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Mexican Style Fish Tacos – a modern classic!

Prep time: 40 minutes Skill level: Easy Peasy Recipe by: Ben Bartlett

Vibrant and zesty, with light spices and a fiery sauce for those who like it spicy, these Mexican style fish tacos are the business!


For the salsa

  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Sea salt and ground black pepper

For the tacos

  • 1 tbsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 650g cod fillet
  • 1 tsp. rapeseed oil
  • 50ml Sour cream
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • 2 avocados, stoned and finely sliced
  • Handful of coriander leaves
  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • ½ white cabbage, finely shredded
  • 50ml Hot chilli sauce (optional)
  • 12 corn tortillas

The method

  1. Stir together the tomatoes, onion, garlic, lime, oil in a bowl and season. Cover and store in the fridge
  2. In another bowl mix the spices and sprinkle over the fish. Store in a zip-lock bag for 30 minutes
  3. Grill the fish on a medium heat for 5 minutes per side, remove from the heat and flake into a bowl
  4. Warm the tortillas and assemble with avocado, salsa, cabbage, fish, sour cream, coriander, chilli sauce and lime wedges.

Alternative fish

Haddock  Sea Bream  Gurnard

Recipe courtesy Fish is the Dish