Rock Lobster! ;0)

It’s whats for Dinner!

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These lobster tacos are made with steamed chunks of lobster meat lightly seasoned with Old Bay, avocado and pico de gallo, topped with a spicy poblano crema. If you want to step up your fish taco game, you need these in your life!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 20 oz steamed and chilled lobster meat (from (2) 2 1/2 lb Maine lobster)
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 8 tablespoons pico de gallo (homemade or store bought)
  • 4 oz diced avocado (1 small)
  • 8 teaspoons lime roasted poblano cream (recipe below)
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • cilantro or cilantro micro greens for garnish
  • lime wedges, for serving

FOR THE LIME ROASTED POBLANO CREAM (MAKES ABOUT 1 1/4 CUPS):

  • 1/4 poblano pepper, with seeds, lightly sprayed with oil roasted in 350F oven 12 minutes
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 + 1/8 tsp kosher salt
  • black pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS:

  1. For the Lime roasted poblano cream, place all in food processor until blended well.
  2. Season chilled lobster meat with old bay and fresh ground black pepper, to taste.
  3. Heat the tortillas directly over the flame.
  4. To assemble, top each tortilla with 1/2 oz avocado, 1 tablespoon pico de gallo, 2 1/2 oz lobster meat, 1 tsp of poblano cream and garnish with cilantro or micro greens.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size: 2 tacos

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Smart Points: 7
  • Points +: 8
  • Calories: 308
  • Total Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 210mg
  • Sodium: 1032mg
  • Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Fiber: 5.5g
  • Sugar: 0.5g
  • Protein: 31g

 

Sippin’ Saturday!

MARGARITA

There’s a reason this is the one that started it all. Made from premium Blue Agave Silver Tequila (yes, please) and lightly sweetened with agave nectar, the original Skinnygirl® Margarita is STILL delicious and low-calorie (really?). Yes, really. Serve this refreshingly light low-calorie Margarita in a fun glass rimmed with salt, and you and your girls are good to go! YUMMO!  Happy Weekend from Kloset Monkey!

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Bikini Bod 100 Day Challenge, Day 3!

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Choose Any Fish, Add your Favorite Seasonings, and Sear over High Heat until Desired Done-ness!  Add a Low Carb wrap and Fill with your Favorite Salad Ingredients, we Love the Dole Cabbage Slaw made with just a Hint of the Included Asian Dressing.  Follow us for More Clean Eating Recipes and 100 Day Challenge Info! xoxo  (the above shown recipe can be located on Pinterest!)

Fish on Friday?

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Blackened Fish Tacos with Avocado-Cilantro Sauce. These were some of the BEST tacos I’ve ever had! The tilapia is amazing, but you can use…

Ingredients

Gluten free

Seafood

  • 1 1/2 lbs Tilapia, fillets

Produce

  • 1 Avocado, ripe pitted and skinned
  • 3/4 cup Coriander
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/4 Green cabbage, thin
  • 1 Jalapeno
  • 2 Lime, Juice of
  • 1/2 Onion, medium-sized
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 tsp Oregano, dried
  • 1/2 Red cabbage, thin

Baking & Spices

  • 1/2 tsp Brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp Paprika, smoked
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Salt

Oils & Vinegars

  • 2 tbsp Canola oil

Nuts & Seeds

  • 1/2 tsp Cumin

Bread & Baked Goods

  • 12 Corn tortillas

Dairy

  • 1/2 cup Sour cream

It’s Thirsty Thursday!

And We’re Celebrating Mardi Gras here on the Gulf Coast!  That means Parades, Good Eatin’ and the Legendary Pat O’Brien’s Hurricane!  You only need One! ;0)

Pat O’Brien’s Hurricane

recipe courtesy Pat O’Brien’s online
Ingredients
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grenadine
  • 1 oz gin
  • 1 oz light rum
  • 1/2 oz Bacardi® 151 rum
  • 1 oz amaretto almond liqueur
  • 1 oz triple sec
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Pineapple juicehurricane
  • Long straws
  • 1 orange, for garnish
  • Maraschino cherries
Instructions
  1. Fill as large a glass as you have three-fourths full of ice.
  2. Pour in liquors first, then add equal parts of each fruit juice until the glass is full.
  3. Garnish with an orange slice and a maraschino cherry.
  4. And don’t forget, sip through TWO straws!

Laissez les bon temps rouler