Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa Recipe

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5 from 5 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 17 minutes
Total: 22 minutes

Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa are the perfect combination of crispy, tender fish and sweet and spicy salsa. Throw in your favorite veggies and this is one dinner that everyone will love.

Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa in a top shot.

This Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa is a super quick and easy supper because you start with premade fish and you make the fresh fruit salsa to make it special and homemade. It is truly a perfect meal when you want something good but something quick.

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What We Love About This Recipe

The recipe starts with a premade fish fillet. The Gordon’s brand is the one that is used. Find out more about the flavors and nutrition information here.

  • 25 Minute Meal: Prepare this excellent taco recipe in just minutes.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or freezer.
  • Family Friendly: Everyone can build their own so they are all happy.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb, dairy free, etc…
Mango salsa with a chip in it.

Ingredient Notes

  • Fish Fillet: Really you can use your favorite brand of fish.
  • Tortillas: Soft flour taco shells. Corn Tortillas can be used if you prefer.
  • Mango:peeled, cored and diced.
  • Cabbage: Adds the satisfying crunch to your tacos.
  • Red Onion: diced.
  • Red Bell Pepper: diced. Green peppers, yellow peppers or any variety you like.
  • Jalapeno: seeded and diced, about 2 tablespoons.
  • Lime: One fresh lime for the lime juice and lime wedges for a squeeze of lime for serving.
  • Cilantro, chopped. Fresh chopped cilantro.
  • Salt and Black pepper: To taste.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Fish Tacos Mango Salsa Recipe

These are the basic steps for making Mango Salsa for Fish Tacos. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

STEP 1: FISH

First, prepare fish according to package directions.

STEP 2: MANGO SALSA FOR FISH TACOS

Meanwhile, peel the mango and vegetables for the salsa and then combine the mango with red onion, red bell pepper, jalapeno, juice of 1 lime, cilantro, salt and pepper to taste together in a small bowl. Then cop your cabbage.

STEP 3: ASSEMBLE

Lastly, assemble the tacos buy adding the fish, the cabbage and the salsa to a soft taco. Finally, top with your favorite vegetables and sauces.

Prep and Storage Tips for Fish Stick Tacos

HOW TO MAKE THIS FRESH MANGO SALSA RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Once you have the vegetables chopped, you are really good to go until you are ready to cook your fish. Therefore, you can make your salsa in advance and keep in an airtight jar or container until you are ready to serve.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Place the salsa in a mason jar or other airtight container and use within five to seven days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

This salsa can be frozen in a zip top bag or airtight container for up to three months.

Frequently Asked Question

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE IN THE AIR FRYER?

It is easy to make air fryer fish tacos. Pop in the air fryer in a single layer and then cook on 360 degrees for about 12 minutes.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE FISH STICKS FOR FILETS?

Of course, use fish sticks or even fresh fish such as cod, tilapia or other white fish for this fish taco recipe. For something a little different try fish such as snapper, mahi mahi, grouper or even shrimp.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, adjust he recipe for the needs of your family.

WHAT TOPPINGS ARE GOOD FOR THESE TACOS?

Truly, the possibilities are endless for these dishes. For example:
* Cheese
* Tomatoes
* Sour Cream
*Black Beans
*Cucumbers
*Avocados

Two mango fish tacos.

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe.

  • Add Sauce: Try a nice hot sauce to up the spicy flavor.
  • Slaw: Buy a pre made packaged slaw with purple cabbage and carrots for these tacos or make this Sriracha Slaw.
  • Protein: Any lean protein can be used for this recipe, such as shrimp tacos or grilled fish tacos.
  • Variation tip: Buy plain fish fillets and add Homemade Taco Seasoning.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: The air fryer makes a quick and healthy fish taco cook at 360 for roughly 12 minutes.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Feel free to use dairy free sour cream or cheese if you need to make it healthier. Gluten-free tortillas can be used as well. Grill fresh fish instead of fried if you prefer. Really you can make the best fish tacos your way.

What to Serve with Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

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Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa in a top shot.
5 from 5 votes

Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

Yield: 4 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 17 minutes
Total: 22 minutes
Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa are the perfect combination of crispy, tender fish and sweet and spicy salsa. Throw in your favorite veggies and this is one dinner that everyone will love.
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Ingredients

  • 10 ounces fish filets, 10 ounce package Gorton’s Artisan Southwest Tortilla
  • 8 soft flour taco shells
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage, or prepackage coleslaw mix
  • Mango Salsa:
  • 1 mango, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 Tbsp jalapeno, seeded and diced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Prepare fish according to package directions.
  • Place all ingredients for salsa in a small bowl and stir to combine.
  • Place about 1/8 cup shredded cabbage in taco shell.
  • Place 1 fish filet on top of the cabbage (you may need to cut it to make it fit)
  • Spoon mango salsa on top of fish.

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Sauce: Try a nice hot sauce to up the spicy flavor.
  • Slaw: Buy a pre made packaged slaw for these tacos or make this Sriracha Slaw.
  • Variation tip: Buy plain fish fillets and add Homemade Taco Seasoning.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: The air fryer makes a quick and healthy fish taco cook at 360 for roughly 12 minutes.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Feel free to use dairy free sour cream or cheese if you need to make it healthier.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 480mg | Potassium: 529mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1016IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 3mg
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: fish tacos, mango salsa

This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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    Cathy

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