Grilled Fish Lettuce Tacos with Mojito Marinade

By Tessa Arias
August 25th, 2014

Grilled Fish Lettuce Tacos with Mojito Marinade is the absolute perfect fresh and healthy dish for summer grilling. So light and refreshing!

Yield: 8 servings

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook: 6 minutes

Tessa's Recipe Rundown...

Taste: Kind of like a savory mojito! Each bite is bursting with bright, vibrant, citrusy flavors.
Texture: The fish is tender and the crisp vegetables are so satisfying.
Ease: Very easy, the blender preps the marinade for you so all you have to do is cook the fish and cut up the bell pepper and jicama.
Appearance: I just adore the beautiful colors of these tacos.
Pros: Fresh, easy and perfect for summer.
Cons: None whatsoever!
Would I make this again? Absolutely.

Tessa Arias

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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  1. #
    [email protected] — August 29, 2014 at 8:48 am

    Super flavorful and sounds so good!

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    Katrina @ In Katrina’s Kitchen — August 29, 2014 at 6:55 am

    Oooh this marinade sounds amazing!

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    Peabody — August 28, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    My husband would love me extra if I made him these!

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    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust — August 27, 2014 at 5:48 pm

    These sound perfect – perfect for my husband too, he’s anti carbs at the moment so the lettuce is great!

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    Donna @ The Slow Roasted Italian — August 27, 2014 at 11:48 am

    It has been a mild summer in Phoenix this year, but hot is still hot and I am so anxious to see Fall pop up (or ‘not summer’ as we call it here in the dessert, LOL). Awesome light and healthy dish!

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    Olivia – Primavera Kitchen — August 26, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    I love how fresh and healthy these are!! Perfect for the end of summer!

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    Lisa @ Garnish with Lemon — August 26, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    I love fish tacos and love your spin on them!

  8. #
    Lori @ RecipeGirl — August 26, 2014 at 11:38 am

    This is my kind of dinner! So delicious!

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    Mary — August 25, 2014 at 3:38 pm

    These flavors sound amazing together. Thank goodness we can grill year round, right? It’s one tiny perk to surviving our unreal summers here!

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    Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps — August 25, 2014 at 11:22 am

    Tastes like a savory mojito?! Sounds pretty amazing to me! Gorgeous too!

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    naomi — August 25, 2014 at 11:20 am

    LOVE this, Tessa. Mazola happens to also be my oil of choose!

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    Phi @ The Sweetphi Blog — August 25, 2014 at 9:58 am

    These look so super refreshing and perfect for the end of summer! YUM!

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      Tessa — August 25, 2014 at 10:28 am

      Thank you!!

  13. #
    Deborah — August 25, 2014 at 8:24 am

    I love everything about these!!

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      Tessa — August 25, 2014 at 10:29 am

      Thank you so much 🙂

  14. #
    sue/the view from great island — August 25, 2014 at 8:16 am

    This is such a fabulous idea Tessa, I’m always looking for new ways to serve fish!

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      Tessa — August 25, 2014 at 10:30 am

      Thanks Sue!

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    Karlyk — August 25, 2014 at 8:03 am

    Love that you used jicama in these! So refreshing and yummy!

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      Tessa — August 25, 2014 at 10:30 am

      Don’t you love jicama!? The word itself is just as fun. Thanks Karly!

  16. #
    Gaby — August 25, 2014 at 7:50 am

    So flavorful! Right up my alley!

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      Tessa — August 25, 2014 at 10:30 am

      Thanks a bunch Gaby!

  17. #
    Carolyn — August 25, 2014 at 7:29 am

    Lettuce really is the best replacement for tortillas! Good stuff.

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      Tessa — August 25, 2014 at 10:31 am

      Especially during warmer months! Thanks Carolyn 🙂

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    Jen @ Jen’s Favorite Cookies — August 25, 2014 at 7:20 am

    I love the idea of this mojito marinade. Sounds delicious!

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      Tessa — August 25, 2014 at 10:31 am

      Thank you Jen!

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    Taylor @ Food Faith Fitness — August 25, 2014 at 3:10 am

    As much as I love summer, it’s been my first in FL and I am SO glad it’s almost over. I haven’t been outside for days, it’s too hot!
    I love how light and healthy these are – especially with corn oil and jicama – favorite! Pinned!

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      Tessa — August 25, 2014 at 10:33 am

      Ah girl I feel ya! It’s actually been humid in AZ this month (what dry heat?!!) and I’m looking forward to it cooling down. Although our winters are basically like everyone else’s summers aren’t they?

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