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Cilantro Lime Tilapia Tacos

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Stephanie, The Posh Pescatarian, makes a simple, delicious and economical midweek dinner - cilantro lime tilapia tacos with spicy black beans.
Ingredients
  Tilapia 4 Pound, boneless/skinless
  Fresh cilantro 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Canned black beans 1 Can (10 oz)
  Tortillas 12
  Canola oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon (as per taste)
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon (as per taste)
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon (as per taste)
  Coriander 1 Teaspoon (as per taste)
  Red pepper 1 Teaspoon (as per taste)
  Low fat mexican style cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated
  Cotija cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated
  Taco fixings 2 Tablespoon (pieces of red onion, tomato, low fat mexican style cheese, cotija cheese, a little avocado flesh)
Directions

MAKING
1. To prepare the marinade, in a blender blend roughly chopped cilantro, lime extract and canola oil.
2. Cut the tilapia into bite sized pieces and add into a bowl.
3. Add salt and marinade mixture and mix with a spoon.
4. In a plastic container empty a can of rinsed and drained black beans, coriander, red pepper, little salt and white pepper and mix.
5. Place in the microwave oven at high with cover for about 2 to 3 minutes, then stir and continue cooking for 30 seconds more until nice and hot.
6. In a nonstick pan add a little oil, add the marinated fish and sauté for about 5 minutes or until done.

FINALIZING
7. Heat tortillas on a stove top and place on a serving plate.
8. Spoon over beans and then the cooked fish pieces with cooked sauce.

SERVING
9. Top with pieces of red onion, tomato, low fat Mexican style cheese, cotija cheese and a little avocado flesh and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Assembled
Dish: 
Taco
Ingredient: 
Tilapia
Interest: 
Easy
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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