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Fantastic Fish Tacos

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 6
  • 30 min
  • 30 min
  • $$$
Gatheredtable
adapted from Domino Magazine circa 2008

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless mahi mahi fish fillets
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 avocados
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt, divided
  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 jalapeno pepper, minced (optional)
  • 2 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 1 bunch of scallions, diced
  • 6 corn tortillas

Directions

Prep: 1. Heat grill to high. 2. Juice limes 3. For the avocado cream: dice avocados and mix with juice of 1 lime. 4. For the pico de gallo: dice tomatoes, red onion, cilantro and jalapeno. 5. For the corn salad: dice scallions. Make: 1. For the fish: sprinkle with oil, salt, and pepper. Grill on high heat. 2. For avocado cream, blend together until smooth: avocados, sour cream, 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon sea salt. 3. For pico de gallo, mix in bowl: tomatoes, red onion, 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, 2 tablespoons cilantro, optional jalapeño, salt. 4. For corn salad: heat oil, sauté first corn, then add scallions, salt and pepper and sauté for about 3 minutes. 5. In a dry skillet over medium high heat warm tortillas for about 1 minute per side. Serve tortillas topped with fish, avocado cream, pico de gallo, and corn salad.

Notes

For a low carb option, lettuce wraps are always great! It may seem intimidating that you make four separate "dishes" but it's WORTH it -- actually pretty easy and delicious. Check out our tips for buying and cooking fish here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/06/21/a-beginners-guide-to-how-to-buy-and-cook-fish/ Looking for a good substitute? Many fish types are extremely versatile, check out our recommended substitutions here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/06/21/recipe-hacking-how-to-substitute-different-types-of-fish/

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