Margarita Fish Tacos

Margarita Fish Tacos

Published February 14, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 30 min

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 10 min


Don't let cooking fish scare you away from making this delicious and easy dish. The trick is to place the fish on a clean, hot grill and not to turn it until it releases itself. If your grill is clean, your fish will let you know when it's ready to be flipped.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 2 tacos
Calories per serving: 269
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.9g 8%
Saturated Fat 1.7g 9%
Sodium 137mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 30.7g 10%
Protein 27.9g 39%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1 cup bottled red wine vinaigrette
  • 3 tablespoons fresh limejuice
  • 1 tablespoon tequila
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 (4 to 6 oz.) tilapia fillets
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 8 taco-size corn tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1 tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1/2 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup low-sodium salsa
  • Lime wedges

Step by Step:

  1. In a shallow dish, combine first 4 ingredients. Add fish, turning to coat. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, spray grill grate with vegetable cooking spray and place on grill. Heat charcoal, gas, or indoor grill to medium-high heat. Remove fish, discarding marinade. Pat fish dry with paper towels and place on grill. Cook 5 minutes on each side.
  3. Serve immediately with taco fixings.