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  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Fish tacos, that great meal of the Baja Peninsula, and a taste of summer. They are simple to make, no more complicated in fact than a hamburger or a mess of pancakes, and they are considerably more flavorful. Fried in strips and served onboard warm corn tortillas with a simple salsa, a pinch of fresh cabbage, plenty of lime and a cream sauce you might want to punch up with some chopped chipotle, these fish tacos can turn a cold night into bluebird summer, transporting you from chill into deep humidity and bliss. Featured in: Baja Refresher. 

    Ingredients

    • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped
    • 1 small red onion, peeled and finely chopped
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • ½ cup roughly chopped cilantro
    • 1 jalapeño, halved lengthwise, seeded and cut crosswise into half moons (optional)
    • ¼ cup mayonnaise
    • ½ cup sour cream
    • 2 limes, 1 halved and 1 cut into wedges
    • Kosher salt
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 tablespoon canned chipotle pepper, finely chopped (optional)
    • ½ cup flour, preferably Wondra or other fine-milled flour
    • 1 ½ teaspoons chili powder
    • ½ cup milk
    • ¼ cup peanut oil, plus a splash more for greasing pan
    • Pat of butter
    • 1 pound flounder or any firm white-fleshed fish, cut across the grain of the flesh into strips about 1/2 inch wide by 3 inches long
    • 12 6-inch fresh corn tortillas
    • 2 cups shredded green cabbage
    • A saucy hot sauce, like Tapatio or Frank’s

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 582 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 37 g 57.65%
    • Saturated Fat: 12 g 61.55%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 50 mg 16.62%
    • Sodium: 223 mg 9.3%
    • Calcium: 172 mg 17.24%
    • Potassium: 383 mg 10.94%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.04%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 54 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 19.56%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 11 g
    • Vitamin A 18.81%
    • Vitamin C 45.97%
    • Vitamin D 4.43%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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