Fish Lettuce Boats


These are a great healthy snack option, easy to make with some great macros. I picked up a great deal over at Muscle Food on the cod by using a discount code for Muscle Food from

Prep Time: 20 Minutes Time: 20 Minutes Total Time: 40 Minutes Yield: 4 Servings

2 white flaky fish fillets such as cod

1⁄2 cup onion, sliced

1⁄2 cup cilantro, chopped

1 head Boston lettuce, leaves separated Taco boat toppings of choice

Marinade Ingredients:

1⁄4 cup oil

1⁄4 teaspoon oregano

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon minced garlic

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

Salsa Ingredients:

1 lb fresh tomatoes, diced

1 cup white onion, sliced thinly

1 teaspoon oregano

1 teaspoon each garlic & onion, minced

1 jalapeño or adjust to taste

1⁄4 cup EVOO and Sea salt to taste

  1. Combine marinade ingredients and pour into a large zip lock bag.
  2. Add the fish filets to the bag with the marinade and allow marinating for a minimum of 20 minutes.
  3. Make salsa by mixing tomatoes, oregano, minced garlic, jalapeno, minced onion and salt in a blender.
  4. Warm oil in frying pan and saute onions, then increase heat and pour salsa in. Mix well.
  5. The mixture will start to change consistency and turn to a more orange color. Reduce heat and simmer over low.
  6. Prepare fish by warming a frying pan over medium heat and cook undisturbed for a few minutes until fillet easily moves without any effort. Place a cover over the pan to steam or continue frying until cooked throughout, flipping once.
  7. Transfer fish to a serving bowl and using a fork break into small chunks. Prepare the fish boat by placing a spoonful of fish topped with salsa and add toppings of choice into a Boston lettuce wrap.

Per Serving: 325 calories, 21g fat, 12g carbs, 22.5 protein

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