THAI SALMON TACOS

tacojunk November 28, 2016 Comments Off on THAI SALMON TACOS
THAI SALMON TACOS
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 to 1½ pounds salmon (or 4 medium/6-ounce salmon fillets)
  • 1 cup sweet Thai chili sauce (you can find this in the Asian section at most grocery stores)
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves, finely chopped
  • optional: ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups thinly sliced cabbage or cole slaw (without dressing)
  • 1 mango, thinly sliced
  • 8 taco-sized soft tortillas
  • lime wedges
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Combine sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, garlic, cilantro, and (optional) ginger in a bowl and whisk til smooth and well mixed. Reserve half of the sauce and set it aside.
  2. Add salmon fillets to the bowl with ½ of the sauce and toss to coat well. (If desired, you may marinate this for 30 minutes – overnight, but marinating is not necessary)
  3. Cook the salmon either on a nonstick skillet for 4-6 minutes on each side, or in the oven turned to broil for the same amount of time. Cook until fillets are pink and easily flake with a fork.
  4. Assemble tacos with cabbage (or cole slaw), mango slices, salmon, and top with remaining reserved sauce and drizzle with fresh lime juice. Serve immediately.

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