Recipe adapted from Ree Drummond
1 tablespoon sugar
1 20 ounce jar mango chunks, drained
1/2 cup tequila
1/2 cup triple sec
Tall cup of ice
Mix all ingredients into a blender and mix well.
Roasted Tomato Salsa
Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart
9 plum tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise
1 large white onion, quartered
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1 tablespoon lime juice
Preheat grill to medium high heat.
Place onions, tomatoes and jalapeno on grill and grill over direct heat for 8-10 minutes and then flip over and grill another 8-10 minutes or until charred.
Let cool completely.
Blend vegetables, garlic, lime juice and salt in a blender.
Refrigerate until ready to serve (salsa gets better the longer it sits in the fridge).
Grilled Baja Style Lobster Tails
Adapted from Cooking Light and Bobby Flay
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash of hot sauce
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons butter, melted
Preheat grill to high heat for direct grilling.
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add lobster tails and boil 6 minutes. Drain well.
Meanwhile prepare butter sauce. Combine rind and next 7 seven ingredients in a medium bowl. Mix well. Gradually add butter and stir constantly.
Split each lobster tail lengthwise down the underside, making sure not to cut through the back shell.
Brush the flesh side of each lobster tail with oil, some of the butter sauce, salt and pepper.
Grill flesh side down for 3 minutes. Flip over and grill another 3 minutes.
Mexican Street Corn
Adapted from Jam Hands
4 large ears of corn, dehusked and desilked
1/2 cup mexican crema
1 1/2 cups queso fresco, crumbled
4 teaspoons ancho chile powder
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Brush corn with butter and season with salt and pepper.
Roast in oven for 20-25 minutes.
Brush with mexican crema.
Roll in queso fresco.
Season with ancho chili powder.
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