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Fish tacos for the expecting


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Fish tacos for the expecting

Denis | Sep 28, 2006 07:31 PM

Looking for a good recipe for fish tacos that I can make for my wife, who's pregnant. The trouble is, many of the types of fish I've seen recommended for this are in the higher-mercury categories. I know they say pregnant women should just limit, and not completely eliminate, the higher mercury fish from their diets, but I'm perhaps irrationally draconian about this--I feel bad if I serve her anything that's not at the lowest level.

Hence I made fish tacos from a Bobby Flay recipe from the Food Network website las week, but using tilapia rather than what he recommended, and they didn't come out so great. Part of this was that the tilapia wasn't great--I know some people won't even buy it because of the quality problems, but I got a really nice batch last time and so decided to try again, this time with less success.

Other considerations: (1) we live in an apartment, and have no grilling facilities, (2) I have high cholesterol, so a fried-fish approach would be less good for me.

Here's the NRDC's mercury guide, which I've been using.

Any thoughts would be welcome.

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