Shredded Grilled Tilapia Tacos

Southern Living
Shredded Grilled Tilapia TacosRecipe
Tilapia tacos are a healthier version of fried fish tacos that grills the fish instead of pan-frying it in oil. The citrus juices and spicy slaw in this recipe pack in tons of flavor.
Makes 6 servings


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1 tablespoon ground chipotle seasoning
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon grated lime rind
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
Vegetable cooking spray
12 corn tortillas
Fresh lime wedges


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes

Combine first 3 ingredients. Rub seasoning mixture evenly over fillets.

Stir together oil, grated rind, and juice; rub over fillets.

Arrange fillets in a grill basket coated with cooking spray.

Grill over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 3 minutes on each side or just until fish begins to flake with a fork. Cool slightly. Shred fish. Spoon 2 to 3 tablespoons fish into tortillas, and top with Sweet-and-Spicy Slaw and Fruity Black Bean Salsa. Serve with a squeeze of fresh lime juice.

Note: Nutritional analysis includes slaw and salsa.

Created date

January 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 358
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 10 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 4.7 g
Polyfat 2.1 g
Protein 44 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fiber 3.2 g
Cholesterol 118 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 486 mg
Calcium 75 mg