This article will talk you through all of my favorite grilled fish tacos recipes! I have included easy recipes for just about any kind of grillable meat or seafood that can be made into crispy, delicious tacos. Some of these include white tuna burgers, spicy salmon taco bowls, and crunchy smoked trout rolls with olive oil and toasted bread crumbs.
I will also go in depth as to why each of these recipes are great and what makes them unique. To make this an interactive experience, leave a comment below or reply to a comment already available here.
Red fish tacos
Another classic grill and taco style is redfish or Spanish mackerel tacos. These are thinner, crispier shells that contain cooked red fish in spicy sauce. The tangy salsa typically has chopped tomatoes, peppers, and other seasonings like onion and cilantro.
The best way to cook these types of fish is either broil or grilled. Broiling can sometimes dry out the skin and the charred flavor may not taste good.
Yellow fish tacos
There are so many great grilled fish taco options across America that it can be hard to know which ones are your favorite! For our list of the best, we decided to go with one of our most popular grill foods– yellowfish or rockbait tacos. These are easy to make and very versatile!
Not only do they taste delicious, but they also contain almost no calories due to being mostly made from seafood. What more could you ask for? Luckily, there are lots of places all over the country where you can get these golden beauties.
Whether you’re in the mood for crispy outside and soft inside flakey fish or rich coconut sauce and rice, these recipes will not disappoint.
White fish tacos
While making grilled cheese for my lunch one day, I realized that you can add almost anything to it! So instead of having plain white bread with melted cheese on it, why not make it like grilled cheese sandwiches? Add some toppings and have fun experimenting!
I thought about what foods go well in tl;dr (too long didn’t read) so I decided to grill up some salmon and top it off with pickled peppers, red pepper mayo, and fresh cilantro.
This recipe was inspired by those white fish taco place you can find anywhere. They are very popular because they are delicious and easy to make. Luckily, you don’t need any special equipment to give this recipe its perfect touch!
Grilling is a great way to cook most meat and seafood. When cooking fish, be sure to cover it completely with grease to prevent burning or drying out.
Baked fish tacos
Another way to make grilled fish tacos is by baking the bread or shell instead of toasting it like traditional grilled taco shells. This method removes the need to use extra butter or olive oil to toast the shell, therefore reducing your calories slightly.
To bake the taco shell, you will need fresh corn tortillas that have been wrapped in plastic wrap. To fill these baked tacos, cut fillets of fish into thin strips and season with salt and pepper. Add some lemon juice to help keep the flesh from sticking to the grill.
Lay each piece of fish across one warm corn tortilla and top with sliced avocado, pickled onions and sour cream. Serve hot!
These baked fish tacos are much healthier than their greasier cousin but they require more time to cook so check them out if you are looking for an easy meal option.
Tacos filled with tuna
If you like grilled fish, then try making some tacos! There are many different types of fish that can be cooked and served as taco toppings. Try sticking to your favorites for the recipe or mix it up and find what works best for you.
Thai inspired dishes seem to be all the rage these days, so why not make an omelette? An omelette is similar to an egg sandwich, but instead of having bread, it has rice or noodles as a wrapper. Add in some vegetables and sauce and you have yourself a delicious meal!
Grilling any type of seafood does two things; it gives off crispy bits and adds flavor. When cooking the other ingredients, do not overcook them because they will lose their taste and quality.
Tacos filled with salmon
Salmon is one of the most popular types of fish you can grill or cook anywhere. It can be done in many ways- broiled, grilled, smoked, roasted, and even fried!
It can easily be paired with just about anything – rice, pasta, bread, or potatoes to make for delicious eating. Plus, it can be either cooked whole or as separate pieces depending on what recipes you want to use it in.
When grilling or cooking the skin of the fish, please remember to keep it on so that none of the lovely oils are wasted. Also, try not to eat too much of the skin because they both pack in some healthy fats which are important for health.
Grilled salmon tacos are one of the top favorite dishes of all time. They are easy to make and can be mixed and matched to create different tastes and textures. These tacos are also very budget friendly since you do not have to buy expensive fresh ingredients like limes and tomatoes to put together the filling.
Tacos filled with shrimp
Shrimp is one of the most popular types of cooked shellfish because you can eat it so many ways! It can be grilled, sautéed, or broiled and then served in tacos as part of an entrée.
If you’re looking to learn more about how to make the best grilled shrimp tacos near me, there are several recipes that could help you out. For example, if you like spice, try making spicy grilled shrimp taco rolls with mango salsa. Or maybe something sweet such as caramelized sugar apple toppings would work well for your taste buds.
Whatever kind of grill you have will work just fine for cooking these snacks. Just remember to wash your hands before touching anything else due to possible raw seafood exposure.
Tacos filled with chicken
While tacos are typically made of either seasoned ground meat or hard shell tortillas, there is another very popular taco option that contains neither!
A classic grilled fish taco is made by starting with fresh sliced white bread, toasting it in an oven or grill until golden brown, then topping the toast with cooked fish, diced tomatoes, avocado, and spicy lime sauce.
This recipe was invented back when people actually took time to make food from scratch. Now, most of us eat mass-produced foods that contain preservatives and additives, making healthier alternatives difficult to find.
Grilling the fish first helps to dry out the flesh slightly, which makes it easier to spread in the toppings later. The dried up fish also adds some flavor to the sandwich.