Friday, April 29, 2011

Cinco De Mayo Giveaway

In honor of the upcoming Cinco De Mayo holiday I have a Mexican food theme giveaway.

Thanks to Casa Mexicana Foods I have a package of Chicken Chipotle Tacos Seasoning and Fish Tacos Seasoning to give away to one lucky US winner.

If you would like to win this set of Casa Mexicana Seasonings please leave a comment on this spot with your email address.

Open to US Shipping Only.

Winner TBA Wednesday

Casa Mexicana Fish Tacos

This mix re-creates the traditional and delicious recipe of fish tacos from Acapulco, or pescado a la talla, with hints of smoly chipotle chiles, paprika, coriander and garlic.


  • 2 Lbs of fish (tilapia or halibut recommended)
  • 8-12 corn tortillas
  • 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup of water
  • Optional: lettuce, avocado and mayonnaise


  • Add water, 2 tablespoons of oil and packet contents into plastic bag, mix thoroughly.
  • Slice fish in strips and add to plastic bag, coat thoroughly and marinate for 5 minutes.
  • Empty contents of plastic bag into sauté pan with 1 teaspoon of oil.
  • Cook over medium heat until ready (do not overcook).
  • Serve on warm tortillas with a squeeze of fresh lime juice.

    CHEF SUGGESTION: add shredded lettuce, mayonnaise and avocado.

    INGREDIENTS: Salt, annatto, paprika, maltodextrin, onion, garlic, chipotle chile, black pepper, coriander, oregano, silicone dioxide (a natural anti-caking agent), cumin.

    Made on equipment that also handles wheat, milk, soy and eggs.

    NET WT. 1 OZ. (28.3g)
Casa Mexicana Chicken Chipotle Tacos (Tinga)

This traditional dish from Puebla, where it is locally known astinga, is spicy and infused with chipotle's smoky flavor.


  • 2 whole chicken breasts (bone in)
  • 1 ¼ cups of canned crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 8-12 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup of water
  • Optional: beans, onion and avocado


  • Heat oil in sauté pan, add chicken and cook for 5 minutes over medium-high heat. Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
  • Pour crushed tomatoes in pan, add water, packet contents and mix thoroughly.
  • Add chicken and bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Remove chicken, shred, top with desired amount of sauce and serve on warm tortillas.

    CHEF SUGGESTION: serve with refried beans and avocado. Slice half an onion and sauté until golden brown, mix with chicken.

    Ingredients: no-MSG chicken stock (salt, dextrose, hydrogenated vegetable protein, spices -including turmeric as color, corn starch, garlic, chicken yeast extract, and onion), chipotle chile, salt, maltodextrin, pasilla chile, onion, garlic, silicone dioxide (a natural anti-caking agent), cumin, oregano. Contains Soy.

    Made on equipment that also handles wheat, milk, soy and eggs.

    NET WT. 1 OZ. (28.3g)


Tabathia said...

Thanks for the giveaway would really love to try both seasonings
tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

Roxanne Rhoads said...

I don't know about fish tacos but the chicken sounds yummy

Anna-Banana said...

I had no idea you could buy a special seasoning for fish tacos. I'd love to try both seasonings actually. Thanks for the entries!

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Samantha Oh said...

fish tacos!!!

Jan said...

This sounds delicious! I'd like to try the chicken tacos.
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Anonymous said...

Would love to try them

Katrina said...

chicken tacos sound yummy!
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