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Salmon Tacos with Red Cabbage Slaw

These healthy fish tacos are full of color, great flavor and good-for-you nutrients. They’re a great way to have a high-protein dinner with immune-boosting vitamin C and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.

Suggested Serving Size

2 tacos

Tacos


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tsp ground coffee
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs salmon fillet
  • 8 corn tacos, warmed

Preparation

  1. Preheat the broiler. In a small bowl, combine the coffee, brown sugar, cumin, cilantro, chili powder, salt and black pepper. Add the olive oil and stir. Brush the coffee mixture over the salmon.
  2. Broil the salmon, skin side down, for 8 minutes, or until it flakes easily with a fork. Remove from the heat and break the fillets into chunks.

Yogurt Sauce


Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced fine
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, finely minced
  • 2 tsp hot sauce
  • 1 tsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • Black pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the yogurt, garlic, jalapeño, hot sauce, lime juice, lime zest and honey. Add salt and black pepper to taste.

Toppings


Ingredients

  • 4 cups thinly sliced red cabbage
  • Chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

Preparation

  1. Fill the taco shells with the salmon. Top the salmon with the yogurt sauce, cabbage and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.
Nutrition
Servings Per Container 4
Calories 500
Total Fat 28
Trans Fat 0
Poly Fat 0
Mono Fat 0
Cholesterol 102
Sodium 493
Total Carb 24
Fibers 5
Sugars 2
Proteins 37
Vitamin A 0
Vitamin C 0
Iron 0

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