Cilantro and Lime Fish Tacos  by Closet Cooking

Fresh, healthy and tasty cilantro and lime marinated grilled fish tacos.


Servings: makes 4 servings

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients
  • 1 pound white fish such as tilapia, cod, etc.
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 lime, juice and zest
  • 1 jalapeno, finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 green onion, finely sliced
  • 1 handful cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin, toasted and ground
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 (4 inch) corn tortillas
  • 1 batch tomatillo pico de gallo
  • 3 cups cabbage, shredded
  • 1 batch cilantro lime crema - see below
  • 2 large avocados, sliced
Directions
  1. Marinate the fish in the oil, lime juice and zest, jalapeno, garlic, green onion, cilantro, cumin, salt and pepper for 10-20 minutes.
  2. Grill the fish over medium-high heat until cooked, about 4-6 minutes per side. The fish will be cooked when it flakes easily and it is no longer translucent.
  3. Flake the fish and serve in tortillas garnished with your favourite toppings.

Cilantro and Lime Crema

Crema filled with the freshness and brightness of summer; the perfect garnish for fish tacos.


Servings: makes 1/2 cup

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup crema or sour cream
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1 handful cilantro
  • 1/2 lime, juice and zest
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced (optional)
Directions
  1. Puree everything in a food processor.
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