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Easy Fish Tacos

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican Inspired
Keyword easy-fish-tacos, easy-fish-tacos-recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 138kcal


  • 1 ½-2 lb boneless skinless cod, tilapia, pollock or haddock fillets cut into 1 ½ inch pieces
  • Seasoning:
  • 1 Tbsp dark chili powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • ½ tsp granulated garlic
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp lemon pepper
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • cooking spray or olive oil
  • Taco Sauce:
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2-3 Tbsp bottled taco sauce
  • 1 tsp reserved seasoning
  • 8 (8 inch) warm flour or corn tortillas
  • Assorted toppings or serving: purple cabbage or radicchio, pico de gallo, avocado, onion, jalapeno and queso or any of your favorite toppings


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Liberally spray a large rimmed baking pan with cooking spray or brush with olive oil. Set aside. Place fish fillets in a single layer on a platter.
  • In a small bowl, mix together seasonings blend. Reserve 1 tsp for taco sauce. Season fish on all sides. arrange on prepared sheet. Spray liberally with cooking spray, an oil spritzer or drizzle with olive oil.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Adjust time depending on thickness of fillets.
  • Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, mix together sour cream, mayonnaise, lime juice and reserved seasoning. Add a few dashes of hot sauce or sriracha to taste. Keep chilled until serving. (This can be made up to one day in advance and chilled)
  • Divide fish between warmed tacos, dressing with taco sauce, shredded purple cabbage or radicchio, pico de gallo, avocado, onion, jalapeno and queso or any of your favorite taco toppings.


  • It's ideal to make the taco sauce in advance to allow time for the flavors to mellow and marry.
  • Nutrition is without optional toppings. Calculated spraying fish with cooking spray. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 439mg | Potassium: 404mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 486IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg