Blackened Tilapia Baja Tacos

Lynette !

By
@breezermom

A healthier fish taco using blackened rather than using fried fish!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
If you like fish tacos with a little kick you will love these! The seasoning on the fish is great. But the sour cream/jalapeno sauce on top is fabulous and makes the taco. The sour cream is what holds the fresh sauce together. Even if you're not a fan of fish, I'd give these a try. The tilapia has a very mild flavor. Delish!

Ingredients

1/4 c
sour cream, reduced fat
2 Tbsp
fresh cilantro, chopped
2 Tbsp
fresh lime juice
1
jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
1 c
white onion, thinly sliced
1 1/2 tsp
paprika
1 1/2 tsp
brown sugar
1 tsp
dried oregano
3/4 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1/4 tsp
ground red pepper
4
tilapia fillets, 6 oz each
1 Tbsp
canola oil
8
6 inch corn tortillas
1/2
ripe avocado, peeled, thinly sliced
4
lime wedges

Step-By-Step

1Combine the first 4 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth. Combine the jalapeno sauce and onion in a small bowl.

2Combine the paprika and the next 6 ingredients (through ground red pepper), sprinkle evenly over the fish. Heat oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the fish to the pan. Cook for 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

3Warn the tortillas according to the package directions. divide the fish, onion mixture, and avocado evenly among the tortillas. Serve with lime wedges.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy