Martha's Fish Tacos Recipe
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Martha's Fish Tacos Recipe

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“We can’t get enough barbecued fish at our house. This recipe can be made in advance and served cold, or eaten hot off the grill. It’s fantastic either way!” —Martha Benoit, Proctorsville, Vermont
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 large ears sweet corn
  • 1 teaspoon butter, softened
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 haddock fillet (8 ounces)
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder, divided
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons taco sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice, divided
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 12 flour tortillas (8 inches)

Nutritional Facts

2 tacos: 446 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 650mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 19g protein.


  1. Spread corn with butter and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 10-12 minutes or until tender, turning occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, sprinkle fish with 1 teaspoon chili powder. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill fish, covered, over medium heat for 7-9 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  3. Cool corn slightly; remove kernels from cobs. Place in a large bowl. Add the lettuce, tomatoes, red pepper, avocado, taco sauce, 1 tablespoon lime juice, cilantro, lime peel, and remaining chili powder.
  4. Drizzle remaining lime juice over fish; cut into 1/2-in. cubes.
  5. Add to corn mixture. Spoon 1/2 cup mixture over each tortilla. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Martha's Fish Tacos in Taste of Home April/May 2011, p83

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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carrienoellebell User ID: 7105268 194851
Reviewed Feb. 13, 2013

"Excellent flavor! Very light!"

tnewell User ID: 4626032 123623
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2012

"My husband loved these. I didn't have tomatoes or taco sauce, so I just used salsa. It's winter so, no cob either, just used frozen corn w/sea salt. We used multigrain taco shells. Made a really nice meal, tasted light & was filling."

ba2bassett User ID: 3728718 116989
Reviewed May. 2, 2011

"My family LOVED these!"

karen8666 User ID: 4031330 177996
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2011

"This was DELICIOUS! It was light and filling. I didn't cook on grill but prepared inside and added some shrimp. One of our favorite meals!"

Hannah0418 User ID: 1795891 116988
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2011

"i wasn't a fan. didn't think flavor was anything special."

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