Hook Line and Sink into these Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos.
The perfect snack for a sultry summer weekend.
Dockside or deckside.
Perfect presentations + toppings and salsas.
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…and not merely fish tacos, but try mahimahi and snapper.
Snapper Tacos with Chipotle Cream
1 pound red snapper fillets, skinned
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce, seeded and minced
1 1/2 cups chopped onion, divided
1 1/2 cups chopped tomato, divided
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon grated lime rind
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
4 (8-inch) fat-free flour tortillas
Combine sour cream, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and chile; set aside. Combine 1/2 cup onion and 1/2 cup tomato; set aside. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Add 1 cup onion, 1 cup tomato, cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt, cinnamon, and minced garlic; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in cilantro. Arrange fish over onion mixture in pan; cover and cook 3 minutes.
Turn fish; cover and cook 2 minutes. Break fish into chunks. Stir in rind and juice; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
Warm tortillas according to package directions. Fill each tortilla with 1/2 cup fish mixture and 1/4 cup reserved onion mixture; top each serving with 2 tablespoons chipotle cream. Fold in half or roll up.

Tequila-Lime Mahimahi Tacos
1 lb mahimahi
3 tablespoons tequila
4 tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided
3 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh cilantro, divided
1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1 teaspoon ground cumin
3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
1 teaspoon canola oil
2 3/4 teaspoons honey, divided
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
3 cups thinly sliced red cabbage
3/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
3 tablespoons 2 percent milk
1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated lime zest
8 corn tortillas (6 inches each)
2 limes, quartered
In a resealable plastic bag, combine 3 tablespoons lime juice, tequila, 1 tablespoons cilantro, garlic and cumin. Add fish, seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate, turning once, 1 hour. In a bowl, combine vinegar, oil, 2 teaspoons honey, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add cabbage; toss well. In another bowl, combine sour cream, milk, zest, remaining 1 tbsp juice, remaining 3/4 teaspoon honey and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Heat grill. Remove fish from marinade; season with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Grill, turning once, until just cooked through and lightly charred, 4 minutes per side. Transfer to a cutting board; coarsely chop. Stir remaining 2 tablespoons cilantro into slaw. Grill tortillas, turning once, 30 seconds per side. To assemble, spoon 1 tablespoon sour cream mixture in center of each tortilla. Divide fish, slaw and avocado among tortillas.
Trim with lime wedges.
Fish Tacos with Strawberry Salsa
1 pound halibut fillets or steaks
Olive oil cooking spray
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt (preferably kosher), divided
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
8 small ( 6-inch ) tortillas
2 pints strawberries, hulled and chopped
1 small green jalapeño chile, seeded and chopped
3 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 cups chopped napa cabbage
Heat oven to 450°F. Coat a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. Place fish on baking sheet, smooth side down (if fillets); coat with cooking spray; season with cumin, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Stack tortillas, sprinkle with a few drops of water, and wrap tightly in foil. Cook fish and tortillas until fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork but is still moist, and tortillas are hot, 10 to 15 minutes. In a bowl, combine strawberries, jalapeño, chives, lemon juice, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper; stir. Flake fish into big pieces; unwrap tortillas. Divide fish, strawberry salsa and cabbage evenly among tortillas. Fold and serve.
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