Paco's Fish Tacos in Lettuce Wraps

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 pounds grouper fish fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 lime
  • Hot sauce
  • Bib or green leaf lettuce leaves, for wrapping
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • 3 sprigs fresh mint
  • 3 tablespoons grainy mustard
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
Directions

Heat grill pan or nonstick skillet over high heat. Spray the pan with cooking spray. Place fish on grill, season with salt and pepper and cook 5 minutes on each side, until opaque.

Arrange lettuce leaves on a platter. Place jalapeno in a food processor with cilantro, mint, mustard and vinegar. Turn processor on and stream in oil. Season sauce with salt and pepper.

Take the fish off grill and place on a serving plate. Break the fish into chunks and squeeze lime juice over fish. Add a few dashes hot sauce to the fish.

Pile fish in lettuce leaves and top with sauce and chopped red onions.


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Great for the summer. I used Italian parsley instead of cilantro. The hubby who is a meat and potato guy even liked it. I used tilapia. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Excellent! We blackened the fish for a little extra kick, but this sauce is pucker-inducing all by itself! : item not reviewed by moderator and published
Here in Palm Beach Gardens we enjoyed this recipe with blackened grouper cheeks and flour totillas with tomatos and lettuce. Yum -O item not reviewed by moderator and published
The best fish taco recipe ever! I could almost put this sauce on wood chips and it would be good item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made this recipe several times now and have passed it on to my friends. Such an easy, flavorful sauce. Highly recommend this as a healthy easy dish! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Wow...we loved this recipe. We have had this 4 times now. Tried it once with chicken and it was yummy but the tilapia is a hit. This will be a regular on our menu!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Good go-to fish recipe although the type of fish you use does change how good it turns out. I recommend using a tilapia. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These tacos are senstional. My husband and I use cod fish and put all of this in a tortilla wrap. So delicious. Thanks Rachael, your the best. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for my husband who is from CA and loves fish tacos. So sorry Rachael, but he said these were the worst fish tacos he ever had! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Too bad, but this one was just not a hit in my household. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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