Sustainable ChoiceInexpensive tilapia is readily available and sustainable. Broiling makes this a no-fuss fish dish. The tilapia cooks fast, so make sure all the other components for the taco are ready before you put it under the heat.

Cheryl Slocum
Recipe by Cooking Light September 2014

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Squire Fox; Styling: Carla Gonzales-Hart

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
10 mins
total:
21 mins
Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: 2 tacos)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler to high.

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  • Combine first 4 ingredients and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Brush fillets with oil, and sprinkle with spice mixture. Place fillets on a baking sheet. Broil 6 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

  • Combine remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, cilantro, chiles, and avocado in a bowl; lightly mash with a fork.

  • Heat tortillas on a grill pan coated with cooking spray 20 seconds on each side or until lightly charred. Divide avocado mixture and fish among tortillas. Serve with lime wedges.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

304 calories; fat 10.8g; saturated fat 1.9g; mono fat 5.7g; poly fat 1.9g; protein 33g; carbohydrates 22g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 76mg; iron 1mg; sodium 258mg; calcium 42mg.