Fish tacos have become an increasingly popular dish in recent years, and for good reason. These delicious tacos are light, fresh, and perfect for a quick and easy meal. But what really sets them apart is the addition of a tangy, creamy, and slightly spicy fish taco sauce that elevates the dish to new heights. In this article, we’ll be sharing our recipe for fish tacos with the best fish taco sauce.
Fish Taco Ingredients:
▢24 small white corn tortillas
▢1 1/2 lb tilapia
▢1/2 tsp ground cumin
▢1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
▢1 tsp salt
▢1/4 tsp black pepper
▢1 Tbsp Olive oil
▢1 Tbsp unsalted butter
Fish Taco Toppings:
▢1/2 small purple cabbage
▢2 medium avocado, sliced
▢2 roma tomatoes, diced (optional)
▢1/2 diced red onion
▢1/2 bunch Cilantro, longer stems removed
▢4 oz 1 cup Cotija cheese, grated
▢1 lime cut into 8 wedges to serve
Fish Taco Sauce Ingredients:
▢1/2 cup sour cream
▢1/3 cup Mayo
▢2 Tbsp lime juice, from 1 medium lime
▢1 tsp garlic powder
▢1 tsp Sriracha sauce, or to taste
Line large baking sheet with parchment or silicone liner.
In a small dish, combine seasonings: 1/2 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp black pepper and evenly sprinkle seasoning mix over both sides of tilapia.
Lightly drizzle fish with olive oil and dot each piece with butter. Bake at 375 for 20-25 min.
To brown edges, broil for 3-5 minutes at the end if desired.
Combine all Taco sauce ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk until well blended.
To serve the tacos, toast quickly toast the corn tortillas on a large dry skillet or griddle over medium/high heat.
To assemble: start with pieces of fish then add remaining ingredients finishing with a generous sprinkle of cotija cheese and finally that awesome taco sauce!
Serve with a fresh lime wedge to squeeze over tacos.
1- If you prefer a spicier fish taco sauce, add more hot sauce to taste.
2- Don’t have any sour cream on hand? You can substitute Greek yogurt for a tangy and healthy alternative.
3- If you’re short on time, you can use pre-made fish taco seasoning instead of making your own spice rub.
➔ Nutrition Information:
One serving of fish tacos (1 taco) contains approximately:
Saturated Fat: 2.4g
As you can see, fish tacos are a relatively healthy meal option that is packed with protein and fiber. Additionally, by making your own fish taco sauce, you can control the ingredients and ensure that you are consuming a healthy sauce that complements the flavors of the dish.
➔ In conclusion, fish tacos with the best fish taco sauce are a simple and flavorful meal that are perfect for a busy weeknight. With a few simple ingredients and a little bit of prep work, you can enjoy this delicious and healthy dish in no time. Give this recipe a try, and we guarantee that you’ll be hooked on fish tacos!
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