Mexican-Spiced Grilled Tilapia Tacos
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Mexican-Spiced Grilled Tilapia Tacos

Mexican-Spiced Grilled Tilapia Tacos

with Pineapple-Jalapeño Salsa and Lime Crema

Grilled tilapia? Let's taco 'bout it! We've brought in some Mexican flavour favourites to create punchy tilapia tacos for a night in the backyard. You're looking at a base of creamy coleslaw, topped with smoky tilapia, fresh lime crema and a sweet-meets-heat pineapple-jalapeño salsa!

Tags:
Spicy
Family Friendly
Allergens:
Tilapia
Sulphites
Wheat
Egg
Mustard
Milk

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking Time8 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

serving amount

300 g

Tilapia

(Contains Tilapia)

1 tbsp

Mexican Seasoning

(May contain Peanuts, Sesame, Soy, Sulphites, Tree nuts, Wheat, Milk, Mustard)

1 unit(s)

Garlic, cloves

95 g

Pineapple

1 unit(s)

Lime

1 unit(s)

Jalapeño

7 g

Chives

170 g

Coleslaw Cabbage Mix

6 unit(s)

Flour Tortillas

(Contains Sulphites, Wheat May contain Soy, Oats, Rye, Sesame, Triticale, Milk)

2 tbsp

Mayonnaise

(Contains Egg, Mustard May contain Sulphites, Wheat, Mustard, Crustaceans, Fish, Milk, Sesame, Soy)

1 unit(s)

Sour Cream

(Contains Milk)

6 unit(s)

Wooden Skewers

Not included in your delivery

¼ tsp

Salt*

¼ tsp

Pepper*

¾ tsp

Sugar*

1 tbsp

Oil*

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Nutrition Values

Calories660 kcal
Fat28 g
Saturated Fat6 g
Carbohydrate65 g
Sugar16 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Protein41 g
Cholesterol95 mg
Sodium1270 mg
Trans Fat0.1 g
Potassium1000 mg
Calcium250 mg
Iron5 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.

Utensils

Strainer
Medium Bowl
Measuring Spoons
Zester
Aluminum Foil
Small Bowl
Large Bowl

Instructions

Prep tilapia
1
  • Peel, then mince or grate garlic.
  • Pat tilapia dry with paper towels. 
  • Add tilapia, Mexican Seasoning, half the garlic and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil to a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat. 
Prep and make lime crema
2
  • Zest, then juice lime.
  • Roughly chop chives
  • Cut pineapple into 1/4-inch pieces.
  • Core, then finely chop jalapeño, removing seeds for less heat. (TIP: We suggest using gloves when prepping jalapeños!)
  • Add lime zest, sour cream, 1 tsp (2 tsp) water, 1 tsp (2 tsp) lime juice and 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) sugar to a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, then stir to combine.
  • Wrap tortillas in foil. (NOTE: For 4 ppl, make 2 packets with 6 tortillas in each.)
Make slaw and salsa
3
  • Combine mayo, 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) water, 1 tsp (2 tsp) lime juice and 1/2 (1 tsp) tsp sugar in a bowl.
  • Add coleslaw cabbage mix, half the chives and remaining garlic. (NOTE: Reference garlic guide.) Season with salt and pepper, then toss to combine.
  • Add 1/2 tsp (1 tsp) lime juice and a pinch of sugar to another bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then stir until sugar dissolves
  • Stir in pineapple, remaining chives and 1 tbsp jalapeños. (NOTE: Reference heat guide.) 
Warm tortillas
4
  • Add tortilla packet to one side of the grill.
  • Grill, flipping once, until warmed through, 2-3 min per side.
  • Remove tortilla packet from the grill and set aside still wrapped.
Grill tilapia
5
  • Meanwhile, add tilapia to the other side of the grill. 
  • Grill, flipping tilapia once, until cooked through, 2-3 min per side.**
Finish and serve
6
  • Divide tortillas between plates, then top with coleslaw and tilapia.
  • Dollop with lime crema. Spoon pineapple-jalapeño salsa over top.
Modularity Step (under Sure Start)
7

If you've opted to get tilapia, skip soaking the skewers. Save the skewers for another creation.

Modularity Step (under step 1)
8

Pat tilapia dry with paper towels. Season the same way the recipe instructs you to season the shrimp. (NOTE: Skip the skewering step. Save the skewers for another creation.) Cook tilapia in the same way the recipe instructs you to cook the shrimp.**