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Halibut fish tacos are an easy dinner

Jul. 07, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

An easy, low-carb dinner option from the American Diabetes Association.

Serves 8, Serving Size: 1 taco

INGREDIENTS

3 limes, juiced

1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes

1 T. cilantro, chopped

4 halibut fillets (about 11/2 pounds)

1/4 tsp. salt (optional)

1/4 tsp. ground black pepper

Non-stick cooking spray

1 jalapeno pepper, minced

8 small whole-wheat, low-carb tortillas (10 grams carb and more than 7 grams fiber), warmed

SAUCE

1/2 c. fat-free plain Greek yogurt

1 tsp. hot pepper sauce

PREPARATION

In a medium bowl, combine lime juice, red pepper flakes, and cilantro. Add fish to marinade and marinate in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

Remove fish from marinade and season with salt (optional) and pepper.

Coat large saute pan with cooking spray. Saute jalapeno pepper over medium heat for 2 minutes; then add halibut and sauté for an additional 2-3 minutes on each side.

Remove fish and peppers from pan and shred fish into large pieces, mixing the pepper while shredding.

In a small bowl, combine sauce ingredients.

Evenly divide fish among 8 tortillas. Top each taco with a dollop of yogurt sauce.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Exchanges/Choices

1/2 Starch

3 Lean Meat

Calories 155

Calories from Fat 35

Total Fat 4.0 g

Saturated Fat 0.3 g

Trans Fat 0.0g

Cholesterol 25 mg

Sodium 270 mg

Potassium 470 mg

Total Carbohydrate 12 g

Dietary Fiber 7 g

Sugars 1 g

Protein 24 g

Phosphorus 255 mg

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