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three grilled fish tacos with jalapeno kiwi salsa and cilantro and lime
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5 from 2 votes

Grilled Fish Tacos with Kiwi Jalapeño Salsa

These healthy grilled fish tacos are topped with a sweet and slightly spicy jalapeño kiwi salsa. The perfect light summery dinner recipe!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 382kcal


Grilled Tilapia

  • 1 lb tilapia fillets four fillets; see note 1
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Jalapeño Kiwi Salsa

  • 1 lb kiwi fruit approximately 4 large kiwis
  • 1 jalapeño finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red onion finely chopped
  • ½ lime juiced
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Cabbage Slaw

  • 2 cups cabbage shredded
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves chopped
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

To Serve:

  • 8 flour tortillas small/6 inch
  • Greek yogurt or sour cream


  • Jalapeño Kiwi Salsa: Stir together the kiwi, jalapeno, onion, lime juice and honey, then set aside.
  • Cabbage Slaw: Combine the cabbage and cilantro. Toss in the apple cider vinegar.
  • Fish: Heat barbecue to medium-high (425°F).
  • Mix together the cumin, coriander and salt in a small bowl. Brush fillets with olive oil. Sprinkle fish evenly with the spice mixture.
  • Place fish on top of a vegetable grilling plate, or on a sheet of foil on the grill. Cook for 10 minutes, or until fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  • To Serve: Place half of a fillet in a tortilla, top with cabbage and (well-drained) salsa. Greek yogurt is awesome on these tacos!


1- bass or snapper could also work for this recipe
This recipe is best served fresh; leftovers do not keep well.
Meal prep
Some ingredients may be prepped ahead:
  • shred the slaw up to 4 days ahead
  • chop jalapeno up to 4 days ahead
  • chop red onion up to 4 days ahead


Serving: 2small tacos | Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 19g