Friday, February 11, 2011


Grilled instead of deep-fried with Cabbage/Cilantro Slaw and Chipotle Tartar Sauce.

Grilled Fish

1 tablespoon ancho chile powder
2 teaspoons dries oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 - 1/2 pounds boned, skinned Pacific cod
1 tablespoon olive oil
12 to 14 tortillas, warmed on grill

Heat grill to high (450 to 550).  Combine seaonings in a small bowl.  Set fish o a rimmed baking sheet.  Rub all over with oil, then sprinkle with seasonings.  Oil cooking grate, using tongs and a wad of oiled paper towels.

Grill fish, covered, turning once, until just cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes total.  Break fish into large chunks.  Fill tortillas with slaw and fish.  Serve with tartar sauce.

Cabbage and Cilantro Slaw

3 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon red chile flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 bag (10 oz.) shredded cabbage slaw
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Put lime juice, vetetable oil, chile flakes and salt in a large bowl.  Just before serving, toss with cabbage and cilantro.

Chipotle Tartar Sauce

2 tablespoons canned chipotle chiles, seeded, deveined and rinsed.
8 ounces (1cup) plain low-fat Greek yogurt
1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
1/4 cup chopped red onion

Puree all ingredients in a blender.  Chill until ready to use.


  1. " Sounds so yummy and I have to try that tarter sauce recipe !! "

  2. I love fish taco's! We are going to have to make these this weekend! Thanks for posting :)

  3. *drool* These look AMAZING! I am totally going to add them to my menu next week :)

  4. Wow! Those are making my mouth water. I could probably use my George Foreman to grill them, huh? Yummy!

  5. LOVE these recipes!!!! I can't wait to try these with some of the fresh fish in Naples.
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  7. Those look really good.. kind of inspiring too

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  12. YUM! I've never made fish tacos but with all these other elements I just may give it a shot. I can phase in the slaw and sauce with other foods for my teen who doesn't like fish or seafood.

  13. Yummy! I'm now following you back from Milking the Issue.

  14. Look at the absolutely fresh flavors of your fish tacos. Amazing.


  15. Oh yum. I've been wanting to try a fish taco. This looks like my recipe to try!

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