Baja Fish Tacos

As I mentioned the other day, Hubby and I love going to Dorado for our fish taco fix. While we were eating our tacos and elote, we were chatting about how we should try to make them at home sometime. I commented that the tortillas make a big difference.

I was apparently feeling bold that day because I just walked up to the counter and started up a conversation with the manager (which is so not like me!) I assumed they made their own tortillas, but in fact they buy them from a place just north of Boston. Then I asked if I could buy some from him. He gave me a whole bag for just a few bucks!! I was very excited and started planning out our meal on the walk home.

We decided to replicate our Dorado meal. I served these fish tacos with some delicious elote and black beans served over rice. We will definitely be having fish tacos at home more often!

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Baja Fish Tacos

Yield: 4

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp taco seasoning
1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp fresh orange juice
1 pound mahimahi or other firm whitefish fillets, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 Tbsp vegetable oil

2 cups presliced green cabbage

1/2 cup greek yogurt
1 avocado
salt and pepper to taste

8 (6-inch) corn tortillas

8 lime wedges

Directions:

Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add fish; toss to coat.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish; sautê 5 minutes or until fish is done.

Combine yogurt and avocado in a medium bowl until chunky. Salt and pepper to taste.

Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spoon about 1/4 cup cabbage down center of each tortilla. Divide fish evenly among tortillas; fold in half. Serve with lime wedges.

Recipe adapted from Cooking Light

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8 Responses to “Peppery Lemon Brown Sugar Salmon (Bookmarked Recipes)”

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    CB — October 16, 2008 at 9:19 pm

    Oh man. Wasn’t this recipe awesome? My mouth is watering just thinking about it. Even my hubs, who isn’t a big salmon fan really liked it! Glad you and the hubs did too 🙂
    /Clara

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    Jen — October 16, 2008 at 9:24 pm

    Yep – we loved it. It’s going to be our go-to quick dinner from now on.

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    Julie — October 17, 2008 at 2:31 pm

    That looks delicious, and we like salmon. We’ll have to give it a try!

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    Steph — October 18, 2008 at 12:39 pm

    I love a good (and easy) fish recipe! Looks delish.

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    Jen — October 18, 2008 at 3:57 pm

    I agree – good and easy fish recipes are so great to have around.

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    Jen — February 26, 2009 at 8:21 pm

    I plan on making this tonight for my hubby. Looks easy and yummy.

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    Jen — February 27, 2009 at 2:31 pm

    I made this last night. It was wonderful and so easy.

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    Jen — February 27, 2009 at 2:35 pm

    I agree! It’s so delicious and easy

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