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Chimichurri Fish Tacos

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Crispy pan fried halibut is swathed in a fresh vibrant chimichurri sauce and wrapped into a corn tortilla. A fresh and easy dinner option everyone is going to love!
Ingredients
  Fresh parsley 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), stem removed (for chimichurri sauce)
  Cilantro 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), stem removed (for chimichurri sauce)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm) (for chimichurri sauce)
  Red pepper flake 1⁄2 Teaspoon (for chimichurri sauce)
  Sherry/Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon (for chimichurri sauce)
  Fresh lime juice 1 Tablespoon (for chimichurri sauce)
  Green onion 1 Medium, slice (for chimichurri sauce)
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (for chimichurri sauce)
  Sea salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (to taste for chimichurri sauce+ 1/2 teaspoon for fish)
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon (to taste for chimichurri sauce+ 1/2 teaspoon for fish)
  Halibut/Tilapia 1 Pound
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dried oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Smoked paprika 1 Tablespoon
  Ground coriander 2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (for frying)
  Corn tortillas 8
  Avocado 2 Medium, diced
  Tomato 1 Medium, diced
  Sour cream 2 Tablespoon (as required)
  Lime 1 Medium, wedged
Directions

MAKING
1. For sauce, in blender add parsley, cilantro, garlic, red pepper flakes, sherry, lime juice, and green onion. Blend until smooth.
2. Drizzle olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Keep it aside.
3. In a bowl, combine flour, oregano, paprika, coriander, and turmeric. Mix well.
4. Cut fish into 2 inch pieces. Dredge them in flour mixture.
5. Place a frying pan on medium heat, pout ½ inch vegetable oil, and fry fish in it until they are golden brown. Do not overcrowd the pan, you can do it in batches.
6. On a paper towel, lay the fish. Season with salt and pepper.
7. In a dry pan, over medium heat warm tortilla on both sides. Place it on a serving platter.

FINALIZING
8. Top tortilla with pieces of fish, sauce, avocado, tomato, lime juice, and sour cream.

SERVING
9. Wrap and serve chimichuri fish taco with a glass of wine.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Assembled
Dish: 
Taco
Ingredient: 
Fish
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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