Blackstone Fish Tacos Recipe

Give my favorite restaurant-style Blackstone fish tacos a try, paired with fresh homemade salsa. These tacos can be made on any griddle or flat top grill. And don’t stress if you don’t have a fancy griddle; a basic cast iron pan on the stove works perfectly fine.

Blackstone Fish Tacos Recipe

Now, let’s talk salsa. You can serve them with any salsa like peaches, mangoes, or even grilled pineapple salsa. These tacos are a breeze to whip up, meaning you can enjoy them for dinner, lunch, gatherings, weekend feasts, BBQ parties, or even summer camping trips without breaking a sweat.

Don’t forget to check out our lineup of salsa recipes Grilled Pineapple Habanero Salsa, Mango Salsa, and Peach Jalapeno BBQ Sauce

Blackstone Fish Tacos vs. Traditional Tacos

The magic lies in the cooking method and the unique combination of ingredients. Blackstone Fish Tacos are cooked on a flat-top griddle, resulting in a slightly charred, blackened, and flavorful outer layer for the fish.

The Blackstone is the perfect tool for cooking Blackened Fish Tacos. Its high heat and even cooking surface ensure that your fish is perfectly cooked, with a crispy exterior and tender, flaky interior.

The addition of fresh peach salsa adds a refreshing taste to the tacos.

Which Fish is Best for Making the Perfect Blackstone Fish Tacos at Home?

For the perfect Blackstone Fish Tacos at home, you’ll want to choose a firm and flaky fish. Some excellent options include:

  1. Mahi-Mahi: Known for its mild flavor and firm texture, Mahi-Mahi is a popular choice for Blackstone fish tacos.
  2. Halibut: With its delicate taste and firm flesh, halibut is another great option that holds up well to grilling.
  3. Cod: Cod has a mild flavor and a flaky texture, making it a classic choice for Blackstone fish tacos.
  4. Snapper: Red snapper provides a slightly sweet and nutty flavor, adding a unique twist to your tacos.
  5. Tilapia: Tilapia is a budget-friendly choice with a mild taste, and its thin fillets cook quickly.

Ingredients Needed for Blackstone Fish Tacos

1. Fish

2. Homemade Taco seasoning: Our homemade taco seasoning takes this recipe to the next level. The combination of red chili powder, paprika, roasted cumin, and other aromatic spices adds a delightful kick of flavor to the Blackstone fish tacos. 

 3. Peanut or avocado oil: Use avocado, peanut, or canola oil because they have a higher smoke point. A high smoke point means that an oil can handle being heated to a high temperature without turning into smoke or burning.

So, when cooking on a griddle, using oils like peanut oil or avocado oil with high smoke points helps prevent them from getting all smoky and ruining the lovely taste of your dish. 

Best Oil For Blackstone Griddle Cooking

griddle cooking oil

 4. Corn Tortillas

5. Lime

6. Salt

How To Make Blackstone Fish Tacos

Step 1 

Preheat your griddle. To start, preheat your grill to medium-high heat and lightly oil the grates to prevent sticking.

Step 2 

Season the fish with 2 tablespoons of homemade taco seasoning. Squeeze half lime juice for a tender and flavourful griddle black stone fish. Leave it for 30 minutes to infuse flavors into the fish. Meanwhile prepare topping and sauces.

Step 3 

Prepare Homemade Peach Salsa

First of all, char the habanero pepper and bell pepper on a Blackstone griddle to add a smoky flavor to your homemade salsa. Once charred, remove from the griddle and cool at room temperature.

Mix charred bell peppers and habanero peppers, minced garlic, white onion, diced peach, lemon juice, and chopped cilantro.

Gently toss and refrigerator for 1/2 hour to meld the flavor together. When the fish is ready, then take it out from the refrigerator and use it as per your taste.

You can preserve this in an air-tight jar for up to 1 week. You can also preserve them in freezer-safe containers, leaving some space at the top for expansion, and label them with the date before freezing. 

Fish Tacos on blackstone

Step no 4 

Make Homemade chipotle mayonnaise 

Blend chipotle and garlic, add remaining ingredients, and blend well until smooth and creamy.

Step no 5 

Prepare Red Cabbage Salad

Mix carrot, spring onions, and red cabbage. Add salt, black pepper, olive oil, and vinegar to veggies and toss gently. Refrigerate for best results

Step no 6 

Cooking on Griddle

Place the fish directly on the grill and cook for about 4-6 minutes per side, or until the fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork. While grilling, resist the temptation to constantly flip the fish as it can cause it to break apart.

When cooked, remove from the griddle. Leave it for a few minutes before serving.

griddle fish tacos

Step no 7 

Presentation

Add fish slices to the tortilla, and add red cabbage salad followed by chipotle mayonnaise and Homemade Peach Salsa. Garnish with some fresh coriander. Fold and enjoy these tempting Blackstone fish tacos.

easy Blackstone Fish Tacos

Variations 

Bake

To bake the Black Stone fish, preheat your oven to 450°F (190°C). 

Place the seasoned fish fillets on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or greased foil. Bake for about 15  minutes or until the fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.

 For a crispy crust, you can brush the fish with a little bit of olive oil or melted butter before baking.

Fry

Heat 2 tablespoons of canola oil in a pan or skillet. keep flame medium.

When the oil is hot, place seasoned fish slices, and keep the skin side down. Cook each side for 3 minutes. When cooked properly, remove from the pan. Drain on a paper towel to absorb excess oil. serve as mentioned in the recipe card.

Fry fish in canola or peanut oil ( that can bear high temperature

fish tacos on griddle

Expert Tips and Tricks For Making Blackstone fish tacos

1. Begin with a Clean Slate

Before seasoning your Blackstone fish, make sure it is properly cleaned and patted dry with a paper towel. This allows the seasonings to adhere better and ensures even cooking.

2. Get the Grill Hot

Preheat your grill on medium heat for a perfect char and smoky flavor. This will give the fish a delicious grilled texture.

3  Make it Colorful

When assembling your tacos, don’t forget to add vibrant and colorful toppings like sliced onions, chopped tomatoes, or shredded purple cabbage. It adds visual appeal and a crunch.

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Additions:

1. Sliced Avocado

The creamy and buttery texture of perfectly ripe avocados pairs beautifully with the sweetness of Homemade Peach Salsa. It adds a luscious and smooth element to your Blackstone fish tacos.

2 . Spicy Jalapenos

 If you like a kick of heat, sliced jalapenos can bring that fiery element to your tacos. Adjust the amount based on your spice tolerance and enjoy the added flavor

3. Crumbled Cheese

Consider sprinkling some crumbled cheese, such as queso fresco or cotija, over your Blackstone fish tacos. The salty and tangy flavors of the cheese add a wonderful savory note to complement the fruity salsa.

Substitutions:

Homemade Peach Salsa Substitutions

If you’re unable to find peaches or have an aversion to them, you can experiment with alternative fruits and flavors. Here are a few ideas:

Mango salsa

Replace peaches with ripe mangoes for a tropical twist.

mango habanero salsa

Grilled Pineapple salsa

Swap peaches for fresh pineapple chunks for a tangy flavor profile.

grilled pineapple salsa

Hot Sauce

If you crave a spicier kick, you can replace the chipotle mayonnaise with your favorite hot sauce. Adjust the spice level according to your preference, and it will surely add a fiery flare to your Blackstone fish tacos.

Refried Beans and Green Cabbage

Many restaurants use refried beans and finely chopped green cabbage with the tortilla to make the dish irresistible. Give it a try and enjoy the flavorful combination.

Storage and Reheating

Ensure your leftovers stay just as delicious by storing them in an airtight container in the refrigerator. To reheat, use an oven or stovetop for a few minutes.

easy Blackstone Fish Tacos

Can I use a different type of fish for these tacos?

You can experiment with mahi mahi, cod, cobia fish, tilapia, walleye, Pollock, and snapper. Just ensure that the fish is fresh and has a mild flavor.

Can I make the peach salsa ahead of time?

Yes, you can prepare the peach salsa in advance and store it in the refrigerator for up to 2 days

What are some alternative toppings for these tacos?

You can be creative to explore varieties in this recipe. You can add toppings such as pickled red onions, crumbled queso fresco, or a squeeze of fresh lime juice to enhance the flavors.

Blackstone fish with hommade peach salsa

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Cuisine: American
Calories: 570kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 and 1/2 pound White fish Tilapia fish filets
  • 1 medium-sized Lime
  • 10-15 corn tortillas
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp Taco seasoning
  • Peach salsa
  • Red cabbage slaw
  • 1/4 cup Fresh cilantro (For garnishing)

2 Tbsp Homemade Taco Seasoning

  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika powder or smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Roasted cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Crushed red chili
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon Thyme
  • 1 teaspoon Salt

Peach Salsa

  • 1 diced Peach
  • 1 Bell peppers
  • 1 Habaneros
  • 1/2 White onion
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice

Red Cabbage Slaw

  • Carrot
  • Spring onion
  • Red cabbage
  • Add salt, black pepper, olive oil, and vinegar to veggies and toss gently.

Instructions

  • To start, preheat your flat top grill to medium-high heat and lightly oil the grates to prevent sticking
  • Season the fish with 2 tablespoons of homemade taco seasoning. Squeeze half lime juice for a tender and flavourful griddle black stone fish. Leave it for 30 minutes to infuse flavors into the fish. Meanwhile prepare topping and sauces.
  • Prepare peach salsa. First of all, char the peaches, habanero pepper and bell pepper on a griddle to add a smoky flavor to your homemade salsa.
  • Once charred, remove from the grill and cool at room temperature.
  • Mix charred bell peppers and habanero peppers, minced garlic, white onion, diced peach, lemon juice, and chopped cilantro.
  • Gently toss and refrigerator for 1/2 hour to meld the flavor together. when your black stone fish is ready, then take it out from the refrigerator and use as per your taste. You
    can preserve this in an air-tight jar for up to 1 week. You can also preserve them in freezer-safe containers, leaving some space at the top for expansion, and label them with the date before freezing.
  • To make chipotle mayonnaise, blend chipotle and garlic, add remaining ingredients, and blend well until smooth and creamy.
  • Prepare red cabbage salad. Mix carrot, spring onions, and red cabbage. Add salt, black pepper, olive oil, and vinegar to veggies and toss gently. Refrigerate for best results
  • Cooking on griddle. Place the fish directly on the grill and cook for about 4-6 minutes per side, or until the fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork. While grilling, resist the temptation to constantly flip the fish as it can cause it to break apart.
  • When cooked, removefrom the grill. Leave it for a few minutes before serving.
  • Add fish slices to the tortilla, add red cabbage salad followed by chipotle mayonnaise and peach salsa. Garnish with some fresh coriander. Fold and enjoy this tempting fish tacos.

Notes

Pay attention to the cooking time! As black stone fish can be delicate, it’s crucial not to overcook it. Keep a watchful eye on the fish as it cooks, and when it starts to flake easily with a fork, it’s time to remove it from the heat. 

Overcooking can result in dry and tough fish, so timing is key to achieve perfectly moist and tender tacos.

Nutritional Values

    • Carbohydrates 45-50g
    • Proteins 35-40g
    • Fats 1830g
    • Saturated Fat 10g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
    • Monounsaturated Fat 12g
    • Trans Fat 0.3g
    • Cholesterol 98mg
    • Sodium 901mg
    • Potassium 1021mg
    • Fiber 10g
    • Sugar 3g
    • Vitamin A 898IU
    • Vitamin C 22mg
    • Calcium 250mg
    • Iron 3mg

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