Fresh Tuna Tacos

Take a taste adventure and try tuna tacos with the usual onion, peppers and lettuce and the not-so-usual fresh hot sauce.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Spicy Fresh Chile Sauce

1
medium tomato, finely chopped (3/4 cup)
5
medium green onions, sliced (1/3 cup)
1
medium jalapeño chile, seeded and finely chopped
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1
clove garlic, finely chopped

Tacos

2
tablespoons lime juice
1
pound yellowfin tuna or other lean fish steaks, about 3/4 inch thick
8
fat-free flour tortillas (8 inch), warmed
1/4
small head lettuce, shredded (3/4 cup)
1
small red bell pepper, finely chopped
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1 In medium bowl, mix all Spicy Fresh Chile Sauce ingredients; set aside.
  • 2 Set oven control to broil. Spray broiler pan rack with cooking spray. Brush lime juice over fish steaks. Place fish on rack in broiler pan.
  • 3 Broil with tops about 4 inches from heat 5 minutes; turn. Broil 5 to 8 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with fork.
  • 4 Break fish into large flakes or cut into 1-inch cubes. Spoon scant 1/2 cup fish into each tortilla. Top with lettuce, bell pepper and onion. Serve with chile sauce.

Expert Tips

Use 1 cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa instead of making the Spicy Fresh Chile Sauce.

Fish is a great choice when you're trying to cut back on fat. It's naturally low in fat and high in protein. Most lean fish derive less than 10 percent of calories from fat.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
55),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
740mg
740%;
Total Carbohydrate
54g
54%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%;
Vitamin C
58%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.