Red Snapper Tacos al Pastor

65 6 servings, 1/6 recipe (264 g) each
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6 servings, 1/6 recipe (264 g) each

All the flavours of tacos "al pastor" and fresh pineapple rubbed into a whole red snapper. Serve this impressive grilled fish recipe family-style for easy entertaining.

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  • Heat barbecue for indirect grilling: Light one side of barbecue, leaving other side unlit. Close lid; heat barbecue to 375ºF.
  • Blend first 4 ingredients in blender until smooth. Press through fine-mesh strainer into 13x9-inch dish. Add fish; spoon dressing mixture over, and into, fish cavity to evenly coat fish.
  • Cover large sheet of heavy-duty foil with 8-inch-square sheet of parchment. Slice 1 pineapple wedge; place half the slices in single layer on parchment; top with fish, then remaining pineapple slices. Wrap fish with parchment, then in foil to make packet.
  • Place packet on grate over unlit area; cover. Grill 30 to 35 min. or until fish flakes easily with fork, monitoring for consistent temperature and turning packet after 15 min. Meanwhile, chop remaining pineapple.
  • Warm tortillas. Cut slits in foil to release steam before opening packet. Discard pineapple from packet. Remove and discard bones from fish. Break fish into small pieces; place on tortillas. Top with chopped pineapple, onions and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

How to Warm Tortillas

To warm tortillas in the microwave, wrap them in paper towels and microwave on HIGH just until warmed. Cooking time varies by number of tortillas. For 1 tortilla, microwave 15 sec.; for 2 tortillas, microwave 20 sec.; for 6 to 8 tortillas, microwave 1 min.; and for 12 tortillas, microwave 1-1/2 min.


  • 6 servings, 1/6 recipe (264 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1/6 recipe (264 g) each
Calories 400
% Daily Value
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 190mg
Carbohydrate 53g
Dietary fibre 5g
Sugars 17g
Protein 35g
Vitamin A 70 %DV
Vitamin C 130 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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