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Fish Tacos in Lettuce "Shells"


"Baked tilapia, flaked and placed in romaine lettuce leaves with tomatoes, cilantro, and avocado salsa verde."
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30 m servings 171 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (12 tacos)

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Combine Cajun seasoning, chili powder, paprika, garlic salt, and ground black pepper in a bowl. Sprinkle on each side of tilapia fillets, covering evenly; cover each side with lemon juice. Place fillets on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes.
  4. Shred tilapia; place equal portions in each romaine leaf.
  5. Blend avocado, onion, jalapeno pepper, garlic, and water together in a blender to make the avocado salsa verde. Stir in cilantro.
  6. Top prepared tacos with salsa verde and cherry tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 171 calories; 5.5 g fat; 6.3 g carbohydrates; 24.4 g protein; 41 mg cholesterol; 655 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I loved this recipe. I am making this for the third time in as many weeks.