Recipe for Millionaire Tacos

Photo Courtesy of The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
Tired of Turkey? Go to the grocery store and pick up ingredients for Millionaire Tacos! Compliments of The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Ariz. Pairing Suggestion: Paige Springs Cellars? 2010 Vino de la Familia Blanca ($21).

Ingredients: (Makes 5 tacos)
  • 2 oz. Hamachi (Yellowtail)
  • 2 oz. Lobster diced
  • 1 oz. Mangoes
  • ¼ tsp. Lime Juice
  • ½ oz. Fried Onions
  • ½ oz. Scallions
  • 1 tbsp. Pickled Jalapeño, chopped
  • 1 oz. Ahi Tuna, diced
  • 5 Yucca Taco Shells (a crispy yucca chip in the shape of a taco. Buy in a store or make them yourself following instructional video below)
  • 5 Daikon Sprouts
  • ½ oz. Lemon Oil
  • Kewpie Sauce (recipe below)

Kewpie Sauce:
  • 4 oz. Japanese Mayonnaise
  • 1 oz. Yuzu
  • 1 oz. Ponzu
  • 1/8 oz. Red Pepper Flakes
  • Combine all ingredients well
  • 1. Season the Hamachi and lobster in a bowl. Marinate in lime juice.
  • 2. Add the kewpie sauce, fried onions, and scallions.
  • 3. In a separate bowl toss the tuna with lemon oil. Season to taste.
  • 4. Divide the ceviche mixture and place in taco shells.
  • 5. Top each taco with ahi tuna and garnish with jalapeño, daikon sprouts, and chives.

Stefanie Payne

I am a product development lead in NASA's human exploration deep space program at headquarters in Washington, DC. When I am not telling the story of human exploration in space, my focus is on writing about travel on Earth—with articles appearing in The Huffington Post, The Travel Channel, blogs for The National Geographic Society, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessInsider, IBTimes and more. ...(Read More)

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