Grilled Swordfish Tacos with Tomatillo-Mango Salsa


The fresh tomatillo-mango salsa is simple, quick, and a perfect complement to the grilled fish. Serve with your favorite tortillas. You can also enjoy the salsa with grilled chicken, tortilla chips, or other fish tacos.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
6 fillets


  • 2 semi-ripe mangoes, diced

  • 3 limes, juiced, divided

  • 1 orange, juiced

  • 4 tomatillos, peeled and diced, or more to taste

  • 1 small red onion, chopped

  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced

  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • salt to taste

  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • 6 (6 ounce) fillets boned, skinned swordfish

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


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

  2. Place mango pieces in a bowl. Scoop out 1/4 of the pieces and place in a blender with the juice of 2 limes and orange juice. Blend until smooth.

  3. Place tomatillos, red onion, jalapeno pepper, and cilantro in the bowl with the diced mangoes. Sprinkle salsa with salt and freshly ground pepper.

  4. Pour the pureed mango mixture over the salsa and mix well.

  5. Lay swordfish on a plate and sprinkle with the remaining lime juice, olive oil, salt and black pepper.

  6. Place swordfish on the hot grill and cook until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 4 minutes per side. Spoon salsa over fish.

Cook's Note:

Substitute swordfish with mahi-mahi, halibut, or any other firm white fish.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

293 Calories
10g Fat
18g Carbs
35g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 293
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 207mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 35g
Vitamin C 46mg 228%
Calcium 43mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 752mg 16%

* 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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