Nutrition Tips, Recipes

Lean Meals: Mahi Mahi Tacos with Corn & Tomato Salsa


tacosWhy we love this recipe:

→ At 31 grams of protein, 31 grams of carbs and just 312 calories per serving, these tacos make one tasty & gain-friendly meal!
→ A delicious way to get your Omega-3 and lion’s share of protein, and a homemade salsa you won’t be able to get enough of!

Nutritional info per serving (4 Servings. Serving Size: 2 tacos + 1/4 of salsa, divided (avocado and lime juice not included))
Calories: 312 / Protein:  31 grams / Carbs:  31 grams / Fat: 7 grams

 

What you will need (for 4 Servings) ↓

  • 1 pound Mahi Mahi (or Tilapia)
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 8 small 100% corn tortillas (approx. 50 calories each)
    Optional toppings: 1 avocado, sliced; a squeeze fresh lime juice

Salsa Ingredients:

  • 1 bulb shallots, diced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 2 cups corn
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar


Directions: (Prep Time: 10 min, Cook Time: 12 min)

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
    Toss together salsa ingredients (corn, shallots, tomatoes, and cilantro with paprika and red wine vinegar) and set aside.
  2. Rinse and dry the Mahi Mahi. Slice into 3/4” thick pieces.
    Brush or spray a sheet pan with some cooking oil.
    Mix together coriander, cumin, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and oil.
    Toss sliced mahi mahi in spice mixture and spread out into 1 layer on a sheet pan.
  3. Roast for 8 to 12 minutes, until fish is golden on the outside and opaque in the middle.
  4. Warm up tortillas according to package instructions and assemble your tacos:
    Fill with fish, salsa, and top with avocado and a squeeze of lime juice if desired.
    Enjoy!
Matt McLaughlin

Matt is the owner of Capital Strength & Conditioning. Utilizing his skill set in strength training, movement, nutrition, and lifestyle design; he helps his clients build the best version of themselves.