MEXICOONE PLATE AT A TIME WITH RICK BAYLESS
Episode 6: Craving Crustaceans
When Rick gets a craving for shrimp, it can lead anywhere. Down to the fish market in Veracruz for some of the freshest shrimp on Earth. Into Rick’s kitchen for his version of the beach favorite Chipotle Shrimp
. Out to the backyard for a Shrimp Ceviche barbecue. And from his recipe for Guajillo-Sauced Shrimp with Quick Fried Cactus Rick takes off to a nopales plantation in Mexico for the amazing story of how a cactus-loving insect made Europeans see a whole new shade of red. Along with the lore, Rick provides some practical tips for selecting and preparing the prized shellfish.