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    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes

    Do you love fish tacos? I know I do! Tender, perfectly seasoned fish all wrapped up in a warm tortilla with all the fixings… it can’t get much better than that!

    That’s why we have compiled this list of amazing Fish Taco Recipes for you. You’ll find many different preparations for your fish, from fried to grilled, blackened to baked, and many more fish taco ideas.

    Cook your way through this delicious fish taco recipes and see which becomes your new favorite. Have fun…

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes.

    1. Baja Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - Baja.

    These Baja fish tacos are fantastic! The soft tortilla shells are stuffed with crispy cod and covered with pico de gallo and chipotle may. The cod is perfectly fried, and it helps make the taco burst with flavor.

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    2. Fish Tacos Recipe

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - basic fish tacos.

    If you’ve never made fish tacos before, you’re definitely missing out! These fish tacos are sure to impress, and they’ll likely become a new household favorite. The post includes stovetop, grill and oven methods.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    3. Beer Battered Fish Tacos

    Beer Battered Fish Tacos

    If you like your fish crispy, you definitely need to make these beer battered fish tacos. They use an easy-to-make batter, which makes them have a crunchy coating around the fish. It’s all served in warm corn tortillas that you’ll love!

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    4. Easy Chili Lime Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - chili lime.

    Even though tacos are considered a pretty easy recipe, they can sometimes be complex. Lucky for you, there’s these easy chili lime fish tacos. The light and flaky fish is baked in chili, lime, and butter, and the tortilla is made of charred corn.

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    5. Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - mahi mahi.

    Mahi mahi, also known as dolphin fish, make a wonderful fish for a fish taco. These mahi mahi fish tacos are filled with flavors that are smokey, tangy, and spicy. The mahi mahi is pan seared and wrapped in a warm corn tortilla.

    Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings

    6. Grilled Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - grilled.

    If you like your fish grilled, you definitely need to try out these grilled fish tacos. It can be made with a variety of fish, like cod, mahi mahi, halibut, and more. Best of all, the tacos are super easy to make, and can be made in less than thirty minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ ifoodreal

    7. Blackened Cod Fish Tacos with Cilantro Avocado Sauce

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - blackened cod.

    These blacked cod fish tacos with cilantro avocado sauce are absolutely amazing. They are definitely blackened, as the fish is basically charred on the top and bottom, but it really helps bring out flavor. Plus, it tastes great when paired with the spices.

    Get the Recipe @ aberdeenskitchen

    8. Baja Fish Tacos with Chipotle Mango Salsa

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - Baja with mango salsa.

    These Baja fish tacos with chipotle mango salsa recipe is sure to be a hit with fans of smoky flavors. It works great whether it’s used as a dish for a taco Tuesday or a weekend.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    9. Grilled Salmon Tacos with Avocado Salsa

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - grilled salmon and avocado.

    Grilled salmon is already very popular and loved by itself, but it’s even better when it’s made into a taco! These grilled salmon tacos with avocado salsa will be popular with fans of grilled salmon and people who are just looking for a yummy taco!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    10. Tzatziki Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - tzatziki.

    Traditional fish tacos with a Greek twist! The crispy breaded fish fillets lay beautifully on tortillas that are covered in a tzatziki sauce that’s made with Greek yogurt, cucumbers, fresh herbs, and more. Make them today!

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste

    11. Cod Fish Tacos Recipe (Margarita Fish Tacos)

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - margarita.

    Another fish taco recipe that’s fresh and delicious is this cod fish taco recipe. They’re filled with margarita flavors, as well as citrus from the limes and oranges, and even a bit of tequila. It’s great for fans of margaritas and fish tacos alike!

    Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

    12. Vietnamese Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - Vietnamese.

    If you love pan-fried fillets, you’ll love these Vietnamese fish tacos. They use fresh tomatoes and a healthy herb salsa. The recipe makes two tacos that add up to only three hundred and forty nine calories combined, so the meal is healthy and delicious.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    13. Salmon Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - salmon.

    Salmon fans – this one’s for you! If you haven’t been convinced that tacos are the best way to eat fish, this will surely change your mind. The salmon is terrifically tender, and it’s filled with chipotle spices. It’s also topped with a cool and creamy avocado taco slaw.

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated

    14. Crispy Baked Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - baked.

    This crispy baked fish tacos recipe is mind-blowingly delicious! The tacos are made with panko-crusted fish, zesty cilantro-lime slaw, an easy to make chipotle crema, and whatever other toppings you think would fit well.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    15. Blackened Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa & Sriracha Aioli

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - blackened with mango salsa.

    These blackened fish tacos with mango salsa and sriracha aioli are packed with flavor. The fish fillets are covered in a Cajun-inspired spice mix, served in wonderfully warm tortillas, and covered in a fresh and tasty mango salsa.

    Get the Recipe @ lemonblossoms

    16. Smoky Paprika Fish Tacos with an Apple Slaw

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - smoky paprika.

    Apple and fish flavors go together better than you’d think, and these smoky paprika fish tacos with an apple slaw will prove it to you! They’re perfect for a taco Tuesday, a house dinner party, or really just any occasion you can think of!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    17. Crispy Fish Tacos with Margarita Slaw

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - crispy.

    Another splendidly crispy taco recipe on this list is this list is this crispy fish tacos with margarita slaw recipe. The tacos are, of course, super crispy, and they’re covered in a fresh margarita slaw and roasted pepita seeds. Yum!

    Get the Recipe @ littlespicejar

    18. Fish Taco Bowls

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - taco bowls.

    If you’ve been reading us for a while, you probably know we’re a huge fan of bowls, so we have to include these fish taco bowls! Tacos can be a super messy food, but making them in bowls helps them look nice and eliminate any mess-making.

    Get the Recipe @ thymeaandjoy

    19. Spicy Fish Tacos with Tequila Lime Pickled Pineapple

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - spicy with pineapple.

    This spicy fish tacos with tequila lime pickled pineapple recipe creates tacos that are easy to make, and super healthy and hearty. The fish is spectacularly grilled, and the tacos are filled with protein thanks to the addition of black beans.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    20. Bang Bang Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - bang bang.

    When you eat these bang bang fish tacos, your taste buds are sure to go bang bang! As silly as that sounds, these tacos are super flavorful, and they use bang bang sauce that’s creamy and sweet, with an awesomely spicy kick.

    Get the Recipe @ tasteandsee

    21. Mini Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - mini.

    Sometimes it’s nice to have something smaller if you’re looking for an appetizer or a lighter dinner, and these mini fish tacos are perfect for both of those occasions. They’re also healthier than most, because the fish is baked instead of fried.

    Get the Recipe @ bellyfull

    22. Cuban Fish Tacos with Citrus Mango Slaw

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - Cuban.

    Craving something Cuban style? Try these Cuban fish tacos with a citrus mango slaw. They’re healthy, fresh, colorful, and delicious. It uses a salmon fillet, but the recipe is very customizable, and if you have a favorite fish you can use that.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    23. Greek Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - Greek.

    Continuing with the themes of different countries and styles we have these Greek fish tacos! The tacos are created using simple flour tortillas, cucumbers, red cabbage, feta, tomatoes, kalamata olives, tzatziki, and mahi mahi.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    24. Spicy Fish Taco Bowls

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - spicy bowls.

    These spicy fish taco bowls are the perfect way to spice things up while making a meal that’s neat and unique. They use blackened spicy cod fillets, corn, black beans, red peppers, and avocados to make tacos that are healthy, hearty, and guilt-free.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    25. Cilantro Lime Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - cilantro lime.

    If you’re looking for an easy to make taco recipe, look no further! These cilantro lime fish tacos are created using flaky white fish, tomatoes, jalapeños, cilantro, and lime, and they’re topped with fantastically fresh avocados.

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste

    26. Jamaican Jerk Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - Jamaican jerk.

    Tacos make everything better, and these Jamaican jerk fish tacos are the perfect solution to a rainy day – because they’ll cheer you right up! They’re filled with awesome ingredients like fried rice, pineapple salsa, Greek yogurt, and a bunch more!

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    27. Crispy Air Fryer Fish Tacos with Pineapple Slaw

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - air fryer.

    For all of you who love cooking with an air fryer, you should definitely try this crispy air fryer fish tacos with pineapple slaw recipe. It makes the fish super crispy, breaded, and full of flavor, but without all of the fat and calories.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingforkeeps

    28. Seared Marinated Ahi Tuna Tacos & Asian Slaw

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - marinated ahi.

    Sometimes, we just want a recipe that can be made in just a few minutes, and that’s exactly what this seared marinated ahi tuna tacos and Asian slaw recipe does. It’s a perfect combination of protein, vegetables, and sauce, and you’ll definitely love it.

    Get the Recipe @ giveitsomethyme

    29. Fish Tacos Al Pastor

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - al pastor.

    Making fish tacos sounds simple, but it can be intimidating. These fish tacos al pastor are the perfect way to ease into making a ton of fish tacos, because they’re not too complex to make, but they’re full of complex flavors.

    Get the Recipe @ realfoodbydad

    30. Thai Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - Thai.

    Another cultural dish on our list is this recipe for Thai fish tacos. They’ll satisfy your cravings for Thai food and tacos all at once! They’re easy to make, delicious, and best of all, you can make them in a wonderfully short thirty minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ favfamilyrecipes

    31. Sheet Pan Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - sheet pan.

    Everyone loves recipes that are easy to make, and these sheet pan fish tacos certainly are. Just because they’re simple or easy to make, doesn’t mean they’re lacking in any flavor, and they’re sure to impress your whole family,

    Get the Recipe @ simplebites

    32. Sumac Salmon Tacos with Coriander-Mint Yogurt

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - sumac salmon.

    These sumac salmon tacos with coriander-mint yogurt are simply spectacular. Sumac is a vibrant middle eastern spice, and it adds an amazing complexity to the salmon. It’s tart and lemony qualities also make it the perfect pairing for the coriander-mint yogurt.

    Get the Recipe @ dishingouthealth

    33. Blackened Tilapia Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - blackened tilapia.

    Your taste buds will be exploding with flavors when you taste these blackened tilapia fish tacos! The tacos are topped with a refreshingly sweet and tangy pineapple cucumber slaw and an addictive and silky avocado crema to make the dish light, flavorful, and filling.

    Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings

    34. Sriracha Grilled Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - sriracha.

    These sriracha grilled mahi mahi fish tacos are made using mild, flaky fish, grilled tortillas, cheese, cabbage, and a sweet corn salsa. The mahi mahi is grilled until it’s charred and crispy, and it’s soaked in a tangy lime, jalapeño, and sriracha marinade.

    Get the Recipe @ savingdessert

    35. Easy 10-Minute Lemon-Butter Grouper Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Fish Taco Recipes - lemon butter grouper.

    Last on our list are these easy ten-minute lemon-butter grouper fish tacos. The grouper is prepared by being seared in butter, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. In case the name didn’t tip you off, it’s also an easy to make recipe that can be done in ten minutes!

    Get the Recipe @ averiecooks

    So there you go, thirty five amazing fish taco recipes. Which one will you cook first?

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    The BEST Fish Tacos

    This amazing collection of easy Fish Taco Recipes will have you coming back again and again whenever that taco craving hits.


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    • sauce


    1. Prepare fish according to your favorite method.
    2. Heat up tortillas.
    3. Load tortillas full of fish, toppings and sauce.


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