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Fish Tacos    HT  MC  Mexican  25mins

 

 

Serves 4   Hot  Fish  Fruit  herbs  Main Course Dairy  Gluten Wheat Free   Eggless  Mexico  Nth America  North American

 

This is a fun dish to eat for all the family. If your kids aren't used to eating chilli, we suggest you keep a watchful eye on them.

 

 

Ingredients
900g/2lb meaty fish, e.g Tuna, Swordfish, Monkfish

Salt

3 tbsp Lime Juice
12 Corn Tortillas

Vegetable oil for basting

To Serve
4 Limes, quartered 
4 tbsp freshly chopped Coriander
Freshly Chopped Jalapenos or Serrano Chillies

Fresh Salsa 

 

 

Instructions

 

1. Preheat the oven to 140C, 275F, Gas Mark 1 and preheat the grill of hot.

 

2. Season the fish with salt and sprinkle with the lime juice. Set aside.

 

3. Stack the tortillas and wrap in aluminium foil. Place in the oven to heat through.

 

4. Brush the fish with a little oil and cook on both sides under the preheated grill until it flakes apart when tested with a fork. This will take between 7 and 15 minutes depending on the thickness. 

 

5. Flake the fish into bite-sized pieces and place in a heated serving dish.

 

6.   To serve - Place the warmed tortillas, fish , salsa coriander, chilies and quartered limes on separate dishes on the table and allow diners to assemble their own tacos, by placing some of the fish on a tortilla, sprinkling with a generous amount of lime juice, topping with the salsa, coriander and chili and then rolling it up to eat it.

 

 

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Main equipment required to prepare fresh fish

 

Sharp knives - large and small

Chopping board

Kitchen scissors

Fish Scalers (optional)

 

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