Spirit Magazine - June 2013 - (Page 41)

Eat Drink Sleep e at i n K a ns a s C i t y, Mo Ceviche Tacos “the menu at extra virgin consists of shared plates. it started off as all spanish food, but morphed because i wanted to include dishes from other parts of the world, too. you see ceviche served on tostadas a lot, but i wanted to do something that was easier to eat. i figured that if you can make chips out of taro root, you can make taco shells. they’re crispy but not starchy, and the flavor is really nutty. the sauce we use in the ceviche is our take on mojo, a citrus-based marinade that’s popular in mexico and south america. We add aji amarillo, which is a bright yellow Peruvian chili paste that’s spicy and fruity, then jicama for crunch and avocado for creaminess. overall, the dish is full of bright flavors.” Who michael smith, chef/owner Where extra virgin Web extravirginkc.com 3 tablespoons each fresh lemon, lime, and orange juice 1 teaspoon aji amarillo paste 1 cup chopped sushi-grade tuna 1 teaspoon olive oil ½ cup peeled, diced jicama ¼ cup each chopped cilantro and scallions 1 avocado, diced ½ teaspoon minced jalapeño pepper 1 large taro root 1. Whisk juices together with aji amarillo paste. Set aside. Coat tuna with olive oil, then sprinkle with salt and pepper. add sauce. Stir in jicama, cilantro, scallions, avocado, and jalapeños. Refrigerate. 2. Cut taro root into 12 thin slices. Cut into styling By roBin finlay circles with a large round cookie cutter. Using a taco shell press or the underside of a large spoon, fry in 350-degree vegetable oil until crispy and golden brown, about 45 seconds. Set on paper towels, season with salt, then cool. Fill with ceviche. PhotograPhy By adam voorhes june 2013 spirit 41 http://www.extravirginkc.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Spirit Magazine - June 2013

Spirit Magazine - June 2013
Contents
Gary’s Greeting
Gary’s Greeting en Español
Star of the Month
Freedom Story
From the Editor
Your Words
Your Pictures
Media Center
Eat Drink Sleep
The Numbers
Wise Guide
Business
Eat Like A Chef
Promotional Series: Spirit of Music City
...the Greatest Sports Tale Ever Told
Your Adventure in Oakland
Promotional Series: Spirit of Charleston
Calendar
Fun!
Spotlight
Community Outreach
Route Map
Rapid Rewards Partners
Flight Service
The "if" List

Spirit Magazine - June 2013

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