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Fantastic Fish Tacos

 Fantastic Fish Tacos
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
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 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
  • 1 cup coleslaw mix
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro


  • For sauce, in a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, lime juice and milk;
  • refrigerate until serving.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Directions (continued)

  • Serve in tortillas with toppings and sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
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.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.