Easy Chili and Lime Fish Street Tacos


These amazing fish tacos are made with tilapia fillets that are grilled and seasoned to perfection with lime juice and chili.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
16 fish tacos


  • 2 tilapia fillets

  • 3 tablespoons lime juice, divided

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 16 (5 inch) corn tortillas

  • 2 cups tomatillo salsa

  • 1 avocado

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Preheat grill to medium heat and lightly oil the grate.

  2. Rub tilapia fillets with 2 tablespoons lime juice and season with salt, black pepper, and chili powder. Brush both sides of each fillet with olive oil.

  3. Grill tilapia on preheated grill until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 5 minutes on each side.

  4. Heat tortillas on an ungreased skillet over medium-high heat for 10 to 15 seconds. Turn and heat for another 5 to 10 seconds. Fill the heated tortillas with flaked tilapia. Top with tomatillo salsa, avocado, and sour cream. Sprinkle with cilantro and 1 tablespoon lime juice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

506 Calories
24g Fat
58g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 506
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 1450mg 63%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 12g 42%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 13mg 63%
Calcium 175mg 13%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 1106mg 24%

* 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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