Lettuce leaves stand in for tortillas in these Spicy Fish Tacos! Crisp and flavorful, they’re a delicious and healthy meal perfect for kids (or anyone else!).

Spicy Fish Tacos

Spicy Fish Tacos


  • 3 whitefish fillets
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • juice from 2 limes divided
  • 1-2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 8 lettuce or cabbage leaves
  • 1/2 head red cabbge cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion minced
  • 2 avocados sliced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F or prepare grill to cook fish.
  2. Place fillets in glass baking dish.
  3. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper.
  4. Drizzle with juice from one lime and oil.
  5. Flip fillets to coat both sides.
  6. Top with garlic and turmeric.
  7. Bake fish for about 20 minutes until flaky or grill.
  8. Prepare lettuce leaves on plates and flake fish equally on lettuce.
  9. Top with onion, avocado and cilantro.
  10. Drizzle with remaining lime juice and garnish with lime wedge.