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Tilapia Tacos
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Tilapia Tacos

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

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  • Portion size 4


  • 2 2tilapia fillettilapia fillets, about 8 oz/250 g each
  • 1 tsp 1tspsmoked paprika
  • 3/4 tsp 3/4tspsalt
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspblack pepper
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspvegetable oil
  • 8 8corn tortillas, warmed
  • 1 1avocadoavocados, peeled, pitted and sliced
  • 4 4lime wedges

# Red Onion & Jalapeno Pickle

  • 1 1red onionred onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 2jalapeno pepperjalapeno peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsplime juice
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspcider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspsalt
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspgranulated sugar
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Cut each fillet in half crosswise. Mix together salt, cumin and pepper; sprinkle over both sides. Brush with oil. Grill, covered and flat side down over medium-high heat, turning once, until fish flakes easily, 6 to 8 minutes.

Red Onion & Jalapeno Pickle
Mix together cider vinegar, jalapenos, lime juice, vinegar, salt and sugar. Let stand for 20 minutes or, refrigerated, up to 8 hours.

For each serving, divide each portion of fish and place in warm tortillas. Top with Red Onion & Jalapeno Pickle and avocado slice; garnish with lime wedges.

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