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Tilapia Fish Tacos

If you’re looking for a nice, light, quick meal for your family, give these fish tacos a try.
  Tilapia 1 Pound (3 Fillets)
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh ground pepper To Taste
  Red cabbage 1⁄2
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Limes 2
  Flour tortillas 10
  Tomatillos 12
  Hot red peppers 3
  Anaheim chili 1
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Pineapple slices 3

Coat the tilapia with extra virgin olive oil and fresh ground pepper. Cook in a skillet on medium-high heat for five minutes on each side. While the fish is cooking, cut up your red cabbage and add it to a bowl with the sour cream and lime juice and mix together well. Heat the flour tortillas until they are warm and soft. Once the fish is cooked, pull it off of the skillet. Place the flour tortillas on a plate. Add the fish, red cabbage and salsa. Fold and serve hot.


Cut up your tomatillos, peppers and garlic. Place in a cast iron pan with the pineapple slices and coat with a little extra virgin olive oil. Cook until they are slightly blackened on both sides. Remove and add to blender or food processor and blend.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Something light and easy for dinner? If that’s the thought going through then these fish tacos need to be tried! Watch Ken give these fish tacos a try in his kitchen!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 659 Calories from Fat 243

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g42%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 86.6 mg28.9%

Sodium 831.3 mg34.6%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.3%

Dietary Fiber 11.3 g45.1%

Sugars 23 g

Protein 36 g71.5%

Vitamin A 80.9% Vitamin C 357.7%

Calcium 23.6% Iron 34%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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