We baked the perfectly seasoned grouper fillets and vegetables for a couple of reasons. Also, by roasting all of this together on a sheet pan, you get the time to throw the slaw ingredients together without having to watch over the fish while it cooks.
Place the sheet pan in the oven and bake for 20-25 min or until the internal temperature of the grouper reaches 145 degrees. While the grouper fillets bake, make the slaw by placing the sliced cabbages, sliced shallot, minced garlic, chopped cilantro lime zest, lime juice, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
This recipe for Seared Halibut Cheeks is a simple, delicious preparation that really highlights the lusciousness of these succulent morsels of fish. Instructions Checklist Step 1 Combine sour cream and 2 tablespoons lime juice.
Step 2 Place a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Combine corn, tomato, green onions, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 1 tablespoon oil, cilantro, jalapeño pepper, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper in a bowl.
Step 4 Heat total shells according to package directions; keep warm. Step 7 Top each tornado shell with 1/4 cup shredded lettuce.
Spoon onion and bell pepper mixture evenly over lettuce; divide fish evenly over onion and bell pepper mixture. Top fish with corn salsa; drizzle with the sour cream mixture.
Combine sour cream and 2 tablespoons lime juice. Combine corn, tomato, green onions, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 1 tablespoon oil, cilantro,jalapeño pepper, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper in a bowl.
Heat total shells according to package directions; keep warm. Place fish on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 to 7 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
Top each tornado shell with 1/4 cup shredded lettuce. Spoon onion and bell pepper mixture evenly over lettuce; divide fish evenly over onion and bell pepper mixture.
Top fish with corn salsa; drizzle with the sour cream mixture. Using a very sharp, flexible blade, fillet knife, simply cut the cheek away from the head.
And don’t forget, while you’re working on the fish ’s head, that there’s also some good meat to be found in the throat. Like cheeks, throats are sometimes overlooked or ignored, but they also provide a nice piece of tender meat that’s also good for tacos.
That means hard-shell corn tacos, crisp veggies and fried fish. For breading, I prefer using equal amounts of crushed Saltines and all-purpose flour, seasoned with a bit of Cajun spice and some salt and black pepper.
If you heat your oil (canola or peanut) to about 375 degrees and don’t crowd the pan, you’ll get perfectly fried fish in just a few minutes. As soon as the cheeks are golden brown and drained on paper towels, it’s time to assemble your tacos.
As is the case with many recipes, mine for fish cheek tacos should serve as a basis for creating your own version of this tasty entrée. Try soft tacos, grilled fish, and vary the toppings, depending on what’s available locally or seasonally.
Tender grouper cheeks, breaded and fried, in a crisp taco shell. 1 package (or 1.5 cups) shredded cabbage ½-cup coarsely chopped cilantro leaves ¾-cup sour cream 1 tbsp.
6 tomatillos 1 medium white onion 4 ripe Roma (plum) tomatoes 1 cup cilantro leaves 2 ripe Florida avocados ¼-cup olive oil 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar Salt and black pepper to taste Add to contents of mixing bowl, adding the oil, vinegar, salt and pepper as you fold ingredients together with a spatula.
Harry Christensen has been serving up amazing fare here since 1979, and he’s still reinventing his menu with new, delicious dishes that make our mouth water. He has shared the recipe with us for his yummy Fish Tacos.
Dish that utilizes local red grouper. Ingredients: Cajun seasoning or Harry’s Rub 6 ounces of local red grouper Colby Jack Cheese, shredded Six-inch flour tortillas Pic ode Gallo, recipe follows Shredded Napa cabbage and sliced red pepper, mixed together Baa sauce, recipe follows Directions: Heat non-stick skillet on high heat.
Dust grouper with seasoning and sear on all sides until cooked through. Assembly: Place Colby Jack cheese on tortilla, top with grouper, top with Pic ode Gallo, cabbage pepper mix and Baa sauce, serve.
Toss the slaw mix, red onion, lime juice, sugar and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large bowl; set aside. Mix the cayenne with 1/2 teaspoon salt in a small bowl; rub all over the fish.
Transfer to a cutting board and slice or flake the fish. Meanwhile, wrap the tortillas in foil and warm on the grill, about 4 minutes.
Top with the slaw, cilantro, cream and salsa Verde. The rub has become a staple and I've used it in ground meat for burgers slathered on whole chickens that were roasted.
Had a friend tell me she didn't think fish and taco should be in the same sentence and LOVED this recipe. There's a place in town that I always go to for their fish tacos but these were almost just as good.
I used cod that had been previously frozen, so I can't wait to make these again with fresh mahi or halibut. They are quick and super easy to make.
They were such a hit with the family and friends I've made them 4 times in the last six days! To save time I use packaged shredded cabbage/coleslaw.
I added some chopped sweet onion chopped Fresno Chile and sweet red pepper to the slaw for more veggies and crunch. Even my hubby who loves everything real spicy didn't feel the need to add any salsa-it would probably overpower the delicate fish.
10/29/2011 Delicious I actually used some fresh Bluefish that was given to my husband and I. Bluefish is generally very strong tasting and IMHO hard to cook well. The firm flesh of the fish held up well to grilling and the slaw added a nice crunchy counterpoint to the fish as well.
10/30/2011 Since we moved from San Diego to the east coast 8 years ago we have not found good fish tacos. This recipe is too awesome for words the spice and slaw are excellent.
I didn't even make it ahead of time I just made it while the fish was marinating in the rub. I could even see tweaking it by adding some heat with either chopped Serrano or jalapeños.
We had our meal with some Mexican beer and it was a perfect little dinner. Pros: Flavorful fast healthy Cons: Can't think of any.
Heat about 3 inches vegetable oil in a medium pot over medium-low heat until a deep-fry thermometer registers 375 degrees F. Meanwhile, toss the cabbage, cilantro, lime juice, honey and mayonnaise in a bowl. Warm the tortillas in a skillet over medium-low heat or wrap in a damp cloth and microwave 25 seconds.
Mix the flour, chili powder, and salt and pepper to taste in a shallow bowl. Dredge the fish in the flour mixture, then fry in batches until golden and just cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes.
Fill the tortillas with the fish, avocado, slaw and salsa. Read on and learn from our list of our favorite trusted food blogs, recipe collections, and cooking videos.
Image source: homeandplate.this flaky grouper recipe with lemon and herbs turns each meal into a magical moment. Sprinkle a mix of dried fennel seed, basil, red pepper, garlic, and parsley.
Big chunks of juicy fillets of grilled fish, slightly charred on the outside, yet moist and flaky on the inside, enhance by onion rings, zesty tangerine, and saline olives, absolutely make a festive lunch or dinner. You’ll love this for three reasons: It only takes 10 minutes to prepare, it’s a complete meal, and of course, it’s a flavorful and hearty family feast.
Tweak : Either you serve it with rice and side salad tonight, or slice it for fish tacos with lettuce, tomatoes, cheese and your fave dressing or sauce for the next day. Image source: Louisiana cooking.combat most foodies love about this grouper dish is the fillet’s light, mild flavor.
Crusted in ground crispy pecans and pan-sautéed in tallow, this can really make you thanks its variety of texture and tang. Image source: Corcoran Street KitchenAside from the joy every angler feels whenever catching grouper, this savory, lean and flaky white fish also satisfies everyone’s cravings.
Bursting with flavors and variety of texture, this broiled grouper recipe is best served with some grilled vegetables or some fresh salads for a totally healthy meal. Note: Be mindful to only broil the fish under the hot broiler for just a few minutes so that it remains crispy on top and perfectly tender and moist on the inside.
Grouper fillets tend to be meatier than typical whitefish like tilapia, so they are flakier, moister, and overall a real treat. Well, you can always make a “DIY” romantic date with him or her in just a snap of a finger without overspending with this grouper over spinach meal.
Smoked paprika and Italian seasoning make this a simply delicious take on sautéed fish. You may likewise add some white wine to the pan along with the olive oil and butter for a flavorful sauce.
Image source: Mike’s TableEvery meal is extra special whenever the family sits together to enjoy a yummy and nurturing platter. This unique grouper dish though quick and easy promises a flavorful and enticing dining experience.
Image source: Adventurous Kate.Comte grouper family is perhaps the most popular saltwater food fish in the United States and even in some parts of the world. This grouper chowder recipe contains, onions, bell pepper, potatoes, tomatoes, lime juice and spices that make it extra wholesome and rewarding.