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Halibut Soft Tacos

 Halibut Soft Tacos
"This is one of my summery, healthy favorites that is quick, colorful and full of nutrients. Sometimes I serve them wrapped in lettuce, instead of tortillas." Kristin Kossak, Bozeman, MT
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 medium mango, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup cubed avocado
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 pound halibut steaks (3/4 inch thick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 4 flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • 4 teaspoons sweet Thai chili sauce


  • In a small bowl, combine the mango, avocado, onion, jalapeno,
  • cilantro, 2 teaspoons oil, lemon juice and honey; set aside. Brush
  • halibut with remaining oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs,
  • lightly coat the grill rack. Grill halibut, covered, over high heat
  • or broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until
  • fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Place lettuce leaves on tortillas; top with fish and mango mixture.

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Halibut Soft Tacos (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Drizzle with chili sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 taco with 1/3 cup mango mixture equals 330 calories, 12 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 648 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.