
  2. Set oven rack in middle of oven; preheat oven broiler.
  3. While rice cooks, remove fish from marinade; shake off excess marinade. Discard remaining marinade.
  4. Place fish in large baking dish, in a single layer.  Broil in preheated oven until fish flakes easily w/fork (about 10-to-15 minutes).  (If fish browns too quickly, cover baking dish w/aluminum foil.
  5. Serve by placing a mahi mahi fillet over a scoop of hot rice; top w/mango salsa, optional garnishes.

*Note: Try grilling mahi mahi on a hot, seasoned grill instead of broiling it.




Brian’s Grilled Pork Chops w/Peach & Mango Salsa

Brian July 2019 summer dish (2)Serves 2 to 4
Prep time: 5 minutes; cooking time: 10-to-15 minutes


  1. Rub oil on chops until meat is lightly coated on both sides; season with Salt & Pepper.
  2. Place chops on hot grill; cook covered until done (about 5 to 6 minutes per side).
  3. Remove chops; let meat rest for 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. Serve w/Peach & Mango Salsa.


Brian’s Peach & Mango Salsa

Serves 2 to 4S n p logo
Prep time—5 to 10 minutes; no cooking required

  • 1 large ripe mango, chopped
  • 2 ripe peaches, peeled, chopped
  • 2 Tbsps. cilantro, chopped
  • ½ to 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced (use more if want really spicy)
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ¼ cup red onion, chopped
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  1. In medium bowl, toss together ingredients.
  2. Serve w/favorite bread or tortilla chips; also great w/chicken or pork.