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Fish tacos with tomatillo sauce

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 filled tortilla
Calories 187

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat Trace
Saturated fat 0.5 g
Total fat 3 g
Sodium 190 mg
Cholesterol 39 mg
Dietary fiber 2.5 g
Protein 19 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

These flavorful fish tacos are a healthy alternative to traditional beef tacos.

Ingredients

(Serves 4)
  • 12 ounces whitefish, such as cod or tilapia
  • Salt and pepper to taste (optional)
  • 1/4 head Napa cabbage (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 small yellow onion, diced (1/4 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons minced cilantro
  • 2 red Fresno peppers, diced
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime (1/2 teaspoon zest, 1 tablespoon juice)
  • 4 tablespoons tomatillo salsa
  • 4 wheat tortillas (6-inch diameter), lightly grilled or toasted

Directions

Season fish with salt and pepper if you like. Then bake fish at 375 F for about 20 minutes until internal temperature reaches 145 F. Or grill fish if you prefer.

Place remaining ingredients except tortillas in a mixing bowl and toss to combine. Flake fish and place on tortillas. Top with cabbage and salsa mixture. Serve immediately.

Last Updated: August 29th, 2019