Healthy Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa


A very healthy and Hawaiian-style fish taco. For a heartier taco add some coleslaw on top of the mango salsa. If you don't have Mahi-Mahi, substitute any firm, thick white fish.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
8 tacos


Mango Salsa:

  • 1 mango - peeled, seeded, and chopped

  • 2 avocados - peeled, pitted, and chopped

  • 1 cup chopped tomato

  • ½ cup diced red onion

  • ½ cup diced red pepper

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar

  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce, or to taste

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 8 taco shells

  • 4 (6 ounce) mahi mahi fillets, cut into 1-inch slices

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Stir mango, avocado, tomato, red onion, red pepper, parsley, canola oil, brown sugar, lime juice, cider vinegar, hot pepper sauce, salt, and ground black pepper together in a bowl. Refrigerate salsa for at least 1 hour.

  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  3. Heat taco shells in preheated oven until crisp, about 5 minutes.

  4. Season mahi mahi with 1 teaspoon ground black pepper, paprika, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

  5. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook mahi mahi in olive oil until fish flakes easily, about 3 minutes per side.

  6. Place mahi mahi slices in taco shells and top with mango salsa.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

324 Calories
18g Fat
24g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 324
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 290mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 30mg 152%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 778mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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