GRILLED CHIPOTLE FISH TACOS WITH TROPICAL FRUIT AND AVOCADO SALSA
TROPICAL FRUIT AND AVOCADO SALSA:
1 cup (250 ml) finely diced pineapple
1 cup (250 ml) finely diced mango or papaya
2 avocados, pitted, peeled and cut into small dice
¼ cup (60 ml) finely chopped red onion
½ cup (125 ml) chopped cilantro, divided
1 serrano or jalapeño chili pepper, seeded and finely minced
2 tbsp (30 ml) lime juice
salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
¼ cup (60 ml) canola oil
1 lime, zest and juice
1 chipotle chili in adobe sauce, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, finely minced
1 lb (500 g) white flaky fish fillet such as halibut, snapper or mahi mahi
8 flour tortillas
shredded green cabbage, thinly sliced red onion, chopped green onions, chopped cilantro, sour cream and hot sauce, for garnish
- To make TROPICAL FRUIT AND AVOCADO SALSA: In a mixing bowl, combine pineapple, mango or papaya, avocado, red onion, ¼ cup (60 ml) cilantro, serrano or jalapeño chili pepper and lime juice. Gently toss and season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
- To make FISH TACOS: Grease grill and preheat barbecue to medium-high. In a small bowl, whisk together canola oil, lime zest and juice, chili, garlic and remaining cilantro. Place fish in a medium-sized dish and pour marinade over fish. Marinate 15 to 20 minutes.
- Transfer fish to hot grill, flesh-side down. Barbecue for 3 minutes, then turn over for another 2 minutes, or until cooked. Remove and let rest, 5 minutes. Remove skin and flake fish into large pieces.
- Grill tortillas for 20 to 30 seconds to warm. Divide flaked fish among the tortillas and top with the garnish ingredients and Tropical Fruit and Avocado Salsa. Serve immediately.