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Fish Taco Bowl

  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 bowls 1x
  • Category: Dinner/Entree
  • Method: Stove Top + Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

Scale
  • 4 fresh tilapia fillets (approx. 1 pound)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • olive oil (stove top method only)
  • 2 cups cook rice (more or less as desired)
  • 1 cup roughly chopped cilantro
  • 2 avocados (diced)
  • 2 mangoes, diced
  • 1 cup purple cabbage, sliced (optional)
  • 1 lime (sliced into small wedges)

Instructions

Stove Top Method:

  1. In large skillet, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and bring to med-high heat.
  2. Pat dry fish fillets and evenly sprinkle Creole seasoning, salt and pepper on both sides of fillets.
  3. Place fillets in skillet and cook each side for approximately 3-4 minutes or until fish is cooked thoroughly.
  4. Take spatula and break up fish fillets into larger chunks and mix around in seasoning. Add additional olive oil at any point it is too dry, but don’t over-do it.

Oven Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Pat dry fish fillets and evenly sprinkle Creole seasoning, salt and pepper on both sides of fillets.
  3. Place fillets on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and let cool slightly. Break fillets into chunks for the tacos.

Fish Taco Bowls:

  1. Take 4 bowl and divide rice, fish, avocado, mango, cabbage and cilantro between each bowl.
  2. Serve with lime wedge.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

  • Cilantro Lime Rice: feel free to use whatever kind of rice you want, but this homemade cilantro lime rice is awesome!
  • Paleo/Whole30: to make Paleo/Whole30 simply serve with cauliflower rice or cilantro lime cauliflower rice!
  • Spice it up: If you want to add a little extra something you can make a Siracha Mayo to add to this recipe – simply combine approx. 1/4 cup mayo of your choosing with about 1-2 teaspoons of siracha. Stir and taste – add additional siracha as desired.

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