If you ordered these Thai Tacos with slaw and from a take-out establishment, they would come in at a hefty 800 calories. In this recipe, a serving is 400 calories, half of the fast-food variety.
Add a combo to the meal with a tasty Asian Slaw and wash it down with a Fruity Mango Soda (recipes follow).
Chili Thai Tacos
4 taco shells
3 cans (each 85 g) flaked light tuna (Spicy Thai Chili flavour)
60 ml (4 tbsp) sour cream, divided
250 ml (1 cup) shredded iceberg lettuce
1 tomato, diced
2 lime wedges, for garnish
Toast taco shells for 20 to 30 seconds in a toaster oven or for 1 minute in a 180 C (350 F) conventional oven.
In a saute pan, lightly heat tuna. Reduce heat to low and quickly stir in half the sour cream. Place a quarter of the tuna mixture into each taco shell. Top with lettuce, tomato and remaining sour cream. Garnish with lime wedges.
Makes 2 servings.
30 ml (2 tbsp) rice wine vinegar
15 ml (1 tbsp) Dijon mustard
60 ml (4 tbsp) sesame oil
50 ml (1/4 cup) shredded red cabbage
50 ml (1/4 cup) shredded green cabbage
50 ml (1/4 cup) grated carrot
15 ml (1 tbsp) sesame seeds, toasted
In a small bowl, whisk together rice wine vinegar and Dijon mustard. Slowly drizzle in sesame oil, whisking continuously.
In a separate bowl, toss cabbages and carrot together. Drizzle dressing over top and garnish with sesame seeds.
Makes 2 servings.
Fruity Mango Soda
125 ml (1/2 cup) chopped fresh mango
500 ml (2 cups) club soda
Mix mango slices with club soda and ice and let steep in the refrigerator for 20 to 30 minutes before serving.
Makes 2 servings.
Source: Clover Leaf Seafoods.
Fish Tacos With Creamy Lime Guacamole And Cabbage Slaw
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Sauteed Fish Tacos
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Beer-Battered Fish Tacos With Tomato And Avocado Salsa
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Fish Tacos With Mango Salsa
This fish taco recipe sautes the fish to lock in the moisture (the recipe also calls for briefly soaking the fish in water). Use firm fish like halibut or swordfish. Serve with mango salsa, which makes a unique condiment for fish. <strong>Get the <a href="http://simplyrecipes.com/recipes/fish_tacos/" target="_hplink">Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa from Simply Recipe</a></strong>
Grilled Fish Tacos With Roasted Corn And Pepitas
These fish tacos have a lot of texture going on with grilled corn and toasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds). A bit of paprika and garlic salt dusted on the fish fillets are all you need to add nice flavor. Use grouper or mahi mahi. <strong>Get the <a href="http://steamykitchen.com/1528-grilled-fish-tacos.html" target="_hplink">Grilled Fish Tacos with Roasted Corn and Pepitas recipe from Steamy Kitchen</a></strong>
Baja Fish Tacos
For classic Baja-style fish tacos, you'll want to deep fry your fillets. This recipe uses meaty halibut that's dusted in chili powder and flour before cooking. Serve with sliced avocado, cabbage slaw and salsa. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/baja-fish-tacos-recipe/index.html" target="_hplink">Baja Fish Tacos recipe from Food Network</a></strong>
Fish tacos are usually made with white fish, but this recipe uses salmon to pack in the omega-3s. The fish fillets are spread with a unique spice rub that includes coffee, cumin, coriander, chili powder and brown sugar. Serve with shredded cabbage and avocado-tomatillo salsa. <strong>Get the <a href="http://fiveandspice.wordpress.com/2011/04/26/salmon-tacos/" target="_hplink">Salmon Tacos recipe from Five and Spice</a></strong>
Broiled Fish Tacos
A flavorful marinade infuses the snapper for these fish tacos with lots of flavor. Instead of grilling or sauteing, the fish is broiled, which is really easy because you don't need to flip them. Serve with guacamole, shredded lettuce and salsa. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.recipegirl.com/2011/04/27/broiled-fish-tacos/" target="_hplink">Broiled Fish Tacos recipe from Recipe Girl</a></strong>
Grilled Adobo-Rubbed Fish Tacos
For the ultimate flavor in fish tacos, this recipe features an adobo rub made with chili powder and cumin. For best results use firm fish like halibut or mahi mahi. Serve with homemade coleslaw. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/grilled-fish-tacos_n_1062161.html" target="_hplink">Grilled Adobo-Rubbed Fish Tacos recipe</a></strong>
Grilled Fish Tacos With Pico De Gallo
Mahi mahi is an ideal fish for grilling because it's firm and doesn't fall apart so easily. Fill these grilled fish tacos with shredded cabbage, cilantro, sour cream and freshly made pico de gallo. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/grilled-fish-tacos-with-p_n_1057732.html" target="_hplink">Grilled Fish Tacos with Pico de Gallo</a></strong>
WATCH: Quick Fish Tacos Recipe
Curtis Stone shows you a great recipe for a fish tacos for his GMC Trade Secret.