Baja Fish Taco Recipe

Recipe Steward Health Care

Baja Fish Tacos with Salsa Verde and Cilantro Mayo

Makes 6 servings (2 tacos per serving)
Recipe by: Nutritionist Beth Cronin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN
Ingredients Salsa Verde

¼ cup low sodium chicken stock
2 cup diced tomatillos
1 tsp minced garlic
2 ½ Tbsp minced & seeded jalapeño pepper
½ tsp sugar
¼ cup chopped cilantro
1 ½ tsp fresh lime juice
½ tsp salt
½ tsp ground black pepper
½ tsp grated lime zest

Ingredients Fish and Mayo

1 pound cabbage, shredded
½ cup low fat mayo
2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1/3 cup minced cilantro
12 yellow corn tortillas
1/8 tsp ground pepper
1 tsp chili powder
¾ tsp ground cumin
2 pounds cod loin

  1. In a blender or food processor combine the salsa verde ingredients and blend until smooth. Save in refrigerator for up to 48 hrs.
  2. Combine mayo, lime juice and cilantro. Mix thoroughly and store in refrigerator until ready to use.
  3. Mix together ground pepper, chili powder and cumin. Lightly season fish with spice mixture. Bake in 350 degree oven for 10-15 minutes until golden brown and cooked through.
  4. Warm tortillas in 250 degree over prior to serving. Top each tortilla with ~2 oz fish, a dollop of cilantro mayo, shredded cabbage and 1 oz salsa

**Hint : Add sliced avocado and user plain Greek yogurt vs. mayo!

Nutrition Facts: 280 calories, 8 g fat, 1g saturated fat, 40 mg cholesterol, 263 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 23 g protein.

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