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Fish tacos with guacamole and pineapple salsa

Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living


Just Cooking

BBC Lifestyle


Pineapple salsa:

• ½ cucumber, finely diced
• 3 spring onions, chopped
• ½ ripe pineapple, diced
• 2 Serrano chillies, deseeded and finely sliced
• 1 clove garlic, crushed
• ½ bunch coriander, chopped
• 1 tbsp (15ml) tabasco sauce/hot chilli sauce, optional
• 1 lime
• Salt and milled pepper


• 2 avocados, mashed
• ¼ red onion, very finely chopped
• 1 tomato, finely chopped
• Handful coriander, chopped
• 1 lime
• Salt and milled pepper


• 400g firm, fresh white sustainable fish fillets
• ½ tsp (3ml) smoked paprika
• 1 tsp (5ml) chilli powder
• 1 tsp (5ml) ground cumin
• Oil, for frying
• Salt and milled pepper

To serve:

• 1 wedge red cabbage or iceberg lettuce
• 1 red onion, sliced
• 100ml sour cream, optional
• 4 flour or corn tortillas
• Melted butter

Preparation method

  1. Mix salsa ingredients together, and season to taste.
  2. Mix guacamole ingredients together, and season to taste.
  3. Heat a non-stick pan over a medium-high heat.
  4. Mix paprika, chilli powder and ground cumin together.
  5. Squeeze a little lime juice over fish, sprinkle with spice mix and season with salt.
  6. Heat oil and fry fish until cooked.
  7. Remove from heat, flake fish and set aside.
  8. Brush the tortillas with a little butter and cook in a smoking hot pan.
  9. Chiffonade the red cabbage or iceberg lettuce.
  10. Place 1-2 spoonfuls of guacamole on each tortilla.
  11. Top with 2-3 pieces of fish, a bit of red cabbage and red onion.
  12. Top with loads of pineapple salsa and sour cream if you like. Serve immediately.