Wash pork belly, cut into large chunks and place in a large pot.
Add enough water to cover the pork belly.
Add in salt, peppercorns, garlic, bay leaves.
Cover and bring to a boil, then lower heat to simmer for 30-45 minutes or until pork is tender. Remove all scum that rises.
Remove from the pot and place in a colander and let sit for a while so the liquid will drain. Prick the skin many times using fork then Dry with paper towels if necessary. Keep refrigerated for several hours.
In a large kawali heat enough cooking oil and deep fry pork belly at low heat for 30-45 minutes or until the pork turns brown.
Remove pork belly from the kawali and drain oil in a colander or paper towels, allow to cool completely.
Reheat the same oil over moderate heat deep fry the pork belly once more for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown, crisp and blisters appear on the skin. Drain on paper towels.
Chop bagnet to serving pieces and serve immediately with a selection of sukang Iloko or tomatoes and onions with bagoong isda dip.
Bagnet cooking tips:
To make sure the boiled pork is completely dry, pat with paper towels before frying.
The oil should be very hot when you put the pork in. Use long tongs so you?re not too near the pan because the oil will splatter. Have a cover for the pan ready and cover the pan immediately to protect yourself from the oil.
1. Combine garlic, crushed peppercorns, calamansi or lemon juice, vinegar and salt.
2. Place the chicken pieces in the marinade for at least an hour, or overnight. Keep in the fridge until ready to cook.
Prepare the Annatto Oil:
3. Heat oil in a pan, add annatto powder and stir until the oil becomes red orange in color; turn off heat and set aside to cool. Strain oil by using a piece of cloth to remove annatto powder residue.
4. In the same pan, heat annatto oil and saute minced garlic until lightly browned.
5. Grill the marinated chicken basting occasionally with annatto oil. Turn and cook for 10-15 minutes or more.
6. Serve with rice. Enjoy!
7. Combine 2 tbsp of soy sauce and 1 tbsp of lemon juice. Add chili pepper or siling labuyo if desired.
Wash thoroughly beef innards, tendons and face, set aside liver. In a deep pot put all innards, whole garlic and crushed ginger cover with water and boil for 15 minutes, drain and discard liquid. Cut beef parts into bite pieces. Return to the deep pot, add fresh water bring to a boil and simmer for 3-4 hours at low to medium heat or until beef parts are tender. Add more water as necessary and remove all scum that rises.
Remove from pot separate broth and keep aside. In same pot sauté onion, garlic and ginger. Add beef parts including liver stir cook for 3-5 minutes, add patis and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
Pour in broth and add in kamias, simmer for 10-15 minutes. Season with salt to taste and add in siling labuyo and beef bile (half quantity at time and taste bitterness add more if required).
1. In a bowl with water and salt, soak green peppers for 30 minutes then rinse and drain.
1. In a pan, heat vegetable oil then saute garlic and onion.
2. Add chicken then continue sauteing until colors turn to brown.
3. Add the shrimp paste and ground pepper then stir for another minute.
4. Pour coconut milk then bring to a boil until reduced.
5. Add the green peppers and red chili then season with salt according to taste.
6. Remove from heat then serve with steamed rice. Enjoy!
1 (8-ounce) can pineapple chunks in juice, drained
Cook rice according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; set aside.
Place tofu between paper towels until barely moist; cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Combine tofu, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, and shrimp. Combine remaining cornstarch, broth, and next 4 ingredients (through chile paste); set aside.
Heat sesame oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp mixture to pan; sauté 3 minutes. Place shrimp mixture in a bowl. Heat canola oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, ginger, and pineapple to pan; sauté 2 minutes. Add shrimp mixture; cook 1 minute. Add broth mixture to pan; cook 1 minute. Serve over rice.
1 1/4 pounds beef steak, thinly sliced across the grain and cut into 2-by-1/3-inch strips
6 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger, optional
7 small dried red chiles or
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons orange marmalade
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
4 cups cooked white rice, for serving
In a large bowl, whisk together cornstarch and salt. Add beef; toss to coat. Shake off any excess.
In a large skillet, heat 3 Tbsp. oil over medium-high heat. Add half of beef and fry until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer beef to a colander. Wipe any browned bits from skillet, and repeat using remaining 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil and second batch of beef. Wipe out skillet.
Add sesame oil, garlic and ginger (if using) to skillet and cook for 1 minute over medium heat. Stir in chiles, orange juice, marmalade, soy sauce and vinegar and cook over medium-high heat until slightly syrupy, about 4 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and stir in beef to coat with orange sauce. Heat through, 2 minutes.
1 tablespoon ground fresh ginger (such as Spice World), divided
2 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch strips
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon cornstarch
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped salted peanuts
Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add broccoli and 2 teaspoons ginger to pan; sauté 1 minute. Add water. Cover; cook 2 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Remove broccoli from pan; keep warm.
Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in pan; add remaining 1 teaspoon ginger, crushed red pepper, and chicken. Cook 4 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned, stirring frequently.
Combine broth and next 5 ingredients (through garlic) in a small bowl, and stir with a whisk. Add broth mixture to pan; cook 1 minute or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Return broccoli mixture to pan; toss to coat. Sprinkle with peanuts.
2 medium red bell peppers, seeded and cut into 1 1/2-in. pieces
Four 8-in. skewers
Combine 1 cup yogurt, garam masala, curry powder, garlic, 1 tsp. salt, and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken, seal bag, and shake to coat. Let marinate 20 minutes at room temperature.
In a small bowl, stir together remaining 1/2 cup yogurt, the feta, onion, lemon zest, and 1 tbsp. mint; set aside.
Bring 2 qts. water to a boil and add 1 tbsp. salt. Add couscous and cook until tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Drain, return to pot, and add olive oil. Cover to keep warm.
Thread chicken and bell pepper onto metal skewers and discard marinade. Preheat a gas or charcoal grill to medium-high (you can hold your hand 1 to 2 in. above cooking grate only 3 to 4 seconds). Grill kebabs, turning once, until chicken is browned and cooked through, about 10 minutes. Pile couscous on a platter, sprinkle with remaining 1 tbsp. mint, and arrange kebabs around it. Serve with yogurt-feta sauce.
4 5- to 6-ounce boneless, skinless chicken-breast halves
2 ounces crumbled Feta
4 tablespoons black-olive tapenade or paste
4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup salsa fresca
1 5-ounce package baby spinach
1 large lemon
4 tablespoons capers packed in liquid (optional)
Preheat oven to 375°F. Cut a 2-inch pocket in the thickest part of each chicken-breast half. In a small bowl, combine the Feta and tapenade, then stuff ¼ of the mixture into each pocket. In a nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil on medium to high heat. Season the chicken with the pepper and add it to the skillet, cooking 2 minutes on each side or until brown.
Transfer to an oven-safe baking dish drizzled with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and bake for 18 minutes.
When the chicken is 5 minutes from being finished, put the remaining olive oil and the salsa in the skillet and heat through.
Add the spinach and cookuntil slightly wilted.
Slice the chicken and serve it with asqueeze of lemon juice and the capers, if desired, with the spinach on the side.
4 boned skinned chicken breast halves (8 oz. each)
2 large shallots, minced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup reduced-sodium chicken stock
3 sprigs thyme, plus chopped thyme for garnish
8 ounces shiitake mushroom caps, rinsed and halved, or halved button mushrooms
About 1/2 tsp. salt
About 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 pound slender asparagus, trimmed
1/4 cup freshly and finely shredded parmesan
Preheat oven to 375°. Heat olive oil in a large, heavy ovenproof frying pan (not nonstick) over high heat until oil is hot but not smoking. Add chicken breasts, top side down, and cook until golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Turn chicken over.
Add shallots and garlic to pan with chicken, stirring occasionally so garlic doesn’t burn, until shallots are soft and translucent, 3 to 4 minutes. Add chicken stock, thyme sprigs, mushrooms, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper and cook until mixture begins to boil, about 1 minute.
Lay asparagus over chicken, then cover pan and put in oven. Bake 14 to 16 minutes, or until chicken is just cooked through (cut to check) and asparagus is tender (see Notes). Transfer chicken to a plate.
Season asparagus-shiitake-stock mixture with salt and pepper to taste. Divide vegetables among 4 rimmed plates or shallow pasta bowls, top each with a piece of chicken, and spoon sauce over all. Garnish with chopped thyme and parmesan.
Chicken Scallopine and Morels and Spring Vegetables
1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup dry sherry
1 ounce dried morels
4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon Porcini Powder
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup (1-inch) sliced asparagus
1 cup fresh or frozen petite green peas, thawed
1/4 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon
Bring chicken broth and sherry to a boil in a small saucepan; add morels. Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 30 minutes. Drain mushrooms in a cheesecloth-lined sieve over a bowl, reserving soaking liquid. Rinse mushrooms; drain.
Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; pound to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Combine flour and Porcini Powder in a shallow dish. Dredge chicken in flour mixture. Melt butter in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 1 minute on each side or until golden. Remove from pan.
Add mushroom soaking liquid and asparagus to pan; cook until liquid is reduced to 1/4 cup (about 5 minutes). Add chicken, peas, and remaining ingredients to pan; cook 5 minutes or until sauce thickens.
1 (6-ounce) package precooked chicken strips (such as Louis Rich)
1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
3/4 cup (3 ounces) preshredded fresh Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon paprika
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain. Combine pasta and oil in a large bowl, and toss well.
Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat; add asparagus, onion, hot sauce, and red pepper. Cook 5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Stir in pasta, salt, black pepper, chicken, and tomatoes; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in cheese; sprinkle with paprika.
4 skinned and boned chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 lb.)
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (5-oz.) package baby spinach
4 garlic cloves, minced and divided
2 teaspoons olive oil
12 fresh thin asparagus spears (about 1 lb.)
5 tablespoons butter, divided
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons dry white wine
3/4 cup chicken broth
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
2 tablespoons drained capers
Preheat oven to 425°. Place chicken between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap, and flatten to 1/4-inch thickness using flat side of a meat mallet or rolling pin. Sprinkle chicken with pepper and salt.
Sauté spinach and 2 minced garlic cloves in 2 tsp. hot oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium heat 1 minute or until spinach begins to wilt. Transfer spinach mixture to a plate. Wipe skillet clean.
Spoon spinach mixture over each breast, leaving a 1/2-inch border around edges. Top with asparagus, and roll up, starting at 1 short side. Tuck in ends of chicken, and secure with wooden picks.
Melt 3 Tbsp. butter with 2 Tbsp. olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat; add chicken. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning to brown on all sides. Transfer skillet to oven, and bake at 425° for 15 minutes. Transfer to a serving plate, and cover loosely with aluminum foil to keep warm.
Melt remaining 2 Tbsp. butter in skillet over medium-high heat; add remaining garlic. Sauté 1 to 2 minutes or until tender and fragrant. Whisk in flour; cook 1 minute. Add white wine; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Whisk in chicken broth and lemon juice; cook 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in parsley and capers; spoon sauce over chicken. Serve immediately.
Sprinkle both sides of steaks evenly with salt and black pepper. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add steaks to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove steaks from pan; keep warm.
Add garlic and red pepper to pan; sauté 30 seconds. Add sherry to pan; bring to a boil. Cook 30 seconds. Add soy sauce and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat, and cook 1 minute. Serve with steaks.
1 tablespoon chile paste with garlic (such as sambal oelek)
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/3 cup chopped green onions
Place shrimp in a medium bowl. Sprinkle with cornstarch; toss well to coat. Set aside.
Combine juice, soy sauce, honey, vinegar, and chile paste, stirring with a whisk; set aside.
Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add minced ginger and garlic to pan; stir-fry for 15 seconds or until fragrant. Add shrimp mixture; stir-fry for 3 minutes. Add juice mixture and onions; cook 2 minutes or until sauce thickens and shrimp are done, stirring frequently. Serve immediately.
Wine note: Stir-Fried Shrimp with Spicy Orange Sauce needs a wine with a lot of bold fruit to go up against the “punch” of chiles, ginger, and garlic. Rosés are fruity (like many red wines) but cool and refreshing (like a white).
1 1/2 pounds peeled baking potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
3 cups hot cooked rice
Combine first 6 ingredients.
Heat the oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 15 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the cumin mixture, tomato, and juice. Reduce heat to medium, and cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add chicken and potatoes to pan; stir in chopped cilantro. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 50 minutes or until chicken is done.
Serve mixture over rice, and garnish with cilantro sprigs.
In a skillet, heat 3 tablespoons of oil. Add the onion and cook over moderate heat until translucent, 4 minutes. Add the garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant. Add the ketchup, vinegar, tamarind, molasses, sugar, mustard and cayenne and simmer over low heat, stirring, until reduced to 1 3/4 cups, 5 minutes. Stir in the garam masala and season with salt and black pepper.
Light a grill. Rub the chicken with oil and season with salt. Grill over moderately high heat, turning once, until almost cooked, about 7 minutes. Brush with the sauce and grill over low heat, brushing and turning, until glazed, 4 minutes, then serve.
Note: Tamarind puree is made from a sticky, sweet tropical fruit. It is available at Indian and Latin markets.
2 teaspoons amchoor (dried mango powder) or 1 tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
Cook onion in 2 tbsp. oil in a large frying pan over medium heat, stirring, until deep golden brown, about 15 minutes; transfer to a bowl as cooked and season with salt.
Trim okra stems without piercing pods (leave a bit of stem on).
Mix 1/2 tsp. salt and the spices (but not lemon juice, if using) in a bowl. Slit each okra pod lengthwise from just below stem to 1/2 in. from tip. Poke a finger into slit to hold it open and stuff with some spices.
Add okra and remaining oil to pan. Cook over medium heat until lightly browned, 5 minutes, tipping pan occasionally. Add 1/2 cup water and lemon juice, if using; quickly cover and simmer until okra is tender-crisp, 5 minutes. Toss gently with onion.
Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place the onions in skillet and cook for 5 minutes.
Add the jalapeños, garlic, ginger, and 4 tablespoons of the lemon juice and cook for 5 minutes more.
Transfer the mixture to a plate. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil to skillet and raise heat to medium-high. Add the chicken and stir-fry until golden, about 8 minutes. Add the cayenne, coriander, cumin, mustard seeds, and salt and stir-fry for 2 minutes more.
Add the peaches, onion mixture, and 1/2 cup water and simmer for 8 minutes.
Stir in the coconut milk, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer gently for 2 minutes.
Taste and add the remaining lemon juice, if necessary.
Serve with the yogurt, flat bread, or both, if desired.
In a 6- to 8-qt. pot, cook onion in oil over medium heat until softened, about 10 minutes.
Add garlic and cook 2 minutes. Add ginger and spices and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Working in batches, stir in spinach and cook until wilted, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in yogurt and salt.
Serve with steamed basmati rice and warm naan (Indian flatbread).
Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1 1/2-cup serving.
½ kg chicken, washed and cut into medium sized pieces
3 tbsp curds
1 tsp red chilli powder (adjust to suit your spice level)
¼ tsp turmeric pwd
salt to taste
Make a paste:
4-5 tbsps milk
Dry roast and make a fine powder:
10-12 curry leaves
Rest of the ingredients:
3-4 tbsps oil
2 big onions finely chopped
1 large tomato finely chopped
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp coriander powder
3/4 tsp black pepper powder (adjust to suit your spice level)
¼ tsp cumin powder
oriander leaves for garnish
Marinate chicken pieces in chilli powder, turmeric powder, curds and salt for 20 mts.
While the chicken pieces are marinating, make a paste of cashewnuts and milk. Keep aside.
Dry roast cinnamon, cloves and curry leaves for 1 mt and make a powder of them. Keep aside.
Heat 1 1/2 tbsps of oil in a cooking vessel. Add the onions and saute till pink. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute further for another 3-4 minutes on medium heat.
Add coriander pwd, cumin pwd, pepper pwd and combine well and fry for another minute.
Add the tomatoes and let it cook for 3-4 minutes. Combine well and cook till oil separates.Turn off heat. Cool and grind the cooked masala. Keep aside this masala paste.
Heat 1 1/2 tbsps oil in a cooking vessel and add the marinated chicken and cook on high flame for 4-5 minutes, reduce heat and cook covered for another 4-5 minutes.
Add the ground masala paste, cashewnut paste and ground powder of cinnamon, cloves and curry leaves and combine well. (Add a cup of water for more gravy consistency). Cook till chicken pieces are soft and you get the desired curry consistency. Adjust salt.
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
Note: Adjust the spices according to your choice. Dont over fry the masala too much or burn it as its the masala paste which gives the chicken its flavor. If you dont have curry leaves on hand, don’t worry. Do add more water for a gravy consistency. One variation is add a tbsp of coconut paste and juice of half a lemon to the above curry for added flavor
2 (8-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
2 3/4 cups finely chopped onion (2 large)
2 green cardamom pods, lightly crushed
1 (2-inch) cinnamon stick
2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 cup organic tomato puree (such as Muir Glen Organic)
1 teaspoon Hungarian sweet paprika
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons half-and-half
Chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
Combine first 9 ingredients in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Combine nut mixture and chicken in a large bowl; cover and refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.
Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion, cardamom, and cinnamon stick to pan; cover and cook 10 minutes or until onion is golden, stirring often.
Add chicken mixture to pan; cook 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in broth, tomato puree, paprika, and salt, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Cook 1 hour or until thick. Stir in half-and-half; cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Discard cinnamon stick. Garnish with fresh cilantro, if desired.
Servings: 4 (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and about 2 1/2 tablespoons chutney)
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 cup chopped shallots
1 teaspoon minced seeded serrano chile
1/4 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup coarsely chopped seeded tomato
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon salt
To prepare chutney, heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots and serrano; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add ginger and garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring frequently. Add tomato, vinegar, sugar, mustard seeds, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Uncover and simmer 5 minutes or until mixture is thick. Set aside, and keep warm.
To prepare chicken, heat 2 teaspoons oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add coriander, curry, cumin, and black pepper; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Brush mixture evenly on both sides of chicken; sprinkle evenly with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until chicken is done.
2. Combine first 9 ingredients in a medium saucepan; stir with a whisk. Bring to a boil over high heat; cook 2 minutes or until thickened. Reserve 1 1/2 cups sauce mixture. Add chicken and beans to pan; cook 2 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly heated.
Stack tortillas; wrap stack in damp paper towels and microwave at HIGH for 25 seconds. Spoon about 1/3 cup chicken mixture in center of each tortilla; roll up. Arrange tortillas, seam sides down, in bottom of a 13 x 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with reserved sauce and cheese. Broil 3 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned and sauce is bubbly.Top with tomato and cilantro.
Servings: 4 (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 3/4 cup salsa)
1 tablespoon oil, divided
1 teaspoon ground cumin, divided
3/4 teaspoon ground coriander, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 cup prechopped onion
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1/3 cup chopped plum tomato
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 (15 1/2-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (8 3/4-ounce) can no-salt-added whole kernel corn, drained
Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Combine 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 1/2 teaspoon coriander, salt, black pepper, and red pepper; sprinkle mixture evenly over chicken. Add chicken to pan; cook 7 minutes on each side or until done.
While chicken cooks, heat the remaining 1 teaspoon oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion to pan; sauté 1 minute. Add garlic to pan; sauté 30 seconds. Transfer onion mixture to a large bowl; add remaining 1/2 teaspoon cumin, remaining 1/4 teaspoon coriander, tomato, and remaining ingredients to onion mixture, tossing well. S
Heat a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion to pan; cover and cook 8 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; set aside.
Remove 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from can; set aside. Remove 1 chipotle chile from can; chop and set aside. Reserve remaining chiles and adobo sauce for another use.
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add beef to pan; cook 4 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Add bell pepper to pan; sauté 2 minutes. Stir in chopped chipotle chile, adobo sauce, tomato paste, and next 3 ingredients (through tomato sauce); cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spoon 1/2 cup beef mixture over bottom half of each bun, and top evenly with onions and top half of bun.
Plate with pickle chips and a simple slaw. Combine 1/3 cup canola-based mayonnaise, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard in a large bowl; stir with a whisk. Add 3 cups packaged cabbage-and-carrot coleslaw, tossing well to combine.
To prepare crema, combine the first 8 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.
To prepare tacos, combine cumin and next 5 ingredients (through garlic powder) in a small bowl; sprinkle spice mixture evenly over both sides of fish. Place fish on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
Bake at 425° for 9 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Place fish in a bowl; break into pieces with a fork. Heat tortillas according to package directions.
Divide fish evenly among tortillas; top each with 1/4 cup cabbage and 1 tablespoon crema.