Posts Tagged ‘Cabo San Lucas’

Grilled Mexican Steak with Corn Salsa

Most Dad’s love steak, so we wanted to put a great streak recipe out this week!  This recipe is pretty easy to prepare, and is best cooked on the grill or smoker.  Another suggestion is to use fresh corn for the very best taste.  We hope you enjoy the recipe!

Grilled Mexican Steak with Corn Salsa

Ingredients (serves 4)
olive oil cooking spray
2 corn cobs, trimmed
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 teaspoon finely grated lime rind
4 (150g each) beef rump steaks
1 large red onion, cut into thin wedges
420g can red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1 long red chili, deseeded, thinly sliced
1/3 cup chopped fresh coriander leaves
1 tablespoon lime juice lime wedges and fresh coriander leaves, to serve

Method

1. Spray a barbecue plate or char grill with oil. Heat over medium-high heat. Rub 2 teaspoons oil over corn cobs. Cook for 10 minutes, turning occasionally, or until lightly browned and tender.

2. Combine paprika, cumin, chili flakes, garlic, lime rind and remaining oil in a ceramic baking dish. Add steaks. Turn to coat. Cook steaks for 3 to 4 minutes each side for medium or until cooked to your liking. Cook onion for 5 to 6 minutes or until light brown and tender.

3. Cut kernels from corn cobs. Combine corn kernels, beans, sliced chili, chopped coriander, onion and lime juice in a bowl. Serve steaks with corn mixture, lime wedges and coriander leaves.

Cabo San Lucas Villas wishes all of our villa Dad’s a great day of rest and relaxation!  If you are not in Cabo for Father’s Day, there is always tomorrow, so please go to our website at www.cabosanlucasvillas.net.  We are waiting to serve you and your family!

 

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Father’s Day Items for Dad – Hermes Style

Have you gotten Dad’s gift yet?  If not, we have some great ideas…How about a ball cap from Hermes?  They offer so many fantastic ideas from cuff links, leather sport shoes, belts, all the way to men’s fragrances.  We think that you truly can’t go wrong with anything from Hermes.  The trick will be deciding what will make Dad smile on his big day.

If you are not familiar with Hermes, it’s a famous luxury goods store offering the finest in quality.  They first opened in 1837 in Paris, and have since opened stores all over the world.  They are extremely well known for their wonderful assortment of women’s scarves.  They are gorgeous!  Plus they have been known to provide customers with the “how to’s of wearing scarves”, and on tying them into beautiful designs.  Their ties are just as stunning!

If you would like to view Hermes lovely collection of gifts for dad, please click on the following link.  http://tinyurl.com/5t7kseb. Everything may be purchased on their website or in one of their existing stores.  Please check their website for store locations.

Cabo San Lucas Villas honors all the incredible dad’s out there.  Please go to our website to find the perfect villa to celebrate Father’s Day at www.cabosanlucasvillas.net, and it is not too late to book for this weekend.  Be sure and check out our specials.

 

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Los Cabo Winery & Restaurant

Did you know that Cabo has a winery?  They not only have an incredible winery, but they offer dinner and entertainment.   Their prices are extremely reasonable, and wine enthusiasts join the owner, Robert Turnage  and his wife, from all over the world.

The winery is a romantic hideaway that offers seductive and tantalizing décor elements.  Guests can sit on comfortable sofas, cocktail tables, or at dining tables, either in air-conditioned comfort or on the large veranda. A full bar is separate from the lounge area where wine tastings are held daily.

The winery is known for their “out of this world” dining experiences and tapas.  You may also view the wine “cave” from the main living-dining room where a five-course seated dinner can be enjoyed.

Cabo Winery is open for wine tastings and lunch Monday through Saturday from 11am to 3pm, and wine tastings, tapas, and dinner from 6pm to 11pm every day.  Piano entertainment runs Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 8pm.    Please email at info@loscaboswinery.net or call 624-143-8088 (Mexico) 831-566-2900 (US).

Cabo San Lucas Villas can assist you in selecting premium and local wines for your vacation in your luxurious villa. Please go to our website to view our portfolio at www.cabosanlucasvillas.net, and find the perfect villa for your family.

 

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The “NEW” Wedge Sandal by Crocs

Crocs shoes are known for being made for the Beach, and their newest arrival is no disappointment!  They have designed a shoe that may withstand a day at the beach, and easily transition into a night on the town in  Cabo.  The Leigh Wedge Sandal by Crocs has a classy heel and is super comfortable to accommodate whatever your plans.

The sandal features genuine leather details for a fashionable look, plus has an adjustable ankle strap for custom fit.  The upper sole features a crosslet™ material with circulation nubs for a massage-like feel, which is one of the croc brand trademarks. The bottom of the shoe, as always, has a non-marking crosslet™ material who grips just about anything.  Needless to say, these sandals are durable and made to last for years.

They come in four colors:  Black / Black, Oat / Mushroom, Turquoise / Natural, and Berry / Natural, and the cost is $54.99. To purchase, go to www.crocs.com and search “Leigh Wedge”.

Cabo San Lucas Villas hopes you enjoy this versatile shoe, and think it’s functionality at the beach will entice our fashionable beach friends.  Please go to our website to see our gorgeous selection of upscale villa rentals at www.cabosanlucasvillas.net.

 

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Adobe Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Cream Sauce – It’s a great summertime dish!

We are always trying to bring Mexican cuisine that is relevant and delicious to Mexico. This dish is no exception, and would be perfect for your next Mexican Soirée.  One of the key ingredients is chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, and they can be pretty spicy.  Therefore, be sure to add a little at a time so you do not over power your guests.  You may want to consider adding a traditional Margarita to this ensemble, making it absolutely Cabo perfection!  Enjoy!

Adobe Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Cream Sauce

Ingredients:

1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
4 ounces goat cheese
1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/4 cup heavy cream
2 teaspoons minced garlic, divided
1 teaspoon salt, divided
1/8 cup canola oil
3/4 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup diced onions
1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon ground cumin
2 cups chopped fresh spinach
1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
3/4 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels
2 whole canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped, plus 2 T sauce from can
8-10 6” corn tortillas
2 cups bagged cole slaw mix (unprepared)

Directions:

Place cilantro, goat cheese, yogurt, cream, 1 teaspoon garlic, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a blender or food processor. Puree until smooth; store in refrigerator while preparing taco filling. Preheat a large skillet (12-14”) or dutch oven over high heat. Place oil in pan, and allow to warm for about a minute. Add peppers and onions, and saute for about 30 seconds. Add shrimp, and sauté until they begin to lose their transparency. Season with cumin and remaining salt. Add spinach, and cook until wilted. Add beans, corn, chipotle peppers and their sauce, and remaining garlic. Stir until well combined; remove from heat and adjust seasoning if desired. Warm tortillas in a skillet, or for 10 seconds in the microwave. To assemble tacos, spread 1-2 tablespoons cilantro cream on a tortilla, top with 1/3 cup shrimp filling, and 1/4 cup cole slaw mix. If desired, add a dollop of cilantro cream on top. Serve immediately.

Number of Servings:  4-6

Have you ever considered throwing a Mexican Soiree while vacationing in Cabo?  If so, we can assist you with Professional Chefs, Caterers, and Party Planners.  Please go to our website to find the perfect villa for your party at www.cabosanlucasvillas.net.

 

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