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Grilled Fish Tacos with Pineapple Mango Salsa

Grilled Fish Tacos with Tropical Salsa are light, fresh and perfect for your summer taco night and a great way to get healthy Omega 3s without that fish smell in your home. Cod is marinated in tropical flavors, grilled to create a flavorful fish taco. Mango, pineapple, cilantro, red onion and lime juice create the perfect tropical salsa to top your tacos! Recipe contributed by Julia Joliff, blogger at A Cedar Spoon.


For the marinade:
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 1 lime, juiced
    • 1 teaspoon cumin
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1/4 cayenne red pepper
    • Dash of salt and pepper
For the tropical salsa:
    • 1 cup pineapple, chopped
    • 1 cup mango, chopped
    • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
    • 1/2 lime, juiced
    • 2 Tablespoons red onion, finely chopped
    • Salt to taste


  1. Defrost the cod in the refrigerator overnight.
  2. Once defrosted add the olive oil, lime juice, cumin, minced garlic, cayenne red pepper and salt and pepper to a large ziplock bag along with the cod. Seal the ziplock bag and gently massage the marinade into the cod. Refrigerate for 2 hours or ideally overnight.
  3. Once you are ready to grill the fish remove it from the refrigerator and let it sit on the counter while you heat the grill. Preheat your grill to high heat.
  4. In a medium bowl mix together the pineapple, mango, fresh cilantro, lime juice, red onion and salt to taste. Stir to combine. Set aside.
  5. Once the grill is preheated oil the grill and then turn down to medium-high. Grill the fish for 3 to 4 minutes per side. Remove from the grill and chop the cod into small chunks.
  6. To assemble tacos place the code into a tortilla and then top with the tropical salsa and additional garnishes like red cabbage, avocado and sour cream.

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