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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!

Two photos one of tilapia fillets and one of taco shells and seasoning in little bowls

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.

Two photos one of uncooked tilapia and one of cooked

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.

Two photos of bowls of fish taco sauce

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

⬇ Print-Friendly Fish Tacos Recipe:

Fish Tacos Recipe with Best Fish Taco Sauce!

4.98 from 338 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
Cuisine: American
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
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:

  • 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

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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  • Barbs
    January 26, 2021

    Delicious! I made them last night and they were so good. Fresh ingredients, crunchy texture, and deliciously flavored fish. I used cod fish and cole slaw mix in my recipe and extra lime juice. Great healthy recipe that didn’t leave us felling so heavy and full. I will make this frequently at the request of my husband and son!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 26, 2021

      I’m so happy to hear that! Thank you for sharing your great review!

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  • Michelle Norton
    January 25, 2021

    Hands down, the best fish tacos and sauce we have had. Have fixed them time and again. Tonight we are using fresh strawberry grouper.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 25, 2021

      Nice, thanks for your great comments and feedback, Michelle. I’m glad you loved this recipe!

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  • GM
    January 23, 2021

    Made the Fish Tacos last night..wow!…..delicious! Love the sauce!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 23, 2021

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it! Thank you for the wonderful review!

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  • Imrana
    January 22, 2021

    These are really really good! So flavorful and definitely a keeper of a recipe! Only thing I do different, is I take about 10 of the corn tortillas, wrap them tightly in foil, and put them in an oven so they’re all hot at the same time. Thank you for sharing!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 22, 2021

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

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  • T
    January 20, 2021

    Delicious!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 20, 2021

      Thank you!

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  • Jody
    January 20, 2021

    Great recipe. In the sauce, I subbed plain greek yogurt for the sour cream and 1/2 of an avocado for the mayo plus threw in a couple sprigs of fresh cilantro into the blender. FABULOUS!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 20, 2021

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

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  • Holly
    January 20, 2021

    The fish tacos are delicious. I followed the recipe exactly (rare for me) and my husband raved about them. The sauce is perfect. I also made the Pot Pie Soup last evening and it is beyond delicious. I didn’t have cream to finish it off, but used sugar free whipped cream instead of cream and still delicious.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 20, 2021

      Thank you so much for sharing that wonderful review, Holly! I’m so glad you enjoeyd this recipe.

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  • Justin erwin
    January 20, 2021

    I made your recipe Italian bread and it was delicious

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 20, 2021

      I’m so glad you enjoyed that!

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  • Lindsay
    January 19, 2021

    Amazing!!!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 20, 2021

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

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  • Lisa
    January 19, 2021

    This recipe made me fall in love with fish tacos! That sauce is awesome as written but I also tried it with subbing diced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce instead of the siracha, and that was awesome as well. I also made pico for the toppings over the coleslaw. Thanks for such a great and versatile recipe!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 19, 2021

      Isn’t it so great! I’m happy you enjoyed this recipe, Lisa!

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  • Janaya
    January 18, 2021

    Best fish tacos I’ve ever made!

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  • Maisha
    January 16, 2021

    I had to make a ton of subs because I didn’t have everything and it was STILL so delicious.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 16, 2021

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

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    • denise
      January 18, 2021

      what substitutes did you make?

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  • Brandi
    January 16, 2021

    Fish tacos are so good the whole family loved them even my 4 year old. Diffently saving this recipe.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 16, 2021

      That is the best when kids & the family loves what we moms make. That’s so great!

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  • Sharon
    January 15, 2021

    These fish tacos are great! The sauce is an excellent add to the seasoned fish. I used tilapia filets and we like flour tortillas so I prepared them instead of corn tortillas. Will definitely make again!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 16, 2021

      I’m so happy to hear that! Thank you for sharing your great review, Sharon!

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  • Penny Petersen
    January 15, 2021

    These were amazing! Whole family loved it!

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  • Tgbarbie
    January 14, 2021

    I’ve made this recipe several times and it’s always a winner! Question for you – do you think you could make a cabbage slaw with the taco sauce? I have a bag mixed shredded cabbage and carrots and wonder if I mix it with the sauce and let it sit overnight how that will be tomorrow.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 14, 2021

      Hi, I haven’t tested the slaw with taco sauce. If you happen to experiment, I would love to know how you like that.

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  • Monique Noriega
    January 12, 2021

    I’m so glad I came across this recipe! Made this for dinner last night and IT WAS DELICIOUS 😋although I did substitute fresh cilantro for dried just because it was what I had in the fridge plus saves me a trip to the store 😅 LOVE YOUR RECIPES 💖💖

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 13, 2021

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

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  • Sandra
    January 12, 2021

    Love love love your recipes..
    You are my go to for any ideas I need in the kitchen..

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 12, 2021

      Thank you for always trusting my recipes, Sandra!

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  • Larry Hutchison
    January 8, 2021

    I like your recipes but never use tilapia for a fish taco, for that matter, never use tilapia for anything. It’s a trash fish. Use Dorado (Mahi Mahi)

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    • Marie
      January 19, 2021

      In making these tomorrow. I usually make Bobby Flay’s fish tacos, but wanted to try a different recipe. I agree with you about the tilapia. I’m using grouper tomorrow, but have used many-mahi or halibut in the past.

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  • Jen
    January 5, 2021

    Just made this for the family tonight!! Followed exact recipe…
    OMG!! Best dinner!! And that sauce?!! Seriously the family wants them again next week!! THANK YOU!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 5, 2021

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it! Thank you for the wonderful review!

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  • Adele Forsberg
    January 4, 2021

    Best fish tacos ever!!! I didn’t have that specific cheese so I use Queso sauce and walleye instead….wow amazingly good!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 4, 2021

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

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  • Greg
    January 4, 2021

    I can’t even count how many times we have made this recipe over the last 2 months! I added the zest of a lime to the creme and it is over the top!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 4, 2021

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

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  • Laurie
    January 3, 2021

    Just made this tonight. So delicious!!!!! My husband couldn’t believe the fish was so simple in the oven and he could not stop eating them. Thanks for the great recipe!

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  • Brittnee
    January 1, 2021

    This recipe is absolutely amazing! This will be a keeper for Fish tacos! So flavorful & so easy! My family loved them!! Thank you for the recipe!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 1, 2021

      I’m so happy to hear that! Thank you for sharing your great review, Britnee!

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  • Andrea Donegan
    December 31, 2020

    My family LOVES these fish tacos!!! Definitely five stars.
    My ONLY problem is I followed the recipe exactly and there is no way I could get 24 tacos out of the measurements as given. I was able to stretch out 12. Are these supposed to be mini tacos?

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    • Natasha
      December 31, 2020

      Hi Andrea, we do use the little tortillas (probably 5″ diameter or smaller), but you can use larger ones, but you would have fewer tacos.

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  • Bobby
    December 26, 2020

    Thank you for this recipe. My wife, who is the most picky adult eater I have met LOVED them. (so did I and that is not usually my first choice in tacos)
    I will be making these again soon.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 26, 2020

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Bobby! Thank you for the wonderful review!

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  • Sheryl Massey
    December 22, 2020

    Delicious! I used walleye instead of tilapia and hubby said these were the best he’s ever had. Sorry I didn’t take a pic! 😊

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 22, 2020

      That is so great to hear, Sheryl. Thank you for sharing that with us!

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  • Shelley
    December 20, 2020

    Best Tacos ever…..i did omit the cayenne pepper, but added alittle more sriracha to sauce!!! I made these 2x in one week with no complaining….absolutley the best!!!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 20, 2020

      Hi Shelley, yay so awesome! I’m glad you loved these tacos.

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  • Lucy Manswell
    December 19, 2020

    Hey Natasha thank you for this beautiful and refreshing recipe. Quick question; can I use vegetable wraps like spinach or tomato basil?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 19, 2020

      Hi Lucy, that’s a great question; I haven’t tested it with either to advise on flavor or how it would hold up. If you happen to experiment, I would love to know how you like that!

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  • Susan Andrews
    December 15, 2020

    Amazing, so good ! I would like to make extra sauce next time, how long would it keep for refrigerated and what else could I use it for ? Thanks !

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 15, 2020

      Thank you, Susan. I haven’t tried refrigerating the sauce for a long period of time to advise. We just use this sauce for fish tacos but I imagine that it will also work with chips as a dip.

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  • Ellen Greenwald
    December 10, 2020

    Fantastic and easy! The sauce is amazing! Delicious enough to serve company!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 11, 2020

      Thank you, Eileen. I’m happy that you enjoyed this recipe!

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  • Maria
    December 5, 2020

    These tacos came out great! I should note though that I didn’t have any sour cream for the sauce and just used 1/3 cup of heavy cream and everyone raved about it. This one will be my go-to fish taco recipe from now on! Thank you!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 5, 2020

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

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  • Trude
    November 24, 2020

    These tacos were amazing! Used fresh true cod as we live on the pacific coast. Such great flavors! Thank you for a great recipe that we will enjoy frequently!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 25, 2020

      You are so welcome! I’m glad you enjoyed this recipe, thank you so much for your excellent feedback.

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  • MARIA Denzen-Kelly
    November 15, 2020

    I’ve made these tacos twice. The first time, I thought to myself, the sauce is the key! The second time I made it? The reason being how absolutely delicious I remembered the tacos tasting the first time around! This recipe is now officially my go-to for fish tacos! My family loved the sauce and I love that I don’t have to fry the fish with a batter to have flavorful fish tacos. ( I’ve used cod both times.)

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 15, 2020

      Yay, that is awesome! Thanks for your excellent review and feedback, Maria. I’m glad you loved these tacos!

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  • Tiana
    November 14, 2020

    These are amazing and a regular go to in our home! Thank you so much for the delicious recipe!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 15, 2020

      You are most welcome, Tiana. Thank you also for your great review!

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  • Jim Kaufman
    November 12, 2020

    I really enjoyed these fish tacos. It was a hit with all of my family. It did take me 1hr and 38 minutes from start to table. That’s considerably longer than my average time for mid-week suppers. I feel however that it will become a quicker meal as familiarity with the process improves.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 13, 2020

      You are absolutely right about that, Jim. It will be faster the next time you make this for sure. Thanks for your great review and feedback!

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  • Jamie Smith
    November 10, 2020

    Absolutely amazing

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 10, 2020

      Thank you, Jamie!

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  • Stephanie Boivin
    November 10, 2020

    Love this recipe! I used Mahi-Mahi and pan seared it instead of baking it in the oven. I made this for my sister’s family in southern California and my nephew said they were the best fish tacos he ever ate. I’ve added this recipe to my book of favorites.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 10, 2020

      I’m so glad to hear that, Stephanie. Sounds like this recipe is going to be one of your family favorites!

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  • Jeana B
    November 8, 2020

    This has been my go-to recipe for every fish taco night hosted at my house. Our guests never decline leftovers (if there are any), and the sauce is the main attraction every time! Thank you so much for giving me such a wonderful recipe to work with, so my guests believe that I actually know what I’m doing. Keep the yummy coming!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 9, 2020

      That is so awesome! I’m glad this has become your favorite, thanks for sharing that with us.

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  • Maria Swan
    November 8, 2020

    This was a HUGE hit with my family. I didn’t have avocado but we really didn’t miss it and NO cilantro in this household EVER. Next time I make these I’m going with flour tortillas. They already asked when we’re having them again. This recipe is not a 5 star…its a 10 star!!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 8, 2020

      Wonderful, thank you so much for your kind words and great feedback, Maria. Glad you and your family enjoyed these tacos!

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  • Mindy
    November 2, 2020

    Yum these were so good! I used plain nonfat greek yogurt instead of sour cream to cut some cals, and it turned out so well! I mixed cabbage, onion and cilantro with some of the sauce to make a slaw. My husband said this was in my top 3 meals :). Will definitely make again!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 2, 2020

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

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  • Tina
    October 28, 2020

    Easiest fish taco recipe and oh so good! Any night of the week this is a go-to but especially when short on time. Love the crunch of the cabbage. I don’t always have all of the toppings but it doesn’t matter. Te sauce is the star of the show!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 28, 2020

      Thank you for sharing this great review with me Tina! We absolutely love the sauce! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe!

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  • sammi
    October 16, 2020

    MY FAMILY LOVED THEM

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  • BK
    October 12, 2020

    These are amazing. I made 2 batches of the sauce. As is, the kids loved it. For the adults that like more spice, I added more Sriracha, garlic, and lime. I did use less cayenne on the fish.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 12, 2020

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me! I’m happy you enjoyed that!

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  • Sherri
    October 11, 2020

    Yum! This recipe is a keeper. My husband and I loved the seasonings, taco sauce and the method of crisping the edges of the tilapia. Will make this again!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 12, 2020

      Yay so happy to hear that, Sherri. Thanks for your good feedback!

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  • brea
    October 8, 2020

    Hi, these look amazing, but I’m unable to find any cotija cheese where i live.
    What would you recommend as a suitable substitute? Thank you

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 8, 2020

      Hi Brea, There are a few great suggestions in the recipe comments, I highly recommend looking through those. Some have mentioned goat cheese, Grana Padano, feta.

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      • Erica Kay
        November 6, 2020

        My husband does not like cotija so I used for him Monterey cheese. he said the creaminess from shredded Monterey cheese was a hit for him!

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          November 6, 2020

          That’s so great! Thank you for sharing that substitute with us!

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  • Chris Niebuhr
    October 2, 2020

    Hi Natasha

    These look delicious! Would the recipe taste good with plain Greek yogurt instead of sour cream?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 3, 2020

      Hi Chris! That will work! That’s actually the only substitute that I can guarantee will work – plain greek yogurt! I haven’t tried anything else yet other than that.

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  • Marializ
    September 30, 2020

    I’ve never tried fish tacos before, but this recipe is delicious!! Definitely I’ll repeat, I added finely grated carrot, great taste!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 30, 2020

      I’m so glad you loved it! It is one of our favorites.

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  • Candace
    September 30, 2020

    This was amazing. This will become a staple in my kitchen, and I can’t wait to make this with shrimp. The sauce was amazing. I had to beat my husband back to the kitchen for seconds, so I knew he wouldn’t eat it all!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 30, 2020

      So wonderful to hear that, Candace. I’m glad to know that you both LOVED the fish tacos. Thanks for sharing your great experience with us too!

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  • Ashley
    September 28, 2020

    These fish tacos are so easy and so delicious! The sauce is amazing. Thanks for an easy weeknight dinner that everyone loved!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 28, 2020

      So glad you loved it, Ashley. Thanks for your awesome review!

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  • Eileen
    September 28, 2020

    I think your amazing why aren’t you on the food network. Love your fish tacos and everything else you make

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 28, 2020

      Aww, you’re so nice! Thank you!

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  • Heather Mathews
    September 26, 2020

    I made these tonight and they were so delicious! You are right that sauce is amazing!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 27, 2020

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

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  • Charlotte
    September 22, 2020

    I just made your fish tacos and they were great! My husband loved them too! Thanks

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 22, 2020

      So great to hear that! I’m glad you both enjoyed this recipe.

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  • Amanda hill
    September 19, 2020

    Holy cow!! Best tacos I’ve ever had!!! They were amazing!! The perfect Blend of salt and spice, umami and crunch. Absolute perfection!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 19, 2020

      That’s just awesome Amanda! I’m so happy you enjoyed this recipe!

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  • Linda P
    September 11, 2020

    Fantastic Recipe! We were lucky enough to have fresh caught yellowfin tuna and used that to make these amazing tacos. Thanks, this recipe is a keeper for sure!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 11, 2020

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

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  • Lily Copeland
    September 11, 2020

    These fish tacos were the best. They were light, fresh and so tasty. Will definitely make again. Thank you for the recipe.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 11, 2020

      Our favorite!! Thank you fo sharing this wonderful review Lily!

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  • Kenna
    September 8, 2020

    So I did everything the recipie said except I salt and pepper the tilapia then added the cumin and cayenne pepper and rub on some Valentina hot sauce then lined a baking pan with parchment and rub butter on it, did it in the oven, I mixed some lime juice in with chopped up cilantro and red onion. Thats the only thing I did differently other then use regular flour tortillas cause that’s what I had on hand and Roma’s from my garden and I think the tacos turned out wonderfully !

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 8, 2020

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

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  • Barbara Lacy
    September 4, 2020

    Made your fish tacos, first time ever, and they are delicious. The sauce is finger licking good! Whole family said this is a keeper

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 5, 2020

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

      Reply

  • Caroline
    September 3, 2020

    I don’t like fish tacos. Like, at all. But these tacos are amazing!! We had some fresh red snapper and used that for our fish. Delicious! I am absolutely blown away by how good these are. Maybe I like fish tacos after all….

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 3, 2020

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

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  • Dana Burnham
    September 3, 2020

    Made once already and love it.
    Wanted to make for a larger group without being in the kitchen the whole time cooking the fish. Can the fish be made ahead of time?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 3, 2020

      Hi Dana, we enjoy it best fresh but that may work! I would recommend finding a way to reheat it without overcooking it. Perhaps the oven or a skillet.

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  • Gina
    September 3, 2020

    Oh my goodness these were so delicious and so easy to make! I used Cod and it worked just as well! I am also not a siracha person so instead I added some apple cider vinegar and the sauce was delicious! Thanks so much for sharing! Definitely just as good as a restaurant with very little effort and you can eat as much as you want

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 3, 2020

      That’s so great! I’m so happy you enjoyed that.

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  • Angie D.
    September 1, 2020

    So easy, yet tastes so complex!!! Amazing recipe!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 1, 2020

      Isn’t it the best! The PErfect recipe for Taco Tuesday!

      Reply

  • Karen
    September 1, 2020

    MAKE THESE NOW and do NOT forget to make the Taco sauce part!
    Awesome!
    Go!
    Do it NOW!
    Why are you still reading this?
    Goooooooooooooo

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 1, 2020

      Haha!! Love this review! Happy Taco Tuesday Karen!

      Reply

  • Karen
    September 1, 2020

    Natasha! I pick out recipes by whether or not these things happen:
    1. I drool
    2. I get goosebumps on my left forearm
    3. I drool, get goosebumps on my left forearm which go all the way UP my arm to the top of my head, and all the way down my side to my toes!
    hahaha
    seriously.
    I ALWAYS make the recipe when #3 happens when I read it.
    Of course, yours was #3! I made it tonight, and it made me drool and have goosebumbs everywhere when I ate it. Keeper for sure. I am positive it was the sauce. I really like recipes with an acidic part in it. These “cut the fat” taste in my mouth and gives me goosebumps, for some reason. ( it’s a neuropathy issue).
    Made recipe exactly, and it was terrific.
    Oh, well not EXACTLY, I mean, I did make my own queso Fresco… only difference.
    Love it! good job.
    If you like Mexican food and you like fish, GO FOR IT. If it is your first time TASTING fish, GO FOR IT!
    Make the sauce.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 1, 2020

      Thank you for this amazing review, Karen!! It sounds like you found a new favorite!! I’m so excited you loved these tacos!

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  • Launa
    August 29, 2020

    My husband said this was the best dish I have ever made. This will be in regular rotation in our household. Thank you!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 30, 2020

      That’s amazing! I’m so glad you found a favorite on our blog!

      Reply

  • Good Taste Lover
    August 28, 2020

    I really don’t like tilapia and used barramundi instead. It was SO good. A lot more flavor and great texture than tilapia. If you haven’t tried Barramundi, do yourself a favor and give it a shot!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 30, 2020

      So nice to know that! Thanks for your suggestion tips.

      Reply

  • Anna
    August 28, 2020

    These were sooo delicious and easy! the taco sauce is BOMB

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 28, 2020

      It is our favorite! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe, Anna! Thank you for this feedback!

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      • Terry
        August 30, 2020

        I just made this recipe and it was absolutely delicious. I did mix the cabbage with the sauce and everybody loved it.

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        • Natasha's Kitchen
          August 31, 2020

          Fantastic! Thank you for sharing your experience with us, Terry.

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  • Veronika
    August 27, 2020

    These are AMAZING and had everyone raving! So fresh and full of flavour! We used ling instead of tilapia and it was divine. The sriracha mayo made the entire dish though, definitely saving this recipe and can’t wait to make it again!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 27, 2020

      Perfect! Thanks for sharing your great experience with us, Veronika. We appreciate it!

      Reply

  • MarylandBill
    August 26, 2020

    Made a variation on these tonight… biggest change was using whole wheat tortillas.. and using fresh undressed cole slaw for the cabbage. My wife and I really, really liked the sauce. My kids didn’t try it.. but they did eat the tacos.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 26, 2020

      I’m so happy you enjoyed this recipe Bill! Thank you for this great review!

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  • Steve
    August 26, 2020

    OMG that sauce is the bomb, my wife an niece loved it an thought it would be great on chicken tacos as well . Thanks this was my first fish tacos sooo good

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 26, 2020

      Hello Steve, I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe! Thanks for your good comments, we appreciate you sharing it with us!

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  • Bobbe
    August 24, 2020

    I see the nutrition value is for one serving. How many tacos make up a serving?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 24, 2020

      Hi Bobbe, 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.

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  • Crystal
    August 18, 2020

    This recipe is quick and easy and incredibly good! Also , there is flexibility, depending on what you have on hand (in the toppings, for example). Truly the sauce is scrumptious. Thanks for a keeper!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 18, 2020

      Love it! Thanks for your great description and feedback. We appreciate it!

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  • Rachel
    August 14, 2020

    Really liked this recipe! I used orange roughy instead of tilapia and a bag of coleslaw mix to make it easy. My 2 teenagers and husband all enjoyed.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 16, 2020

      So great to hear that it came our wonderful! Thanks for sharing that with us, Rachel.

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  • Beth
    August 13, 2020

    Absolutely fantastic! My husband thinks these fish tacos are better then any we’ve had at restaurants. Thank you for this delicious recipe!
    The second time we made this recipe, we skipped the sour cream and used only mayonnaise in the sauce with the other ingredients.

    I also found the Sriracha sauce in the Asian food section at the grocery store.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 14, 2020

      You’re welcome, Beth! Isn’t this recipe the best! So so good!

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  • Rachel
    August 13, 2020

    Absolutely delicious, super simple recipe. Always a crowd pleaser!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 14, 2020

      I’m so happy you enjoyed this recipe Rachel! Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful review with me!

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  • Lori Layton
    August 11, 2020

    I followed the recipe for the fish and sauce exactly as written. So, so good! I’ll be making it again. Next day I heated the leftover fish in foil so as not to dry it out. Almost just as good as the previous day!!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 11, 2020

      Isn’t it so good!! This recipe is popular for good reason! I’m so glad you enjoyed it Lori!

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  • Jennifer
    August 10, 2020

    This recipe is so delicious! My brother wanted fish tacos and coincidently sent me your recipe without knowing that I’ve been following you for some years now. This is the first time I comment, by the way! Thank you, Natasha!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 10, 2020

      Aww that’s the best! Sounds like you guys found a favorite on our blog! That’s so great!

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  • B
    August 10, 2020

    This recipe was a win – works for a variety of fish. Thank you.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 10, 2020

      I’m so happy you enjoyed this recipe! That’s so great!

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  • Toya Turner
    August 10, 2020

    Hi I made these last night and they were delish so thank you!

    1 thing though your recipe calls for 2 tbs of lime juice, but the image depicted in above articles shows a cup of liquid being poured into the sauce. My sauce was really thick which makes me think i need more than 2 tbs of lime which i did put more than that but maybe i needed more

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 10, 2020

      Hi Toya, that is a small ramekin we are pouring out of so it may seem like a lot but it is about 2 tablespoons of juice. The bowl we are pouring into is also fairly small. If the sauce is too thick you can definitely add more.

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  • Nicole
    August 8, 2020

    Tried this recipe a week ago and it was absolutely fantastic. So simple and quick to pull together, and the sauce was divine! I used a bit more sriracha since I like it a bit spicier. Am making it again now…. Thank you Natasha (and Slavik) for sharing this recipe, I look forward to trying more recipes from your site!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 8, 2020

      You’re welcome, Nicole! I’m s happy you enjoyed this recipe!!

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  • Carrie
    August 3, 2020

    Can’t find sriracha, looked on the Mexican isle and the hot sauce isle. Where to find? We are even in southern California. Substitute?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 3, 2020

      Hi Carrie, we purchase it at our local grocery store. I recommend calling ahead to see if they have it in stock. I haven’t tried these substitutions but here is what one of our readers wrote: “Substitute the sriracha for CANNED DICED CHIPOTLES IN ADOBO SAUCE.” I hope that helps.

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    • Chris
      August 10, 2020

      it’s in the Asian food aisle usually.

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    • MarySC
      October 29, 2020

      Look by the BBQ and hot sauces. “Cha” is a brand made by Texas Pete’s and all my local stores carry it.

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  • Viper
    August 2, 2020

    Easy and delicious!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 3, 2020

      thank you!

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  • Jennifer
    August 1, 2020

    Could I substitute plain Greek yogurt for the sour cream in the sauce?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 1, 2020

      Hi Jennifer, That will work! That’s actually the only substitute that I can guarantee will work – plain greek yogurt! I haven’t tried anything else yet other than that.

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  • Sherry Hadondi
    July 28, 2020

    Hello Natasha, tried baking a vanilla cake a few hours ago and it sunk and the sides of the cakes seemed to be puffed in; did the second one and the results were the same, what could have gone wrong?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 29, 2020

      Hi Sherry, I’d be more than happy to troubleshoot but it looks like you posted this on our Fish Tacos recipe by accident, which recipe of ours were you attempting? Also, if the cake relies on the volume of sugar and eggs then undereating that step may be the culprit.

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  • Michelle H
    July 27, 2020

    Seriously, the best sauce I’ve ever made. And versatile, because I’ve used it on other things as well. My all time fave used to be Remoulade, well this fish taco sauce shares #1 now depending on my mood. The biggest challenge is finding really good tortillas.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 27, 2020

      Yum! Isn’t it the best! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe!

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    • Isabel Cutler
      August 16, 2020

      Have to agree – best fish taco sauce! thanks for sharing.

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      • Natasha's Kitchen
        August 16, 2020

        You’re most welcome! thanks for your excellent review.

        Reply

  • Celene Hernandez
    July 25, 2020

    my daughter is making one fish taco… lets see how it comes out LOL..

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 26, 2020

      Hope you like it!

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  • Diane
    July 25, 2020

    These fish tacos are amazing! My husband even gave them a 5 star & he is not a big fish eater. I think it was the cream sauce!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 26, 2020

      Super! Thank you for the awesome rating.

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  • Areli
    July 24, 2020

    Simply delicious!! Even better than tacos I’ve had in restaurants!! It has become a favorite recipe in our home. Everyone that has tasted them has told me they are delicious. The only thing I modified was the amount of siracha since I like the sauce a little bit spicier.

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    • Natasha
      July 26, 2020

      I’m so happy to hear these have become your new favorite fish tacos! That’s wonderful!

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  • Shannon
    July 22, 2020

    It was delicious! My husband and his brother commented it tasted restaurant-quality and they couldn’t tell the difference between restaurant tacos and this recipe. Will definitely be making again.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 22, 2020

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for the wonderful review!

      Reply

  • Jennifer Whittaker
    July 22, 2020

    Such a great recipe, and the sauce is SO good! Thanks!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 22, 2020

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

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  • Alex Brookins
    July 21, 2020

    Total hit! I made this for a taco night for my parents and they loved it. My dad particularly loved the sauce, even asking me to make it again the next week so he could put it on other things! Sent this to some of my friends to make as well, super simple and going in my favorite recipes collection.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 21, 2020

      Thanks for your wonderful feedback, Alex. I really appreciate it and I’m glad you loved it.

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  • Desi
    July 21, 2020

    Do you use a whole piece of fish per taco? It doesn’t state how many this recipe yields?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 21, 2020

      Hello Desi, it could make about 24 tacos. I used 1 1/2 lb tilapia fish

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  • Wendy W
    July 19, 2020

    Okay – I thought all of the great reviews might have been overstated…They were ALL CORRECT!! AMAZING sauce!! We ended up using Mahi Mahi vs Tilapia and it was wonderful! Big hit and will be repeated in our home!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 20, 2020

      That is so awesome, Wendy! Thank you so much for your wonderful review.

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  • Al
    July 19, 2020

    We loved this recipe!
    Absolutely the best fish taco recipe I have ever made. The sauce enhances the whole experience.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 20, 2020

      Perfect! Thank you so much for your excellent review.

      Reply

  • Ailed
    July 18, 2020

    I recommended this dish to my husband after reading all the great reviews. He cooked them tonight. It was soooo delicious! Thank you so much now on to another one of your recipes!!

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    • Ailed
      July 18, 2020

      Forgot to add 5 stars!!! Oops

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      • Natashas Kitchen
        July 18, 2020

        Thank you for the wonderful review!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 18, 2020

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

      Reply

  • Andrea Biro
    July 18, 2020

    This sauce is the best used on fish tacos and now nachos!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 18, 2020

      Isn’t it the best! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe Andrea!

      Reply

  • Andrea Birdsall
    July 18, 2020

    This taco sauce is the best using it on nachos now! Delicious!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 19, 2020

      Love it! Enjoy and thanks for giving this recipe a try.

      Reply

  • Irene Caissie
    July 15, 2020

    These are the best fish taco ever. We just love them and the sauce is to die for. Awesome!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 15, 2020

      I love it! Thank you for your awesome feedback, Irene.

      Reply

  • Anne Murphy
    July 15, 2020

    These Tacos were a huge it with the family! Loved all the flavors!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 15, 2020

      Yay that is so awesome! Thanks for your excellent feedback.

      Reply

  • Lewis
    July 14, 2020

    I was looking to make these soon this week but was wondering if there is any way to keep them in the fridge for the next day?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 14, 2020

      Hi Lewis, yes, you can make this 1-3 days in advance and keep it refrigerated.

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  • Tracy
    July 13, 2020

    Yum, yum, yum! I’ve been wanting fish tacos for so long. I just made and gobbled this one down. So easy, so good! Luckily I had almost everything already. I used the coleslaw mix, and instead of Sriracha, I mixed in some Old Bay to taste.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 13, 2020

      Aren’t these the best! They’re popular for good reason! Thank you so much for sharing this with me!

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  • Mary
    July 13, 2020

    I’d love to make these as my husband loves fish, however he is very allergic to citrus and pineapples and tree nuts. Do you have a suggestion what to replace the lime juice with?!? Thanks, mary

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 14, 2020

      Hello Mary, I haven’t experimented on that yet to advise. Sorry about that!

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  • Heather
    July 12, 2020

    I love fish tacos! I haven’t tried this recipe yet. When I make them I use fish sticks. It makes a quick meal that my whole family enjoys!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 12, 2020

      Nice to know that and thanks for sharing!

      Reply

  • Brenda Johnson
    July 11, 2020

    I did not care for fish tacos as of 10 years ago I last tried … OMG!!! These were Amazing!!! I made recipe to the T and was SO fresh and flavorful I am a Huge fan of Natasha kitchen

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 11, 2020

      Wow! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe, Brenda! Sounds like you found a new favorite!

      Reply

  • JR
    July 11, 2020

    This is the first time I’ve ever posted a comment to a recipe, but I felt compelled to because these tacos were awesome and easy to make!

    I added some cumin, paprika, chili powder and a pinch of adobo to the fish taco sauce.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 11, 2020

      Isn’t the flavor amazing! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe JR!

      Reply

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