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Halibut Tacos with Cilantro Lime Crema

Fresh Halibut is in – and it’s delicious! We suggest serving these fish tacos¬†with Lime Cilantro Coleslaw.

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  • 1 1/2 Tbsp grated orange rind
  • 1 Tbsp grated lime rind
  • 2 Tbsp tequila
  • 1 tsp honey, agave¬†syrup or coconut sugar
  • 2 tsps. warm water
  • 1 lb halibut fillet
  • salt & pepper
  • butter or olive oil for frying
  • 8 corn tortillas


  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp cayenne (optional for added heat)


  • Combine first 5 ingredients (grated citrus rinds, tequila, sugar, water) and cover halibut
  • Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes
  • Remove halibut and discard marinade
  • Heat skillet with oil or butter and add halibut
  • Cook for 4 minutes on each side, or until fish flakes easily with fork
  • Break fish into chunks
  • For Cilantro Lime Crema, combine mayo, cilantro, lime juice and spices

Serve with warm tortillas, Lime Cilantro Coleslaw and drizzled with the Crema.