Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Total Time: 40 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 6 servings
Spicy grilled fish are cooled down with a fresh crunchy veggie salsa featuring fresh corn. Your guests will swim back for seconds!
2 cups cooked corn kernels
½ cup diced red onion
1 cup peeled, diced jicama
½ cup diced red bell pepper
1 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
1 lime, juiced and zested
2 tablespoons cayenne pepper, or to taste
1 tablespoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons salt, or to taste
6 (4 ounce) fillets tilapia
2 tablespoons olive oil
12 corn tortillas, warmed
2 tablespoons sour cream, or to taste
Preheat grill for high heat.
In a medium bowl, mix together corn, red onion, jicama, red bell pepper, and cilantro. Stir in lime juice and zest.
In a small bowl, combine cayenne pepper, ground black pepper, and salt.
Brush each fillet with olive oil, and sprinkle with spices to taste.
Arrange fillets on grill grate, and cook for 3 minutes per side. For each fiery fish taco, top two corn tortillas with fish, sour cream, and corn salsa.
close up view a Fiery Fish Taco with Crunchy Corn Salsa garnished with a lime wedge on a plate
Editor’s Note: If you saw this recipe in the “Vegetable Insurgency” article in the Jun/Jul/Aug 2015 issue of Allrecipes, we added 1 1/2 cups of baby arugula leaves to it. If you want to add more greens to these tacos, add the arugula in Step 2 when you mix together the salsa ingredients.