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Soft Fish Tacos Recipe

Soft Fish Tacos Recipe

“My husband Bill and I created these tasty fish tacos,” Carrie Billups explains from Florence, Oregon. “The combination with tilapia and cabbage may seem unusual, but after one bite, everyone’s hooked!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1/2 cup fat-free tartar sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds tilapia fillets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 10 corn tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, chopped tomato and sliced avocado, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, toss the coleslaw mix, tartar sauce, salt, cumin and pepper; set aside. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook tilapia in oil and lemon juice over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • 2. Place tilapia on tortillas; top with coleslaw mixture. Serve with cheese, tomato and avocado if desired. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 tacos (calculated without optional toppings) equals 310 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 542 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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