Grilled  Fish Tacos

"Restaurant quality grilled fish tacos are perfect for summer grilling."

Renee Nicole's Kitchen

INGREDIENTS

Quick Pickled Cabbage 2 cups red cabbage, shredded 1/4 cup champagne, white balsamic, or white wine vinegar 2 tsp sugar 1 pinch salt Red Pepper Mango Salsa 1 large mango 1/4 cup red pepper*, diced 2 tbsp sweet onion, diced 1/2 lime 1 - 2 tbsp cilantro 1 pinch salt Spicy Avocado Dressing 1 medium avocado 1/2 lime 1 - 2 tsp hot sauce** 1/4 - 1/2 cup water***

INGREDIENTS

Grilled Rockfish 1 lb rockfish filet 3/4 tsp chili powder 3/4 tsp garlic powder 3/4 tsp onion powder 1/8 tsp ground coriander 1/8 tsp ground cumin 1/8 tsp kosher salt 1 TBSP olive oil 1 cedar plank To Assemble the Tacos 4 ounces Monterey jack cheese 8 small flour or corn tortillas*

Grilled Fish Tacos

Yield

4 SERVINGS

prep time

15 MINUTES

total time

30 MINUTES

COOK TIME

15 MINUTES

Instructions

1.  Soak your cedar plank in water for a minimum of 30 minutes prior to use.

Quick Pickled Slaw

1. Thinly slice the cabbage into shreds. Place in a medium size bowl along with vinegar, sugar, and salt, and toss to combine. Set aside.

Red Pepper Mango Salsa

1. Cut the mango, red pepper, onion, and cilantro into a small dice and place in a medium mixing bowl. Add the juice of 1/2 a lime and a pinch of salt. Mix to combine and set aside.

Spicy  Avocado Dressing

1. In a blender or food processor add the avocado, juice of 1/2 a lime, 1 tsp of hot sauce, and 1/4 cup of water.

Spicy  Avocado Dressing

2. Puree, adding more water one tablespoon at a time until thin and drizzly like a dressing. Adjust hot sauce to taste.

Grilled Rockfish

1. Preheat grill to a medium-high heat.

Grilled Rockfish

2. In a small bowl make spice rub by combining together chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, ground coriander, ground cumin, and salt.

Grilled Rockfish

3. Rub the olive oil on the top side of the cedar plank and the top side of the rockfish fillet. Sprinkle on 1/2 of the spice rub and rub in.

Grilled Rockfish

4.  Flip rockfish upside down onto the cedar plank so that the seasoned side is down. Oil the top of the rockfish, sprinkle on the remaining spice rub and rub in.

Grilled Rockfish

5.  Place cedar plank in the center of your preheated grill. Close the top and grill for 10 - 15 minutes or until the fish reaches an internal temperature of 135 - 145 degrees.

Grilled Rockfish

6. Remove rockfish and cedar plank from the grill and allow the fish to rest for about 5 minutes.

To Assemble  the Tacos

1. If desired, heat your tortillas directly on the still hot grill. Turn them after a few seconds to prevent burning.

To Assemble  the Tacos

2. Assemble the tacos in any way you choose!! I like mine with a little bit of everything and an extra sprinkle of cilantro.

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