Paco's Fish Tacos in Lettuce Wraps

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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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


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Pile fish in lettuce leaves and top with sauce and chopped red onions.
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