Island Style" Fish Tacos

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Lavender Lynn

Source: Chef Nalani Kaneakua, Cafe Aina

Top Review by lilmommas

Wow! This was a great recipe! Made this last night with Ahi tuna. I did make a couple of changes, we made the sauce with yogurt instead of mayo, as we don't use a lot of mayo in my house! The sauce was delicious with the yogurt! 2 of my 3 kids ate up the tacos no problem, my middle one didn't but he seems to be going through a change in food preferences. Also we didn't know what kind of spices to put on the fish, so I went through my spices and put on some that smelled like they would go with the Ahi tuna, and it came out fine! I also used low-fat buttermilk instead of regular. My husband agreed that we should now try this recipe with mahi-mahi. Loved this, thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Marinate fish in herbs and garlic for 1 hour before grilling.
  2. Combine or blend the Salsa Fresca ingredients 1 hour before serving:.
  3. Combine the Dressing ingredients in blender until creamy 1 hour before serving.
  4. To assemble:.
  5. Grill strips of fresh marinated fish until medium done, reserve.
  6. Warm tortillas by grilling or steaming. Place a bed of lettuce or your favorite greens (cabbage) on tortilla. Top with grilled fish, creamy garlic dressing and salsa fresca.
  7. Garnish with cilantro and a lime wedge.
  8. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

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