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Friday Feast: Fish Tacos

It is no secret that I am obsessed with tacos.  Pork, beef, chicken, fish…you name it!  They are the perfect bite of food and simple to make.  I could eat them everyday and be fully satisfied.

So when I was looking at some of the items I had from weeks 5 and 6 of my CSA, I knew I wanted to make a nice fresh slaw.  Barry had the great idea to put it on top of fish tacos, one of my favorites!  This is why I married him :)

For this slaw, I shredded savoy cabbage, white carrots and kohlrabi.  This was my first time trying kohlrabi and I was surprised how much I liked it.  It has a great crunchy texture and a very mild cabbage taste.

Shredding Kohlrabi

Once all of the vegetables were shredded, I made a dressing of apple cider vinegar, lime juice, olive oil, chili powder, salt and pepper.  I tossed everything together and had a very fresh and tangy slaw.

Slawtastic!

 

For the fish, I had two cod filets that I seasoned with chili powder, smoked paprika and a little cayenne.  I placed them in a baking dish and popped it under the broiler for about 10 minutes until they were tender and flaky.  While the fish was cooking, I warmed some whole wheat tortillas and cut up some cilantro and lime for garnish.

Broiled Cod & Garnishes

I assembled the tacos by topping the fish with the slaw, chopped cilantro and a good squeeze of lime.  These tacos were absolutely delicious and so easy to make.  It’s an easy weeknight meal that can be done in 20-30 minutes.  And the best thing is that they are really good for you!

Tacos!

There was a ton of slaw left over, so I’ve been eating it all week for lunch with some lemon and herb grilled chicken that I cooked earlier in the week.  The vegetables are sturdy enough to hold up with the dressing for a few days and go with a variety of things.  Bonus!

What’s your favorite kind of taco?  Have you ever made fish tacos?

2 Responses to Friday Feast: Fish Tacos

  1. These looks absolutely delicious! Here is my favorite fish taco recipe…http://inherchucks.com/2012/03/27/fish-tacos-with-lime-cilantro-crema/

    Come and link up this recipe to this week’s party….http://inherchucks.com/2012/07/11/whats-in-the-box-34/. Looking forward to seeing you there :)

  2. […] week has been full of fantastic meals from my CSA baskets.  If you missed it, check out the Fish Tacos I made this week.  The CSA is such a great way to eat healthy foods and also support your local […]

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