Tuna Tacos

A Quick and Easy Summertime Delight

Leah Genoun June 16, 2011

A Florida favorite that’s fun and relatively quick and easy to prepare, fish tacos make the perfect summertime treat and are best served with freshly prepared condiments.

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Total Prep/Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients

(Serves Four)
Tacos

  • 1 pound fresh blackfin tuna, filleted, skinned and cubed
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 lime, quartered
  • 8 flour tortillas, warmed

Garnish

  • Sour cream
  • Iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • Shredded cheese, Mexican blend
  • Salsa (see recipe)
  • Guacamole (see recipe)

Directions

  • Prepare salsa & guacamole. Place fish in a medium-sized bowl. Add lime juice and taco seasoning, toss to coat.
  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. When oil shimmers, cook fish until opaque and firm. Five minutes should suffice. Remove from heat and flake. Squeeze lime wedge over fish and toss to coat.
  • Place soft tortilla on your plate. Top with fish, cheese, lettuce, salsa and a dollop of sour cream and guacamole. Grab a cold one and enjoy!

Salsa

  • 4 ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup white onion, finely diced
  • 2 jalapeños, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lime, juiced

Toss and refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

Guacamole

  •  2 avocados, peeled & mashed
  •  1 small onion, finely chopped
  •  1 clove garlic, minced
  •  1 ripe tomato, chopped
  •  1 lime, juiced
  •  salt & pepper to taste

Toss and refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

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