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Simple Fish Tacos with Clementine Salsa

  • Author: Laura
  • Prep Time: 35 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 8 tacos 1x


These Simple Fish Tacos with Clementine Salsa are made with fresh, pan fried tilapia and topped with a sweet and flavorful clementine salsa!




1 pound tilapia

1 tsp salt

4 tbsp olive oil, divided

juice of 3 Darling Clementines®

Clementine Salsa

6 Darling Clementines®, divided

1 tbsp red onion, finely chopped

1 small avocado, peeled, pitted and diced

2 tsp olive oil

pinch of salt


8 6″ flour tortillas*

1/2 cup sour cream or full fat greek yogurt

fresh cilantro, chopped

lime slices



Pat fish dry

Sprinkle with salt

Put fish in a shallow dish

In a small bowl, whisk together the 1 tbsp of olive oil and clementine juice

Pour the mixture over the fish, allow to marinate for 20 minutes

After 20 minutes has past, heat 3 tbsp of olive oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat

When oil is hot, add the fish, cook 3-4 minutes on each side until until fish is nicely browned on the outside and cooked through

Remove fish from pan and set aside to cool

Clementine Salsa

Peel 4 of the clementines, slice each of the clementine slices in half the long way and remove the outer skin, add them to a small bowl

Add the red onion and avocado, toss

Drizzle with the olive oil and salt, toss

Slice the other 2 clementines in half and squeeze them over the salsa to add the juice, toss


Spread about 1/2 tbsp of sour cream on each tortilla

Top with 3-4 pieces of fish**

Spoon a generous helping of the salsa over the fish

Sprinkle with fresh cilantro and top with a small dollop of sour cream

Enjoy immediately


*heat the tortillas in the microwave for 10 seconds to soften before assembling

**break the fish into 1-2 inch pieces

  • Category: tacos

Keywords: #fishtacos, #darlingclementines, #tacotuesday, #taconight