Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing

Recipe from Topfood
Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing
Cooking time: 6 h. 15 min
Servings 6
Delicious and hearty lunch. Most importantly, it's healthy! There is fish in this dish, you can take any. Collect the filling to your liking.


  • Extra virgin olive oil
    3 tbsp.
  • Distilled white vinegar
    6 tsp.
  • Fresh lime juice
    6 tsp.
  • Lime zest
    2 tsp.
  • Honey
    1,5 tsp.
  • Garlic, minced
    2 cloves
  • Cumin
    5 tsp.
  • Chili powder
    5 tsp.
  • Seafood seasoning
    1 tsp.
  • Ground black pepper
    5 tsp.
  • Tilapia fillets, cut into chunks
    1 pounds
  • Light sour cream
    1 container
  • Salt and pepper
    to taste
  • Hot pepper sauce
    to taste
  • Tortillas
    1 package
  • Tomatoes, seeded and diced
    3 pcs.
  • Cilantro, chopped
    1 bunch
  • Head cabbage, cored and shredded
    1 pcs.
  • Limes, cut in wedges
    2 pcs.

Nutrition facts per serving

  • Calories

    416 kcal

  • Protein

    22.6 g

  • Fat

    19.2 g

  • Carbohydrates

    38.5 g


  • To make the marinade, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, lime juice, lime zest, honey, garlic, cumin, chili powder, seafood seasoning, black pepper, and hot sauce in a bowl until blended. Place the tilapia in a shallow dish, and pour the marinade over the fish. Cover, and refrigerate 6 to 8 hours.

  • To make the dressing, combine the sour cream and adobo sauce in a bowl. Stir in the lime juice, lime zest, cumin, chili powder, seafood seasoning. Add salt, and pepper in desired amounts. Cover, and refrigerate until needed.

  • Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil grate. Set grate 4 inches from the heat.

  • Remove fish from marinade, drain off any excess and discard marinade. Grill fish pieces until easily flaked with a fork, turning once, about 9 minutes.


  • The marinated fish in this recipe can also be cooked in the oven. Preheat oven to 350 F. Bake fish in preheated oven until it easily flakes with a fork, 9 to 11 minutes. Assemble tacos according to directions. Mahi-mahi can be substituted for the tilapia.

Bon Appetit!

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