How can I make California tacos healthier?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

These tacos have a healthy new twist. Watch as Dr. Oz and Weight Watchers leader Liz Josefsberg demonstrate how to transform classic California tacos into healthy treats.

California Taco Makeover


4 tilapia filets
2 tbsp chili powder
1 tbsp ground cumin
Freshly ground pepper
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp olive oil
8 small (6 inch) corn tortillas
2 cups pico de gallo sauce (onions, tomatoes, jalapenos)
1/4 cup cilantro
2 limes
4 tbsp low-fat sour cream 

Rub the fish with chili and cumin powder, sprinkle with pepper and salt.

In a large sauté pan, heat the olive oil and cook the fish for 5 minutes, then flip it and cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes.

Remove the fish from the pan and cut into strips. Divide the strips among the 8 tortillas, top with the pico de gallo sauce, sprinkle with some cilantro, and give each a squeeze of lime and a dollop of low-fat sour cream, if desired.

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