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I saw this package of Wild Caught Ono filets for a good price at Costco and decided to put it in my cart.

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Ono is the Hawaiian name for what we call Wahoo in Mexican waters. Here’s a picture of one.

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It’s a delicious tasting white fleshed fish. I’ve never had the pleasure to catch one but it’s one of the most sought-after game fish. It’s something like a cross between a Tuna and a Barracuda but with the size of a tuna and is one of the fastest fish in the ocean. I thawed out a couple of filets and then coated them with some Tajin seasoning.

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I let them marinate for a couple of hours while I prepared others things for my tacos. Once Jr. was 400 degrees I put the filets on for approximately 2 minutes per side. (They were triangular so that was 3 sides)

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Here they are plated up on some corn tortillas with red & green cabbage, onion, cilantro, avocado salsa, avocado slices, some Mexican Creama and a Modelo.

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Muy Bueno!

 

Thanks for looking.

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Kid "What's for dinner tonight?"

You: "Fish"

Kid "Oh no"

You: "Yep, good guess. After dinner, we can play XBox"

Kid: "WAHOOO"

You: "No, that's for dinner.  What the hell is wrong with you?"

Kid: "It's conversations like this that make me think I'm adopted"

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Love fish tacos and your look fantastic.

 

We just 'discovered' Tajin last week. I've seen it a lot at the local Walmart, but never picked it up before. We bought some last week and have been trying it on fruits (pineapple for me, and my wife has tried it on a few different melons (I hate melons, so I haven't tried)) and cucumbers. It's really good and brings an interesting twist.

 

I've been looking for other things to use it on and this looks like a great option. Unfortunately, my wife hates fish as much as I hate melon. 

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