Jerk Fish Wrap

Jerk Fish Wrap USDA Recipe for Family Child Care

Age Group: Ages 3-5, Ages 6-18
Serving Size: 6
The colorful combo of fresh spinach, tomato, and mango compliments the jerk-seasoned fish in the Jerk Fish Wrap.
CACFP Home Childcare Crediting Information
One wrap provides ½ cup vegetable (⅛ cup additional vegetable, ¼ cup dark green vegetable, ⅛ cup red/orange vegetable), ¼ cup fruit, 2 oz equivalent meat, and 1.5 oz equivalent grains.
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • Preheat oven:
    Conventional oven: 350 °F
    Convection oven: 350 °F
  • Combine jerk seasoning spice, garlic powder, coriander, paprika, red pepper flakes, and salt in a large bowl. Stir well. Set aside for step 5.
  • Line a baking sheet (9” x 13” x 1”) with parchment paper and lightly coat with pan release spray.
  • Place 6 portions of fish on baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle spices evenly over each piece of tilapia on the baking sheet.
  • Bake:
    Conventional oven: 350 °F for 8-10 minutes.
    Convection oven: 350 °F for 5-8 minutes.
  • Critical Control Point: Heat to 155 °F for at least 15 seconds.
  • Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 140 °F or higher.
  • Set aside for step 14.
  • Combine mangoes, pineapple, tomatoes, cilantro, jalapeños, lime juice, and sugar in a large bowl. Stir well. Pour into a medium bowl. Refrigerate and set aside for step 15. (Can prep ahead of time)
  • Critical Control Point: Cool to 40 °F or lower within 4 hours.
  • To prevent tortillas from tearing when folding, steam for 3 minutes until warm.
  • Place about 1 cup spinach slightly below the center of each tortilla.
  • Place 1 tilapia portion on top of spinach.
  • Using a ½ cup measuring cup, portion ½ cup fruit mixture on top of tilapia portion.
  • Fold the bottom of the tortilla up and over the filling.
  • Fold in the outside edges so they nearly touch each other.
  • As you roll the burrito forward, use the tips of your fingers to tuck and press the sides into a tight cylinder.
  • Place 6 wraps seam side down on a baking sheet (9” x 13” x 1”).
  • Critical Control Point: Hold at 140 °F or higher until served.
  • Cut wrap on a diagonal.
  • Serve 1 wrap.


Nutrition Facts
Jerk Fish Wrap USDA Recipe for Family Child Care
Amount Per Serving 1 wrap
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 286mg12%
Potassium 463mg13%
Total Carbohydrate 38g13%
Dietary Fiber 3g13%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin C 38mg46%
Vitamin D 85IU567%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
Vitamin A 142mcg
*Marketing Guide
Yield / Volume