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Twenty- Minute Tilapia Tacos

Tilapia Taco

Twenty- Minute Tilapia Tacos

Yes. I know it’s not Tuesday, Taco Tuesday that is, but it has been a busy week and I happened onto this Twenty- Minute Tilapia Taco photograph and recipe in my drafts box. Hooray! And now both you and I can have a little more available time any day, even if its not Tuesday! Twenty-Minute Tilapia Taco. See you soon.

Twenty- Minute Tilapia Tacos

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Category: Fish

Cuisine: American Homestyle

Servings: 4

Twenty- Minute Tilapia Tacos


  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1 pound tilapia
  • pinch ground cumin
  • pinch coarse kosher salt and cracked black pepper
  • 4 medium sized flour tortillas
  • 1 cup prepared guacamole
  • 1 bunch fresh arugula
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 3/4 cup yellow cheddar cheese


  1. Heat a large nonstick pan on medium heat, warm oil, swirl around pan, set in tilapia, sprinkle fish with spices and cook for four minutes on one side before flipping over and cooking until just done on the seasoned side, approximately another four minutes, transfer to a platter
  2. Evenly spoon guacamole onto the center of each tortilla, top with a piece of cooked tilapia, scatter on tomatoes, arugula, and cheese

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