Fish with Mexican Slaw

Servings 4 people


  • 1 14.5-oz. can diced tomatoes with green chilis drained
  • 1 medium red onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 medium green bell pepper de-seeded, de-ribbed and chopped
  • 3 large avocados pitted, peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt divided
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 halibut fillets or use another firm-fleshed white fish, 6-oz.
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon ghee or use coconut oil


  • In a large bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients (tomatoes through lime juice) along with half of the salt and the olive oil for slaw; blend well and set aside.
  • Season fish fillets evenly with remaining salt, pepper and onion powder. Melt the ghee (or coconut oil) in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add fillets and cook for 3 to 5 minutes per side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  • Serve topped with slaw and enjoy!


SERVING SUGGESTION: A big spinach salad tossed with Leanne’s Basic Vinaigrette.
NUTRITION: per serving: 692 Calories; 49g Fat; 42g Protein; 29g Carbohydrate; 8g Dietary Fiber; 63mg Cholesterol; 1067mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 5 Lean Meat; 2 Vegetable; 1 Fruit; 9 Fat. Points: 19
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