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Recipe 1

COD & CABBAGE FISH TACOS RECIPE

Prep 5min
Cook 20min
Total 25min
260cal

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)
  • Garnish
    • fresh radish (optional)
    • fresh lime juice

Steps

Step 1

Season cod with oil and spices, rub it all over the filet pieces.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

Wipe the skillet clean with a paper towel. Increase the heat to high.

Step 4

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.

Step 5

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.

Step 6

Enjoy with fresh lime!

Calories260cal
Protein18g
Fats11g
Carbs23g
Sodium160mg
Fiber6g
Sugar7g
Recipe 2

PICKLED CABBAGE

Prep 10min
Total 10min
30cal

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)

Steps

Step 1

Add ingredients to a large jar or sealable container.

Step 2

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!

Step 3

Store in the fridge in an airtight jar or container for 2 weeks.

Calories30cal
Protein1g
Fats1.5g
Carbs5g
Sodium490mg
Fiber1g
Sugar2g
Recipe 3

QUICK MANGO SALSA

Prep 5min
Total 5min
30cal

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

Steps

Step 1

Mix together the ingredients and season to taste with sea salt & pepper and/or fresh lime.

Calories30cal
Protein1g
Carbs8g
Sodium70mg
Fiber1g
Sugar7g
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Details

Prep 20min
Cook 20min
Total 40min
Total Calories: 320cal
Total Carbs: 36g
Total Fats: 12.5g
Total Protein: 20g
Total Sodium: 720mg
Total Fiber: 8g
Total Sugar: 16g
About Kevin - author

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hey, I'm Kevin

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.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!