Fish Tacos
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Serves: 8
for fish
  • 4 medium fish fillets. (salmon or smoked mackerel is also amazing)
  • ½tsp of black pepper
  • Uziza powder(as needed)
  • 1tbsp oil or butter
  • salt to tatse
for salsa/filling
  • 1tsp of red chili flakes
  • 2 large tomatoes(de seeded and chopped)
  • half a small onion
  • 2 small stalks green onion(optional)
  • Half a large avocado(diced)
  • 4 tbsps. each of corn kernels and beans(you can use any beans)
  • 1 lime
  • 1tsp black pepper
  • 1 handful chopped cilantro or scent leaves
  • 1 ripe plantain
  • salt to taste
  • Corn or flour tortilla shells
  1. Wash and pat fish dry, season with salt, black pepper, uziza; then set aside to marinate for an hour
  2. peel and dice the plantain. fry and set aside(salt them after frying if you want)
  3. make the salsa with all the ingredients (except the plantains) making sure to use the lime's juice only. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. in a frying pan, heat up the tbsp. of oil or butter and sauté fish to brown on both sides. Once fish is done, break into medium sized pieces with a spatula and let it drain unto a paper towel
  5. Heat taco shells just until a little warm and pack each shell full of the fish; topping with some of the plantain and fresh salsa. Enjoy with sour cream if you want.
Recipe by Nigerian Lazy Chef at