Fish Tostadas with Chili Lime Cream


A perfect healthy dinner recipe that costs just over $2 per serving. The combination of sour cream, chili lime cream and tilapia is ready in under 30 minutes.

Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 pound fresh tilapia or cod fillets

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 lime, halved

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • 8 6 inch tostada shells

  • 2 cup shredded cabbage mix

  • 1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled, and sliced (optional)

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered (optional)

  • Bottled hot pepper sauce (optional)


  1. Preheat broiler. Sprinkle fish with 1/4 teaspoon of the chili powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt. For chili-lime cream, in bowl squeeze 2 teaspoons juice from half the lime. Stir in sour cream, garlic powder, and remaining chili powder; set aside. Cut remaining lime half in wedges for serving.

  2. Place fish on unheated greased broiler rack; tuck under thin edges. Place shells on baking sheet on lowest rack. Broil fish 4 inches from heat 4 to 6 minutes per 1/2-inch thickness, until fish flakes with fork. Break in chunks. Serve tostadas with cabbage, chili-lime cream, avocado, tomatoes, lime, and pepper sauce. Serves 4.

    Fish Tostadas with Chili-Lime Cream
    Jason Donnelly

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

278 Calories
14g Fat
17g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 278
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 303mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 14.8mg 74%
Calcium 70.7mg 5%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 453mg 10%
Folate, total 44.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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