Grilled Fish Tacos with Avocado Pico de Gallo


Grilled Fish Tacos with Avocado Pico de Gallo


  • 2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, diced
  • 2 ea. medium tomatos, diced
  • 1 ea. medium jalapeño or small serrano, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c. white onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c. fresh cilantro sprigs and leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 ea. lime, juiced
  • 1-1/2 t. salt, divided
  • 2 T. olive or vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 t. dried oregano
  • 1/4 t. ground red pepper
  • 1 lb. mild firm white fish (such as tilapia or catfish), cut into 1" by 3" strips
  • 8 ea. flour tortillas, warmed
  • 3 c. romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 2 c. red cabbage, shredded


  1. To prepare Avocado Pico de Gallo: Toss the diced avocados, diced tomatoes, jalapeño, onion, and cilantro together in a mixing bowl. Add lime juice and 1 teaspoon of salt. Set aside. The salsa can be made and refrigerated for up to 1-2 hours. Gently stir before serving.
  2. In shallow bowl, combine 1 tablespoon of the oil, remaining 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, oregano, and red pepper. Coat fish with seasoning mixture.
  3. In large grill pan or skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Grill fish, turning once, until cooked through, 6 to 8 minutes.
  4. To heat tortillas: Place tortillas on a plate, cover with a dampened paper towel; microwave on high until warm, about 1 minute. Discard paper towel; wrap tortillas in a cloth napkin to keep warm.
  5. To serve: Place warm tortillas on flat surface. Place on half of each tortilla lettuce/cabbage mixture and fish, dividing equally; top with Avocado Pico de Gallo.
  6. Fold tortilla in half over the filling. Serve immediately.


Nutrition Facts
Grilled Fish Tacos with Avocado Pico de Gallo
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 540 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 24%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 55mg 19%
Sodium 1380mg 60%
Total Carbohydrates 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 11g 39%
Total Sugars 8g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 31g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 10%
Iron 0mg 25%
Potassium 1210mg 36%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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