Fish Tacos with Tropical Slaw

Bring the Caribbean to your kitchen table with this delicious & easy build your own fish taco bar.

Fish en papillote which means “fish wrapped in parchment” is an easy way to bake fish or chicken. This method is an old French method of cooking where you wrap the fish or chicken in parchment paper to create a moist tender finished product.

As seen on KARE 11 on 3/7/2014

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  • 1. Preheat oven 375 degrees.
  • 2. In a large bowl toss together the cabbage, chopped red bell pepper, Habanero pepper, onion, cilantro, bananas, mango and enough lime juice for flavor.
  • 3. Season slaw with salt & pepper to taste, cover bowl and refrigerate until use.
  • 4. Next cut 6 large pieces of parchment paper into large hearts. Place one piece of fish on one half of each heart.
  • 5. In a bowl, mix the oil and garlic and using a pastry brush, brush garlic oil on the top of each piece of fish and add 1 tablespoon of water to each piece of fish.
  • 6. Sprinkle each piece of fish with some chili powder and cumin.
  • 7. To seal, fold over the other half of the parchment heart, and tightly fold the edges over towards the fish, ensuring that no juices leak out while cooking.
  • 8. Place all fish packages on a baking sheet and bake for 10 – 12 minutes, remove from oven and let sit for 2-3 minutes.
  • 9. Each person will have their own package of fish and serve with the warm tortillas and tropical slaw.