Fish Tacos with Lime-Cilantro Crema

It’s funny how you can go years, even decades, thinking that you don’t like a certain food only to find you can’t get enough of it when you’re older. Fish tacos is one of those foods for me. They pack a ton of flavor but are a healthier option than other proteins (as long as the fish isn’t fried, that is). I also love how quickly you can cook them up, perfect for a weeknight dinner! Cooking Light always has the best taco recipes so I naturally went in search of a fish taco recipe there. I found this recipe in the new cookbook: Myrecipes’ America’s Favorite Food Cookbook, which you can win by entering below!     Ingredients Crema: 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 3 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise 3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream 1 teaspoon grated lime rind  (I just used the zest of one lime) 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lime juice (I used the juice of one lime) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 garlic clove, minced Tacos: 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 1 1/2 … Continue reading

Korean-Style Beef Tacos

Tacos are one of my go-to’s for a quick weeknight meal. However, there’s only so many nights you can make traditional tacos before you start craving some new flavors. Cooking Light’s Korean-Style Beef Tacos sounded like the best of both worlds: a quick meal with new spices. I ended up changing the method of cooking, but the ingredients remained the same. Cooking Light suggested topping the tacos with a Quick Pickled Cabbage as well, so I’ve included that below. This recipe does require you to marinate the beef for an hour, so plan accordingly. To make it a quick meal, you could also just marinate the meat overnight.   Ingredients for the tacos: 1/3 cup sugar 5 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons chile paste (such as sambal oelek) the juice of 2 limes 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil 4 garlic cloves, minced 12 ounces flank steak, sliced against the grain into thin strips Salt, to taste Cooking spray 8 (6-inch) tortillas 3 tablespoons sliced green onions   Ingredients for the cabbage: 1 head of napa cabbage, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1/2 cup rice vinegar 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons chile paste Combine … Continue reading

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