Fish Tacos Ultimo


After many attempts and many combinations of ingredients these fish tacos are ULTIMO!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
16 tacos


  • 2 pounds tilapia fillets

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • cooking spray

  • ½ cup plain fat-free yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 1 ½ tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 ½ teaspoons canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

  • 16 (5 inch) corn tortillas

  • 2 cups shredded cabbage

  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

  • 1 tomato, chopped

  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted, and sliced

  • ½ cup salsa

  • 2 green onions, chopped


  1. Rub tilapia fillets with 2 tablespoons lime juice and season with salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Spray both sides of each fillet with cooking spray.

  2. Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.

  3. Combine yogurt, 2 tablespoons lime juice, cilantro, and chipotle pepper in a blender; pulse until sauce is well blended. Set aside.

  4. Grill tilapia on preheated grill until fish is easily flaked with a fork, about 5 minutes on each side.

  5. Heat each corn tortilla in a skillet over medium-low heat until warm, about 1 minute. Divide grilled fish evenly over corn tortillas and serve with cilantro-lime sauce, cabbage, Monterey Jack cheese, tomato, avocado, salsa, and green onions.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

336 Calories
11g Fat
29g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 336
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 847mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 17mg 86%
Calcium 221mg 17%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 843mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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