Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Spicy Fish Taco With Garnish

If you've grown up or spent any kind of time on the west coast of California, and you have a taste for Mexican food, then you know all about fish tacos.

Tilapia tacos with cabbage slaw

Here is a delicious, nutritiously smart alternative that uses organic vegetables for a garnish to the classic, fresh white fish tacos. The fish is cooked in a light, healthy way, we swap out regular cheese with soy cheese and lastly use all organic vegetables like cabbage, avocados and cilantro to achieve the perfect taco creation. As much a work of art as a great, quick and healthy meal.
For a recipe yield of about 2 complete servings of Spicy Fish Tacos with organic garnish (two tacos each), follow these instructions.
Ingredients for Fish Tacos With Organic Garnish
2 pieces white flaky fish, such as Mahi Mahi or Tilapia
4 -8 corn tortillas
3-4 tablespoons chili bean sauce (Toban Djan)
2 green onions chopped
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
Directions for Fish Tacos With Organic Garnish
Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Oil the pan. Place fish in the pan and dress with chili bean sauce and fresh lime juice. Grill the fish for 4 minutes on the first side and then flip for about 2 minutes and remove. Time may vary based on the type of fish that you use.
Place the tortillas in the oven and heat on warm throughout the cooking process. Divide the fish equally among the tortillas and garnish with any or all of the following.
Garnish for Spicy Fish Tacos
Shredded organic red cabbage
Hot sauce
Shredded soy cheese (mozzarella flavored)
Thinly sliced organic red onion
Chopped organic green onion
Chopped organic cilantro leaves
Fresh lime juice (from organic limes)
Top it off with sides of your favorite rice and organic black beans.
Matty Byloos and Brooklin Rogers
Matty Byloos writes and manages the Green Blog known as: Easy Ways to Go Green, as well as the Organic Food Blog: Organic Eating Daily