Delicious Grilled Halibut Tacos

Are you looking to take your tacos to the next level? Well, I have a recipe that is going to help you get there! Here is a recipe for delicious grilled halibut tacos with pickled baja slaw and avocado mousse!

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preparation Time
180 mins

cook Time
15 mins


1228 per serving


  • For Fish:
  • 1 pounds halibut
  • Baja slaw (recipe follows)
  • avocado mousse (recipe follows)
  • cilantro for garnish
  • lime for garnish
  • 12 fresh tortilla shells
  • For Marinade:
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoons fresh lime zest
  • 3 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons corriander
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoons black pepper
  • For Baja Slaw:
  • 2 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 tablespoons red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons jalapeno, minced
  • 1 teaspoons cilantro, minced
  • For Avocado Mousse:
  • 2 large, Haas avocados, slightly firm
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha
  • 1 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons fresh garlic, chopped


Fish and Marinade

Combine all ingredients and place into a resealable plastic bag with the halibut. Place in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours. Heat a grill or grill pan over medium heat and grill fish for about 3 minutes a side or until fish turns opaque. Serve in warm tortilla shells with slaw, mousse, and garnish.

Baja Slaw

Combine all ingredients into a medium bowl and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight to let the flavors meld.

Avocado Mousse

In a food processor, place all ingredients and pulse to combine. Serve immediately with tacos. Enjoy!

recipe by

Kari K.

Kari Karch

Kari Karch is a 19-year veteran of the culinary industry, creator of Kiss the Cook, and the head chef and spokesperson for the Kenmore brand. She has made many notable appearances on ABC Morning News, on WGN, on the Cooking Channel and as a judge for the World Food Championships.