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Fish Tacos in Lettuce "Shells"

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Baked tilapia, flaked and placed in romaine lettuce leaves with tomatoes, cilantro, and avocado salsa verde."
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30 m servings 171
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 6.3 24.4 41 655 Full nutrition

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Awesome! Followed the recipe as is ... and it was perfect!

These are really good. You don't even miss the fact that there is no tortilla/shell. The only downside was that you should only make what you plan to eat. If you try to save leftovers you wil...

Instead of tilapia I used sole but other than that remained true to the recipe. Very tasty. I will be making it again.

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