Grilled Trout Tacos with Pineapple Salsa
Rainbow trout takes on the flair of the tropics in this colorful, festive presentation.
- 1 3/4 cups julienned jicama
- 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced red onion
- 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
- 12 4 oz each rainbow trout fillets
- 24 6-inch corn tortillas
- 1 1/2 quarts shredded romaine lettuce
- Pineapple salsa1 quart diced pineapple
- 1 1/2 cups diced tomato
- 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
- 3 jalapeno peppers, minced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Combine jicama, onion, and lime juice; let stand 30 minutes.
- Per order: Season 1 trout fillet with salt and pepper; grill or saute until just done, about 2 minutes per side. Remove skin and break trout into bite size pieces. Toss trout with 1/3 cup reserved jicama mixture.
- Meanwhile, on a very hot griddle, heat 2 tortillas on both sides. Fill each tortilla with 1/4 cup lettuce, half of the trout mixture, and 1/4 cup pineapple salsa. Or serve 1/2 cup salsa on the side.
- Pineapple Salsa (yield: 5-1/2 cups)Combine 1 quart diced pineapple, 1 1/2 cups diced tomato, 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, 3 minced jalapeno peppers, 2 minced garlic cloves, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Stir in fresh lime juice and sugar to taste.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute
Calories from Fat 45 (18%)
(8%)Total Fat 5g
(5%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrate 27g
(20%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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