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Beer Battered Fish Tacos

These Beer Battered Fish Tacos have deep fried fish, crunchy shredded cabbage or coleslaw mix, and a creamy Baja sauce. 

Other fish options you can use are Halibut, Haddock, Pollack, Mahi Mahi or Grouper.

Make this recipe for a delicious lunch, dinner, or date night meal for two in 25 minutes!

two Beer Battered Fish Tacos with coleslaw on a plate.
Baja Fish Tacos

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How to make Baja Fresh Fish Tacos:

Cut the fish filets into 4 long pieces or bite-sized cubes on a cutting board.

6 strips of cod on a cutting board.

Season the fish on both sides with salt and set aside.

Whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, cilantro, cumin, and honey in a bowl. Set aside.

baja sauce mixed in a bowl.

In a shallow wide breading bowl whisk together the flour, 1/4 tsp salt, cayenne pepper, egg, and beer until no lumps remain.

beer batter mixed in a dish.

In an electric skillet heat oil about 1/2″ deep to 350°F.

Dip the fish into batter and allow excess batter to drip off.

6 cod filets dipped in beer batter.

Carefully place into the hot oil.

Fry the fish about 3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.

6 beer battered cod filets frying in an electric skillet.

Transfer the fish to a paper towel lined plate and season with more salt.

6 beer battered fish filets draining on paper towel.

Cook the tortillas over an open flame about 30 seconds per side.

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To each tortilla, add shredded cabbage, 1 beer battered fish strip, and the Baja cream sauce. Serve and enjoy!

two Baja Tacos with coleslaw on a plate.
Beer Battered Fish Tacos

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Yield: 4 Tacos

Beer Battered Fish Tacos

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

These Beer Battered Fish Tacos have deep fried fish, crunchy shredded cabbage or coleslaw mix, and a creamy Baja sauce.  Other fish options you can use are Halibut, Haddock, Pollack, Mahi Mahi or Grouper. Make this recipe for a delicious lunch, dinner, or date night meal for two in under 30 minutes!

Ingredients

For the crispy fish tacos:

  • 1/2 lb cod (or other white fish)
  • 4 flour taco size tortillas
  • Oil for deep frying
  • For the beer batter:
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup dark Mexican beer

For the Baja sauce:

  • 1/8 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/8 cup sour cream
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 Tablespoon honey
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage (or coleslaw mix)

Instructions

  1. Cut the fish filets into 4 -6 long pieces or bite-sized cubes on a cutting board.
  2. Season the fish on both sides with salt and set aside.
  3. Whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, cilantro, cumin, and honey in a bowl. Set aside.
  4. In a shallow wide breading bowl whisk together the flour, 1/4 tsp salt, cayenne pepper, egg, and beer until no lumps remain.
  5. In an electric skillet heat oil about 1/2" deep to 350°F.
  6. Dip the fish into batter and allow excess batter to drip off.
  7. Carefully place into the hot oil.
  8. Fry the fish about 3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
  9. Transfer the fish to a paper towel lined plate and season with more salt.
  10. Cook the tortillas over an open flame about 30 seconds per side.
  11. To each tortilla, add shredded cabbage, beer battered fish, and the Baja cream sauce. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

  • Other fish options you can use are Halibut, Haddock, Pollack, Mahi Mahi or Grouper.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 765Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 91mgSodium: 390mgCarbohydrates: 121gFiber: 6gSugar: 5gProtein: 33g

Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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