Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

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Rated: 3
  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Grill 10 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 52


  • 1 pound fresh or frozen swordfish or halibut steaks, cut 1 inch thick
  • 1/2 teaspoon Jamaican jerk seasoning
  • 8 6 - inches flour tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded fresh spinach or lettuce
  • Fresh spinach leaves (optional)
  • Mango Salsa:
  • 1 large mango, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 small cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 thinly sliced green onion
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice


  1. Thaw fish, if frozen. Rinse fish; pat dry. Cut fish crosswise into 3/4-inch slices; sprinkle with Jamaican jerk seasoning. Place fish strips in a greased grill basket. Grill fish on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium-hot coals for 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork, turning the basket once halfway through grilling time.
  2. Meanwhile, wrap tortillas in foil. Place at edge of grill; heat for 10 minutes, turning occasionally.
  3. To serve, fill warm tortillas with spinach, fish, and Mango Salsa. Makes 8 servings.
  4. Mango Salsa: In a large bowl combine mango, tomato, cucumber, snipped fresh cilantro; jalapeno pepper, green onion; and lime juice. Cover; refrigerate until serving time. Serve with a slotted spoon. Makes about 3 cups.


  • Broiling Directions: Place seasoned fish slices on the greased unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 4 inches from the heat for 5 minutes; turn fish. Broil for 3 to 7 minutes more or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Meanwhile, wrap tortillas in foil. Heat package on lower rack of oven for 5 to 7 minutes.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 8
PER SERVING: 418 cal., 10 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 45 mg chol., 463 mg sodium, 52 g carb. (3 g fiber), 30 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Fruit (d.e): 0.5; Starch (d.e): 2.5; Fat (d.e): 1; Lean Meat (d.e): 3; Vegetables (d.e): 0.5