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Fish Tacos with Salsa and Cilantro



  • Ingredients for fish:
  • 1 lb. Yellowfin tuna cut into cubes
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 4 plum tomatoes diced
  • juice of 2 limes
  • Ingredients for salsa:
  • 1 ripe papaya peeled , seeded and diced
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 1 spring rosemary finely chopped
  • zest and juice of 3 limes
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard (or more to taste)
  • Ingredients for rest:
  • canola or vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper
  • chopped cilantro
  • flour tortillas


  1. Mix all the ingredients for the salsa together in a bowl and let the flavors marry for ½ hour.
  2. Pre-heat a saute pan and add about a tablespoon of canola oil (just enough to cover the bottom of the is imperative that the oil is hot but not smoking).
  3. Add the tuna, season with salt and pepper, and saute for 30 seconds of so.
  4. Add the onions and tomatoes, and saute for another 30 seconds.
  5. Add the lime juice and serve immediately over warm flour tortillas with the papaya salsa and fresh chopped cilantro.
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