Mojito fish tacos

6

PREP TIME

35 min

TOTAL TIME

45 min

Serves

4

Mojito fish tacos

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

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Ingredients

  • 400 g cod fillets
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Cabbage Slaw

  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 small onion , thinly sliced
  • 3 cups thinly sliced green cabbage
  • 1 jalapeño , seeded and minced

Taco assembly

  • 8 small flour tortilla
  • 1 avocado , thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup chopped mint , (optional)
  • 1 tsp lime zest , (optional)

Instructions

  • PAT cod fillets dry with paper towels. Whisk 1 tsp lime zest with ¼ cup lime juice, 2 tbsp chopped mint, oil and ¼ tsp salt in an 8×8-in. baking dish. Add cod. Let fish marinate in lime juice mixture at room temperature, flipping halfway through, for 15 min.
  • WHISK ¼ cup lime juice with honey and ¼ tsp salt in a large bowl. Stir in onion. Let stand for 5 min. Add cabbage and jalapeno. Stir to coat.
  • PREHEAT barbecue to medium-high. Oil grill. Remove cod from marinade and lay on grill. Barbecue, lid closed, until a knife tip inserted in thickest part of fish and held for 10 sec comes out warm, 6 to 8 min. Transfer fish to a plate and flake into bite-size pieces.
  • ASSEMBLE fish tacos by filling tortillas with cabbage slaw, avocado and fish. Sprinkle fish tacos with ¼ cup chopped mint and 1 tsp lime zest. Prep tip: A thicker cut of fish may require longer grilling time.

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 407,
  • Protein
  • 25 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 48 g,
  • Fat
  • 14 g,
  • Fibre
  • 6 g,
  • Sodium
  • 703 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin C