Grilled Halibut Tacos recipe – 145 calories

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Grilled Halibut Tacos recipe – 145 calories


For the halibut
3/4 lb halibut
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 tablespoon lemon juice
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For the salsa
1 beefsteak tomato
1 garlic clove
1/2 red bell pepper
1/2 chipotle chile (canned in adobo), diced
1/4 onion
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup tequila
1/4 cup cilantro leaf, chopped
1 lime, juice of
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For the tacos
8 corn tortillas
2 limes, wedged
1 bunch cilantro

1. Preheat a grill pan on high heat.
2. Season the fish with salt and pepper to taste.
3. Rub the grill pan with vegetable oil.
4. Place the halibut in the hot pan and grill for about 4 minutes, then turn to grill on the other side.
5. Baste the fish with the citrus juice.
6. Turn the fish and continue to grill until cooked through.
7. Remove the fish from the pan and let cool.
8. Flake the fish and side aside while preparing the salsa.
9. To prepare the salsa: Heat a pan on medium heat.
10. Place the tomato, garlic clove, pepper and onion in the pan.
11. Dry roast the vegetables for about 8-10 minutes (or until lightly caramelized).
12. Combine the dry roasted ingredients, chopped chipotle pepper, olive oil, lime juice and cilantro in the container of a blender or food processor; process until smooth.
13. Mix in the tequila and season with salt and black pepper to taste.
14. Divide the flaked halibut onto the corn tortillas.
15. Spoon the salsa onto the fish.
16. Top with cilantro and lime juice.

Servings: 8 tacos

Nutritional information for one serving:
Calories: 145
Calories from fat: 46
Total fat: 5.2g
Cholesterol: 13mg
Total carbs: 15.3g
Protein: 10.8g

Photo credit: justcallmetoni



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