Tilapia Fish Tacos

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5 from 10 votes
These Cod Fish Tacos are so addictive. They have everything that your family will love. They are irresistible, fun and a quick and easy dinner.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
Tilapia fish tacos in crispy shells with lime wedges

These Tilapia Fish Tacos are so addictive. They have everything that your family will love. They are irresistible, fun and a quick and easy dinner.

Tilapia fish tacos in crispy shells with lime wedges

Tilapia Fish Tacos are nutritious, economical and delicious. They are perfect weeknight dinner.

Why Tilapia Fish Tacos Work

This Tilapia Fish Tacos recipe works because they are fast, economical, fun and the fish comes out flakey and delicious. Additionally, they have the added bonus of being adapted by adding different and unique toppings.

What is Tilapia? It is a mild white fish that is farm raised. Find out more here.

How to Make Tilapia Fish Taco Recipe – Step by Step 

  • Make Marinade: First, season fish with House Seasoning Blend. 
  • Prepare Oil: Second, pour olive oil to a large skillet and then heat over medium high heat.
  • Cook Fish: Add filets to hot pan and cook on each side 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove from Heat: Next, take off heat and place fish on spare plate.
Plate of uncooked talapia for tilapia fish tacos
  • Fish to Taco: Flake half a filet for each taco and then add spinach to taco shell.
  • Toppings: Top with your favorite fixings.
close up of the top of tilapia fish tacos

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Recommendations for Making Tacos- Build a Taco Station

Certainly, a taco station is a really great option for your family or a party. Most of this can be prepared a head of time and kept cold until ready to serve. Here are a few of my favorites:

a plate of tilapia fish tacos with lettuce

Tips for Making Tilapia Fish Tacos

Here are a few suggestions for making the fabulous Fish Tacos:

  • Due to the delicate nature of this fish do not over cook the fish, it will make it dry
  • Absolutely, you can cook this fish on the grill for added flavor
  • Of Course, you can batter dip and fry this fish if your family prefers it

Truly, it is whatever your family will like best.


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Tilapia fish tacos in crispy shells with lime wedges

Expert Tips for Making the Best Taco Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and cook in batches
  • Slaw: Fish Tacos taste great with slaw, my favorite Sriracha Slaw
  • Extra Seasoning: If your family likes it hot, try adding a few hotter spice blends
  • Fresh Herbs: It is always nice to finish with something fresh, try Cilantro or Parsley

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Tilapia fish tacos in crispy shells with lime wedges
5 from 10 votes

Cod Fish Taco Recipe

Yield: 10 tacos
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
These Cod Fish Tacos are so addictive. They have everything that your family will love. They are irresistible, fun and a quick and easy dinner.
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • Season fish with House Seasoning Blend. 
  • Add olive oil to a large skillet and heat over medium high heat.  
  • Add filets to hot pan and cook on each side 3-4 minutes.
  • Take off heat and place fish on spare plate.
  • Add spinach to taco shell
  • Flake half a filet for each taco.

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Cheese: Really any kind you like but try Cotija or mexican blend.
  • Short cut tip: Buy premade Pico de Gallo, salsa or precut vegetables.
  • Variation tip: Use different spice blends for example:Homemade Fajita Seasoning or Homemade Taco Seasoning.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Grill your fish on an outdoor or indoor grill or bake in the oven if you prefer.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Use a sour cream alternative and/or omit the cheese or switch it up for a dairy free option.
  • Slaw: Fish Tacos taste great with slaw, my favorite Sriracha Slaw
  • Extra Seasoning: If your family likes it hot, try adding a few hotter spice blends
  • Fresh Herbs: It is always nice to finish with something fresh, try Cilantro or Parsley

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 342mg | Potassium: 526mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3188IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 2mg
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 15 minute, fish, taco

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