Baked Fish Tacos

Fish tacos, a staple in California, are making their way to restaurants and homes across the country.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 2 tsp. fresh cilantro, minced
  • 2 cups packaged coleslaw mix
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 lb. tilapia fillets
  • 4 whole-wheat tortillas, 6" diameter

Directions

  • In medium bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, yogurt, onion, jalapeño, and cilantro. Stir in shredded cabbage; chill.
  • In separate bowl, combine lime juice, garlic, and canola oil to make a marinade for fish. Pour over fish; cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Place fish on aluminum-lined grill (spray aluminum with cooking spray); cook 6–7 minutes on each side, until fish is tender and beginning to flake.
  • While fish is cooking, loosely wrap whole-wheat tortilla in large piece of aluminum foil to heat.
  • To assemble tacos, cut fish into strips; divide into 4 portions. Place strips in center of each heated tortilla. Top with coleslaw mixture. Add fresh ground pepper, if desired.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 2 tsp. fresh cilantro, minced
  • 2 cups packaged coleslaw mix
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 lb. tilapia fillets
  • 4 whole-wheat tortillas, 6" diameter

Directions

  • In medium bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, yogurt, onion, jalapeño, and cilantro. Stir in shredded cabbage; chill.
  • In separate bowl, combine lime juice, garlic, and canola oil to make a marinade for fish. Pour over fish; cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Place fish on aluminum-lined grill (spray aluminum with cooking spray); cook 6–7 minutes on each side, until fish is tender and beginning to flake.
  • While fish is cooking, loosely wrap whole-wheat tortilla in large piece of aluminum foil to heat.
  • To assemble tacos, cut fish into strips; divide into 4 portions. Place strips in center of each heated tortilla. Top with coleslaw mixture. Add fresh ground pepper, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories370
Total Fat19g
Saturated Fat4.5g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium390mg
Total Carbohydrate25g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars5g
Protein24g