Grilled Fish Tacos

by | Jun 30, 2022 | Dinner, Recipes


Avocado-Lime Slaw

½ cup of mayonnaise

1 avocado

½ cup cilantro roughly chopped

2 garlic cloves

3 tbsp lime juice

4 tbsp jalapeños pickled, chopped. Or 1 fresh jalapeno: cored and seeded

½ tsp Kosher salt

¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper

12 oz. slaw mix


1 ¼ lbs white fish fillets (mahi-mahi, grouper, etc)

4 tsp chili powder

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp Kosher salt

2 tbsp lime juice

3 tbsp olive oil

½ tsp freshly ground black pepper

12 corn tortillas Check local whole foods store for gluten free tortilla options


½ cup fresh cilantro

½ cup thinly sliced radish

2 fresh jalapenos thinly sliced

Hot sauce


Avocado-Lime Slaw
  1. In a food processor or blender, add the mayo, avocado, cilantro, garlic, lime juice, jalapenos, salt and pepper and pulse until completely blended.
  2. Add the mayo-avocado mixture to the slaw and stir until fully coated. Set aside.
Blackened Fish
  1. Make the marinade by mixing together in a medium bowl the chili powder, cumin, paprika, onion and garlic powders, salt, pepper, lime juice, and olive oil.
  2. Add the mahi mahi and turn to coat. Let rest for 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat your grill to high heat.
  4. Place fish in a grill pan or cast iron skillet. Discard the left-over marinade.
  5. Grill the fish, carefully turning once, until opaque and just cooked through, about 8 minutes total.
  6. Heat the tortillas directly on the grill rack, or place in aluminum foil, and heat on the grill.
  7. Place the cooked fish in the warmed tortilla and top with slaw, fresh cilantro, radishes, sliced jalapenos, and hot sauce.