Tilapia Tacos

Tilapia Tacos

Serves 4
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 10 minutes
Total time 25 minutes


  • 1 to 1.5lb fresh tilapia
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt and pepper
  • pre-packed cabbage slaw
  • 1 Medium mango (peeled and cubed)
  • 1 jalepeno (seeded and minced)
  • 3 tablespoons red onion (minced)
  • the zest and juice from 1 lime (divided)
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons plain low fat yogurt
  • small whole wheat or corn tortillas


  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley or cilantro (finely chopped)


Using a non-stick skillet without oil and half yogurt half mayonnaise for the dressing lightens this dish up.


1. Combine the mango, jalepeno, red onion, parsley, 2 tsp lime juice, parsley or cilantro and set aside
2. Combine mayonnaise, yogurt, lime zest and the remainder of the lime juice in a small bowl and whisk together until incorporated
3. Sprinkle half the chili power, and a pinch of salt and fresh ground pepper over 1 side of the tilapia fillets. In a non-stick skillet over medium heat, place fish seasoned side down and season the other side.
Cook for 3 minutes each side, or until the thickest part of the fish is firm to touch.
4. Wrap tortillas in paper towels and microwave for 10-15 second until warm
5. Layer the cabbage, fish, salsa in a tortilla and drizzle with the yogurt-lime dressing