Today: Krazy For Kimchi, Salmon Nicoise & Southern Fried Tacos Recipes

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Today Show: Gail Simmons Taco Recipes

In honor of the approaching Cinco de Mayo holiday, Gail Simmons swung by the show to help the crew whip up some very unique tacos, like Southern Fried Tacos.

Today Show: Krazy For Kimchi Tacos Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup Kimchi (e.g. Trader Joes or Mother-in-Laws)
  • 1 pound marinated flank steak, grilled to medium, thinly sliced
  • 6 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cucumbers or daikon radishes, thinly sliced or shredded
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • Sriracha, for serving
  • Limes, quartered for serving
  • 6-inch tortillas, flour or corn, warmed for serving

Today Show: Krazy For Kimchi Tacos Directions

Today: Krazy For Kimchi, Salmon Nicoise & Southern Fried Tacos Recipes

Gail Simmons helped the crew make some twisted tacos on this morning’s show.

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  1. Place Kimchi on tortilla.
  2. Add cucumber for crunch.
  3. Add daikon radish, sesame.
  4. Add sriracha for spice and heat.
  5. Serve.

Today Show: Salmon Nicoise Tacos Recipe

Taco Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup nicoise olives, pitted, sliced or halved
  • 8 ounces green beans, steamed (haricots verts, if available)
  • 1/2 cup radishes, sliced
  • 2 cups romaine, shredded
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup lemon vinaigrette
  • 6 ounces poached salmon, broken into pieces
  • 4 hardboiled eggs, sliced
  • 6-inch tortillas, flour or corn, warmed for serving

Lemon Vinaigrette Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon shallots, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper

Tacos Directions

  1. Mix nicoise olives, green beans, radishes, romaine, and cherry tomatoes in salad bowl.
  2. Add vinaigrette.
  3. Add poached salmon and hard boiled egg on top.

Vinaigrette Directions

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  1. Combine lemon juice, shallot, mustard and salt in a medium bowl
  2. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Add oil and whisk to emulsify.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 
  5. Place in a squeeze bottle to serve.

Today Show: Southern Fried Tacos Recipe

Southern Fried Tacos Ingredients

  • 1 cup coleslaw
  • 2 boneless buttermilk fried chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup dill pickle rounds
  • 1/2 cup Tabasco-honey sauce
  • 6-inch tortillas, flour or corn, warmed for serving

Tabasco-Honey Sauce Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Tabasco (or more if desired)
  • 1 tablespoon water

Southern-Fried Tacos Recipe Directions

  1. Add creamy coleslaw. 
  2. Add fried chicken.
  3. Add pickle rounds.
  4. Add honey-tabasco sauce.

Honey-Tabasco Sauce Directions

  1. Over low heat, whisk all ingredients until thoroughly combined and heated through. 
  2. Allow to cool. 
  3. Place in a squeeze bottle to serve.

Today Show: Wake Up With Al Winners

There was Genevieve, the teacher’s assistant from Maryland, Lori, the fire station secretary from Louisiana, and Sharon, the dairy farmer in Tennessee. All entered the Wake Up With Al contest in hopes of having Al Roker grace their presence some morning in the near future. As it happens, they couldn’t decide which of the finalists they liked the most, so all three won!

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