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

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

  • 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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