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Fresh Fish Tacos with Hearts of Palm Salsa
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Ingredients:

  • 8 oz Mahi mahi (or other firm flesh fish), fresh, cut bite-size
  • 2 Tbsp salsa
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 each, lime, juice and zest
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro leaves, minced
  • 8 oz hearts of palm, shredded
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp onion, minced
  • 1 to 2 each, jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 each, avocado, small, diced
  • 8 each, corn tortillas, unsalted


Directions:

  1. Marinate fish in salsa, garlic, spices and oil for approximately 10 minutes.
  2. Combine next 7 ingredients (lime through salt) together in a bowl, reserving the lime juice. Toss well to combine.
  3. Gently toss avocado into hearts of palm, salsa, taste and add more lime juice if needed.
  4. In a hot skillet, brown fish on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  5. Heat corn tortillas by steaming or in a microwave, covered with a damp paper towel.
  6. Top each tortilla with one scoop of fish and hearts of palm salsa. And serve.


Recipe makes : 4 servings
Serving size : 1 taco (9 oz)
Calories (kcal): 126
Protein (g): 8
Carbohydrate (g): 13
Total Dietary Fiber (g): 4
Total Fat (g): 5
Saturated Fat (g): 1
Monounsaturated Fat (g): 3
Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 1
Cholesterol (mg): 22
Vitamin A (RE): 23
Vitamin E (alpha-TE): 1
Vitamin C (mg): 7
Thiamin (mg): 0
Riboflavin (mg): 0
Niacin (mg): 3
Folate (mcg): 36
Vitamin B-6 (mg): 0
Vitamin B-12 (mcg): 0
Calcium (mg): 44
Iron (mg): 2
Magnesium (mg): 43
Phosphorus (mg): 138
Zinc (mg): 1
Potassium (mg): 359
Sodium (mg): 381


Source: A Dash of Aloha Cookbook, Kapi'olani Community College, University of Hawai'i, 2007