Fish Tacos

2014-10-20
  • Yield : 8 tacos
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 25m
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    575
  • Calories from Fat

    195
  • Total Fat

    24g
  • Saturated Fat

    6g
  • Trans Fat

    0g
  • Cholesterol

    50mg
  • Sodium

    850mg
  • Carbohydrates

    52g
  • Dietary Fiber

    5g
  • Sugar

    10g
  • Protein

    40g
  • Serving Size:

    2 tacos with cheese & salsa

Fish tacos can be a healthier alternative to beef tacos. You can make them using corn or flour tortillas, lettuce or coleslaw, pan-fried, broiled or deep fried fish or seafood.Enjoy the with or without salsa, cheese, guacamole or sliced avocado. Nutrition values vary depending on the type of tortilla, fish and optional ingredients used. Use the links below for a variety of taco fillings.

Broiled Fish
Pan-fried Fish
Oven-fried Fish
Deep-fried Fish or Seafood
Pico de Gallo Salsa
Creamy Guacamole
Hearty Guacamole
Spicy Coleslaw

Nutrition information assumes 2 6-inch flour tortillas, 1/2 cup of coleslaw and 2 oz. (precooked weight) broiled tilapia without additional salt. Seventy-five percent of the sodium is from the tortillas and coleslaw.

Ingredients

  • 16 oz. (450 g) fish fillets (cod, tilapia, sole)
  • 8 flour tortillas (6" diameter) or corn tortillas
  • 4 cups (960 ml) Coleslaw, prepared or homemade or shredded lettuce
  • Optional Ingredients
  • Prepared or homemade salsa
  • Guacamole or sliced avocado
  • 4 oz. (115 g) cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese, shredded

Method of Preparation

Step 1

Broil, pan-fry or deep fry fish per above recipes.

Step 2

Wrap stacked tortillas in aluminum foil and place in a preheated 300°F (175°C) oven for 10 minutes to warm and reduce cracking.

Step 3

Prepare tacos by placing 1/2 cup of coleslaw or lettuce along the center of each tortilla and top with fish or seafood. Top with salsa and cheese if desired. Serve immediately.