Ground beef is not the only ingredient used to fill a taco shell. People also enjoy chicken, veggies, and even seafood in their tacos. Fish tacos have become really popular in recent years, and they come in many varieties. Try this recipe that will add some Mediterranean flair to the basic fish taco. Prep and cook time are just over 30 minutes total and this easy recipe will make four servings.
You will need:
• 2 pounds mahi mahi or halibut
• 12 (five or six-inch) flour tortillas
• 2 roasted red peppers, pat dry
• 1 heart romaine lettuce, chopped
• 8 pepperoncini peppers
• ½ red onion, sliced thinly
• ¼ cucumber, peeled and grated
• 1 cup Greek yogurt
• 3 cloves garlic, minced or grated
• 3 lemons, zested and juiced
• 2 sprigs oregano with finely chopped leaves
• ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
• Handful of flat-leaf parsley, chopped finely
• ½ teaspoon ground cumin
• 3 bowls
• Food processor
Step 1: Preheat the grill to medium high heat.
Step 2: Combine oregano, zest and juice of 2 lemons, 2 cloves garlic, parsley, and olive oil in the bowl. Add the fish, turning to coat it and seasoning it with pepper and salt.
Step 3: Wrap the tortillas in foil and put them on the grill until they are softened and warmed.
Step 4: In a bowl, combine the romaine lettuce with the sliced onions.
Step 5: Slice the pepperoncinis and reserve them.
Step 6: In the food processor, combine the yogurt and red peppers. Add 1 clove garlic, cumin, juice and zest of 1 lemon, and cucumber. Process ingredients until they are smooth and transfer the mixture to a bowl.
Step 7: Grill the fish until it is cooked through and firm, about 6 or 7 minutes. Cut the fish into cubes.
Step 8: Fill the tortillas with fish, onions, lettuce, pepperoncinis, and sauce.