Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos with Strawberry Salsa

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Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos with Strawberry Salsa

Yield: 4
Calories: 528kcal

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Strawberry Salsa

  • 1 cup diced fresh California strawberries
  • ½ cup diced mango
  • ¼ cup diced papaya
  • ¼ cups diced pineapple
  • 2 Tbsp diced red onion
  • 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp chopped cilantro
  • tsp rice vinegar
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Cayenne pepper

Avocado Sour Cream

  • ¼ cup diced avocado
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • tsp freshly squeezed lime juice

Chipotle Sour Cream

  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ tbsp chipotle in adobo
  • Salt and white pepper
  • Granulated garlic


  • 1 lb mahi-mahi cut into 2 oz pieces
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Ground cumin ground coriander and ancho chile powder

To serve

  • 8 6-inch corn tortillas, heated
  • 8 6-inch flour tortillas, heated
  • 2 cups shredded Napa cabbage


To make Strawberry Salsa:

  • Gently mix together all ingredients; season with salt, pepper and cayenne pepper.

To make Avocado Sour Cream:

  • Blend all ingredients in food processor or with stick blender.

To make Chipotle Sour Cream

  • Blend sour cream and chipotle in food processor or with stick blender; season with salt, pepper and granulated garlic.

To prepare Mahi-mahi:

  • Season mahi-mahi with salt, pepper, cumin, coriander and ancho chile powder.
  • On gas or charcoal grill, cook fish until it offers no resistance to the point of a small, sharp knife.
  • Place 1 corn tortilla on top of each flour tortilla. Top each corn tortilla with 1/4 cup cabbage, 2 oz piece mahi-mahi and ¼ cup Strawberry Salsa. Serve Avocado Sour Cream and Chipotle Sour Cream on the side.


Serving: 2g | Calories: 528kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 942mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 13g

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