Colourful Fish Tacos

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Many Canadians are familiar with meat-filled tacos, but fish tacos served in soft tortillas are an authentic Mexican treat , and a great way to get more omega-3 in your family’s diet.

Tags: Advanced, 20 Mins, Entrées, Fish
Serves: 8
Skill level: Advanced
Prep time: 20  minutes
Cooking time: 10  minutes
Total: 30  minutes

Additional Information


2 tbsp (25 mL) sour cream
1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lime juice
2 cups (500 mL) coarsely grated red cabbage, grated using large holes of box grater
4 green onions, thinly sliced on diagonal
½ tsp (2 mL) salt
Half jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (optional)
2 pkgs (each 280 g) PC Blue Menu Wild Pacific Halibut Skinless Fillets , thawed
2 tbsp (25 mL) olive oil
1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) freshly ground black pepper
8 PC Blue Menu Whole Grain Tortillas - Jalapeño Corn
1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh coriander leaves


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). In large bowl, stir together sour cream and lime juice. Stir in cabbage, green onions, ¼ tsp (1 mL) of the salt and jalapeño, if using; toss to coat.
  2. Cut each halibut fillet lengthwise into 6 strips. In large nonstick frying pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle halibut with pepper and remaining salt. Place in pan; cook until golden brown on both sides, about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Meanwhile, remove tortillas from package and wrap with foil; place in oven and heat 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. To assemble, fill tortillas with slaw, fish, salsa and coriander.

Nutritional Information

Makes 8 servings Per serving:
220 calories, fat 8 g (1.5 g of it saturated), sodium 440 mg, carbohydrate 22 g, fibre 4 g, protein 17 g Omega-3 pillar, Low in saturated fat pillar, Source of Fibre