Try These Easy and Delicious Salmon Tacos for Dinner
Salmon is always listed as one of the top foods we need to eat more of. You read it everywhere .. eat more heart-healthy salmon.
So here is a great salmon recipe to encourage you to do just that! Put more healthy salmon on your dinner table.
Preparing and eating these Easy Salmon Tacos seems a little like cheating on your healthy diet because they are just that delicious! It’s simple to get more salmon into you and your family’s diet when you serve this yummy dinner.
- 1-1/2 lbs. salmon
- 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning. divided
- 1 medium lime
- 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
- 4 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
- 1 medium avocado, peeled and seed removed
- 1/2 medium cucumber, peeled and diced
- 1/2 cup fresh Cilantro, chopped
- 8 flour tortillas
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Line a cookie sheet with foil and spray with nonstick spray.
Lay fish on foil - skin side down.
Squeeze a little of the lime juice over the fish and then lightly brush with olive oil. Sprinkle Cajun seasoning over fish.
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
Mix the Romaine lettuce with the chopped cilantro, 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil, lime juice and a little sat & pepper. Assemble each taco on a tortilla with pieces of fish, Romaine lettuce mixture, diced cucumber, avocado, and a drizzle of sauce.
When you purchase the heart-healthy, wild-caught salmon, it is a deep red color. When you purchase farm-raised salmon, it is a light pink color and many times they need to dye the salmon to make it a little pinker.
Fish Taco Drizzle Sauce
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves chopped fine
- Salt and pepper
Mix all sauce ingredients together and leave in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving.
Fish tacos are an easy and healthy dinner that everyone loves. This taco recipe is just bursting with flavor and such a great meal to put on the table. The toppings on this fish taco are healthy too! Don’t forget the crunchy bits of cucumber!