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Tequila Lime Fish Fillets

Tequila Lime Fish Fillets
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4
Enjoy these fish fillets that are cooked with tequila and served over pasta – a citrusy dinner that’s ready in 25 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 lb cod or swordfish fillets
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup tequila
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 8 oz hot cooked linguine
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime peel

Directions

  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat until hot. Cook fillets in butter 2 minutes on each side. Cover; cook 2 to 4 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with fork. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  • 2
    Add onion and garlic to skillet; cook and stir about 1 minute or until tender. Add tequila to skillet; cook about 2 minutes or until tequila is reduced. Stir in lime juice, pepper flakes and cilantro. Add fish; cook over medium heat about 4 minutes to blend flavors.
  • 3
    Place hot cooked linguine on large serving platter; top with fish mixture. Sprinkle with lime peel.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
19%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
290mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
2g
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

  • Enjoy these fish fillets that are cooked with tequila and served over pasta – a citrusy dinner that’s ready in 25 minutes.
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