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Gold Rush Tacos

Gold Rush TacosSalmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids. Here, it's added to traditional taco ingredients for a quick and nutritious meal.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (14.75-ounce) can salmon
1 1/2 cups tomato-based salsa
1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles, drained
1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
8 corn tortillas, steamed or lightly fried in oil

Suggested Toppings:
Shredded cheese (cheddar, colby, Jack, etc.)
Shredded lettuce
Diced tomatoes
Diced avocado
Chopped onion
Sliced ripe olives
Chopped cilantro
Sour Cream
Taco sauce or salsa
Lime wedges for squeezing

Cooking Directions:

  1. Toppings: Salsa, shredded lettuce, chopped green onion, diced tomatoes, shredded cheese, olives, sliced avocado and sour cream.
  2. Drain and flake salmon, removing skin and bones if necessary; set aside.
  3. Combine salsa, green chiles and beans in a large saucepan. Place over medium heat and stir until thoroughly heated. Add salmon; stir gently until mixture is again thoroughly heated. Transfer salmon mixture to a serving dish.
  4. Arrange taco shells on a platter and offer separate bowls of suggested toppings for each person to build their own tacos.

Makes 8 tacos.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.