Create These Delicious Fish Tacos

Grilled Fish Tacos with Creamy coleslaw, Lime and Fresh Cilantro

The spring and summer seasons, mean warm, long days full of fun and adventure. Whether you spend long weekends at the lake or hours by the pool, you will need refreshing dinners to fuel your body. One of the best meals you can make this season is fish tacos. This recipe for fish tacos from Kristine’s Kitchen is super easy to make. You will want to make it many times over the next couple of months.

Ingredients for the Fish

  • 1 ½ pounds of your choice of fish
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of either sweet or smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil

The best type of fish to use for fish tacos is a white fish that does not have an extreme flavor that over powers the sauce or other toppings. Types of white fish you can use is tilapia, cod, mahi mahi, or halibut.

Preparing the Fish

The first thing you need to do to prepare the fish is to pat it with paper towels. You will then blend all the seasonings together and cover both sides of the fish with the season mix. In a either a cast iron or nonstick skillet, you will cook the seasoned fish in olive oil for 4 to 7 minutes on each side.

Fish Sauce Ingredients

  • ½ cup of plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 ½ tablespoons of lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Sriracha sauce to taste
  • Pinch of salt
  • Water if you need to thin the sauce

Preparing the Fish Sauce

The fish sauce that complements the fish for the tacos is very simple to make. You will whisk the Greek yogurt together with the lime juice, sriracha, garlic powder, and salt in a bowl. You may need to thin out the sauce if it is too thick. Thin out the sauce with a little water at a time. Try a teaspoon at a time until the sauce is at your desired thickness.  

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Assembling Your Tacos

When you are ready to assemble your fish tacos, you will want to warm up your flour tortillas for thirty seconds. You will then place a piece of fish in the tortilla and drizzle with the homemade fish sauce. Other toppings you can add that will make the fish tacos pop include crisp, shredded red cabbage, sliced avocado, fresh cilantro, and squeeze a little fresh lime juice over the entire taco.

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