{Recipe} Pan Seared Mahi Mahi Tacos Topped with Avocado & Mango

In the last year, I've become quite obsessed fond of fish tacos but I'm very specific about what's in my taco. I don't want the fish fried (shocking, I know) & I don't want it covered in tomatoes. I don't think these are two difficult things to ask.  In an effort to cook more fish at home this summer, I figured it was time I made my own fish tacos. I spent some time searching for a good recipe, but in the end, I decided to just wing it. Dangerous seeing as I have no idea what I'm doing with fish, but in the end they turned out pretty great! I used the same recipe for the slaw that I used for the Honey Lime Tequila Shrimp Tacos & the crunch worked SO well with the tenderness of the fish. However, let me recommend, if buying pre-chopped cabbage is an option, BUY IT. J & I trying to figure out how to chop a cabbage almost ended our relationship. OK, that's not really true, but seriously, chopping cabbage is not easy.  Next time I want to grill the fish, but for the time being, these definitely sufficed!

Makes: 8 Tacos
Cook/Prep Time: 35 mins
How difficult was this for me? Not too bad! Surprisingly.

8 small flour tortillas
2 Mahi Mahi Filets (Sadly I don't know the weight, I just asked for 2 at the fish counter)
1 Avocado, diced
1/2 Mango, diced
1/4 purple cabbage, thinly sliced
1/8 cup fresh lime juice (1-2 limes)
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
1/4 cup light natural oil, grape seed works well
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 Tbsp olive oil

Over medium heat, heat up olive oil. While the oil is warming up, season the fish with salt & pepper

Place fish in skillet & cook until fish is white & no longer pink.  About 5-6 mins per side (at least for me) I do recommend slicing into the center to see how much more cooking is needed.

While fish is cooking, in a large bowl combine lime juice, Dijon mustard, grape seed oil & cabbage. Toss cabbage thoroughly so the cabbage is evenly coated.

Once the fish cooked all the way through, remove from heat & shred. It should just fall apart.  If you notice the fish isn't cooked all the way thru, toss it back in the pan & continue to cook.

You don't have to waste another bowl mixing the mango & avocado, I just thought it looked pretty.

In a tortilla, place the fish, cabbage then avocado/mango mix & eat!

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