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Fish Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa

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Fish tacos may be one of the greatest things ever, especially when the salsa has the sweetness of mango and the fish has some flavor.  This is a super easy recipe that could totally be made on a weeknight.  One note:  If you have large tortillas, you’ll probably only need one per serving.  I know the recipe calls for 4 total (2 per serving), but I definitely didn’t need it.  Also, the fish, mango avocado salsa, and spinach could work as a salad if you want to cut out the wrap.  Versatility!

Servings:  2
Active Time:  35 minutes
Total Time:  35 minutes


FishTacosWithMangoAvocadoSalsaFish Tacos
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 pound firm white fish, such as halibut or tilapia
1/2 tablespoon canola oil
1 cup chopped spinach
4 whole wheat tortillas

Mango Avocado Salsa
1/4 chopped peeled ripe mango
1/2 avocado sliced and peeled
1/8 cup finely chopped red onion
1/4 jalapeño pepper, finely chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice


  1. For the salsa:  Combine the salt, avocado, mango, onion, jalapeño, cilantro and lime juice.  Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Combine the paprika, cumin, salt and pepper in a small bowl.  Rub the spice mixture over the fillets.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat.  Add the oil to the pan and cook the fish 2 minutes on each side or until done being careful not to overcook.  Remove from heat and keep warm.
  4. Heat tortillas over an open flame until slightly charred and softened.
  5. Break the fish into pieces and divide evenly among tortillas.  Top each tortilla with 1/4 cup chopped spinach and 1 tablespoon salsa and serve.

How It Should Look

Nutrition Info

Per serving:  560 calories; Fat 26.1 g (Saturated 6 g); Cholesterol 57 mg; Carbohydrates 67 g; Fiber 8 g; Protein 34 g; Sodium 1,313 mg.

Printable Recipes

Fish Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa (2 servings)

Fish Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa (4 servings)


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