Recipe by Chef Otaktay

This is an Ancient Mayan recipe Erika managed to get from her mother and she shared it wit me and my rez it was great and I hope you too can enjoy this Ancient Mayan recipe

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 pieces fish fillets (grouper or any white fish)
  • 18 ounces achiote paste (recipe immediately following)
  • 2 whole white onions, sliced
  • 2 whole green peppers, sliced
  • 3 tomatoes, sliced
  • 6 sprigs epazote
  • 6 banana leaves


  1. Serving suggestions:
  2. Add a serving of mixed, fresh vegetables on the side of each plate.
  3. Marinate the fillet with achiote for about 5 minutes. Put the fillet over the banana leaf, add epazote, onion, green pepper and tomato. Wrap and put it on the grill. Cook each side for 4 minutes. Serve with vegetable on the side.

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