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Corn-Crusted Fish Tacos With Jalapeno-Lime Sauce and Spicy Black Beans

 
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $4.99 One serving costs about $4.99

$4.99 per serving

11 people like this recipe

11 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 gluten-free,healthy,pescetarian,gluten free,pescatarian lunch,main course,main dish,dinner Mexican
spoonacular Score:95%

Spoonacular Score: 95%

 

You can never have too many main course recipes, so give Corn-Crusted Fish Tacos With Jalapeno-Lime Sauce and Spicy Black Beans a try. This recipe makes 4 servings with 1112 calories, 57g of protein, and 54g of fat each. For $4.9 per serving, this recipe covers 50% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 11 person have made this recipe and would make it again. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and pescatarian diet. A mixture of mayo, tomatoes, cilantro, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. To use up the olive oil you could follow this main course with the Sauteed Banana, Granolan and Yogurt Parfait as a dessert. This recipe is typical of Mexican cuisine. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 94%. This score is super. Similar recipes include Corn-Crusted Fish Tacos with Jalapeno-Lime Sauce and Spicy Black Beans, Corn-crusted Fish Tacos With Jalapeno-lime Sauce And Spicy Blac, and Fish Tacos with Jalapeno Lime Sauce.

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Ingredients

Servings:
2 cans
2 cans canned black beans
canned black beans
1 pinch
1 pinch cayenne pepper
cayenne pepper
12 cups
12 cups cilantro
cilantro
16
16  corn tortillas
corn tortillas
0.5 cups
0.5 cups cornmeal
cornmeal
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps cumin
cumin
0.5 cups
0.5 cups green onions
green onions
some
some hot sauce
hot sauce
1
1  jalapeno
jalapeno
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps lime juice
lime juice
2
2  limes
limes
0.67 cups
0.67 cups mayo
mayo
some
some shredded monterey jack cheese
shredded monterey jack cheese
5 Tbsps
5 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
1.5 cups
1.5 cups shredded red cabbage
shredded red cabbage
1.5 lb
1.5 lb tilapia
tilapia
2 large
2 large tomatoes
tomatoes
2 cans canned black beans
2 cans
canned black beans
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 pinch
cayenne pepper
12 cups cilantro
12 cups
cilantro
16  corn tortillas
16
corn tortillas
0.5 cups cornmeal
0.5 cups
cornmeal
0.5 tsps cumin
0.5 tsps
cumin
0.5 cups green onions
0.5 cups
green onions
some hot sauce
some
hot sauce
1  jalapeno
1
jalapeno
2 Tbsps lime juice
2 Tbsps
lime juice
2  limes
2
limes
0.67 cups mayo
0.67 cups
mayo
some shredded monterey jack cheese
some
shredded monterey jack cheese
5 Tbsps olive oil
5 Tbsps
olive oil
1.5 cups shredded red cabbage
1.5 cups
shredded red cabbage
1.5 lb tilapia
1.5 lb
tilapia
2 large tomatoes
2 large
tomatoes

Equipment

paper towels
paper towels
microwave
microwave
pie form
pie form
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
paper towels
paper towels
microwave
microwave
pie form
pie form
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl


Instructions

  1. Mix the mayo, lime juice and chopped jalapeno in a small bowl. Salt and pepper to taste, then put in the fridge.
  2. Chop all veggies and set aside.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of oil to a small pan over medium-high heat. Add the green onions and allow them to saute for 1-2 minutes. Pour both cans of drained beans into the pan. Bring to a simmer and add the cumin, cayenne and tsp. of salt. Squeeze a couple of lime wedges into the beans. Cook for 5 minutes longer. Cover and set aside. Top the beans with cheese when you are ready to serve them.
  4. Heat a large skillet to high heat. Cut the fish into 1 x 3 inch strips. Drizzle oil on the fish, then salt and pepper both sides.
  5. Pour the cornmeal into a pie pan. Roll the fish strips in cornmeal, shaking off the excess.
  6. Add 2 tablespoons of oil to pan. When it is hot, cook half the fish strips 1-2 minutes per side, until opaque and flaky. The cooking time will depend on the thickness of the fish. Remove the fish from the pan and place on a paper towel-lined plate. Repeat.
  7. Warm the tortillas in the microwave. Divide the fish between 8 tortillas. (You can double up the tortillas so they wont break!) Then top each with cabbage, tomatoes, cilantro and jalapeno-lime sauce. Serve with lime wedges and hot sauce, black beans on the side.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $5.06
Ingredient
2 cans canned black beans
1 pinch cayenne pepper
¾ cups cilantro
16 corn tortillas
½ cups cornmeal
½ teaspoons cumin
½ cups green onions
1 jalapeno
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 limes
⅔ cups mayo
some shredded monterey jack cheese
5 tablespoons olive oil
1.5 cups shredded red cabbage
1.5 pounds tilapia
2 larges tomatoes
Price
$1.52
$0.01
$0.40
$1.49
$0.26
$0.07
$0.33
$0.06
$0.25
$0.50
$0.76
$0.04
$0.83
$0.29
$12.08
$1.37
$20.26

Tips

Health Tips

  • Lycopene, the chemical in tomatoes that makes them red (and healthy), is fat soluble. This means eating tomatoes with a fat — say, avocado or olive oil?improves the body's ability to absorb the lycopene. Don't hesitate to include some healthy fats in this dish to get the most health benefits from the tomatoes!

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • The average fresh lime contains 2 tablespoons of lime juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lime juice).

  • Just a head's up: tomatoes shouldn't be refrigerated! They will lose their flavor and probably get mushy too. For more on selecting and storing tomatoes and other vegetables, check out the academy.

Green Tips

  • Tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes, should be bought organic when possible. Moreover, buying tomatoes from your local farmers' market when they are in season is going to make your dish much, much tastier, not to mention more eco-friendly. In fact, we recommend using canned — or better yet, jarred?tomato products when tomatoes aren't in season instead of buying imported or greenhouse-grown tomatoes.

  • Good news: cabbage is not only cheap, it is also one of the "clean fifteen" so you do not have to spend extra to buy it organic, unless you really want to.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
1117 Calories
57g Protein
53g Total Fat
107g Carbs
73% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
1117
56%

Fat
53g
83%

  Saturated Fat
8g
55%

Carbohydrates
107g
36%

  Sugar
6g
8%

Cholesterol
101mg
34%

Sodium
1215mg
53%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
57g
115%

Vitamin K
129µg
124%

Selenium
82µg
118%

Fiber
26g
106%

Phosphorus
949mg
95%

Vitamin C
56mg
69%

Manganese
1mg
63%

Magnesium
239mg
60%

Vitamin B3
10mg
55%

Folate
218µg
55%

Potassium
1837mg
53%

Vitamin B6
0.93mg
46%

Vitamin B12
2µg
46%

Iron
8mg
45%

Copper
0.86mg
43%

Vitamin B1
0.61mg
41%

Vitamin E
5mg
38%

Vitamin D
5µg
36%

Vitamin A
1572IU
31%

Vitamin B2
0.53mg
31%

Zinc
4mg
28%

Calcium
237mg
24%

Vitamin B5
1mg
18%

covered percent of daily need

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