Fish Marinade

“The Ultimate Fish Taco Marinade”

11 ingredients 20 Minutes (Marinade Time) Easy

Fish Marinade

 Ultimate Fish Taco Marinade

There are few comfort foods more satisfying than fish tacos.  Whether you prefer your fish grilled, battered, or blackened, injecting the fish with a ton of awesome flavor starts with the ultimate fish taco marinade.  The ultimate fish taco marinade is quite easy to achieve, and the process is considerably shorter than it would be for chicken or beef.

So what are you waiting for?  Go to your favorite market, pick up some amazing fresh fish, and give them a nice bath in the ultimate fish taco marinade!  Then put together the most awesome fish tacos you and your family have ever put between their lips and be the star that we all know you can be!  Enjoy!

The Ultimate Fish Taco Marinade

  • Level: Easy
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes (Marinade Time)


  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • ½ jalepeño, diced
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp fresh cracked black pepper
  • 2-4 drops YL Lime oil
  • 2-4 drops YL Black pepper oil
  • 2-4 drops YL Cumin oil


  1. Mix all ingredients together.

  2. In a large zip top bag, container or bowl, place white flaky fish, such as Mahi Mahi, Cod, or Halibut.

  3. Cover with marinade, allow to marinade for 20 minutes and no longer than 1 hour.