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Crispy Snapper Tacos with Green Salsa and Lime Crema

Learn how to make some delicious tacos with snapper. Tangy, creamy, crunchy, and full of flavor, these tacos are sure to impress anyone.
Crispy Snapper Tacos with Green Salsa and Lime Crema Recipe | SideChef
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Learn how to make some delicious tacos with snapper. Tangy, creamy, crunchy, and full of flavor, these tacos are sure to impress anyone.
Chucheman
Hi, I'm Chucheman Chef/Cook and I love cooking. My specialty is Mexican food, but I have recipes from several countries around the world. I invite you to see my step by step recipes!
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Chucheman
Hi, I'm Chucheman Chef/Cook and I love cooking. My specialty is Mexican food, but I have recipes from several countries around the world. I invite you to see my step by step recipes!
https://www.youtube.com/user/CHUCHEMAN1
30min
Total Time
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Ingredients

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Servings:
6
Serves 6

Crispy Snapper Tacos

2.2 lb
Red Snapper Fillets
8 2/3 cups
7 cloves
Garlic , minced
1 piece
7
Limes , juiced
to taste
Green Cabbage , chopped
1 Tbsp
as needed
Frying Oil
about 500 mL, for frying
3 1/3 cups
Monterey Jack Cheese , shredded
or Chihuahua Cheese
to taste
Pico de Gallo
(optional)

Tomatillo Salsa

8
Green Tomatoes , chopped
4
Serrano Chilis , chopped
2 cloves
1 Tbsp
Fine Salt

Lime Crema

1/2 cup
3 Tbsp
Mayonnaise
1
Lime , freshly squeezed
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
2175
FAT
56.7 g
PROTEIN
95.1 g
CARBS
300.1 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Cube the Red Snapper Fillets (2.2 lb) and place in a large bowl together with juice from the Limes (7) , Fresh Ginger (1 piece) , Garlic (7 cloves) , Salt (1 Tbsp) , Ground Black Pepper (1 Tbsp) and mix thoroughly. Let it marinate for 15-20 minutes.
Step 2
For the creama, mix the Sour Cream (1/2 cup) , Mayonnaise (3 Tbsp) and juice from the Lime (1) together.
Step 3
To make the salsa verde, blend the Green Tomatoes (8) , Serrano Chilis (4) , Garlic (2 cloves) , Avocados (2) and Fine Salt (1 Tbsp) .
Step 4
Heat the Frying Oil (as needed) to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
Step 5
Cover the snapper in All-Purpose Flour (8 2/3 cups) and dust off any excess then fry in oil until golden brown. Remove and place on a plate with paper towels to drain excess oil.
Step 6
Heat up 2 Small Corn Tortillas (2.2 lb) together. Add Monterey Jack Cheese (3 1/3 cups) on top and fold, add some butter if desired to get them a golden color.
Step 7
To serve, open the tortillas and add the fried snapper, Green Cabbage (to taste) , salsa verde, lime creama and you're ready to enjoy! You can also add some Pico de Gallo (to taste) if you want.
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
2175
% Daily Value*
Fat
56.7 g
73%
Saturated Fat
21.3 g
106%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
--
Cholesterol
150.3 mg
50%
Carbohydrates
300.1 g
109%
Fiber
30.6 g
109%
Sugars
10.2 g
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Protein
95.1 g
190%
Sodium
3013.5 mg
131%
Vitamin D
0.5 µg
2%
Calcium
988.2 mg
76%
Iron
13.5 mg
75%
Potassium
996.5 mg
21%
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