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Gluten-Free Corn-Crusted Fish Tacos

To add some extra crunch to your next taco dinner, try coating some white fish like cod or haddock with some crushed up golden gluten free cornflakes. Arriba!

Preparation Time
30 min
Cooking Time
8 min
Skill Level
Medium
Serving Size
8

Ingredients

500 g Nestlé® GLUTEN FREE CORN FLAKES cereal, finely crushed
2 tspgrated lemon peel (10 g)
0.5 tspsalt (2g)
2eggs
450 gwhite fish fillets (such as sole or cod)
2 tbspvegetable oil (30 ml)
8corn tortillas (15 cm / 6-inch)
1medium avocado, mashed
250 gshredded lettuce
1small lemon, cut into wedges
Salsa, if desired

Instructions

  • In shallow dish, mix corn flake crumbs, lemon peel and salt. In another shallow dish, beat eggs. Dip fish into beaten eggs; coat well with crumbs. 
  • In 30cm (12-inch) nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook fish in oil 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until fish flakes easily with fork. Cut into bite-size pieces. 
  • Heat tortillas as directed on package. Fill tortillas with fish, avocado and lettuce; top with lemon wedges. Serve with salsa.  

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    Because it’s industry practice to label seasonal oils (oils that aren’t consistently available across the year). In Europe it’s now mandatory to detail the types of vegetable oils used in a food product. So it’s no longer permitted to use the term “vegetable oil” on a label.

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    No. Breakfast cereals aren’t a major source of saturated fats, and contain no added trans fats. Some grains, such as oats, can be higher in fats – but these are naturally present in the grain, and tend to be ‘good’ fats, not saturated fats.

    What are the health and nutritional benefits of Nestlé Gluten Free Corn Flakes?

    As well as being a healthy choice for people who want to reduce the amount of gluten in their diet, or have coeliac disease or a gluten intolerance, Gluten Free Corn Flakes are fortified with B-vitamins, folic acid and iron.

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