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Fantastic Fish Tacos Recipe
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Fantastic Fish Tacos Recipe

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Searching for a lighter substitute to traditional fried fish tacos, I came up with this entree. It's been a hit with friends and family. —Jennifer Palmer, Rancho Cucamonga, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons fat-free milk
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 pound mahi mahi or cod fillets, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 4 corn tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • TOPPINGS:
  • 1 cup coleslaw mix
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro

Nutritional Facts

1 taco equals 314 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 99 mg cholesterol, 659 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch.

Directions

  1. For sauce, in a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, lime juice and milk; refrigerate until serving.
  2. In a shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs and lemon-pepper. In another shallow bowl, whisk egg and water. Dip fish in egg mixture, then in crumb mixture, patting to help coating adhere.
  3. Place a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add fish; cook 2-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown and fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. Serve in tortillas with toppings and sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fantastic Fish Tacos in Simple & Delicious July/August 2006, p52

Nutritional Facts

1 taco equals 314 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 99 mg cholesterol, 659 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jul. 10, 2014

"My husband and I loved these! I've been looking for a great fish taco recipe and I have found a winner!"

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Reviewed Jun. 10, 2014

"My 6 year old helped me make these last night and they were wonderful! We used Mrs. Dash Garlic and Herb seasoning since I'm not a lemon-pepper fan and we mixed in 1/2 panko 1/2 breadcrumbs. Very good, will definitely make again!"

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Reviewed May. 2, 2014

"I made these with Lake Erie perch and they were delicious. My whole family loved them. It is definitely a keeper."

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Reviewed Mar. 14, 2014

"Love these. I mixed the coleslaw in the sauce and let it sit , much better."

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Reviewed Dec. 8, 2012

"Delicious! I served these with the Pineapple Salsa and tortilla chips on the same page."

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