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Healthy Fish Tacos with Slaw, Avocado, & Lime Recipe

Tacos are one of my favorite meals because they are so versatile. You can make a lot of tacos into healthy recipes, too! Fish tacos are one of my favorites, especially my tilapia tacos with slaw, avocado, & lime. They are so simple, only use 7 ingredients, have well-balanced macros, and taste delicious! The kitchensinkit healthy fish taco recipe makes it onto our weekly meal plan at least once a month. You could make these with any type of fish or your desired healthy protein choice, but we like to buy this frozen tilapia from Costco, let it defrost in the fridge, and prepare it in the air fryer!

kitchensinkit Healthy Fish Tacos with Slaw, Avocado, & Lime

I don’t know about you, but I am not a fan of breaded fish, especially since it is not the healthiest way to prepare seafood. However, I do like fish that is a little crispy for some added texture, so adding seasoning & cooking spray to your air fryer does the trick! An air fryer is one of my top recommended kitchen appliances. My husband Richie & I are so glad we invested in one!

Now it’s time for the 7-ingredient healthy fish taco recipe – a kitchensinkit favorite! This recipe makes enough for 4 meals, so Richie & I will eat this for dinner two nights out of the week.


  • 7 pieces of tilapia (Richie has two pieces (~8oz) & Kelsey has 1.5 pieces (~6oz)). When you are preparing food for you & your significant other, make sure that each person is eating enough food for their body weight & their weight loss/weight maintenance goals!

  • 1-2 bags of slaw

  • 2 limes

  • 2 avocados (1/2 per person each meal)

  • Bag of whole wheat carb balance tortillas

  • Cholula (if you like your food spicy!)

  • Avocado oil cooking spray

  • Salt, pepper, and/or seasoning salt (you don’t even need taco seasoning for these fish tacos!)


  • If you buy frozen fish, make sure it is defrosted before it is time to prepare your meal. When Richie & I are doing our meal prep on Sunday, we will let the tilapia defrost in the fridge.

  • When it is time to prepare your fish, spray your air fryer with avocado oil spray, add 3.5 pieces of tilapia, and sprinkle on seasoning salt

  • Cook @ 400 degrees for 15 minutes


  • Put your bag of slaw into a bowl, squeeze juice from 1 lime, add salt & pepper, and mix together

  • Chop 1 avocado per meal

  • Assemble tacos (Kelsey has 2 tortillas & Richie has 3) with avocado, slaw, tilapia, & Cholula

  • Enjoy!

Are you excited to try this super easy & healthy tilapia taco recipe?! Make sure to tag me on Instagram or use the hashtag #kitchensinkit when you give this well-balanced recipe a try! I’d love to know how you make it your own, too!

If you follow Beachbody's portion control containers, this recipe is 1 red (tilapia or desired healthy protein choice), 1 green (cabbage slaw mix), 1 blue (avocado), and 1 yellow (whole wheat low carb balance tortillas). If you want to learn more about this diet, read this post! If you are looking for more healthy recipes & meal planning tips, check out the kitchensinkit recipes page!

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