Fish Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw

Fish tacos are pretty straightforward. They require a tortilla, fish, and slaw. And that’s pretty much it. Which makes them perfect for you.

Original recipe from Centsational Girl

Ingredients for 8 tacos:

8 white corn tortillas

2 tbsp butter

3 or 4 fresh tilapia fillets

½ cup nonfat plain yogurt

¼ cup light mayo

3 limes (1 for dressing, 2 for tacos)

1 tbsp white wine vinegar

1 chipotle pepper (in adobo sauce)

½ tsp adobo sauce

pinch of salt

1/3 head green cabbage

1/2 head red cabbage

1 cup matchstick (thinly sliced) carrots

fresh cilantro


  1. Remove seeds from 1 chipotle pepper. Dice.
  2. Add pepper, 1/2 tsp. adobo sauce, and a handful of cilantro into bowl. Blend with immersion blender (or regular blender) until finely chopped. Add yogurt, mayo, vinegar, a small pinch of salt and a squeeze of lime.
  3. Slice cabbage thin & mix in matchstick carrots.
  4. Pour dressing over slaw and blend together.
  5. Cook tilapia. Place on warm tortilla & sprinkle with lime juice.
  6. Top with slaw and avocado, plus more cilantro as needed.

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