Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Tilapia Salpicon Tacos

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
A mixture of minced ingredients typically enjoyed cooled, salpicon can be made with your choice of beef, chicken or seafood. Shred seared tilapia and toss it with jalapeños, onions and cilantro for a flavorful taco filling.



  1. Sprinkle the fish with 1/2 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper. Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. When hot, add the fish and sear, flipping once, until golden and cooked through, about 8 minutes. Let the fish cool to warm, then shred with a fork. Toss the fish with the oil from the skillet along with the cilantro, lime juice, Worcestershire, jalapeño, onion, 1 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use or for up to 8 hours.
  2. Wipe out the skillet and heat over medium-high. Add the tortillas, in batches, and cook, flipping once, until blackened in spots, about 30 seconds per side. Stack the tortillas as they finish and cover with a kitchen towel.
  3. Put out the tilapia mixture with the tortillas, lettuce, lime wedges, and sour cream so everyone can make their own tacos.
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