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Fish Tacos Recipe with Best Fish Taco Sauce!

Our all-time favorite Fish Tacos recipe! These are loaded with fresh ingredients and perfectly seasoned plump fish. Don’t skip the best fish taco sauce – a garlic lime crema that you will want it on all your tacos!

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This is our go-to recipe for family get togethers and company because it comes together quickly and it always gets rave reviews. These fish tacos are so flavorful and satisfying but you will feel good and light at the end of the meal.

This recipe is party sized and can be scaled down to feed a smaller crowd. It was developed by my brother-in-law, Slavik and it has been adopted by pretty much everyone in our family. I have had so many requests to publish the recipe so here it is! It’s an easy, excellent fish tacos recipe. Thank you Slavik for sharing your awesome fish tacos with us. I’m pretty sure it’s impossible to ever get tired of this recipe. P.S. They just happen to be gluten free fish tacos! 

Seriously though, be generous with that fish taco sauce! The sauce recipe was adapted from Kaylee on All Recipes. We simply doubled it because there never seems to be enough of the sauce ;).

Our go-to fish tacos recipe for entertaining! Easy, excellent fish tacos with the best fish taco sauce; an irresistible lime crema! | natashaskitchen.com

Ingredients for Fish Tacos:

We used tilapia but you are welcome to use any white fish. Salmon or shrimp would be amazing as well!

Fish Taco Toppings:

*Cotija cheese is a Mexican cheese that crumbles when you grate it; similar to feta but much milder in flavor and not nearly as salty. It is inexpensive and found in the refrigerated cheese section of the grocery store. 

Our go-to fish tacos recipe for entertaining! Easy, excellent fish tacos with the best fish taco sauce; an irresistible lime crema! | natashaskitchen.com

Ingredients for Best Fish Taco Sauce:

For the fish taco sauce, all you need is sour cream, mayo, lime juice, garlic powder and sriracha. The sriracha gives it a little kick of spice so you can add more or less based on your preference. This taco sauce is essentially a lime crema – the perfect blend of tanginess and heat (print the recipe below).

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. Lightly drizzle fish with olive oil and top each piece with a dot of butter. Baked at 375˚F for 20-25 min. If you want it to get a little browned around the edges, you can broil for 3-5 minutes at the end if desired.

3. Combine all the Taco sauce ingredients: 1/2 cup sour cream, 1/3 cup Mayo, 2 Tbsp lime juice (from 1 medium lime), 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp Sriracha sauce, or to taste  in a medium bowl or a large measuring cup and whisk together until well blended. It’s really fun and feels like dining out to serve the sauce in a squeeze bottle like this one.

4. To serve the tacos, toast quickly toast the corn tortillas on a large dry skillet or griddle over medium/high heat.

5. To assemble: start with the fish then add remaining ingredients finishing off with a generous sprinkle of cotija cheese and finally that awesome taco sauce! Serve with a fresh lime wedge to squeeze extra lime juice over tacos.

Our go-to fish tacos recipe for entertaining! Easy, excellent fish tacos with the best fish taco sauce; an irresistible lime crema! | natashaskitchen.com

Mmmm so much sauce! I’m so crazy about this taco sauce. Seriously the best!

Our go-to fish tacos recipe for entertaining! Easy, excellent fish tacos with the best fish taco sauce; an irresistible lime crema! | natashaskitchen.com

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Fish Tacos Recipe with Best Fish Taco Sauce!

4.97 from 231 votes
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Our go-to fish tacos recipe for entertaining! Easy, excellent fish tacos with the best fish taco sauce; an irresistible lime crema! | natashaskitchen.com
Our all-time favorite fish tacos recipe! These are loaded with fresh ingredients and perfectly seasoned plump fish. Don't skip the best fish taco sauce - an irresistible garlic lime crema.
Author: Natasha of NatashasKitchen.com
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $20-$25
Keyword: fish tacos
Calories: 172 kcal
Servings: 24 tacos

Ingredients

Fish Taco Ingredients:

  • 24 small white corn tortillas
  • 1 1/2 lb tilapia
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp Butter

Fish Taco Toppings:

  • 1/2 small purple cabbage
  • 2 medium avocado sliced
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced (optional)
  • 1/2 diced red onion
  • 1/2 bunch Cilantro longer stems removed
  • 4 oz 1 cup Cotija cheese, grated
  • 1 lime cut into 8 wedges to serve

Fish Taco Sauce Ingredients:

Instructions

  1. Line large baking sheet with parchment or silicone liner. In a small dish, combine seasonings: 1/2 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp black pepper and evenly sprinkle seasoning mix over both sides of tilapia.
  2. Lightly drizzle fish with olive oil and dot each piece with butter. Bake at 375 for 20-25 min. To brown edges, broil for 3-5 minutes at the end if desired.
  3. Combine all Taco sauce ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk until well blended.
  4. To serve the tacos, toast quickly toast the corn tortillas on a large dry skillet or griddle over medium/high heat.
  5. To assemble: start with pieces of fish then add remaining ingredients finishing with a generous sprinkle of cotija cheese and finally that awesome taco sauce! Serve with a fresh lime wedge to squeeze over tacos.
Nutrition Facts
Fish Tacos Recipe with Best Fish Taco Sauce!
Amount Per Serving
Calories 172 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 215mg9%
Potassium 287mg8%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 345IU7%
Vitamin C 13.9mg17%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Our go-to fish tacos recipe for entertaining! Easy, excellent fish tacos with the best fish taco sauce; an irresistible lime crema! | natashaskitchen.com

I’m so tempted to make these again for dinner tonight. I will never stop loving this recipe! I hope you all love it as much as we do.

Our go-to fish tacos recipe for entertaining! Easy, excellent fish tacos with the best fish taco sauce; an irresistible lime crema! | natashaskitchen.com

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  • Margo
    April 2, 2020

    OMG, soooo good! Thank you for sharing this recipe. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 2, 2020

      You’re welcome! I’m so glad you enjoyed that! Reply

  • Nadia
    March 31, 2020

    Hi l love your recipes. God bless you Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 31, 2020

      Thank you for that compliment! Blessings to you! Reply

  • Fern
    March 30, 2020

    Delicious recipe. I had to make the following changes due to we can’t go out and this is what I had in the house. I used 2 pieces flounder and 4 small halibut. Also shredded pepper jack and Colby jack cheese together. All was still very delicious. Thank you for sharing and hoping everyone is staying safe. Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 30, 2020

      You’re welcome, Fern. I am so happy to hear that your substitutes and limited ingredients still worked. Wishing you and your family are safe and healthy! Reply

  • Donna
    March 28, 2020

    These were easy, beautiful and delicious. Only thing I did different was used Mexican Creme in place of the sour cream. The whole family loved them. Next time I just need to make more. Thank you Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 28, 2020

      That’s just awesome!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Donna! Reply

  • Troy White
    March 19, 2020

    Delicious!!! Especially with the adult beverage of your choice!!! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 19, 2020

      I can’t wait to make this more and more this summer! It’s perfect for Taco Tuesday! Reply

  • Inga
    March 13, 2020

    I’m sure I’ve commented before, but here I am making these again with shrimp. Delicious. These tacos are a staple at our house and I’ve made them for guests and they are quite the hit. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 13, 2020

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite, Inga! Reply

  • Monique Garcia
    March 13, 2020

    Made this recipe yesterday for lunch and it was a hit! My daughter ask for it again for Dinner!

    Thanks Chef Natasha💜 Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 13, 2020

      That is fantastic! Thank you for the great feedback and I think your daughter found her favorite recipe! Reply

  • Bethann
    March 9, 2020

    These were AMAZING! I followed the recipe to a “T” and the flavors blended so perfectly! These are definitely going on the regular rotation, especially for summer! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 9, 2020

      That’s just awesome!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Bethann! Reply

  • Trish
    March 7, 2020

    Simply delicious! Having company for dinner tonight and can hardly wait to share with them! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 7, 2020

      Isn’t the flavor amazing! Thank you for sharing that awesome review with us! I hope your company loves this recipe. Reply

  • Cindy
    March 5, 2020

    Love this recipie! Will def be making it again Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 5, 2020

      I’m glad you enjoyed this recipe, Cindy! Reply

  • Karen Lewis
    March 2, 2020

    It was AMAZING! Everyone LOVED it, even my youngest, who can be picky when it comes to fish. Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 2, 2020

      Thanks for sharing that with us, Karen. I’m glad everyone loved the recipe! Thank you fro your great review. Reply

  • Maddie
    March 2, 2020

    I thought that is was super simple and that they were really good! Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 2, 2020

      Thanks for your good feedback. I’m glad you loved this recipe! Reply

  • Dimas
    March 1, 2020

    Can you make a video how you made it Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 1, 2020

      Thanks for your suggestion. Hopefully we can do a video on this in the future. Reply

  • Kate
    February 29, 2020

    I made these tonight! I bought broccoli slaw from my local grocery store and it was delicious. However, I did double the sauce recipe and the sour cream was really overpowering, so I think next time I won’t use as much. Other than that, these were really good 🙂 Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 29, 2020

      Thanks for sharing that with us, Kate. Feel free to adjust the sour cream next time if you prefer that. I appreciate your feedback. Reply

  • Sara Woolum
    February 28, 2020

    It was really good! Next time I might just use less siracha because of my dislike for spicy foods. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 28, 2020

      I’m so glad you enjoyed that Sara. Thank you for that wonderful feedback. Reply

  • Howard Freeman
    February 27, 2020

    Not only did I love them, but my wife and 16-year-old son (!) did as well. Almost started a fire when I forgot to remove the parchment paper when broiling, but other than that, superb result!! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 27, 2020

      Thank you for that awesome feedback, Howard! I’m so glad the entire family enjoyed that! Reply

  • LeeAnn Berringer
    February 27, 2020

    This was the best fish taco recipe. The sauce is the best and easiest recipe. My teenage kids loves them. Planning on making next Friday. Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 27, 2020

      Fantastic! Thanks for the great feedback and for sharing that with us. The sauce is indeed the best! Reply

  • Kaylee Barnes
    February 26, 2020

    Hey Natasha,
    Could I use chicken instead of fish? A lot of fish is bad for women and my husband, Anthony, doesn’t really like fish. Also, chicken is on sale this week (the boneless skinless chicken breasts) and I would really like to buy it. Also, Anthony loves chicken so it would be good to have in tacos. 🙂 Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 26, 2020

      Hi Kaylee. I haven’t personally tried chicken for this recipe yet but I imagine it should be okay. Someone else also commented that they used chicken and it was great too! Reply

  • De Reiger
    February 24, 2020

    Wow,looks very delicious,thank you for sharing this recipe.I cant wait to cook this kind of menu. Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 24, 2020

      You’re welcome. I hope you love every recipe that you try! Reply

  • Leigh Lavender
    February 22, 2020

    Delish!! Was worried about the amount of cayenne, but turned out perfect amount of heat. Whole family loved them! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 22, 2020

      That’s so great! Thank you for sharing that with us Leigh. Reply

  • Bree
    February 21, 2020

    I love this recipe! I just got finished making them and they turned out amazing! The fish taco sauce is to die for. I will definitely be making them again!  Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 21, 2020

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite Bree! Reply

  • Анжела
    February 20, 2020

    Where are your tortillas from? Or what brand. I can’t seem to find thinner ones like the one you used Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 20, 2020

      Hi Angela. we bought this at our local grocery store. These are thin corn tortillas. The Mission brand or the Guerrero brand usually work great. Reply

  • Clare
    February 19, 2020

    Hands down the best fish taco recipe! Was a huge hit with the family. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 19, 2020

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite! Reply

  • Jackie Collins
    February 19, 2020

    Regarding the fish taco’s…is 1 taco 1 serving? Thank you. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 19, 2020

      Hi Jackie, just for future reference, the serving size is towards the top of the recipe card and the nutrition is per serving. In this case, it is per taco since the recipe makes 24 small tacos. Reply

  • Kaylee
    February 16, 2020

    So glad to see my fish taco sauce recipe being shared and loved! Thanks for crediting me  Reply

    • Natasha
      February 17, 2020

      You are most welcome! Thank you for coming up with such a fabulous fish taco sauce! Reply

  • Kaylee
    February 16, 2020

    Hey I’m Kaylee that invented the fish sauce! So glad to see you love it! Reply

    • Natasha
      February 17, 2020

      Hi Kaylee, what an honor – how awesome that you stopped by my blog. We don’t just love it, we are obsessed! Thank you so much! Reply

  • Esthefania M
    February 15, 2020

    Just perfect and easy. Thank you for sharing! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 16, 2020

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it! Reply

  • Julia
    February 15, 2020

    I wish to get your delicious chocolate cake recipe.
    All these recipes is so good. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 15, 2020

      I’m so glad to hear you’re enjoying our recipes Julia. Thank you for that wonderful feedback. You can find our Chocolate Cake recipe hereReply

  • Chubby
    February 14, 2020

    Bababababababooooinkin! Quite good. Except don’t bake the fish: pat it dry, mix taco seasoning with and and flour, coat each piece well, and saute it in olive oil. Make sure pan is scalding for a nice sear. Serve with spanish rice is good. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 14, 2020

      Thank you for sharing those tips with us! Reply

    • Russell
      February 21, 2020

      Great tip, definitely going to do this👍👍👍 Reply

      • Natasha's Kitchen
        February 21, 2020

        Thank you so much for sharing that with me and for giving great feedback! I hope you love every recipe you try!   Reply

  • I love tasty food
    February 13, 2020

    I’m giving it a five for the base recipe. My sons and I thought the tsp of salt for the fish seasoning was….maybe too much. Also, I still have not cooked a fish fillet at 350 for 20 minutes. Perhaps the thickness of filets in my region differs from yours. Or perhaps, we prefer different fish textures. This is our fourth time making this. This is my first time following the recipe. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 14, 2020

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me. It is possible that it varies by region. We have photos for reference, did it look similar? Reply

      • Me from above
        February 14, 2020

        For the most part mine are bigger, then it dawned on me that I am at the cusp of high altitude and also in an arid region, to boot. I do have to say, I always double the sauce recipe. My husband was just telling me how much he loves the sauce…”it just makes it”. Thank you so much for answering so quickly. I was quite surprised. I do visit your site often. I like your taste buds….ha ha ha. Reply

  • Fondue123
    February 10, 2020

    Recipe looks great, planning to make it this week! I’m pretty sure I won’t be able to find any Cotija cheese though, any suggestions for a substitute? Is this fresh Cotija or aged? Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 10, 2020

      Hi Vj, There are so many great suggestions in the comments I highly recommend looking through those. Some have mentioned goat cheese, Grana Padano, feta. Reply

  • Tammy McGuire
    February 6, 2020

    Hi do you and one of the sauces to the red cabbage? Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 6, 2020

      Hi Tammy, I’m not sure I understand your question. Reply

  • Max Moeller
    February 2, 2020

    These are SO good an refreshing! Followed the recipe “to a T”. These are better than several restaurant fish tacos I’ve had! Definitely a new go to recipe. Thanks!! Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 2, 2020

      Thank you for your great review Max. Glad that you loved this recipe! Reply

  • Crystal
    January 28, 2020

    Just made this last night and my kids and husband loved it!! Another recipe win from this website. Thanks Natasha!  Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 28, 2020

      That is the best when kids love what we moms make. That’s so great, Crystal! Reply

  • Rachael Yerkes
    January 27, 2020

    yes please! These are great Reply

  • Beth
    January 27, 2020

    We love fish tacos but that sauce is definitely a game changer! So good! Reply

  • Julia Frey
    January 27, 2020

    This recipe is as simple as it is delicious! So fresh and full of flavours and the topping suggestions make all the difference! Thank you, Natasha! Reply

  • Maria Cristina Mizcles
    January 25, 2020

    Have you ever made shredded beef tacos? Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 25, 2020

      Hi Maria, that sounds like a great idea. We do have these beef tacos here you may enjoy. Reply

  • AllyMay
    January 24, 2020

    I was looking for a fish taco recipe and came across this recipe, let’s just say no need to look no further! The best, most tasteful fish tacos I’ve had. Paired it with cilantro lime cauliflower rice and homemade beans. Thanks for the delish recipe  Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 24, 2020

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite! Reply

  • Stacy
    January 23, 2020

    The family love these! So fresh and tasty. A little prep required, but totally worth it. Thank you! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 23, 2020

      You’re welcome, Stacy! I’m so glad you liked that. Reply

  • Tae Jardine
    January 21, 2020

    My family has made this fro taco Tuesday night at least 4 or 5 times and it’s always a hit! The flavors are great together and the addition of cilantro gives it a “fresh” taste! Absolutely delicious! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 21, 2020

      That’s so awesome, Tae! Sounds like you found a new family favorite! Reply

  • Diane
    January 20, 2020

    The recipe is for 24 tacos, and you have prepared 7 pieces of fish…so are you using just under 1/3 of each piece per taco? Do you shred all the flesh before dividing it up into the 24 servings? Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 20, 2020

      Hi Diane, we sure do. We break it down and load them up with the desired amount. Reply

  • Julie Rider
    January 20, 2020

    I would update to lose the garbage fish tilapia to some other firm fish. Reply

    • Lesly Clarke
      January 27, 2020

      100% agree. I am surprised she used Tilapia, wouldn’t feed it to my dogs. Reply

  • Rbstore
    January 14, 2020

    Tacos were amazing! loved it.. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 14, 2020

      I’m so happy to hear that! Reply

      • Veronica
        February 19, 2020

        We made them for Dinner tonight. Super easy I had my teenage daughter helping with the whole process and she loved how easy it came together. My husband is super picky and he sure enjoyed them as well as our teenage kids. We have a new favorite in this family! Next time I make them the only thing I would add is a side of rice and beans like they do at Rubios! Thank you for all your recipes! Reply

        • Natasha's Kitchen
          February 20, 2020

          That’s awesome and it sounds like a good plan. Thank you for sharing that with me and for giving great feedback! I hope you love every recipe you try!   Reply

  • Joyce
    January 7, 2020

    These are AWESOME! Made them tonight and they were delicious and enjoyed by my husband and son as well! Thanks so much! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 7, 2020

      You’re welcome! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe! Reply

  • Shanna
    January 4, 2020

    We absolutely love these. Thank you! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 5, 2020

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it, Shanna! Reply

  • Olga
    January 2, 2020

    Hi Natasha,
    Do you think I could leave out the lime juice out of the sauce? Hubs cannot have any citrus. Reply

    • Natasha
      January 4, 2020

      Hi Olga, I haven’t tried it with anything else acidic but just leaving it out – the sauce would seem like it’s missing something. If you experiment, please let me know how it goes. If anyone else has tried a substitution, please let us know! Reply

      • Lauren
        January 26, 2020

        I’d consider rice vinegar, either plain or seasoned. Reply

  • Jenn
    December 30, 2019

    Excellent recipe. I used cod and it was perfect. I am not a very good cook but these were simple, delicious, and my boyfriend loved them. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 30, 2019

      Hi Jenn, I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us! Reply

  • michelle
    December 15, 2019

    Search no more. This is THE best fish taco recipe and the one I will always use from now on. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 16, 2019

      That’s just awesome!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review! Reply

  • Elizabeth Hobman
    December 11, 2019

    Super scrumptious! And so easy! I made salmon and chicken versions, and both were tasty as. The sauce is to die for! Thanks so much for sharing this recipe, I will be making it again soon for sure. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 11, 2019

      I’m so glad to hear it, Elizabeth! Thank you for that awesome report. Reply

  • Nancy
    December 10, 2019

    This is my “go to” at least once a month. Both my husband and I get smiley for fish taco night! We also make it sans shell or wrap. I serve with side of corn, black bean, cilantro and minced roasted red pepper dish. Simple and delicious meal. I use the sauce for Turkey sandwich and wraps, it’s great. Thank you for sharing this recipe! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 10, 2019

      I’m so glad to hear it! Thank you for sharing those tips with us & for the wonderful review! Reply

  • Demi
    December 5, 2019

    Oh my gosh! These are delicious!! And so quick and easy! Everyone loves them. Thank you so much for sharing your recipe! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 5, 2019

      Sounds like you found a favorite, Demi! Thank you for that awesome feedback! Reply

    • Brianna
      December 10, 2019

      Substitute the sriracha for CANNED DICED CHIPOTLES IN ADOBO SAUCE.

      YOUR WELCOME. 😉 Reply

  • Gard Saxon
    December 4, 2019

    I made a variation of these but didn’t change the sauce. Wife LOVED them – and told me to make the sauce exactly the same way next time.  Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 4, 2019

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite! Reply

  • Terri
    November 22, 2019

    This is my go to fish taco receipe  Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 22, 2019

      That’s so great, Terri! Thank you for that awesome review! Reply

    • Leraun
      November 22, 2019

      i want the Recipe so bad like not funny Reply

  • Rose
    November 1, 2019

    How far in advance can you cook the fish and keep it warm without drying out. Thanks Reply

    • Natasha
      November 1, 2019

      Hi Rose, I would say up to 3 hours keeping it warm in the oven with foil over so it doesn’t dry out. The fish does serve really well at room temperature also. It’s rarely still warm after the tacos are assembled and no one minds. Reply

  • Deb
    October 23, 2019

    Fish tacos were amazing! Followed recipe except for cilantro. We’ll make again. Thank you. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 24, 2019

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it, Deb! Reply

  • Tina Lewis
    October 20, 2019

    I made these last night and they were a huge hit. All the flavors blended so well together. I’m not a seafood person at all but these fish tacos will definitely be on our regular rotation. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 20, 2019

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it! Reply

  • Lisa Neumann
    October 19, 2019

    This is my 2nd review and it’s about the sauce. I make this fish recipe about once a week that’s how much my family loves it. Each week I have extra sauce and we’ve found it to be perfect for breakfast burritos, breaded shrimp and baked potatoes. The kids even like it as a dip with chips. Thanks again for a great recipe that has great protein for my vegetarians Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 19, 2019

      Wow! That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite on our blog! Reply

  • Jenn Hood
    October 17, 2019

    I SO glad I found your blog! Thank you for these! They look so yummy! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 17, 2019

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you discovered our blog! Reply

  • Jill
    October 10, 2019

    My husband and I just spent a week in South Beach , Fl and had amazing mahi tacos . I was hoping to replicate those and yours were possibly even better!! So delicious ! used frozen Cod from Whole Foods and it was perfect ! I will definitely make these for company ! Can’t wait to share ! Even on my Keto diet. Thank You ! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 10, 2019

      That’s just awesome!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Jill! Reply

  • Ashley
    October 1, 2019

    I made this for the first time last night and my husband and I just LOVED it! The taco sauce really is amazing! My husband told me to ‘put it in the archives’ because he was such a fan. We didn’t even use the best tilapia, just some Walmart frozen ones and this was still delightful. I’m sure with GOOD tilapia this would be to die for! This is coming from someone who typically doesn’t love fish recipes.
    My only suggestion for anyone making this in the future is to check proportions, I only cooked up 4 pieces of tilapia but didn’t adjust anything else. So our tilapia was a little extra seasoned and spicy! We also only used about half the taco sauce (which is okay, we decided it’s good enough to eat as a dip so I’m going to pick up some tortilla chips today.) Also, we used Tabasco sauce instead of Siracha simply because it’s what I have in the fridge. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 1, 2019

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing those tips with us, Ashley. Reply

    • Lesly Clarke
      January 27, 2020

      No such thing as “good” tilapia. It’s garbage fish use literally anything else. Surprised she used it. Reply

  • Dan
    September 28, 2019

    These are fantastic! I’ve used this recipe at least 10 times now. Shared it with 5-6 people and it’s now their favorite as well! (Feta is a perfect alternative if you can’t find cojita) Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 28, 2019

      Awww that’s the best! Thank you so much for sharing that with me. I’m all smiles! Reply

  • Elizabeth McMullen
    September 25, 2019

    Love love love them! Thank you for the recipe!:) Happy in KC! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 25, 2019

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it, Elizabeth! Reply

  • Michelle Kosar
    September 18, 2019

    These were very good! The sauce was great too! I will make this again and again and again! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 18, 2019

      I’m so glad you enjoyed that, Michelle! Thank you for sharing that with me! Reply

  • AnissaTiarra
    September 16, 2019

    This was definitely a hit! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 17, 2019

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it! Reply

  • Carina Z
    September 14, 2019

    Made these a few times and they always turn out perfect! Great, quick and easy meal and most importantly, delicious!
    Also great as a leftover! Reply

    • Natasha
      September 16, 2019

      I’m so happy you loved the recipe. It’s definitely in the top 10 at our house. Reply

    • Chris
      November 14, 2019

      I made these tonight with homemade tortilla shells. They were very flavorful. The spice was very mild. I will make them again. The whole family enjoyed them. The cabbage was a weird sounding addition but it was so good. Reply

      • Natashas Kitchen
        November 15, 2019

        That’s just awesome!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Chris! Reply

  • Michelle
    September 12, 2019

    This recipe is not only easy, it was delicious! Thank you! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 12, 2019

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it, Michelle! Reply

  • Elizabeth
    September 9, 2019

    Truly delicious! I’ve made this a few times now and it’s always a crowd pleaser. Love the sauce, and color! I never fail to receive multiple compliments, even from my picky eater. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 9, 2019

      Awww that’s the best! Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Elizabeth! When the picky eater approves you know its good! Reply

  • MrsJDT
    September 5, 2019

    Amazing! This recipe came with big promises and totally delivered. My husband loves fish tacos, and I’ve found a recipe that has already become a staple. Big bonus: It’s so fast and easy!! I’m nursing and cabbage bothers my baby’s tummy, so I substituted Romaine for the cabbage and flour tortillas for the corn, then mixed all the toppings as a sort of salad to put on top rather than individual components (easier for the kiddos). I now keep a bottle of the seasoning mix on hand, and a bottle of the sauce too (which goes on EVERYTHING now, and has even been known to shape the menu plans for the week)! Thanks a million, Natasha!!!
    ~MrsJDT Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 5, 2019

      You’re welcome! I’m so glad you enjoyed this along with the baby! That’s so great! Reply

  • Debbie
    September 1, 2019

    Queso cheese is a good substitute. Even better if you make your own, very easy. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 2, 2019

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me. Reply

  • Kyle Ripton
    August 29, 2019

    I have never had fish tacos in my life until a few days ago, and I have to say this will be a regular on my menu. I substituted the type fish called for and the shrimp for just salmon. I removed the skin and pan seared all sides, locking in the lime and butter I used with some Evo. Once cooked I broke up the salmon and served on soft tacos with freshly sliced cherry tomatoes. Sliced white or sweet onions, like, cilantro, guacamole, salt, black pepper, a glass of red wine, and I was in Heaven. Thank you it was delicious and very healthy. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 30, 2019

      That’s just awesome!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review Kyle! Sounds like you found a favorite on our blog! Reply

  • surf32937
    August 26, 2019

    Absolutely delicious! I used defrosted Cod fish filets instead of tilapia. The heat of the fish is perfect with the cooling sour cream lime sauce. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 26, 2019

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us! Reply

  • Deb
    August 25, 2019

    Loved the fish tacos!! The sauce was amazing. What else can the left over sauce be used for? Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 26, 2019

      I’m so glad you enjoyed that Deb! You can use it over meat, other tacos, fish etc. Reply

  • Rodaba
    August 22, 2019

    I gave this recipe a try and wow! I was showered with compliments by everyone. But really, all the credit goes to you Natasha. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 22, 2019

      Aww that’s the best! Thank you for sharing that with me! Reply

      • Anonymous
        September 3, 2019

        On your nutrition facts it says 172 calories. Is that for one taco? Reply

        • Natashas Kitchen
          September 3, 2019

          Hi Innesa, that is per serving and in this case, it is per taco since the recipe makes 24 small tacos. Reply

  • glenda
    August 16, 2019

    I made these tonight and they were delish and want more. I had some at a restaurant yesteryear and yours were better Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 16, 2019

      Wow! Thank you for that amazing feedback, Glenda! I’m so glad you enjoyed that. Reply

  • Anna
    August 16, 2019

    Can you make the sauce ahead of time? How long will it keep? I haven’t made this yet, but I’m really excited to make it for a party this weekend with some Mexican rice and beans  Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 16, 2019

      Hi Anna, I think the sauce is best enjoyed within 3 days of making it, but I think it could last longer – it won’t go bad within a week but the flavors do mellow out the longer it is refrigerated so if you want more heat or zestiness, add a little more citrus and or hot sauce to taste. Reply

  • Becky Booker
    August 14, 2019

    I used grouper. It was fabulous! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 14, 2019

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with me. Reply

  • Donna
    August 13, 2019

    Best fish tacos this is the 2nd time making them they were a big hit with the family!! easy to make i will keep this recipe for sure absolutely delicious!! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 13, 2019

      That’s so great, Donna! It sounds like you have a new favorite! Reply

  • Shelley follensbee
    August 13, 2019

    Where do you get the sriracha sauce? Will I use it for anything else? Can I substitute this? Reply

    • Natasha
      August 13, 2019

      Hi Shelley, most grocery stores have it. It would either be found in the hot sauce section or the Asian section. You can substitute with your favorite hot sauce such as Tabasco. Reply

  • Christina
    August 11, 2019

    These are amazing. Easy to follow instructuons with fantastic results. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 12, 2019

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it! Reply

  • Gwen Aldrich
    August 9, 2019

    I am not usually a huge fan of fish tacos. Sometimes they are okay, but often they are rather bland. These are DELICIOUS! The whole family loved them!! I didn’t have sour cream, so instead used nonfat plain Greek yogurt. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 10, 2019

      That’s amazing Gwen! Thank you so much for sharing that with me! Reply

  • Tanya
    August 9, 2019

    Hi Natasha. can i use cod white fish instead of tilapia? Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 9, 2019

      Hi Tanya, several of our readers have reported great results using Cod. Reply

  • Cheryl
    August 8, 2019

    Great recipe my husband said it was the best fish tacos I made. Only changes I made, used fresh cod and mixed coleslaw mix with the creama. Didn’t use the cheese as I couldn’t find cojita and there wasn’t room in the tortilla if I wanted to add feta. Will definitely make this again. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 9, 2019

      That’s so great! Sounds like you found a new favorite! Reply

  • Nicole Bradley
    August 8, 2019

    This is now my go to fish taco recipe! I did sub out the mayo & sour cream for low-fat plain Greek yogurt – and it was delicious! I rarely have mayo or sour cream in the fridge, but always have Greek yogurt. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 8, 2019

      That’s just awesome!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review Nicole! Reply

  • Veronica
    August 2, 2019

    They look amazing. Planning to make these tonight. Just a question? Is one taco one serving size?? Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 3, 2019

      Hi Veronica, This recipe makes 24 tacos. It honestly depends on the crowd and what else you are serving with it if anything. Most people can eat 2-4 easily. Also depends on peoples appetites Reply

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