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Grilled Fish Tacos with Spicy Mango Salsa Recipe

Welcome to another delightful dish from our kitchen to yours! Today, we're diving into the world of seafood with a recipe that's bound to make waves at your next gathering – the classic grilled fish taco, but with our unique twist. Picture this: tender, perfectly grilled fish, encased in a warm tortilla, and topped with a spicy mango salsa that packs a punch and a burst of tropical flavors. Sounds mouthwatering, right?

Fish tacos, a culinary gem from the Baja California region of Mexico, have been enjoyed by many for years. Their popularity has soared globally, and for good reason. They're a fantastic blend of simplicity, flavor, and versatility. You might have tried different versions of it, but our homemade spicy mango salsa is the game-changer here. The sweetness of mango combined with the heat from chili peppers creates a symphony of flavors that elevates the humble fish taco to a gourmet level.

The best part? Everything you need for this recipe can be easily found at your local grocery store. So, whether you're a seasoned chef or someone who's just getting started in the kitchen, this dish is accessible, impressive, and most importantly, delicious.

Grilled Fish Tacos


For the Fish:

  • 1 lb white fish fillets (like cod or mahi-mahi)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 8 small tortillas

For the Mango Salsa:

  • 2 ripe mangoes, diced

  • 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped

  • 1/2 red onion, finely diced

  • 1 jalapeño, seeds removed and finely diced

  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • Salt to taste

Fish Fillets for Grilled Fish Tacos


  1. Prepare the Fish: Season the fish fillets with olive oil, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Ensure each fillet is evenly coated.

  2. Grill the Fish: Preheat your grill or grilling pan over medium heat. Place the fish on the grill and cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side or until the fish flakes easily with a fork. Once cooked, set aside.

  3. Make the Mango Salsa: In a mixing bowl, combine the diced mangoes, red bell pepper, red onion, jalapeño, and cilantro. Drizzle with lime juice and season with salt. Toss until everything is well combined.

  4. Assemble the Tacos: Warm the tortillas on the grill for about 20 seconds on each side. Place a piece of grilled fish on each tortilla and generously top with the spicy mango salsa.

  5. Serve and Enjoy: Serve immediately with your favorite beverage or side dish and enjoy the tropical burst of flavors!

Mango Jalapeno Salsa for Grilled Fish Tacos

There you have it – a grilled fish taco recipe that's easy, flavorful, and perfect for any occasion. The spicy mango salsa is the star of the show, bringing a tropical twist to a classic dish. Whether you're hosting a summer barbecue or just looking for a quick weeknight dinner, this recipe is sure to impress. Don't forget to share your culinary creations with us using the hashtag #OurKitchenCreations. Happy cooking and bon appétit!

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