Tacos with a twist! Try kimchi, salmon nicoise and more

Gail Simmons makes tacos with a twist, from kimchi with flank steak to salmon nicoise with green beans. Not to be overlooked: the Southern fried tacos with Tabasco-honey sauce.

Krazy for kimchi tacos

Ingredients

    • 1 cup Kimchi (e.g. Trader Joes or Mother-in-Laws)
    • 1 pound marinated flank steak, grilled to medium, thinly sliced
    • 6 scallions, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 cup cucumbers or daikon radishes, thinly sliced or shredded
    • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
    • Sriracha, for serving
    • Limes, quartered for serving
    • 6-inch tortillas, flour or corn, warmed for serving

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Salmon nicoise tacos

Ingredients

  • Tacos

    • 1/4 cup nicoise olives, pitted, sliced or halved
    • 8 ounces green beans, steamed (haricots verts, if available)
    • 1/2 cup radishes, sliced
    • 2 cups romaine, shredded
    • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 1/2 cup lemon vinaigrette
    • 6 ounces poached salmon, broken into pieces
    • 4 hardboiled eggs, sliced
    • 6-inch tortillas, flour or corn, warmed for serving
  • Lemon vinaigrette

    • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon shallots, minced
    • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
    • 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt
    • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper

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Southern fried tacos

Ingredients

  • Tacos

    • 1 cup coleslaw
    • 2 boneless buttermilk fried chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch slices
    • 1/2 cup dill pickle rounds
    • 1/2 cup Tabasco-honey sauce
    • 6-inch tortillas, flour or corn, warmed for serving
  • Tabasco-honey sauce

    • 1/2 cup honey
    • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon Tabasco (or more if desired)
    • 1 tablespoon water

Preparation

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Tacos with a twist!

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