Authentic Baja Fish Tacos Recipe

Stir batter mix and beer together in a bowl. Wrap corn tortillas in wet paper towels and set aside. Step 5. Dip cod in the batter mix; fry coated

Ratings: 45
Calories: 423 per serving
Category: Mexican Recipes
1. Mix tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeno peppers, 1 tablespoon juice from jalapeno peppers, and garlic salt in a bowl; squeeze 1/2 lime over salsa fresca. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate while preparing fish.
2. Toss coleslaw mix with ranch dressing in a bowl; set aside for flavors to blend.
3. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
4. Stir batter mix and beer together in a bowl. Wrap corn tortillas in wet paper towels and set aside.

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For the Fish: In a large skillet, over medium heat, add enough oil to reach a depth of 1-inch. Heat the oil until a deep-fry thermometer registers …

Rating: 5/5(201)
Difficulty: Easy
Category: Main-Dish
Steps: 10
1. For the Beer Batter:
2. Mix the flour, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Gradually add in the beer while whisking. Set aside and let the batter rest for 15 minutes before using.
3. For Cream Sauce:
4. Add the mayonnaise and crema to a medium bowl. Whisk in the lemon zest, lemon juice and water. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper (can be made 3 days ahead, covered and refrigerated).

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Dredge the fish in the flour mixture, then fry in batches until golden and just cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer with a slotted spoon …

Rating: 5/5(60)
Author: Food Network Kitchen
Servings: 4
Difficulty: Easy
1. Heat about 3 inches vegetable oil in a medium pot over medium-low heat until a deep-fry thermometer registers 375 degrees F. Meanwhile, toss the cabbage, cilantro, lime juice, honey and mayonnaise in a bowl. Season the slaw with salt.
2. Warm the tortillas in a skillet over medium-low heat or wrap in a damp cloth and microwave 25 seconds. Wrap in a towel to keep warm.
3. Mix the flour, chili powder, and salt and pepper to taste in a shallow bowl. Dredge the fish in the flour mixture, then fry in batches until golden and just cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer with a slotted spoon to a paper-towel-lined plate to drain. Season with salt.
4. Halve, pit and slice the avocado. Fill the tortillas with the fish, avocado, slaw and salsa. Serve with lime wedges.

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Baja Fish Tacos Recipe. Giving the cabbage some acidity adds another layer to these tacos, so we’re making a half batch of cabbage-only Curtido.Curtido is a fiery, pickled slaw, but you can consider this step optional — tossing the cabbage with some seasoning and lime juice would work well too.

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Toss the cabbage, red onion, cilantro, vinegar, oil and salt together in a medium bowl and set aside. Combine the mayonnaise, lime juice, chipotle chiles with sauce and garlic in a blender or mini food processor and blend until smooth. Set aside. Mix the flour, salt and pepper together in a …

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In a small saucepan, combine the vinegar, lime juice and salt. Bring to the boil over high heat, stirring until the salt dissolves, then pour over the onion and jalapeño. Allow to stand at room

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Fish tacos, that great meal of the Baja Peninsula, and a taste of summer They are simple to make, no more complicated in fact than a hamburger or a mess of pancakes, and they are considerably more flavorful Fried in strips and served onboard warm corn tortillas with a simple salsa, a pinch of fresh cabbage, plenty of lime and a cream sauce you might want to punch up …

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Instead, my fish taco recipe is a crispy, spiced fish, crunchy red cabbage, piquant pico de gallo and a creamy dressing alchemy with a citrus squeeze all. Fish tacos (tacos de pescado) are a delicious classic mexican dish from baja california, the mexican state just south of the border with california.

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Preheat oven to 375 and place your fish in a glass baking dish. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper and bake for ~25 minutes, or until fish is flaky. Then chop all of your remaining vegetable ingredients, and set them aside for easy taco assembling. Taking a food processor, combine all ingredients for the aioli and blend on high until smooth.

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Place the fish and all of the marinade ingredients into a Ziploc bag and refrigerate for at least an hour and up to all day. Make the chipotle sauce while you marinate the fish – it’s best when it sits and the flavors have a chance to develop. Cook the fish: Heat 1T oil on high heat in a large pan on the stovetop.

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The Best Dressed Fish Taco. Baja fish tacos are meant to be eaten in 3-5 bites so it’s best to keep the adornments on the smaller size: Use small corn tortillas. Street taco size corn tortillas are usually 4 1/2 to 5 inches in diameter. Choose white or yellow corn tortillas and warm them in a non-stick skillet or electric fry pan.

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How to Make Fish Tacos: 1. Line a large baking sheet with parchment or silicone liner. In a small dish, stir together seasonings: 1/2 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp black pepper and evenly sprinkle the seasoning mix over both sides of tilapia. 2.

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To Prepare. In the bowl of a standing mixer, set with the paddle attachment, beat the egg whites at medium speed until stiff, but not dry, peaks form. Remove the bowl from the mixer. In another bowl, combine the all-purpose flour with the salt and cumin and whisk in the Mexican beer. In 4 additions, gently fold the flour mixture into the egg

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Scrape into a medium bowl and add the oregano, black pepper, mustard, base or bouillon, beer or water, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add the flour and baking powder to the wet ingredients and whisk just until combined. Heat the oil in a heavy skillet to 370 degrees.

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How to make baja style fish tacos?


  • Season fish on both sides with salt and set aside.
  • Whisk together the slaw dressing ingredients in a large bowl. ...
  • In a shallow bowl mix together the batter, whisking to avoid any lumps.
  • In a large skillet (cast iron preferred), deep pot or fryer, heat oil to 350°F.
  • Dip fish into batter and allow excess batter to drip off. ...

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What fish are good for fish tacos?

Things You'll Need

  • Fish of your choice (swordfish, snapper, halibut, sea bass cod and shark are good options)
  • Knife
  • Bowel with cold water or marinade
  • Paper towel
  • Skillet
  • Cooking oil (olive oil is a good choice)
  • Flour and/or cornmeal (optional)
  • Desired herbs and spices, salt and pepper

What is a good fish taco recipe?

  • Make pico de gallo - chopped tomato, onio, and cilantro with lime juice (lemon will work too) and salt
  • Shred some cabbage
  • Broil or grill fish fillets with olive oil, salt, pepper, and chile powder - Costco tilapia works surprisingly well
  • Warm corn tortilla in the microwave
  • Two tortillas, overlapping a little
  • Put some of the cabbage on the tortillas

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What are some tasty toppings for a fish taco?

a Mexican cheese, like shredded Monterey Jack or crumbled Cotija. diced onions. diced tomatoes. plain sour cream. Ranch dressing. I like to smear the adobo cream (or plain sour cream) down the middle of the tortilla and put the fish on top of that, so that the juices from the fish mingle with that to make a nice sauce.

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