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Crunchy Fish Tacos

Old El Paso

"The fish in these tacos get their amazing crunch from Old El Paso® taco shells."
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30 m servings 471 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (8 tacos)


  • Calories:
  • 471 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 17.5 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.6g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 30.7 g
  • 61%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 54 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 1067 mg
  • 43%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Line cookie sheet with foil.
  2. Place taco shells in 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag. Seal bag; crush shells with rolling pin. Add taco seasoning mix; shake until well mixed.
  3. Cut tilapia fillets into 3x1-inch pieces. Add fillet pieces to bag, pressing crumbs onto pieces to coat. Place on cookie sheet. Bake 15 minutes, turning halfway through bake time. Place 2 pieces on each tortilla. Add toppings. Roll up tortillas.


  • Make it your own: You can add your own favorite toppings to change things up. These tacos are so versatile!
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  1. 34 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

just made this. is easy, fast & very yummy. no fat, just fish, no fishy taste or smell. my husband who isnt a big fan of fish like this so much. said is a keeper. so into the box it went. i thin...

Most helpful critical review

It was okay but the taco shells and taco seasoning mix completely overwhelmed the flavor of the fish.

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just made this. is easy, fast & very yummy. no fat, just fish, no fishy taste or smell. my husband who isnt a big fan of fish like this so much. said is a keeper. so into the box it went. i thin...

This was quick and easy. I did make a few changes… I used tortilla chips instead of taco shells and I also use a homemade taco seasoning. I dipped my tilapia in flour, then egg before I coated...

Easy to make!

Loved this recipe. I would spray the foil as my tacos stuck. I used salmon and the lime tortilla chips. Very good. Cooking time was good. I put homemade guacamole, lettuce, tomato, mozzarel...

I made fish tacos one time prior to this and the kids love this version better. I used tilapia and my 5 y.o. Niece thought it was chicken. I took another viewers recommendation and dredged it in...

This made some great fish tacos. For the 2lbs of Tilapia we had, probably used close to 2 TABLEspoons of (homemade/not salty) taco seasoning. We don't like the packaged taco seasonings, as the...

I just made these, very good. Need to figure a better coating process, egg batter, water, milk, just to make the taco chips stick to the fish.

Yummy! I think it might be a bit better if the fish was fried but this was healthier & very good. I used crushed tortilla chips & make a garlic/dill aoli as a topper, serving with shredded lett...

Roommate and I love this--we made a couple changes though. We used an egg wash to make the crumbs stick to the fish, and we use Cool Ranch Doritos to coat (we found the taco shells and seasoning...