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Healthy Fish Tacos

Updated: Jan 26, 2021

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We are in the full swing of summer and when the temps are high, I certainly do not like to eat a meal that is heavy. One of my all-time favorite dishes to fix in the summer is fish tacos. I live in Florida so whenever I can get my hands on seasonal fresh Mahi or Grouper I will use these to make my tacos. I guarantee that you are going to love these tacos because not only are they healthy, they are super delicious. Don’t skip the best fish taco sauce – it’s irresistible with garlic-lime crema. And, if you want to spice it up a bit add some Sriracha sauce.


Makes 12 servings

Whole Grain Tortillas

1 ½ lb of seasoned plump fish like Grouper or Mahi

½ tsp ground cumin

½ tsp cayenne pepper

1 tsp salt

¼ tsp black pepper

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp butter

Fish Taco Toppings:

½ small purple cabbage (you can also buy the premade coleslaw in the bag)

2 medium avocado sliced

2 Roma tomatoes diced

½ diced red onion

½ bunch cilantro longer stems removed

1 cup of Cotija cheese, grated

1 lime cut into 8 wedges to serve

Fish Taco Sauce:

½ cup Greek yogurt

2 tbsp lime juice from 1 medium lime

1 tsp garlic powder

Line large baking sheet with parchment. In a small dish, combine seasonings: ½ tsp cumin, ½ tsp cayenne pepper, 1 tsp salt and ¼ tsp black pepper and evenly sprinkle seasoning mix over both sides of fish.

Lightly drizzle fish with olive oil and bake at 375 for 20-25 min. To brown edges, broil for 3-5 minutes in the end, if desired.

Combine all fish taco sauce ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk until well blended.

To serve tacos, toast quickly the corn tortillas on a large dry skillet or griddle over medium/high heat.

To assemble, start with pieces of fish, then add remaining ingredients finishing with a generous sprinkle of cotija cheese and finally that awesome fish taco sauce! Serve with a lime wedge to squeeze over tacos.

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