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Fish Tacos with Tomatillo Avocado Cream and Cilantro Rice

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Watch Erica make light Fish tacos, a perfect summer treat. Lightly seasoned and pan fried fish are wrapped up with cabbage, and a creamy tomatillo sauce inside of a rice tortilla!
  Tomatillo 4 Medium
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cilantro 4 Tablespoon, chopped
  Lime 1 Medium
  Tortilla 2 Medium
  Catfish 2 Medium
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Avocado 1 Medium
  Cabbage 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Kosher salt 1 Pinch
  Garlic powder 1 Pinch
  Onion powder 1 Pinch

1. In a saucepan boil water and boil the tomatillos in it.
2. In a rice steamer or a pot boil the rice with water and olive oil.
3. Add cilantro to the rice and stir well.
4. Grate the green part of the lime over the rice and mix.
5. Halve the lime and with a juicer extract the juice over the rice.
6. Add some sea salt to taste. Mix well.
7. Put the lid and cook again.
8. Put the boiled tomatillos in the grinder and add little bit of water.
9. Grind until completely done and pour it out in a glass.
10. Halve the avocado, deseed and scoop out the flesh into the grinder.
11. Add little bit of tomatillo sauce and blend.
12. Continue adding some portions of the tomatillo sauce while blending until completely used.
13. Add sea salt over the sauce and add paprika as desired.
14. In a plate keep the catfish fillets and add some seasoning using kosher salt, garlic powder and onion powder and juice of lime.
15. Heat a pan with white oil and drop the fish to it. Fry 3 minutes per side.

16. In a plate arrange the rice tortilla.
17. Add a chunk of fish at the center and bust a bit.
18. Add grated cabbage on it.
19. Spoon over it avocado and tomatillo sauce.
20. Roll the tortilla.
21. Spoon cilantro lime rice on the side of the taco.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Want to try the best fish tacos? These fish tacos are a perfect way to pep up your mealtime with the zing of cilantro and zest of lime giving it the added spark. Also this dish gives you a great chance to add fish into your diet. So make it, serve it and see everyone relish it!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2709 Calories from Fat 924

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 106 g163.2%

Saturated Fat 20.2 g101.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 640.3 mg213.4%

Sodium 1263.4 mg52.6%

Total Carbohydrates 228 g76%

Dietary Fiber 37.2 g148.6%

Sugars 12.4 g

Protein 211 g422.5%

Vitamin A 105.8% Vitamin C 142.5%

Calcium 36.9% Iron 57.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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