Fish Tacos with Guacamole and Cabbage Slaw

adapted from Food & Wine


  • 2 avocados halved, pitted and peeled
  • 1 small jalapeño seeded minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 5 tablespoons fresh lime juice divided
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 cups about 1 bag of coleslaw mix
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil melted
  • 2 pounds tilapia cut into 2-inch strips
  • 10 7- inch flour tortillas warmed
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced
  • Lime wedges for serving


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, mashed avocados with jalapeno, red onion, cilantro, and 3 tablespoons of the lime juice until it reaches desired consistency. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together coleslaw mix, coconut oil, and remaining 2 tablespoons of lime juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Spray with nonstick cooking spray once hot. Lay strips of tilapia in the skillet. Cook only a couple minutes on each side, until browned and cooked through.
  4. To assemble tacos, spread a large spoonful of guacamole on each tortilla. Top with fish, tomatoes, and slaw. Serve with lime wedges.