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Fish tacos in low carb tortillas

Best Fish Tacos (Keto, Low Carb)

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 134
Want a healthy fish tacos recipe to enjoy on a keto low carb eating plan? These fried fish tacos make a quick and easy lunch or dinner!
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Ingredients

  • ½ lb cod
  • ½ c whey protein see notes for substitute
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper optional
  • 2 eggs
  • Lettuce Lime & Pico for serving

Instructions

  • In a medium-size bowl, whisk together whey protein, baking powder, salt, chili powder and cayenne pepper if using.
  • In another medium-size bowl whisk eggs.
  • Cut cod into bite sized pieces.
  • Dip cod into dry mixture followed by the egg and back into the dry mixture, coating all sides. Repeat until all cod has been coated.
  • Over medium-high heat, heat up ¼”-½” of oil.
  • Carefully place cod and allow to cook 3-5 minutes per side. If fish is cut thicker, allow time to cook accordingly.
  • You are looking for the coating to become a golden brown color.
  • Remove from skillet and place on paper towel.
  • Add in next batch of cod until all has been cooked.
  • Serve with lettuce or salad mixture, pico and squeeze of lime juice.

Video

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Notes

  • Almond flour or crushed pork rinds should work in place of the whey protein
  • Don’t forget the limes!
  • Make sure your skillet is hot before cooking the fish to ensure a nice, crisp finish.

Nutrition

Calories: 134 | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 698mg | Potassium: 550mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 715IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 1.9mg

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 2 g | % Carbs: 6.9 % | % Protein: 62.1 % | % Fat: 31 % | SmartPoints: 2
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