We eat all day at the rio, and there are many ways to make Mojarra (tilapia), but this is my favorite, so vsvevg. Do use a wood fire and banana leaves to wrap the fish when you can.


A whole fish, scaled and gutted
Banana leaves, or aluminum foil

Salt the fish inside and out stuff in a slice of onion, tomato, chili and epazote, squeeze on some lime, and place in foil packet, then stick in some low coals. Turn it about a bit it will take about ten minutes, depending on the size of your fish and the heat of your coals, open with caution and eat it out of its packet with some tortillas warmed in the ashes.

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Hi, My name is Abby, my husband Felipe and I are currently living at Rancho Santana, a resort in Nicaragua, facilitating their farm to table concept. My blog VSVEVG(very simple, very easy, very good) has been about life in rural Mexico, but for the time being will be about living in Nicaragua, farm to table, and whatever sundry stories present themselves.

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