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Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing
Reviews:
March 17, 2012

Not bad.... I think I liked this more than my hubs did tho (but that's the norm in my house lol!). My hubs and I both LOVE fish tacos. I've tried many grilled and battered (i.e. fried) recipes on here, but none have been to our liking. This was by FAR the best of the bunch, but is in need of some minor tweaking to better suit our tastes. For one, the sauce is WAAAY too spicy (holy socks!) and heavy for such a delicate fish. It would be much better if it were considerably toned down and paired with a meatier fish - maybe halibut or marlin. Now, onto the positives. :) The marinade is simply fantastic! I could have eaten the fish on it's own, it was that good. The sauce was also good, but again, it was REALLY spicy. All I could taste was adobo which is a shame because the spices and lime didn't have a chance to shine thru. I recommend HALVING the adobo to start and adjust to your liking from there. NOTE: You need to cut your tilapia into chunks BEFORE grilling (if you don't, your filets will flake), but by doing so, it makes it nearly impossible to prevent from falling thru the grates of your grill. My husband found a simple solution. Reynolds Wrap sells a product made specifically for grilling. Alternatively, you can use a special grill pan if you have one. Topped with shredded coleslaw mix, fresh pico and Mexican-blend cheese. Spanish rice and tortilla chips were great no-fuss accompainments. Frozen margaritas helped cool our burning mouths ha! Thanks for sharing, mbcat! :-)