Claire Corlett

Fish Food, Fish Tanks, and More
Ahi tuna tacos with Pounders Food Truck

Ahi tuna tacos with Pounders Food Truck


>>WELCOME BACK. THIS MORNING, WE ARE PUTTING A NEW TWIST ON AN OLD FAVORITE OF>>THAT’S RIGHT. CHRIS IS CO-OWNER OF POUNDER’S FOOD TRUCK, AND WE’RE LEARNING HOW TO MAKE AHI TUNA TACOS. YUMMY. THANKS FOR JOINING US, GUYS.>>THANK YOU FOR HAVING US.>>SO LET’S GET RIGHT INTO IT.>>SO WHAT WE’VE GOT HERE IS WE’VE GOT A SIX-OUNCE FRESH AHI TUNA THAT IS SUSHI GRADE. WE’LL HAVE TERRI START CUTTING DOWN. TERRY IS MY OTHER CO-OWNER. HE’LL START CUTTING THIS UP. IN THE MEANTIME, WE MAKE AN ASIAN SLAW FOR OUR TACOS. WHAT WE USE IS A PONZU AND OLIVE OIL, GARLIC, GINGER, BLACK PEPPER AND SALT.>>THIS IS KIND OF LIKE SUSHI IN A TACO.>>IT REALLY IS SUSHI, ABSOLUTELY WE SEAR IT MEDIUM WELL.>>WHAT IS THIS CRUST?>>WHAT THE CRUST IS, AND I’VE GOT SOME RIGHT HERE.>>IT’S SESAME SEEDS.>>AND GARLIC. WE TRY TO CARRY EACH OF THESE FLAVORS THROUGHOUT EACH PART.>>I’LL HAND THIS OVER TO TERRY. HE’LL START PUTTING THE TACOS TOGETHER.>>TERRY IS DOING ALL OF THE WORK.>>WELL, YEAH, THAT’S WHY I BROUGHT HIM. USUALLY I COOK EVERYTHING IN THE TRUCK AND HE’S IN THE WINDOW SO, I DECIDED WE’D SWITCH UP TODAY AND MAKE HIM NERVOUS.>>HOW IS THAT BEING ON THE TRUCK? IS IT HECTIC? IS IT CRAZY?>>IT REALLY IS. WHEN YOU’RE WORKING IN A 14-FOOT KITCHEN, IT GETS TO BE A LITTLE TOUGH, AND SOMETIMES WE HAVE FOUR PEOPLE IN THERE, SO YOU’VE GOT TWO PEOPLE ON ONE END, I’M AT THE GRILL, HE’S IN THE WINDOW.>>GOT TO HAVE A SYSTEM.>>YOU HAVE TO HAVE A SYSTEM.>>IT GETS VERY CHAOTIC IN THERE.>>WE’VE GOT SOME OF THESE, AND THEN WHAT WE DO IS WE MAKEOUR OWN SRIRACHA SAUCE. WE’LL TOP IT WITH A LITTLE SRIRACHA. THEN WE ADD A LITTLE FRESH CILANTRO BECAUSE CILANTRO IS JUST NEVER BAD.>>CILANTRO MAKES EVERYTHING BETTER.>>AND THIS IS JUST THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG.>>IT REALLY IS. YOU’VE GOT A LOT GOING ON.>>WE’VE GOT A REALLY BIG EVENT COMING UP IN LEAGUE CITY THIS WEEKEND CALLED AN EVENING IN THE PARK. IT’S GOING TO BE AT LEAGUE PARK, AND WHAT WE’RE DOING IS A BIG BENEFIT TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE LEAGUE CITY ANIMAL SHELTER. THEY’RE HAVING SOME MONEY ISSUES. WE’RE GOING TO HAVE DOGS AND CATS OUT THERE TO ADOPT, WE’RE GOING TO HAVE BOUNCE HOUSES FOR THE KIDS, WE’RE GOING TO HAVE A SCAVENGER HUNT, WE’LL HAVE TACOS, WE’LL HAVE SHIVER SHACK, POUNDER, JENNIE FROM THE BLOCK, WHICH IS A GREAT PUERTO RICAN FOOD TRUCK, PREDATOR AND PREY, BRAND-NEW TRUCK JUST STARTING OUT AND CAJUN STATION.>>SO IT’S REALLY A FAMILY EVENT. YOU CAN BRING YOUR KIDS OUT, RIGHT?>>IT’S FREE TO COME OUT. THEY DON’T HAVE TO MAKE DONATIONS, WE’D LOVE IT IF THEY WOULD, BUT IT’S REALLY ALL ABOUT THE ANIMALS COMING OUT AND HAVING FUN WITH YOUR KIDS.>>UNITY IN THE COMMUNITY.>>YEAH, A LOT OF UNITY IN THE COMMUNITY.>>THANK YOU, GUYS. I JUST WANT TO CALL OUT OUR DIRECTOR. HE TOLD ME NOT TO PICK UP THE FOOD THEY KNOW THAT I IMMEDIATELY GO FOR IT EVERY SINGLE TIME.>>WELL, HERE, DIG IN.>>YOU HOLD IT, TERRY.>>THANK YOU, GUYS, SO MUCH.>>YOU CAN FIND ALL OF THIS INFORMATION, CHECK OUT A REPLAY ON-LINE AT CLICK2HOUSTON.COM. THERE’S ALSO A LINK TO THIS

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