These Fish Tacos With Tropical Salsa are the perfect low-carb, light and healthy lunch or dinner! The crunch of the lettuce with the creamy tropical salsa and perfectly spiced fish makes for taco perfection. Whole30 compliant, paleo-friendly, and dairy-free.
In my house taco night comes in many variations. Pre-made, do it yourself taco-bar, steak, beef, chicken, turkey, fish, veggies, etc., the possibilities are endless! These fish tacos are a perfect blend of spicy and tangy, and are always a huge it!
For the fish
- 1 lb. wild mahi-mahi, or fish of choice
- 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 mango, diced
- 1 orange, diced
- 1 avocado, diced
- 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
- 1 cup grape tomatoes, chopped
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 teaspoon cilantro
- 1 teaspoon ground garlic from garlic mill
Homemade Spicy Sauce
- 1/4 cup organic mayonnaise, homemade or store-bought
- 2 tablespoons Sriracha
Ingredients for Assembly
- In a bowl combine seasoning for the fish; season fish and place in the fridge until ready to cook.
- In a medium mixing bowl, mix the tropical salsa ingredients together. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed. Store in the refrigerator until ready to assemble.
- Spray grill pan with oil of choice and cook fish over medium heat for about 4-5 minutes on both sides, or until fish is opaque and flakey.
- Move fish to cutting board, chop into pieces, and place into a bowl.
- On a serving dish lay out desired amount of lettuce leaves or taco shells, depending on what you are using.
- In a small bowl, mix together spicy sauce and place on the serving dish.
- Assemble: Place fish pieces into each taco shell followed by the tropical salsa. Top with shredded cabbage, a drizzle of spicy sauce. Serve warm with lime wedges.
- I serve mine with tortilla chips and a bowl with extra tropical salsa!
- Updated March, 2017
Loading nutrition data...
use our hashtag!
I am so excited that you are making a recipe and would love to see how it turns out! Make sure to use the hashtag on social media!