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Shredded Grilled Tilapia Tacos

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 6 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
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.


Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

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

  3. Arrange fillets in a grill basket coated with cooking spray.

  4. 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.

  5. Note: Nutritional analysis includes slaw and salsa.