Easy Spring Recipe: Fish Tacos

Summer Berry Muffins Reader's Digest Reverse DiabetesFish Tacos

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  • prep 20min    cook 7min
  • serves 4

Here’s a truly fun way to enjoy fish. The mango’s sweetness marries well with spicy peppers, creating a refreshing salsa. Mangoes are deliciously rich in beta-carotene, vitamin C, potassium, and fiber and contain an enzyme with stomach-soothing properties. Even the corn tortillas are rich in antioxidants.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 1/2 pounds halibut fillets
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 1/2 small red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 jalapeño pepper, seeded, deveined, and finely chopped (wear gloves when handling; they burn)
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 soft corn tortillas (6 inches)
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce

    How to make it  20 minutes

  • 1

    Preheat the broiler. Coat a broiler pan with cooking spray. In a medium bowl, combine the oil, garlic, cumin, salt, 1 tablespoon lime juice, and the fish and toss to coat. Let stand 15 minutes.

  • 2

    In a small bowl, combine the mango, bell pepper, jalapeño, cilantro, if desired, and the remaining 2 tablespoons lime juice. Set aside.

  • 3

    Wrap the tortillas in foil. Remove the fish from the marinade and place on the broiler pan. Broil until opaque, 3 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a plate and place the tortillas in the oven to warm slightly, 1 minute. Flake the fish.

  • 4

    Top the tortillas with equal amounts of lettuce, fish, and salsa.

  • Nutritional Information(per serving)

    • Calories: 380
    • Fat: 9g
    • Saturated Fat: 1g
    • Sodium: 430mg
    • Carbs: 36g
    • Protein: 39g
    • Fiber: 5g

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