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Chili-Lime Fish Tacos

  • Total time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 324 kcal

It’s easy to make this healthy south-of-the-border treat at home. Try the recipe now!

Ingredients

Fish:

  • 16 ounces tilapia (or other white fish, such as mahi mahi or cod) thawed, if frozen
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon Tajin Classic, or other chili-lime seasoning
  • 1/2 to 1 tablespoon olive oil for cooking

Slaw Topping:

  • 2 cups bagged coleslaw mix
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Water, as needed to thin (about 1 to 2 tablespoons)
  • 3/4 teaspoon Tajin Classic, or other chili-lime seasoning
  • Small pinch kosher salt

To serve:

  • 8 corn tortillas
Thin-sliced lime wedges

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients listed for the sauce. Refrigerate until ready to serve. 
  2. In a medium bowl, toss all ingredients listed for the slaw topping. Refrigerate until ready to serve.  
  3. Sprinkle fish with the cumin, salt, and Tajin or chili-lime seasoning. 
  4. Heat oil in a skillet, and cook fish 4 to 5 minutes per side until fish is just opaque and lightly charred. Break pieces up into large chunks. 
  5. Warm the tortillas in a hot skillet about 30 seconds on each side. Keep covered with a towel after heating to keep warm. 
  6. Assemble tacos. Place slaw on the bottom of each tortilla, top with fish, and drizzle with sauce. Serve with lime wedges, as desired. 

Amber Marks

Dietetic Intern