Blackened Fish Taco

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Author Notes: Blackened fish tacos have become favorites for so many and now you can find it on most menus. I love these!!
NOTE: If you are using any dairy then add a little dollop of sour cream on top of each taco! You can also use gluten free wraps.
Cindy Anschutz


Serves 4

  • 1/2 - 3/4 pounds mahi-mahi filets
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 - 3/4 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or coconut oil
  • 1 lime, quartered
  • Romaine lettuce or other large leave for rolling
  • Cabbage, shredded, for garnish
  • Salsa, for topping
  • 1 avocado, pitted and cut into thin slices, for topping
  1. Pat fish dry and season with salt and pepper. In a large bowl or baking dish combine white wine, lime juice, garlic and cayenne pepper. Add in fish and coat well then aside to marinate about 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Remove from marinade and give a little shake and lay on a plate.
  3. Heat a large sauté pan over medium heat then add in oil. When oil is hot place fish skin-side down in skillet. Cook until opaque and firm to touch, about 3 minutes per side.
  4. Flake the fish or cut into small portions, squeeze one of the lime wedges over the top, and toss to coat.
  5. To make a taco, Take each piece of romaine lettuce and fill with fish, cabbage, salsa, and avocado slices.
  6. Repeat for remaining tacos then enjoy!

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