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Cilantro - Lime Fish Tacos

These easy Cilantro Lime Fish Tacos are made with flaky white fish, tomatoes, jalapeños, cilantro and lime topped with avocado.


  • ▢1 lb fish fillets, rinsed and pat dried (flounder, tilapia, etc)

  • ▢1 tsp olive oil

  • ▢1 small onion, chopped

  • ▢4 garlic cloves, finely minced

  • ▢2 jalapeño peppers, chopped (seeds removed for less heat)

  • ▢2 cups diced tomatoes

  • ▢1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

  • ▢3 tablespoons lime juice

  • ▢kosher salt and pepper to taste

  • ▢8 white corn tortillas

  • ▢4 ounces 1 medium haas avocado, sliced

  • ▢1 cup sliced cabbage

  • ▢lime wedges and cilantro for garnish


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

  • Sauté onion until translucent about 4 to 5 minutes, then add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Mix well.

  • Place fish on the skillet and cook until the flesh starts to flake.

  • Add jalapeño peppers, tomatoes, cilantro and lime juice. Sauté over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, breaking up the fish with the spoon to get everything mixed well; season to taste with salt and pepper.

  • Meanwhile, heat tortillas on a skillet or directly over the flame of the burner a minute or 2 on each side to warm.

  • Serve a little over 1/4 cup of fish on each warmed tortilla topped with cabbage, avocado, cilantro, and a squeeze of lime.

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