Asian Fish Tacos with a Twist

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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

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  • 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

How to Make Asian Fish Tacos with a Twist

Step-by-Step

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

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