Easy Fish Tacos Recipe with Southwestern Cole Slaw for Healthy Fish Tacos

Easy fish tacos recipe is healthy fish tacos for popular tilipia fish tacos

Easy Fish Tacos Recipe Makes Quick Fish Dinner!

Don’t have time to cook and looking for a delicious meatless meal?  Here’s my easy Fish Tacos recipe and this simple recipe is for healthy fish tacos.  I LOVE fish tacos and I think I order them at every restaurant they are on the menu. Tilapia Fish tacos are simple to make at home.  A quick fish dinner for the family to eat healthy! Also, this is a diabetic fish taco recipe.  I have the best coleslaw recipe to serve with the easy fish tacos or pick up your favorite condiments!

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BBQ Shrimp Tacos instead of easy fish tacos recipe

Some of my very favorite ingredients is seafood and I always keep various types – salmon, shrimp, tilapia and even crawfish in the freezer for quick, go-to meals.

I also have a great BBQ Shrimp Taco recipe from KITCHEN 101 that’s a favorite for healthy easy recipes. If you like BBQ Shrimp and tacos, you this recipe will quickly be a favorite!



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Mouth-Watering Healthy Fish Tacos Recipe Easy and Tasty

When you want a quick seafood dinner, what better time to spotlight this mouth-watering easy fish tacos recipe, Fish Tacos with Southwestern Cole Slaw from my KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence. With only 140-200 calories and very little fat and sodium in 4 ounces –  fish is always a lean heart-healthy choice and you will be amazed that this is a diabetic easy fish tacos recipe. Jarred jalapeno may be used, adjusted to preference, or left out.

Easy Fish Tacos Recipe Southwestern Cole Slaw = Best Fish Taco Recipe

Now, one of my favorite components of this fish taco recipe is the southwestern cole slaw.  Buy cole slaw in a bag and just mix in the canned corn, jalapenos and fresh tomatoes and green onions.  Most of the saturated fat in cole slaw is in the dressing so you will be amazed how great the combination of Greek yogurt and a touch of mayonnaise are the perfect mix and so much better for you.  I think Greek yogurt really makes a difference and is a rich substitute for sour cream.  You will love this cole slaw recipe served separately as well.  And, yes, I had to include avocados you know that’s my favorite.  Enjoy this simple but sensational fish taco recipe!

Tilapia Fish Tacos Rank Most Popular Healthy Fish Tacos 


GET KITCHEN 101 if you are looking for mainstream easy diabetic recipes because this book highlights diabetic recipes with a “D.” I love this diabetic fresh fish recipe for healthy fish tacos. So simple! You’ll enjoy these tilipia fish tacos if you’re a novice in the kitchen or just too busy to cook. I cannot wait for you to try this quick recipe.

You can use any fish but tilapia fish tacos are popular. What’s great about my recipe is this is for diabetic fish tacos which is truly just a healthy way to eat. Fish tacos are one of my favorites quick fish dinners. You can use reduced sodium taco seasoning but I like the simple chili powder.

Fish Tacos with Southwestern Cole Slaw from KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence 

Spicy fish and fabulous cool cole slaw — easy and perfect pairing.

Makes 6 fish tacos

1 1/2 pounds tilapia fillets (or fish of choice)
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
Salt and pepper to taste
6 flour tortillas (or corn tortillas)
Southwestern Cole slaw (recipe follows)

1. Preheat broiler. Season fish with chili powder and season to taste. Broil 4-6 minutes per 1/2–inch thickness or until fish flakes with fork. Fish may be grilled or pan sauteed also.
2. Fill each tortilla with fish and Southwestern Cole Slaw (see recipe).
3. Warm tortillas according to package directions or heat in microwave about 30 seconds covered with damp paper towel. Serve with coleslaw or condiments of choice

Nutritional info per serving: Calories 209, Calories from Fat 19%, Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 57mg, Sodium 353mg, Carbohydrates 16g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 1g, Protein 26g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 starch, 3 lean meat

Southwestern Cole Slaw

Serve extra slaw to serve with burgers.

Makes 12 (1/2 cup) servings

1 (10-ounce) bag angel hair or classic coleslaw (about 5 cups)
1 cup chopped green onions
2-3 tablespoons chopped jalapenos (found in jar)
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1 (11-ounce) can Mexican style corn, drained
3/4 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon light mayonnaise
2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
1 avocado, chopped and drizzled with lime juice

1. In large bowl, combine coleslaw, green onions, jalapeños, tomatoes, and corn.
2. In small bowl, mix yogurt, mayonnaise, and vinegar. Toss with slaw. Season to taste and fold in avocados.

Nutritional info per serving
Calories 76, Calories from Fat 35%, Fat 3g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 173mg, Carbohydrates 10g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Total Sugars 4g, Protein 3g, Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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