Grilled Fish Tacos
Healthy fish tacos in less than 30 minutes the whole family will love. These tacos
with strawberry mango salsa can be prepared with any firm white fish such as tilapia, cod or mahi mahi.
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 33 minutes
Yield: 4 servings – 2 tacos each serving
1 lb firm white fish (cod, tilapia, snapper or chum), cut into 1 inch thick fillets
1 lime, juice of
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
8 corn or whole wheat tortillas, small
Lime, cilantro, Tabasco sauce, for garnish
In a flat rimmed baking dish, whisk together lime juice, cumin, chili powder, salt and black pepper. Add fish and flip it around until evenly coated. Let fish marinade in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes.
In the meanwhile, prepare strawberry mango salsa.
Strawberry Mango Salsa is fresh, sweet and spicy salsa recipe that goes well with chips, fish or chicken.
1 cup strawberries, diced
1 medium mango, diced
1 medium avocado, diced
2 tbsp onion, minced
1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped (leave some seeds for spiciness)
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1/2 lime, juice of
1/2 tsp salt
Tabasco or red hot pepper flakes, to taste (optional)
Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Chill and serve with fish tacos.
For the Tacos
Preheat an indoor/outdoor grill or large non-stick skillet on medium high heat and spray with cooking spray. Place fish on the grill/skillet and cook untouched until white and opaque on the bottom, about 4 minutes. Carefully flip on the other side and cook another 4 minutes. If using an indoor grill, you won’t have to flip the fish and cook for 4 minutes total. Transfer to a platter and using the fork break into large flakes.
Warm up tortillas on the grill or microwave. To assemble a taco, place desired amount of fish in a warm tortilla, and top it with strawberry mango salsa and any optional garnishes.
Calories per serving 294
Total fat 7.6 g
Cholesterol 48.7 mg
Sodium 377 mg
Total carbohydrates 34 g
Sugars 8.2 g
Protein 24.2 g