Delicious Grilled Halibut Tacos

March 5, 2013 by Kari Karch

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!


preparation time
180 mins

cook time




1 pounds halibut

12 fresh tortilla shells

0.5 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

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

2 large, Haas avocados slightly firm

0.5 cup sour cream


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!

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.