Delicious baked cod is topped with a crunchy, homemade slaw, avocado slices and salty Cotija cheese for a taco that will leave you wanting more! Don’t toss those watermelon rinds when you’re done! Did you know they can be peeled and used in recipes like this crunchy slaw? A great way to not only reduce food waste at home, but infuse your favorites with new flavors!

 

Recipe created in partnership with the National Watermelon Promotional Board.

Baked Fish Tacos with Watermelon Rind Slaw

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Servings 4 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 12minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 12minutes
Delicious baked cod is topped with a crunchy, homemade slaw, avocado slices and salty Cotija cheese for a taco that will leave you wanting more! Don’t toss those watermelon rinds when you’re done! Did you know they can be peeled and used in recipes like this crunchy slaw? A great way to not only reduce food waste at home, but infuse your favorites with new flavors!   Recipe created in partnership with the National Watermelon Promotional Board.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1 cup julienned watermelon rind
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 pound cod fillets, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 8 small street taco tortillas
  • 1 small avocado, sliced
  • ¼ cup crumbled Cotija cheese
Directions
  1. Mix coleslaw, watermelon rind, cilantro, lime juice and honey in large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Preheat oven to 450F.
  3. Spray 9x9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and add cod slices.
  4. Mix chili powder, cumin, garlic powder and smoked paprika in small bowl. Sprinkle over fish, evenly coating all slices.
  5. Bake 5-6 minutes, or until fish is cooked through and flaky.
  6. Assemble tortillas with fish, slaw, avocado and cheese. Sprinkle with additional cilantro or fresh lime juice, as desired.
Nutritional Value
Calories 279 Fat 8.2g Protein 30g Carbohydrates 19.3g Fiber 5g Sodium 255mg Cholesterol 70mg Sugar 3.9g (1.4g added sugar) Calcium 118mg (11.8% DV) Iron 1.4mg (7.8% DV)
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Servings 4 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 12minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 12minutes
Delicious baked cod is topped with a crunchy, homemade slaw, avocado slices and salty Cotija cheese for a taco that will leave you wanting more! Don’t toss those watermelon rinds when you’re done! Did you know they can be peeled and used in recipes like this crunchy slaw? A great way to not only reduce food waste at home, but infuse your favorites with new flavors!   Recipe created in partnership with the National Watermelon Promotional Board.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1 cup julienned watermelon rind
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 pound cod fillets, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 8 small street taco tortillas
  • 1 small avocado, sliced
  • ¼ cup crumbled Cotija cheese
Directions
  1. Mix coleslaw, watermelon rind, cilantro, lime juice and honey in large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Preheat oven to 450F.
  3. Spray 9x9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and add cod slices.
  4. Mix chili powder, cumin, garlic powder and smoked paprika in small bowl. Sprinkle over fish, evenly coating all slices.
  5. Bake 5-6 minutes, or until fish is cooked through and flaky.
  6. Assemble tortillas with fish, slaw, avocado and cheese. Sprinkle with additional cilantro or fresh lime juice, as desired.
Nutritional Value
Calories 279 Fat 8.2g Protein 30g Carbohydrates 19.3g Fiber 5g Sodium 255mg Cholesterol 70mg Sugar 3.9g (1.4g added sugar) Calcium 118mg (11.8% DV) Iron 1.4mg (7.8% DV)

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