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Baja Fish Tacos

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Fish Tacos
Servings: 12
Calories: 282kcal
Author: Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

Fresh Salsa

  • 6 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeno peppers, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1 avocado, sliced

Taco Slaw

  • 3 cups coleslaw mix
  • 3 tablespoons (43.5 g) ranch dressing

Fish Taco Sauce

  • 1/2 cup (115 g) sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon (14.5 g) ranch dressing

Fish

  • 2 cups (436 g) vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1 9 ounce package beer batter mix
  • 1 12 ounce (356.4 g) bottle of beer
  • 12 small-medium flour tortillas
  • 1 pound cod fillets, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese
  • 2 limes, sliced into wedges
  • chile-garlic sauce, to taste (optional)

Instructions

Fresh Salsa

  • In a medium bowl, mix together tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeno peppers, avocado, garlic salt, and lime juice.
  • Refrigerate for 10-15 minutes (or longer).

Taco Slaw

  • Toss coleslaw mix with ranch dressing in a bowl, set aside.

Fish Taco Sauce

  • In a small bowl combine sour cream and ranch dressing.
  • Refrigerate for 10-15 minutes (or longer).

Fish

  • Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 °F.
  • Stir batter mix and beer together in a bowl.
  • Dry cod pieces thoroughly before putting them into the batter.
  • Dip cod in the batter mix; fry coated cod in batches in the hot oil until cod is cooked through and the coating is brown, 4 to 5 minutes.  Do not overcrowd the pan.
  • Remove cod with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  • To serve, lay tortilla flat on a plate, top with taco slaw, 2-3 pieces of fried fish, a sprinkle of cheese, and fresh salsa.
  • Drizzle with fish taco sauce, chile-garlic sauce, and lime juice if desired.
  • Repeat with tortillas.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1Taco | Calories: 282kcal