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healthy and delicious fish tacos

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

Baking the fish like this gives it a nice crispy coating without frying it in unhealthy oil.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For healthy and delicious fish tacos

  • 1/2 lb
    white fish, any variety you like
  • 1 c
    cornflake crumbs
  • 1 tsp
    lemon pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground pepper
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 1/4 c
    skim milk
  • 8
    flour tortillas (preferably high fiber or whole wheat)
  • 1-2 c
    shredded cabbage or cole slaw mix
  • 1/2 c
    sliced green onion
  • fresh, chopped cilantro
  • diced tomato
  • plain, nonfat greek yogurt or sour cream
  • fresh salsa

How To Make healthy and delicious fish tacos

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Place a baking rack over a foil lined baking sheet and spray with a non-stick cooking spray.
  • 2
    Cut fish into bite sized pieces.
  • 3
    Add flower to a shallow dish.
  • 4
    In a second shallow dish, combine cornflake crumbs, lemon pepper, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/8 tsp. black pepper.
  • 5
    Beat egg whites and milk in a third shallow bowl.
  • 6
    Coat pieces of fish on all sides in flour, shaking off any excess.
  • 7
    Dip in coated fish pieces into egg mixture then roll into crumbs, coating well.
  • 8
    Place coated fish on prepared baking rack. Bake in a preheated 450º oven for 8 minutes or until fish is crisp and cooked through.
  • 9
    In the mean time, Spray a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and lightly cook tortillas until slightly browned. Keep warm.
  • 10
    To make tacos, add fish to tortillas and top with favorite toppings such as the one's suggested in the ingredients list.
  • 11