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Daytime Recipe with Mario Lopez: Fish tacos with avocado and black bean salsa

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Mario Lopez prepares one of his favorite dishes.  Fish tacos with avocado and black bean salsa, recipe is below. Mario has two cook books, "Extra Lean" and Extra Lean Family."

Fish tacos with avocado and black bean salsa

Ingredients

2

tilapia fillets (6 to 7 oz each)

¼

cup all-purpose flour

½

tsp salt

1

Tbsp chili powder

1

tsp canola oil

4

corn tortillas, warmed

1

cup shredded green cabbage

For the salsa:

½

cup diced avocado

½

cup cherry tomatoes, halved

1

Tbsp finely chopped onion

¼

cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained

1

Tbsp chopped cilantro

 

Juice of ½ a lime

¼

tsp kosher salt

 

Hot sauce to taste

Directions

1. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
2. Season flour with salt and chili powder and flour fish on both sides (pat well to remove excess flour).
3. Cook fish in skillet for 4 to 5 minutes per side until golden.
4. When fish is cooked completely, transfer to a plate and break up into large pieces.
5. Combine salsa ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine.
6. Serve fish in corn tortillas topped with salsa and shredded cabbage.

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