Heart Healthy Salmon Tacos with Red Cabbage Slaw Recipe

                   
Spicy-sweet salmon and lime yogurt sauce are wrapped in delightfully crunchy tacos. Have a high-protein dinner with immune-boosting vitamin C and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
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Ingredients
Recipe yields 4 servings
Tacos
1 1/2 tsp ground coffee
1 tsp brown sugar
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/8 tsp salt
Black pepper to taste
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 lbs salmon fillet
8 corn tacos, warmed
Yogurt Sauce
1/4 cup plain yogurt
2 garlic cloves, minced fine
1 jalapeño pepper, finely minced
2 tsp hot sauce
1 tsp fresh lime juice
1 tsp lime zest
1/2 tsp honey
1/8 tsp salt
Black pepper to taste
Toppings
4 cups thinly sliced red cabbage
Chopped fresh cilantro
1 lime, cut into wedges
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Directions
Tacos
Step 1

Preheat the broiler. In a small bowl, combine the coffee, brown sugar, cumin, cilantro, chili powder, salt and black pepper. Add the olive oil and stir. Brush the coffee mixture over the salmon.

Step 2

Broil the salmon, skin side down, for 8 minutes, or until it flakes easily with a fork. Remove from the heat and break the fillets into chunks.

Step 1

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the yogurt, garlic, jalapeño, hot sauce, lime juice, lime zest and honey. Add salt and black pepper to taste.

Step 1

Fill the taco shells with the salmon. Top the salmon with the yogurt sauce, cabbage and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 500
Make this for: Gluten Free Healthy Kids
Dietary Review:
Jane Schwartz, RDN, CLT
This recipe has been reviewed by a dietitian. Click here to learn more.
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Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 2 tacos
Per serving:
calories:500
total fat:28g
sat fat:3g
cholesterol:102mg
sodium:493mg
total carb:24g
fibers:5g
sugars:2g
proteins:37g

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Heart Healthy Salmon Tacos with Red Cabbage Slaw Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 4 servings
Tacos
1 1/2 tsp ground coffee
1 tsp brown sugar
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/8 tsp salt
Black pepper to taste
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 lbs salmon fillet
8 corn tacos, warmed
Yogurt Sauce
1/4 cup plain yogurt
2 garlic cloves, minced fine
1 jalapeño pepper, finely minced
2 tsp hot sauce
1 tsp fresh lime juice
1 tsp lime zest
1/2 tsp honey
1/8 tsp salt
Black pepper to taste
Toppings
4 cups thinly sliced red cabbage
Chopped fresh cilantro
1 lime, cut into wedges
Directions
Tacos
Step 1

Preheat the broiler. In a small bowl, combine the coffee, brown sugar, cumin, cilantro, chili powder, salt and black pepper. Add the olive oil and stir. Brush the coffee mixture over the salmon.

Step 2

Broil the salmon, skin side down, for 8 minutes, or until it flakes easily with a fork. Remove from the heat and break the fillets into chunks.

Step 1

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the yogurt, garlic, jalapeño, hot sauce, lime juice, lime zest and honey. Add salt and black pepper to taste.

Step 1

Fill the taco shells with the salmon. Top the salmon with the yogurt sauce, cabbage and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

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