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Grilled Salmon Tacos with Chunky Guacamole

grilled salmon tacos with chunky guacamole Entree Mexican
Grilled Salmon Tacos with Chunky Guacamole
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 10

Chunky guacamole provides a tasty addition to these grilled salmon tacos. A perfect Mexican dinner that’s ready in 30 minutes. MORE+ LESS-

March 8, 2018

Ingredients

Chunky Guacamole

2
plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped
2
avocados, peeled, chopped
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
1
serrano chile, seeded, finely chopped
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon lime juice
1/2
teaspoon salt

Tacos

3
tablespoons lime juice
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
4
salmon fillets (about 6 oz each)
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
10
corn or flour tortillas (6 inch)
2
cups finely shredded red cabbage
Lime wedges

Steps

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  • 1
    In medium bowl, mix Chunky Guacamole ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix 3 tablespoons lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the pepper. Rub salmon fillets with lime juice mixture; let stand 15 minutes.
  • 3
    In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Cook salmon fillets in oil 15 to 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, turning once. Remove from heat; cut in serving-size pieces, removing and discarding skin.
  • 4
    Fill tortillas with salmon and cabbage. Serve with guacamole and lime wedges.

Expert Tips

  • To grill salmon: Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place salmon, skin side down, over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 to 18 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork (do not turn salmon).

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
450mg
19%
Potassium
590mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
2g
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Fish tacos have so many variations — crunchy fish tacos, beer battered fish tacos, spicy fish tacos — but most of them are made with a mild white fish. This recipe takes this classic to a new level, topping salmon tacos with chunky guacamole made from fresh, scratch ingredients. Bonus: it only takes 30 minutes to make! And did we mention salmon has lots of health benefits? It’s the perfect recipe if you’re looking for a good-for-you weeknight meal packed with flavor. And if you want to explore even more Mexican meals for the rest of your week (shouldn’t every night be taco night?), check out more of Betty’s best taco recipes.

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