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Tilapia Tacos


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  • 1 lb tilapia fillets, rinsed and pat dried
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, chopped (seeds removed for less heat)
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 5-inch white corn tortillas (I used La Tortilla Factory Fiber & Flax)
  • 1 medium haas avocado, sliced
  • lime wedges and cilantro for garnish


Level of difficulty Average
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Heat oil in a skillet and sauté onions until translucent. Add garlic

Step 2

Place tilapia on top of onion mixture and cook until it because flakey and break apart

Step 3

Add jalapeño peppers, tomatoes, cilantro and lime juice. Sauté over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, breaking up the fish with the spoon to get everything mixed well

Step 4

Serve with your favorite taco fixings!

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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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