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Baja Fish Tacos

These Baja Fish Tacos are packed with flavor! Flaky, seasoned fish, a killer slaw, and incredible sauce to finish it off...what more could you ask for?!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: fish, taco
Servings: 8
Calories: 217kcal
Author: The Cookin' Chicks




  • 2 lbs cod fish filets
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • corn tortillas *warmed is best


  • 2 cups cabbage, sliced thin
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped


  • 2 avocados *pitted/peeled
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • Assemble slaw by adding all ingredients to a medium bowl. Set aside.
  • Assemble cream sauce by adding all ingredients to a food processor and blending until smooth. Set aside.
  • To season/cook the fish, combine the garlic powder, paprika, salt, chili powder, and black pepper in a small bowl.
  • Season the fish filets evenly, making sure each side is evenly coated.
  • In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium high.
  • Add in the seasoned fish and cook each side for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove fish from heat and assemble tacos.
  • To assemble, fill each tortilla with some flaked fish.
  • Pour some cream sauce on top of the fish, followed by the slaw mixture. *If desired, you can add some pico de gallo, but it isn't needed
  • Continue until all tortillas have been filled. Serve and enjoy!


Serving: 2tacos | Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 220mg | Potassium: 781mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 595IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg
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