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Grilled fish tacos

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for grilled fish tacos from Aquacaf restaurant in Goolwa, SA.
Grilled fish tacos

Grilled fish tacos

William Meppem

“These are huge in the States; I’d like to see them take off here in Australia. They’re a simple and, for the most part, pretty healthy fast food.”


Tomato salsa



1.For tomato salsa, combine ingredients in a bowl, season to taste and set aside.
2.For guacamole, coarsely mash ingredients in a bowl with a fork, season to taste, set aside.
3.Meanwhile, fire up the barbecue or a char-grill pan over high heat. Season fish to taste, drizzle with olive oil and a little lemon juice, then grill, turning once, until just cooked (8-10 minutes).
4.Meanwhile, quickly toast tortillas on the barbecue, turning once, until warmed slightly (1-2 minutes). Top with grilled fish, red cabbage, guacamole, a squeeze of mayo and tomato salsa to finish, then wrap them up and eat them straight away.

Japanese mayonnaise is sweeter than other mayonnaise; it’s available from Japanese grocers. If unavailable, substitute whole-egg mayonnaise.

This recipe is from the February 2010 issue of



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