Monday, 19 July 2010 20:51

Louisiana Food: Holly Clegg And Fish Tacos

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 hollly_cleggWhen you say tacos, all ages come running.  When testing this recipe for Fish Tacos, I tried my own creation of a taco seasoning and one using the packet.  Well, I thought the oen with the packet came out the best and was a step saver which I am all about.  We need to include more fish in our diet, and this recipe is a great family-friendly way to entice even the younger ones. 
Gulf Coast cookbook, it is a great way to understand and support our wonderful Louisiana resources.   a can which are surprisingly good. These tacos are a guaranteed hit!  You have taco-seasoned fish topped with mild creamy coleslaw and tomatoes served in a tortilla for a light dinner on those hot nights.  Any mild fish may be used and don’t get intimated by shredded cabbage as just pick up a bag of pre-made cole slaw in the grocery.  And with my

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Fish Tacos

These tacos combine the best of southwestern and seafood into one delectable recipe. Serve with diced avocados, if desired.


Makes 8 servings


1 1/2 pounds fish fillets

1 (1.25-ounce) package low-sodium taco seasoning mix

2 tablespoons lime juice

2 cups cole slaw (shredded cabbage)

1/3 cup nonfat sour cream

1 tablespoon light mayonnaise

1 bunch green onions, chopped

3 tablespoons chopped green chilies

Salt and pepper to taste

8 (6-inch) corn or flour tortillas

1 cup chopped tomatoes


1.  In bowl or plastic bag, coat fish with taco seasoning and lime juice.
2.  In large nonstick skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, sauté fish over medium heat 5–7 minutes or until flaky and done. 
3.  In bowl, combine cole slaw, sour cream, mayonnaise, green onions, green chilies, season to taste. Set aside.
4.  Warm tortillas according to package directions or heat in microwave 30 seconds.

5.  Fill each tortilla with fish, coleslaw mixture, tomatoes. Fold in half, serve.  Repeat with remaining tortillas.


Nutritional information per serving:

Calories 144, Calories from fat (%) 9, Fat (g) 2, Saturated Fat (g) 0, Cholesterol (mg) 35, Sodium (mg) 344, Carbohydrate (g) 15, Dietary Fiber (g) 3, Sugars (g) 3, Protein (g) 15,

Diabetic Exchanges: 1 carbohydrate, 2 1/2 very lean meat



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