How to Make Baja Fish Tacos

A nice and unique BBQ recipe that fish lovers would enjoy. Have something different than hotdogs, hamburgers, or steak. Try these baja fish tacos.

Ingredients

  • Tilapia (can also use grouper or any other firm fish like swordfish or sea bass)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Salt, to taste
  • Flour tortillas, at least one per person
  • Head of lettuce, diced

Steps

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    Pre-heat the grill to a medium high heat. Cut the fish into equal slices.
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    Make the marinade. Combine the cumin, chili powder, lime juice, olive oil, minced garlic, and coriander in a small bowl. Season with salt and stir altogether.
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    Cook the fish with the marinade. Place the fish in a grilling basket over direct heat for about two minutes. Using a grilling basket avoids the fish falling apart.
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    Flip the fish and grill it for another minute or so. Place the tortillas on the grill for 15 seconds on each side until they have light grill marks on them.
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    Assemble your tacos. Lay down a thin bed of lettuce in the middle and then lay a piece of fish on the lettuce. Dress the fish with Pico de Gallo and drizzle on some lime juice.

Things You'll Need

  • Grill
  • Grilling basket
  • Marinating brush
  • Small bowl
  • Tongs
  • Measuring utensils

Article Info

Categories: Fish and Seafood