Fast Fresh Family Cooking: Mexican Fish Tortillas Recipe

Blogged by: Elle Vernon 27 Mar 2015 View comments

Fish is a great source of healthy Omega 3 fatty acids, making it a really nutritious source of protein for the family. These tortillas are a great way to include this nutritious protein into the diets of even the fussiest of eaters. The trick is picking the right kind of fish. Ling is a great choice; it’s sweet and mild and is so easy to cook.
Fresh herbs are also nutritious. Filled with antioxidants and vitamin C, this herb salsa transforms them into a delicious immune booster.
Don’t let the ingredients list fool you; this recipe is still super simple and quick to make.

Mexican Fish Tortillas
Serves 4

Ingredients and shopping list                                   
1/2 cup coriander leaves
1/2 cup parsley leaves
1/2 clove garlic
2 green shallots, chopped
1 lime juice and finely grated zest
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
500g boneless skinless white fish fillets
3 tsp taco seasoning
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tomato, diced
1/2 cup corn kernels
1 avocado, diced
2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce leaves
4 rounds wholemeal Lebanese bread
Pinch caster sugar
Salt and pepper, to season
Tomato salsa, to serve
Sour cream, to serve

1 To make herb salsa, put coriander, parsley, garlic, shallots, lime juice and zest, olive oil and sugar into a small food processor. Pulse for 30 seconds or until a chunky sauce forms. Season with salt and pepper. If you would like a thinner sauce, simply add 1 tsp of cold water at a time until desired consistency is reached. Set aside in the fridge.
2. Put fish fillets on a plate and sprinkle top of fillets with taco seasoning. Put extra oil in a large frying pan and heat over high heat. Add fish and cook for 2-3 minutes each side or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate and cut into thick strips.
4. Meanwhile, combine tomato, corn and avocado in a medium bowl.
5. Scatter lettuce down the centre of each round of bread, top with fish, avocado mixture, a drizzle of tomato salsa, dollop of sour cream and drizzle of herb salsa.
If you enjoyed this recipe, keep an eye out for more weekly fast, fresh Family Food recipes from Rouse Hill Town Centre!


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