Asian Fish Tacos with a Twist

Didi Dalaba

By
@didicoffeegirl

ASIAN FISH TACOS WITH A TWIST, COLA REDUCTION SAUCE AND BLACK BEAN CONFETTI!

This was for the Ninja Challenge this week.
Our ingredients were: Cola, Black Beans and Tilapia

This is what we came up with. Heart healthy and full of flavors THAT BURST IN your mouth!!!
Even though this recipe was for a "chopped challenge", it's def. going in my cookbook. It's family friendly and HEALTHY!!! What more can a mom want???

I hope you enjoy this as much as we did!!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

COLA REDUCTION SAUCE

2 can(s)
cola (i used coke zero)
3 clove
garlic pressed
3 Tbsp
cilantro, fresh diced
2 tsp
ginger crushed
1
jalepeno pepper diced fine seeds removed
2 1/4 Tbsp
low sodium soy sauce
1 1/2 tsp
premium fish sauce

BLACK BEAN CONFETTI

1 can(s)
black beans rinsed and drained well
2 medium
tomatoes, seeded and diced fine
1 can(s)
corn (i used low sodium) rinsed and drained
1/2 c
finely sliced green onion
1 Tbsp
grated lime zest
3 Tbsp
lime juce (or juice of half lime)
1/4 tsp
dried ginger
2 tsp
sesame oil
1
jalapeno peppers diced fine seeds removed
salt and pepper to taste

POACHING SAUCE

1
bay leaf
1 tsp
old bay seasoning
1 tsp
crushed ginger
1 Tbsp
soy sauce, low sodium
1/2 tsp
fish sauce
4 c
water

ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS

1 lb
tilapia fillets
tortillas, corn (or your choice)
shredded lettuce

Step-By-Step

1In a saucepan, add your ingredients for your Cola reduction sauce. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to simmer. Reduce sauce by at least half.
2While sauce is simmering, chop your tomatoes. Add to a bowl, set aside.
3Rinse and drain your black beans, chop your jalapeno, add to bowl.
4Add your corn to the connfetti mixture. Mix your dressing and toss with confetti. Set aside.
5In a sausepan add your poaching spices. Add your water, and bring to rapid boil. Reduce heat, add your fish and simmer a few minutes till cooked thru. Remove, to plate, flake fish.
6Assemble tacos. On your tortilla, add lettuce.
7Add your flaked fish.
8Add your reduction sauce.
9Top with your bean confetti.
10Enjoy!

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