Sunday, February 28, 2016

[Healthy_Recipes_For_Diabetic_Friends] Spicy Fish Tacos - 20g Carbs, 3g Fiber, 4g Sugar


Spicy Fish Tacos - 20g Carbs, 3g Fiber, 4g Sugar

Main Dishes, Under 400 Calories
Makes: 4
Serving Size: 1 taco
Prep Time: 5 min
Cooking Time: 45 min  (including 30 minutes of marinating)

2 limes, juiced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbsp minced cilantro
1 tsp hot sauce
1 lb mahi mahi or orange roughy fish fillets
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp ground cumin
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 tsp olive oil
4 (6-inch) whole-wheat or corn tortillas, warmed

1/3 cup nonfat sour cream or nonfat Greek yogurt
1/4 cup diced fresh avocado
1 small tomato, diced
1/4 cup red onion, diced
2 Tbsp minced cilantro
1 Tbsp canned green chilies
1 cup chopped cabbage
Pepper, to taste

In a medium bowl, combine the lime juice, garlic, cilantro, and hot sauce. Add the fish and turn to coat. Let the fish marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator, turning once after 15 minutes.

Remove the fish from the marinade and pat slightly dry. Add the chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper.

Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add the fish and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes per side or until tender and cooked through.

Remove the fish from the pan and cut into bite-sized pieces.

Combine the sauce ingredients. Divide the fish among the warmed tortillas. Top with the sauce. Fold over the sides to form a taco to eat.

Makes: 4
Serving Size: 1 taco
Nutrition per Serving: 245 Calories, 6 Fat, 1g Saturated Fat, 0g Trans Fat, 20g Carbs, 3g Fiber, 4g Sugars, 85mg Cholesterol, 335mg Sodium (without added salt), 25g Protein

Choices: 1 Starch, 3 Lean meats, 1/2 Fat


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