Monk Fish Taco’s With Red Slaw/Valencia Orange Crema Ala Jack




To prepare the fish and batter follow these instructions:

  1. Place the fish in a dish and squeeze half a lime over it, set it aside. Meanwhile, make the slaw and warm the tortillas.
  2. Slaw instructions below.
  3. Warm the corn tortillas by heating a medium frying pan over medium-high heat. Add 1 tortilla at a time, flipping to warm both sides, about 5 minutes total. Wrap the warm tortillas in a clean dishcloth and set aside.
  4. Taste the slaw again and season as needed with more juice. Slice the remaining lime halves into wedges and serve with the tacos. To construct a taco, break up some of the cooked fish, place it in a warm corn tortilla, and top it with slaw and Valencia Orange Crema.


  • 1 small red cabbage
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed Valencia orange juice
  • 2  spoons cold-pressed olive oil
  • 1 medium clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • salt to taste


  1. Very thinly slice the cabbage using a sharp knife.
  2. In a jar, mix all dressing ingredients EXCEPT the orange juice and oil  shake vigorously. If you are using anything larger than a small cabbage, increase the measurements in the dressing since this salad should be generously dressed.
  3. Set aside for 30 minutes
  4. drain most of the pickling liquid add the juice set aside for ten minutes, then drain most of the liquid keeping some
  5. Make a  dressing with the remaining liquid and olive oil
  6. In a large bowl, pour the dressing over the sliced cabbage, toss, and allow it to sit for 10 minutes before serving so it absorbs the flavors.


Valencia Orange Crema:

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons goat cheese
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 3 teaspoons fresh squeezed Valencia orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Blend well in a blender add more goat cheese if too runny.




About Fancy Jack

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