Easy Grilled Tilapia Tacos


How about a super easy grilled fish taco recipe.  I used Tilapia and the result was fabulous! This is a fun summer meal for family or dinner guests!

grilled fish taco

Recipe serves 4.


4 tilapia filet – about 1 1/4 lbs.

Flour tortillas.

1 package of coleslaw cabbage (or live it up and shred your own cabbage).

Juice of 1 lime.

1 avocado – diced.

1/2 cup red onion -diced.

1 tomato – diced

white rice – cooked per package

1/2 cup Diced pineapple (I used Trader Joe frozen).

1/2 grated Cotija cheese (or other hard white cheese).

1 can Cuban black beans.

1/3 cup mayonnaise.

1/2 tsp red wine vinegar.

1/2 tsp Sriracha hot sauce.

Canola oil (to coat fish on both sides)

Chili powder, salt, and pepper.

1 or 2 Lemons cut into wedges.


Oil the BBQ grill.

Rinse fish in water and pat dry with paper towel.

Coat fish on both sides with canola oil, and then sprinkle with dash of chili powder, salt, and pepper.

Pre-heat grill to medium high heat.

In a large bowl combine mayo, lime juice, vinegar and Sriracha and stir to combine.

Add coleslaw to  to bowl, salt and pepper and then stir contents to combine.

Have diced tomatoes, avocado, red onion, and diced pineapple prep plated.

Begin rice.

Heat large fry pan to medium high, add canola oil and spin tortilla  in oil briefly on both sides and then plate.

With 8 minutes left on rice start the Cuban beans.

And BBQ the Tilapia on medium heat 3 to 4 minutes each side.

To plated tortilla add one fish filet, coleslaw, top with red onion, pineapple, avocado, and Cortija cheese.  Plate beans and rice.  Add lemon wedges to each plate and  just like that you are a master fish taco maker!


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