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     Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing

Category   Breakfast - Brunch
Sub Category   Grilling
Preptime   45 min

Marinade- 1/4 c EV Olive Oil and 1 1/2 t honey
2 tbsp each- distilled white vinegar, fresh lime juice
2 t lime zest, 2 cloves minced garlic, 1/2 t cumin
1/2 t chili powder, 1 t seafood seasoning, such as Old Bay
1/2 t ground black pepper, 1 t hot pepper sauce
1 lb tilapia fillets, cut into chunks
Dressing- 1 (8oz) container of light sour cream
1/2 c adobo sauce from chirotle peppers
2 tbsp fresh lime juice, 2 t lime zest
1/4 t of each- cumin, chili powder
1/2 t seafood seasoning, such as Old Bay
S & P to taste
Toppings- 3 ripe tomatoes, seeded and diced
1 bunch of cilantro, chopped
1 small head of cabbage, cored and shredded
2 limes, cut into wedges
1 (10oz) package of tortillas

To make the MARINADE, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, lime juice, lime zest, honey, garlic, cumin, chili powder, seafood seasoning, black pepper, and hot sauce in a bowl until blended. Place the tilapia in a shallow dish, and pour the marinade over the fish. Cover, and refrigerate 6 to 8 hours.
To make the dressing, combine the sour cream and adobo sauce in a bowl. Stir in the lime juice, lime zest, cumin, chili powder, seafood seasoning. Add salt, and pepper in desired amounts. Cover, and refrigerate until needed.
Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil grate. Set grate 4 inches from the heat.Remove fish from marinade, drain off any excess and discard marinade. Grill fish pieces until easily flaked with a fork, turning once, about 9 minutes.
Assemble tacos by placing fish pieces in the center of tortillas with desired amounts of tomatoes, cilantro, and cabbage; drizzle with dressing. To serve, roll up tortillas around fillings, and garnish with lime wedges Cook's Note- The marinated fish in this recipe can also be cooked in the oven. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bake fish in preheated oven until it easily flakes with a fork, 9 to 11 minutes. Assemble tacos according to directions. Mahi- mahi can be substituted for the tilapia.

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