Friday, February 19, 2010

Baja Fish Tacos

I have never had fish tacos before so I was a little skeptical about trying this recipe. I wanted to do something different from our typical fish and rice meal. It. was. delicious!!

Here's the recipe (from

Prep Time: 20 Min
Cook Time: 10 Min
Ready In: 35 Min

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package ORTEGA® Taco Seasoning Mix, divided
  • 1 pound cod or other white fish fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • *red pepper flakes to taste (my addition)
  • 1 package (12) ORTEGA® Taco Shells, warmed
  • Toppings: shredded cabbage, chopped tomato, lime juice, ORTEGA® Thick & Smooth Taco Sauce
  1. COMBINE sour cream, mayonnaise, cilantro and 2 tablespoons seasoning mix in small bowl.
  2. COMBINE cod, vegetable oil, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, and remaining seasoning mix in medium bowl; pour into large skillet. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with fork.
  3. FILL taco shells with fish mixture. Top with cabbage, tomato and sour cream mixture, lime juice and taco sauce.
Nutritional Information

Makes 6 servings

Amount Per Serving Calories: 427 | Total Fat: 29.2g | Cholesterol: 51mg