Grilled Fish Tacos W/ Chipotle Crema

Lauren Perkins-Boyd


In the word's of my little brother these taco's are "freakin' bomb!" and I would have to agree.

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The marinade for the fish was really tasty. The chipotle crema topped these tacos off really nicely. This is a great dish to serve the next time you have a group of friends over. The Test Kitchen


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10 Min
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mahi mahi fillets
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
chili powder
1/2 tsp
dried Mexican oregano
1 Tbsp
lime juice
2 Tbsp
olive oil
salt and pepper to taste


1/2 c
Mexican crema
1-2 Tbsp
chipotle in adobo, seeded and minced
1-2 Tbsp
cilantro, chopped
the juice of 1 small lime
salt to taste


warmed corn or flour tortillas
cabbage, shredded
pico de gallo
sliced avocado
shredded cheese
lime wedges

How to Make Grilled Fish Tacos W/ Chipotle Crema


  • 1In a large freezer bag or small baking dish combine garlic, cumin, chili powder, oregano, lime juice and olive oil add fish and marinate for 30 minutes.
  • 2For Crema: In a small bowl combine crema, chipotle, cilantro, lime juice and salt to taste. Cover and chill until your ready to serve.
  • 3For outdoor grilling: Grill fillets over medium hot coals skin side down for 3 minutes, flip and cook an additional 3 minutes until opaque.
  • 4For indoor grilling: Preheat a ridged cast iron grill pan to medium heat. Cook fillets skin side down for 3 minutes, flip and cook an additional 3 minutes until opaque or preheat broiler place fish 4-6 inches from broiler and cook 3 minutes per side until opaque.
  • 5Serve hot on warmed tortillas topped with cabbage, pico de gallo, avocado, cheese, chipotle crema and fresh lime juice.

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About Grilled Fish Tacos W/ Chipotle Crema

Course/Dish: Fish, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Mexican
Collection: Grilling Favorites
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #grilled

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