Make food truck-style fish tacos at home using fresh tilapia, avocado, cilantro and corn tortillas, and top with a creamy onion-jalapeno mixture for amazing flavor.

David Bonom
Recipe by Cooking Light

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Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 2 tacos)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth. Combine jalapeño sauce and onion in a small bowl.

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  • Combine paprika and next 6 ingredients (through ground red pepper); sprinkle evenly over fish. Heat oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

  • Warm tortillas according to package directions. Divide fish, onion mixture, and avocado evenly among tortillas. Serve with lime wedges.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

362 calories; fat 13.6g; saturated fat 3.1g; mono fat 6.4g; poly fat 2.8g; protein 37g; carbohydrates 27.1g; fiber 4.9g; cholesterol 79mg; iron 1.5mg; sodium 388mg; calcium 74mg.