Bangin Cod Fish Tacos – Mediterranean Diet
COD & CABBAGE FISH TACOS RECIPE
Ingredients for 8 “street” fish tacos
- Fish ingredients
- 1 1/2 lb cod, chopped into 1-inch firm pieces
- 2 teaspoons cumin
- 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- pinch of sea salt & pepper
- 1 tablespoons olive oil
- 8 mini soft corn tortillas
- 2 large avocados
- 8 tablespoons pickled cabbage (see below)
- 8 tablespoons mango salsa (see below)
- fresh radish (optional)
- fresh lime juice
Season cod with oil and spices, rub it all over the filet pieces.
Set a nonstick skillet on medium high heat. Once hot, add olive oil. Carefully place the cod pieces into the skillet using tongs or a spatula. Cook on each side for 2 to 4 minutes, until the edges are seared and the sides are golden. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
Wipe the skillet clean with a paper towel. Increase the heat to high.
Add corn tortillas to the HOT skillet and sear on each side for 1 – 2 minutes, until dark spots apear on the tortilla. After cooking on each side, place the tortillas in a warm, damp towel to soften. Repeat.
Build the taco! On a warm tortilla, spread 1-2 tablespoons of mashed avocado, add a serving of picked cabbage, the cooked cod, mango salsa and, if desired, radish slices.
Enjoy with fresh lime!
Ingredients for 20 servings (~32oz)
- 1 small red cabbage, finely shredded
- juice from 7 limes
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 1/2 tablespoons sea salt
- 1 tablespoon cracked pepper
- red pepper flakes to taste (OPTIONAL)
Add ingredients to a large jar or sealable container.
Let the cabbage marinate in the jar for at least 20 minutes at room temperature OR 1 hour in the fridge. Enjoy on tacos, hot dogs, burgers, eggs, rice or any food that needs a boost of flavor!
Store in the fridge in an airtight jar or container for 2 weeks.
QUICK MANGO SALSA
Ingredients for 8 servings
- 1 ripe mango, diced
- 1/3 cup diced onion
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1/3 cup finely chopped cilantro
- juice from 1 lime
- sea salt & pepper to taste
Mix together the ingredients and season to taste with sea salt & pepper and/or fresh lime.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.
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