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Studio 11 Cooking Demo 'Latin Lite'

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Mexican cooking doesn't have to blow your calorie budget.  At La Sandia in Santa Monica there are a variety of offerings on their "Latin Lite" menu that are under 500 calories.  Chef Patrick Maxey shares this recipe for Fish Taco Trio, which he demonstrated on Friday's show.   For more information on La Sandia go to


Fish Taco Trio - Ingredients


  • 4 oz fresh Tilapia, cut into thin strips
  • ¼ c Al Pastor Sauce
  • 3 leaves of Boston lettuce
  • ½ oz Pickled Red Onions
  • ½ c Pinto Beans
  • ¼ c Jicama Mango Salad
  • ½ fl oz   Salsa
  • ½ oz Monterey Jack Cheese
  • Salt & Pepper



  • Heat oil in a medium-sized sauté pan over medium heat
  • Cook fish in the pan and brush with Al Pastor until medium-done
  • Sprinkle fish with salt & pepper
  • Place three lettuce leaves on the plate and stuff with the cooked fish. Top with a sprinkle of cheese and pickled onions

Serve with pinto beans, salsa, and mango-jicama salad

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