Baja Fish Tacos Recipe | Yummly

Baja Fish Tacos

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18Ingredients
40Minutes
560Calories

Ingredients

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  • 5 cups red cabbage (or one 10-ounce bag shredded)
  • 3 tablespoons red onion (minced)
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro (fresh)
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise (best quality such as Hellmann's)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice (from one lime)
  • 3 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (canned, roughly chopped, plus 1-2 teaspoons sauce, see note below)
  • 1 large garlic clove (roughly chopped)
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup beer
  • 1 1/2 pounds cod (skinless, cut into 1-inch wide x 4-inch long strips)
  • vegetable oil (for frying)
  • 12 soft corn tortillas (6-inch, warmed)
  • lime wedges (for serving)
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    NutritionView More

    560Calories
    Sodium55% DV1320mg
    Fat35% DV23g
    Protein71% DV36g
    Carbs16% DV48g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories560Calories from Fat210
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat23g35%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol85mg28%
    Sodium1320mg55%
    Potassium1040mg30%
    Protein36g71%
    Calories from Fat210
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate48g16%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars7g14%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C110%
    Calcium10%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(38)

    Rick a month ago
    Fantastic, followed the recipe. Will definitely keep this on my short list.
    clark 2 months ago
    Good Very tasty Looks and smell good
    Tonia S. 4 months ago
    Amazing. It’s a hit with family and friends each time. Highly requested for me to make and the sauce makes the tacos so tasty
    Jessica L. 5 months ago
    Fish turns out light and crispy. The sauce is great and we love the slaw! A crowd-pleaser in our house!
    Angelika Klinger 8 months ago
    Delicious. Made exactly as recipe calls for.
    tscook 9 months ago
    Very tasty. I used only 1 pepper and 1 tsp of abode sauce. My kids would not eat if too spicy. Will definitely make it again. I just wish I could keep the oil from splattering all over the kitchen.
    Sylvia LEON-JENKINS 9 months ago
    Delicious! Better than any other one I’ve tried.
    Aj Lugue a year ago
    perfect coleslaw. just the right amount of heat with the peppers.
    Sammy Bridegum a year ago
    I put all the chilies in it. I would take one out next time!
    Arelis Pagan a year ago
    This is the 2nd time I make them and my picky non-fish eating family loves these!!
    Zack Gray 2 years ago
    Great recipe! 1 pepper = mild 2 peppers = med etc.... I think the batter needed an extra 1/2 tsp salt. the slaw comes out a little wet, maybe ditch the oil or implememt a salad spinner.
    Bryan Kaufman 2 years ago
    Used shorelunch instead of beer batter and they turned out amazing! Sauce had just the right amount of heat and slaw gave it some crunch. Definitely doing this one again.
    David S. 2 years ago
    exactly as directed.
    Joyce R. 2 years ago
    Wonderful! We make these at least 2 or 3 times a month.
    Samantha Caruso 2 years ago
    awesome!!!! I will definitely make again
    Lance Riviere 2 years ago
    I really enjoyed this recipe, although I agree with Kathy that it calls for way to much slaw.
    Angela R. 2 years ago
    It turned out great. I didn’t stick to the recipe though. I used tilapia
    Dawn Nails 2 years ago
    Very nice my husband wasn’t looking forward to having it but he enjoyed them too
    Delvin A. 2 years ago
    A burst of flavor in every bite. Everything works well together. Didn't work out well with the frying so now i just bake the fish.
    Samantha Jauregui 2 years ago
    Delicious really good recipe
    Nidia Treviño 2 years ago
    Loved it! Didn’t change anything. Definitely going to do it again
    Joycelyn Rizo 2 years ago
    Great recipe, I would defiantly make it agen.
    Scott G. 2 years ago
    The flavors of the slaw and the sauce make this recipe a keeper.
    t pinn 2 years ago
    sooo good. will definitely make again
    Jen 2 years ago
    These were delicious, everyone loved them. I made them according to the recipe (except for used a different cabbage because couldn't find red cabbage at my local store). Will definitely make them again!
    Sarah Cavanah 2 years ago
    This one may have just been beyond me. The frying did not turn out at all.
    Kathy 2 years ago
    I think that in order to really get the crispy beer batter taste, it needs to be deep fried. Used the pan method for frying but the batter fell off the fish. The slaw recipe is good but makes a lot. Could be cut in half easily. Flavors were good. Would make again but do something different with the fish.
    Michael Parra 2 years ago
    I love it I would make it again
    Katie Jasien 3 years ago
    This is my first time reviewing anything, but this needs to be mentioned - these were the very best tacos I have ever had. I followed the directions to the T and my brother and sister-in-law (huge taco lovers) also said these were the best tacos they've ever had! I also fried shrimp and used Ro*tel for an extra topping. There was lots of effort and time put into these but well worth it if you're trying to impress company! Follow the directions exactly!
    David James 3 years ago
    Great recipe, I added a couple things when building the tacos guacamole on top of the slaw after the chipotle sauce started off on the tortilla. Then topped with more freshly chopped cilantro and freshly cut tomatoes and a touch of hot sauce and a spicy breaded fish and also tilapia that was a straight grilled on the barbecue. It was awesome

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