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Fish tacos with homemade organic pineapple-mango salsa

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Add flair to
your fish tacos!

Give your healthy fish tacos a kick by piling on some organic pineapple and mango salsa!

Add flair to your fish tacos!

Chunks of mahimahi are fried in olive oil and served with an organic pineapple-mango salsa for the ultimate healthy seafood dish.

Add flair to your fish tacos!

Jalapeños give the organic salsa a kick of flavor — no need for tons of seasonings here!

Add flair to your fish tacos!

Use a firm fish, such as mahimahi or drum for best results. Optional garnishes are sour cream, avocado and shredded cabbage.

Fish tacos with organic pineapple and mango salsa

Yields 4 tacos


For the organic pineapple-mango salsa:

  • 2 cups fresh organic pineapple, chopped
  • 1 organic mango (approximately 1 cup), peeled and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • Juice from 1/2 lime
  • 1 cup roma tomato, seeded and chopped

For the fish tacos:

  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 1 pound firm fish, such as mahimahi or drum
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • Juice from 1/2 lime
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder


For the organic pineapple-mango salsa:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl; allow flavors to mingle for at least one hour before serving.

For the fish tacos:

  1. Rinse the fish with water and pat it dry with a paper towel. Cut the fish into bite-sized chunks.
  2. Place the fish in a bowl and add the remaining ingredients. Allow the mixture to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Place the fish in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook for 4–5 minutes or until the fish is slightly translucent.
  4. Heat the flour tortillas in a skillet or in the microwave for 15–20 seconds.
  5. Layer the fish over the tortillas and add the desired amount of salsa.

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