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Quick Fish Tacos Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Quick Fish Tacos

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"This simple yet scrumptious recipe has a nice kick and is a house favorite. Delicious!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings

Directions

  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. Mince half the jalapeno pepper; save other half for later. Toss cabbage, green onions, and minced jalapeno half in remaining sour cream mixture until slaw is well mixed.
  2. 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. 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.
  3. Heat tortillas in the microwave on high until warm, 20 to 30 seconds.
  4. Serve fish in warmed tortillas topped with cabbage slaw, reserved sour cream mixture, and cilantro.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • COOK 15 mins
  • READY IN 35 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 05, 2012

This was excellent!! I made very minor changes: cooked the red cabbage in a pan for about 5 min, just to soften slightly. Used fat-free sour cream. Also, added cilantro to the slaw and as a garnish on top. I don't believe the recipe instructions included what to do with the cilantro. This was the perfect dinner for a hot day!!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
May 09, 2012

fantastic...

 
May 07, 2012

I make fish tacos all of the time with tilapia sprinkled with a Louisanna style rub! My husband loves a little kick so I am anxious to try this recipe! I would use Greek yogurt instead of sour cream though.

 
May 08, 2012

These were excellent! Healthy and different. They cooked much faster for me.

 
May 30, 2013

I made these even healthier since we had the gas grill going with some corn cobs and grilled the fish. Just put the slices on an oiled foil lined cookie sheet and drizzled some fresh lime and creole seasoning. They cooked up to a perfect flakiness at 425 degrees in only ten minutes. The sauce just needed more flavor, was very limey tasting, and I had some chipotle peppers in the fridge, so I chopped one and put it in the sauce that went on the slaw, boy was that ever good, but not too spicy. I made my slaw up early in the day and gave it time to marinate. I did use the plain sauce as a topping without the chipotle in it. These were so very good and really easy to make and. Served with some juicy Florida corn on the cob.

 
Nov 02, 2012

This was amazing! I was somewhat worried if I would like the flavors together, but everything came out great. The jalapeno really made it over the top yummy. I will make this again soon! Thanks for sharing!

 
Jun 20, 2012

These were very simple and quite delish! I really only made a couple of simple changes. Because my family likes sour cream, I doubled that. Additionally I fried the jalapeno and fish together, not discarding anything when it was done. It added a perfect flavor for us.

 
Aug 18, 2012

I made this with shrimp instead of fish because that's what everyone in my family likes... I used Blackened Seasoning on the shrimp when I sauteed it, the rest of the recipe was the same...loved it! My son who is home from college saw me making the sour cream/lime dressing and said the restaurant where he works (in Lubbock, TX) makes this to serve on enchiladas. It was great on the slaw and as a topping for the tacos. Will definitely try this with Tilapia too. Great recipe!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 416 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 38.9 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Fat
  • 15.2 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 3.6 g
  • 14%
  • Protein
  • 30.1 g
  • 60%
  • Sodium
  • 578 mg
  • 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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