Fish Taco Bowls

If, like me, you love the zingy flavours of proper Mexican food, you are going to love these!

It’s another of my “salads for people who don’t like salads” recipes.

Crunchy, fresh, lightly spiced, creamy, satisfying.

This baby’s got it going on!

To serve two you’ll need:

Half a cabbage (I use quarter red, quarter white just for a nice colour mix)

2 green apples

White fish (I use haddock, don’t use cod unless it’s sustainably fished)



Cayenne pepper


4tbsp Yogurt (sugar free, fat free too if you like)

Squeeze of Lemon juice 

Few splashes of hot sauce 

Pinch of paprika

1tsp runny honey 

1tbsp water 


1 ripe avocado

Handful of chopped coriander leaves

Squeeze of lemon

Pinch of rock salt

Start by shredding your cabbage and putting into a bowl. Remove your apple stalks and slice down one side, to the core – like this:

This’ll mean when you spiralize it you’ll be left with nice short ribbons, rather than mile long ones.

If you don’t have a spiraliser, chop or grate your apples.

Toss your veggies together in a big bowl and place to one side.

Pop all of your dressing ingredients into a jar and shake until combined. Give it a taste, decide if it needs more of anything. Too sweet? More lemon. Too sour? More honey. Too thick, more water. Etc.

Pop to one side and make your guacamole. Mash your avocado, stir in the citrus juice, coriander and salt.

Now you can cook your fish. You’ll need a filet per person, or I just got one bit one between two.

Add just a little olive or coconut oil to a pan on a medium-high heat.

Season both sides of your fish with a pinch of paprika, a pinch of cayenne pepper and a sprinkle of salt.

Fry until opaque all the way through and don’t flip too much so you get a nice crust.

Split your salad into two bowls (choose whether to toss your salad in the dressing now, or just drizzle over the top later).

Top with fish.

Smother in that delicious creamy dressing.

Add a generous scoop of guacamole.

And tuck in!

A low carb, extremely healthy, highly delicious version of fish tacos that you can whip up in a jiffy!

You don’t need me to tell you that cabbage is one of the best things you can eat in terms of nutrition and vitamins, especially raw like this. The fish is a great source of omega-3 fats and the whole dish offers up some serious brain food to get you going! Avocados are a miracle food as far as I’m concerned, great for your skin, hair, nails, joints and heart. Anyone who tries to tell you not to eat them because they’re “fatty” should be ignored. A bowl or two of this once in a while will do your gut wonders, which is of course linked to your brain and emotional well being – making it great for fighting January blues.

Happy crunching!

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  • Oh no! I should not be reading this when I am hungryyy! Now I have to go find a taco to eat now! 🙂
    The food looks so delicious. Merci for sharing the recipe! 🙂

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  • So happy to have some healthy recipes coming this year to help pay off my calorie debt from the Christmas & New Year periods!

  • Uuuhhh YES Rose, I am loving all of these delicious recipes! We are being pretty rubbish with our healthy dinner ideas at the mo, we just can’t seem to get inspired! Definitely going to give this a whirl, sounds like some-fin we would really enjoy. Immy x

  • Ah this sounds and looks so good!

  • This is absolutely dreamy! I’ve been looking for fish recipes I would actually eat for a while (I’m not a hugely fishy person!) and you’ve ansered my google searches. This recipe looks wonderful, I love how colourful it is and who doesn’t like a taco bowl or any bowl food for that matter! *off to fishmongers* 🙂 Laura x

  • cuffers27

    That apple spiralising tip is genius. Definitely going to try this, looks delish!

  • Looks delicious, Ive had way to many hot chocolates over the last few months. I need a salad!! Xx

  • Uh I’m drooling at these photos – lovely!!

    Mel ★

  • Joules

    I actually make a very similar dish at home but I never considered adding apples. That’s brilliant! Definitely going to give it a try.

    Style by Joules

  • Kari Guastella
  • OMG this looks sooooo good 🙂

  • Krista

    This looks delicious! I am definitely trying this. Thanks for another amazing looking dish Rosie 🙂 xx

  • Lucy Birchall

    YES ROSIE. Totally on board with something like this. Plus, it’s gone be an affordable meal too which I am always on board with during the hellish, scraping-the-barrell-for-pennies month that is January. Love it, and I love taco filling more than taco shells (controversial I know).
    She’s So Lucy // Health, Wellness, Beauty & Lifestyle

  • Victoria

    I don’t normally eat fish but this looks so delicious!! <3

  • Stephanie Terrone

    This looks so delicious. I’ve been loving your recipe posts. I definitely need to make some sort of fish tacos – trying to add new things into the menu rotation this year. Enjoy your weekend!

  • This looks sooooo delicious.
    Hugs Adele xoxo

  • Alice

    Making this helped my post Bali depression (got home today), but your insta pics aren’t helping so much! Great recipe, thank you. Enjoy the rest of your time in Bali 🙂

  • I love to eat fish but I’ve always been too scared to try cooking it myself. This seems doable! Going to give these a try this week 🙂

  • This sounds blooming delish! Will definitely give these a try 🙂 Thanks. Love AP xo

    Andrea’s Passions

  • These look and sound incredible, yum!

    xx Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes


  • Oooh snap, now I need to go get me that TACO immediately.
    This looks delicious…

  • These look so yummy!


  • Gustavo Woltmann

    It looks just simply delicious! I would probably skip the apples but that’s just me, I don’t really like mixing savory dishes with sweet elements.