I love taking some of my favorite foods and putting a twist on them. Have you tried the 7-layer Mediterranean Dip, Buffalo Chicken Mac n’ Cheese, or Kung Pao Chicken Tacos? Those are just a few of my favorite unique twists that I have tried. This new one is amazing as well. It’s a fish taco, but in a lettuce wrap, and made hawaiian. You “make it hawaiian” by adding some typical hawaiian flavors, the canadian bacon, red pepper, and pineapple bites.
These were amazing and fast. I think it would also be a great dinner for families with children. The parents can enjoy a delicious wrap and the children can have theirs deconstructed. The is really easy to make, the most time consuming thing is the chopping, which isn’t too bad. You can easily have this done in 30 minutes, including a side of quinoa to round out the meal!
Ingredients: 1 cup of Pineapple, diced 1 Red Bell Pepper, diced 2 Scallions, chopped, green parts only Cooking Spray 6 slices of Canadian Bacon 1/3 cup of Cornmeal 1/4 teaspoon of Salt 1/4 teaspoon of Black Pepper 1 tablespoon of Canola Oil 1 1/4 lb. of Mahi Mahi Fillet, or Tilapia 1/2 Lime 1/2 cup of Plain Greek Yogurt 2 tablespoons of Mayonnaise 2 teaspoons of Sriracha 16 large Bibb or Boston Lettuce Leaves
First, place the diced pineapple, red bell peppers, and scallions, in small separate bowls; set aside.
Now, spray a non-stick skillet with cooking spray and heat it over medium-high heat. When hot, add the canadian bacon and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until they are crispy and brown. Set aside to cool.
Add oil to skillet and dredge the fish in cornmeal, add fish to the skillet and cook until the outside is crispy and the fish is done on both sides. You will want to cook for about 10 minutes total cooking time per inch thickness of the fish. Remove the fish to a plate and squeeze the lime over it.
In a small bowl, whisk together the yogurt, mayonnaise, and sriracha.
Dice the canadian bacon and cut the fish into 1 inch chunks.
Build your lettuce wrap. Spread about 1 1/2 teaspoons of the sauce at the bottom of the wrap, add the fish and then toppings as desired.
The Barbee Housewife
Source: Weeknight Wonders, by: Ellie Krieger, Page 191