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Vegan Fish Taco Bowl from Vegan Bowl Attack!

Taco Tuesday is a weekly holiday that I celebrate regularly and for good reason—tacos are freakin’ awesome! I will admit, however, that sometimes I’m not into getting my hands dirty from tortillas bursting at the seams with fillings, so this “Fish” Taco Bowl is a great alternative.
Yields 4 servings
Author Jackie Sobon

Ingredients

  • For the cabbage slaw:
  • 1 cup 70 g shredded red cabbage
  • 1 cup 70 g shredded green cabbage
  • 1 cup 110 g grated carrot. cup
  • 60 g vegan mayonnaise (soy-free, if necessary)
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • For the pico de gallo:
  • ½ cup 90 g diced tomato
  • cup 55 g diced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon 1 g minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon 6 g minced fresh jalapeno (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon lime juice Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • For the “Fish”:
  • 2 cans 14 ounces, or 400 g each hearts of palm, drained
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon dulse seaweed flakes
  • Pinch of salt
  • For the assembly:
  • 4 small corn tortillas cut into strips
  • ¼ cup 4 g loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons 11 g sliced fresh jalapeno
  • 8 lime wedges

Instructions

  1. To make the cabbage slaw: Place all of the ingredients in a bowl, stir together until combined, and then refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  2. To make the pico de gallo: Place all of the ingredients in a bowl, stir together until combined, and then refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  3. To make the “fish”: Preheat the oven to 350°F (176°C, or gas mark 4) and coat a baking sheet with a thin layer of oil or nonstick cooking spray. In a mixing bowl, using two forks or your hands, pull apart the hearts of palm until they appear shredded. Stir in the lime juice, dulse flakes, and salt until combined and then spread the mixture out on the baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until the edges start to turn golden brown.
  4. To assemble: While the “fish” is baking, place the tortilla strips on a baking sheet, brush with a thin layer of oil, and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until crispy. Divide the slaw, pico de gallo, “fish,” and tortillas among 4 shallow bowls, arranging the components in quadrants. Nestle the cilantro, jalapeño, and lime wedges in with the tortilla strips. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Reprinted from Vegan Bowl Attack!: More than 100 One-Dish Meals Packed with Plant-Based Power By Jackie Sobon, published by Fair Winds Press