Easy Fish Tacos Recipe

Fish Tacos are perfect hot weather food. Try this recipe before the summer ends!

Let’s make this easy fish tacos recipe!

I’m not a fan of fish dishes. but there’s something about this fish tacos recipe that just makes me say yes. It’s light, crisp, refreshing, and just everything you’d want in a taco!

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Let’s make this easy fish tacos recipe!

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Ingredients for Easy Fish Tacos recipe

  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, halved lengthwise
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound tilapia fillets, cut into strips
  • 8 (6 inch) flour tortillas

Directions to make Easy Fish Tacos recipe

Step 1

Mix sour cream and lime juice together in a large bowl; season with salt and black pepper. Reserve about half the mixture in another bowl for serving.

Step 2

Mince half the jalapeno pepper; save another half for later.

Step 3

Toss cabbage, green onions, and minced jalapeno half in the remaining sour cream mixture until slaw is well mixed.

Step 4

Heat olive oil and remaining jalapeno half in a large skillet over medium heat; swirl oil to coat skillet evenly.

Step 5

Season tilapia fillets with salt and pepper.

Step 6

Pan-fry fish strips in the skillet in 2 batches until fish is golden brown and easily flaked with a fork, 5 to 6 minutes. Discard jalapeno half.

Step 7

Heat tortillas in the microwave on high until warm, 20 to 30 seconds.

Step 8

Serve fish in warmed tortillas topped with cabbage slaw, and reserved sour cream mixture.

Yield: 4 servings

Easy Fish Tacos Recipe

Easy Fish Tacos Recipe

This easy fish tacos recipe is one of the best tacos I have ever tasted! Well, mainly because it's fish. And it's just simply so yummy! Grab the ingredients and let's get cooking!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, halved lengthwise
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound tilapia fillets, cut into strips
  • 8 (6 inch) flour tortillas

Instructions

  1. Mix sour cream and lime juice together in a large bowl; season with salt and black pepper. Reserve about half the mixture in another bowl for serving.
  2. Mince half the jalapeno pepper; save another half for later.
  3. Toss cabbage, green onions, and minced jalapeno half in the remaining sour cream mixture until slaw is well mixed.
  4. Heat olive oil and remaining jalapeno half in a large skillet over medium heat; swirl oil to coat skillet evenly. Season tilapia fillets with salt and pepper.
  5. Pan-fry fish strips in the skillet in 2 batches until fish is golden brown and easily flaked with a fork, 5 to 6 minutes. Discard jalapeno half.
  6. Heat tortillas in the microwave on high until warm, 20 to 30 seconds.
  7. Serve fish in warmed tortillas topped with cabbage slaw, and reserved sour cream mixture.

Have you tried our easy fish tacos recipe? How did it turn out?

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One Comment

  1. These look delicious! I am going to have to add it to the meal plan for next week. Thanks!

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