Tilapia is a light fish full of flavor and makes a tasty taco. Easy to prepare and goes well with many side dishes. Even if you don't like fish, this recipe will change your mind. It truly is delightful. Restaurant fish tacos start at 250mg and of course depending on how they are prepared can go well over 800mg per taco. With only 51 mg of sodium per taco you will be able to enjoy your meal guilt free...
Tilapia Fish Taco's Serving's: 4 ( 2 taco's per person)
Per Serving: - Calories 398; Sodium 102mg; Fat 14g; Protein 30g; Carbohydrate 37g; Cholesterol 57mg; Dietary fiber 1mg.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Organic No Salt Seasoning (Costco)
Red Pepper Flakes
Salmon Seasoning (Costco)
Garlic - pressed
Tortilla - White Corn
Red Onion - chopped
Mixed Cole Slaw Greens
Tomato - diced
Mayonnaise (Vegenaise) - see ingredients
Lemon or Lime - Sliced
Marinating the fish. In a large glass dish or bowl place the juice of 1 lemon, 1 Tbsp Olive Oil, 1 tsp of the no salt seasoning & 1/2 tsp salmon seasoning and mix well. Place the fish in the marinade making sure it is all coated and cover with plastic wrap. Place in refrigerator for 1 hour.
In a small container place the Mayonnaise (Vegenaise) and tsp of Adobo sauce together and mix well. Set aside till serving time.
In a large skillet place 2 Tbsp olive oil and red pepper flakes in pan and heat on low for 2 minutes.
Increase the heat on your pan to medium and place the fillets in the skillet along with marinade and saute for 2 minutes per side, until fish becomes flaky. Remove the fish from the pan and place on a serving dish.
To Serve - Chop the onion, tomato placing them into separate serving bowls. Place the mixed Cole slaw greens in a separate bowl also for serving as well as the Adobo sauce. Heat up the corn tortillas by placing then in a damp towel covered and put into microwave for 45 seconds.
Place each item on the table. Each person can put their own taco together by spreading the Adobo Mayo on the tortilla,
then placing fish on the tortilla and adding the greens, tomato and red onion and a squeeze of lemon or lime.
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