Whether you’re entertaining, or enjoying a family meal together, fresh, healthy fish tacos are always a great choice. They’re so easy to make, and packed with healthy ingredients. And… they will only take about 30 minutes to make.
While many people love their fish crumbed and fried, grilling is a much healthier option that is low in saturated fats, and still tastes delicious. But, if you’re really want to have crumbed fish, consider crumbing it in a wholegrain crumb, and opt to air-fry the fish, instead of deep frying it.
When it comes to choosing the right fish for your tacos, opt for a firm, white-fleshed fish. It’s mild in flavour. And, it’s delicate, flaky and quick to grill or bake. Some varieties include Ling, Mahi Mahi, cod or snapper. You’ll typically find several varieties of firm white-fleshed fish at your local supermarket.
Try and find thinner fillets of fish if you can. They’ll fit on your tacos easier, and the cooking time and marination time is significantly reduced with thinner fillets of fish. With that in mind, white fish cooks quickly. Therefore, you need to really watch your cooking time to ensure that it’s not overdone. To tell if it’s ready, it will start to flake easily when you put a fork into it.
While this healthy fish taco recipe chooses wholemeal flour tortillas, you can use traditional corn tortillas if you wish. We’ve simply chosen wholemeal or wholegrain tortillas for the added fibre. We also like the smaller tortillas as they are easier to handle.
Healthy, fresh toppings will make your tacos taste even better, without feeling heavy and full after you’ve finished the meal. We love topping our tacos with homemade guacamole salsa, light chipotle mayonnaise, shredded lettuce, and a sprinkle of light cheese. Fresh coriander, lime juice and corn kernels go really well with fish tacos too. And if you don’t like the chipotle mayonnaise you can opt for a salsa, or maybe leave off the dressing altogether. There’s enough flavour without the added sauce.
This healthy fish taco recipe is healthy, flavourful, and a really simple recipe to make. We hope that you enjoy it and share it with your friends. You can find more healthy recipe ideas here.
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