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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 383 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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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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  • Gail B.
    May 7, 2021

    Thank you so much for sharing your cooking method for the tilapia. I’ve tried either methods for years, but the fish seems to come out too dry or too fried tasting. The olives oil and butter give them a moister texture. I’d post a pic to show you but I can’t figure out how to do it : ))

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 7, 2021

      You’re welcome, Gail! I’m so happy you enjoyed that. You’re welcome to upload your photo to social media – FB or IG and hashtag #natashaskitchen

      Reply

  • Jennifer
    May 6, 2021

    This recipe is very tasty. I used tilapia and salmon and I grilled them along with the corn tortillas instead of turning on the oven (I love to be outside as much as possible plus clean up is much quicker). Thank you for the easy and delicious recipe.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 6, 2021

      You’re welcome, Jennifer! I’m so happy you enjoyed that.

      Reply

  • Luana
    May 6, 2021

    These tacos are truly delicious! I’ll make it for the second time tonight.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 6, 2021

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

      Reply

  • Donna
    May 5, 2021

    Way too spicy. I halved the cayenne and added a bit of brown sugar – and we are still ON FIRE (Whimps??). Made sauce and added water to thin- sauce was good. Overall liked the IDEA of this recipes…but need to make less HOT.

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  • Carole Moon
    May 5, 2021

    Thank you Natasha!!! best fish tacos ever.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 5, 2021

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

      Reply

  • Cheryl
    May 4, 2021

    So ….. these tacos ….. we can eat these every-single-week. Always use cod. But everything else is exactly the same. Just can’t get enough of them. If you are on the fence make the jump. You won’t be sorry. As a matter of fact don’t hesitate for a moment to try any of Natasha’s recipes. I have to get better at commenting but I have never been disappointed following her recipes and great direction. Thanks Natasha!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 4, 2021

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

      Reply

  • Susan
    May 1, 2021

    This recipe is excellent. Don’t need to adjust anything. So easy and fresh tasting. For my younger kids made tilapia without cayenne. Delicious. A family favourite.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 1, 2021

      I’m so glad you found a family favorite, Susan! That’s just awesome!

      Reply

  • Amy
    May 1, 2021

    These are amazing! Definitely use Sriracha and not some other hot sauce. Makes a huge difference.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 1, 2021

      It’s our favorite and most popular recipe! I’m so glad you enjoyed it as well!

      Reply

  • Dennis
    April 26, 2021

    The sauce is incredible. I have to double it every time I make it because my family will use it on everything

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 26, 2021

      That’s just awesome! I’m so glad your entire family loves it! We absolutely LOVE the sauce!

      Reply

  • Danika
    April 25, 2021

    The only fish taco recipe I ever use!! These are delicious, and the sauce is amazing

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 25, 2021

      Yay, that is fantastic! Thanks for your awesome review and feedback, Danika.

      Reply

  • Jane Perry
    April 25, 2021

    My husband and I absolutely love this recipe!!! We used fresh caught ling cod. The spices are perfect and the sauce is to die for 🙂

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 25, 2021

      Love it, great to hear that you enjoyed this recipe, Jane! Thank you for your great comments and feedback, Jane.

      Reply

  • Bougiegirl NYC
    April 24, 2021

    really good recipe! I made a couple of changes to feed 3 ppl … I used my homemade fajita seasoning generously sprinkled on about 3 pounds of red snapper filets. for the sauce, I mixed about 1.5 Tbsp Dukes mayo, 1/2 Tbsp sour cream, 1/8 tsp garlic powder and a squeeze of half lime. I also left out the cheese and avocado because it was so tasty, it didn’t need one thing more!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 24, 2021

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

      Reply

  • Mary Anne G
    April 22, 2021

    Dying to try this recipe, but there are only 2 of us. For the sauce, just halve this recipe, or use the similar sauce (but different ingredient proportions) on the beef bulgogi recipe? Thx!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 22, 2021

      Sounds good! I hope you love it.

      Reply

  • Kati
    April 22, 2021

    Absolutely amazing! I have made this a few times now. I love the seasoning on the fish and the sauce. So much flavor!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 22, 2021

      Hello Kati, that’s great feedback! Thanks for sharing that with us.

      Reply

  • Matthew Myers
    April 19, 2021

    Never had fish tacos before. I forgot Avocado but ran with it anyways. It was awesome, I used Walleye, I will definitely be eating this again. Thank you for all the instructions and videos.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 19, 2021

      You’re most welcome, Matthew! Glad you enjoyed it.

      Reply

  • Sharon Zijlstra
    April 18, 2021

    Hi Natasha,

    I love your recipes and would love to try these. Could you please let me know how many taco’s one average a person eats? We’re a family of 5 (three young kids). Thank you!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 18, 2021

      Hi Sharon, it really depends and it is very hard to estimate but this recipe makes 24 tacos.

      Reply

  • Yo!
    April 16, 2021

    I used to order fish tacos at restaurants until I discovered these. They are the best and everyone I’ve made them for raves about them.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 16, 2021

      These are so popular, and we love them so much more being homemade! I’m glad you enjoyed this recipe!

      Reply

  • Sunny
    April 13, 2021

    Made this for my partner and I and we LOVED it! Not long later we made this again when we hosted our friends for dinner and they LOVED it!
    I swapped sourcream with low fat yogurt and still tastes pretty good!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 13, 2021

      I’m glad this recipe was a hit! Thank you for your great comments and feedback.

      Reply

  • Mahi
    April 11, 2021

    Just made these today and the whole family loved them!! It was so easy and fun to put together! We all love the shrimp ones as well. Thanks Natasha for your wonderful recipes!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 12, 2021

      You are very welcome, Mahi! I’m glad that you loved this recipe. Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback!

      Reply

  • Heather
    April 11, 2021

    Followed the recipe and ours were really salty die some reason. Next time I will just leave the salt out completely. Sauce was great!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 12, 2021

      Sounds good, feel free to omit it from the recipe or adjust the seasoning according to your preference.

      Reply

  • Kathryn Hardy
    April 11, 2021

    Delish! Fan favorite every time we make fish tacos.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 11, 2021

      Thanks, Kathryn and great to hear that this is one of your favorite recipes.

      Reply

  • Danelle
    April 10, 2021

    Excellent recipe! Hubby loved the tacos!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 10, 2021

      That’s so great! Thank you for the wonderful review!

      Reply

  • Courtney
    April 8, 2021

    So delicious – thank you! Decreased the spice to suit my kids, but they were a hit all around. Any suggestions for uses for leftover sauce? I have quite a bit and didn’t want to toss it.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 8, 2021

      I’m so glad you all enjoyed it, Courtney! This sauce keeps well covered in the refrigerator for a few days. It can be used on almost anything!

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    • CJ sanders
      April 11, 2021

      Prepared your fish tacos tonight for dinner and my husband and I both agreed they were the best fish tacos I have ever served up!! Thank you.

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      • Natasha's Kitchen
        April 12, 2021

        That is so wonderful! Thank you for your awesome feedback, CJ.

        Reply

  • Andy
    April 7, 2021

    We love these. The leftover sauce makes a terrific veggie dip!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 7, 2021

      Glad you loved this recipe, Andy. That’s a good idea too!

      Reply

  • Lori Williamson
    April 6, 2021

    I have made these several times and they are seriously the best. The only change I made was I use cod. So good!!!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 6, 2021

      Sounds great! Thank you for sharing that with us and for giving this recipe a great review, Lori. Glad you enjoyed it.

      Reply

  • Fey
    April 6, 2021

    This dish was so delicious!!! We loved the sauce and the combination of flavors. I used fresh cod and it was perfect!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 6, 2021

      These are our favorite! I’m so glad you’re enjoying them also!

      Reply

  • Mari
    March 30, 2021

    So so good! We will be doing a Taco Tuesday tradition bc of these tacos. Super easy and delicious!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 30, 2021

      Sounds like a great plan! Enjoy and hope this becomes a hit.

      Reply

  • Mark Lamphier
    March 26, 2021

    Well getting ready to try your fish Taco recipe ! There is NO WAY I will EVER eat a Tilapia and neither should you after researching them like I did , YUCK ! I am going to use a very nice piece of Cod Fish broiled using your ingredients !! I cannot wait to sink my teeth into one of these rascals and neither can my wife !!! Will let you know what we think ! The one ingredient that stumps is the purple cabbage? I told my wife probably used for a nice sturdy crunch factor , color addition and to add a unique cabbage flavor ? We’ll see lol , Mark

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 29, 2021

      Please share with us how it goes, Mark. I hope you enjoy the recipe!

      Reply

    • Terrence Jones
      April 3, 2021

      Ono you know! Made it with mahimahi caught by a friend. The seasoning for the fish was spot on, and didn’t frighten my picante averse daughter. I used half cayenne and half chipotle. The crema was also great. Reminds me of Baja and San Diego fish taco stands. Mahalo!

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      • Natashas Kitchen
        April 3, 2021

        Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

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  • Abby Lin Camacho
    March 26, 2021

    Natasha! This was truely a hit at dinner! We used yellow corn tortillas and it was absolutely amazing!! Thank you for the awesome recipe! I look forward to making more of your inspired foods.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 26, 2021

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

      Reply

  • MJ
    March 26, 2021

    Good thing I saw this post after I had something to eat! such mouth watering pictures! Have to try it this weekend, HAVE TO!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 26, 2021

      I hope you all enjoy this recipe, MJ!

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  • Liz Herbst
    March 25, 2021

    Soooo delicious!! Our whole family enjoyed this. I used rockfish, and it was perfect!

    Thank you!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 25, 2021

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Liz!

      Reply

  • Tera hancock
    March 18, 2021

    Thank you for the excellent sauce recipe! Love it! Sure beats ranch dressing which I usually use with tapatio.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 18, 2021

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

      Reply

  • Cyndi
    March 17, 2021

    Tilapia is a bottom fish. Not recommended
    Would recommend any other fish.

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    • JT
      April 1, 2021

      Agreed!

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    • LP
      April 2, 2021

      Definitely stay away from bottom feeders. Instead try fish like halibut, flounder, or grouper.

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      • Barb
        April 16, 2021

        Wild tilapia usually feeds around the mid-level of the water. Halibut, flounder and grouper are all bottom feeders. In fact, many delicious, healthy fish and shellfish are classified as bottom feeders. With farmed fish it doesn’t really matter where it feeds as long as it is raised in a clean and healthy environment and fed a balanced diet. Look for certifications on the packaging from organizations like the Aquaculture Stewardship Council, Global Aquaculture Alliance/Best Aquaculture Practices and Ocean Wise.

        My recipe review: YUM! My son, who is new at cooking, and I quickly and easily whipped this up for a family dinner. We used farm-raised tilapia and followed the recipe to a T. All agreed this one is a keeper. It is fresh, light, flavorful, and has a great combination of tastes and textures. We doubled the sauce recipe because I had an inkling it would be something we would all love. I was not wrong…

        Thank you, Natasha, for a wonderful recipe!

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        • Natasha's Kitchen
          April 18, 2021

          Fantastic feedback! Thank you so much for sharing that with us, I’m happy to know that you enjoyed this recipe. Thank you for your tips and suggestions too, so helpful.

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    • Bonnie
      April 17, 2021

      I second that opinion💕 I won’t eat at a restaurant that serves tilapia!

      Reply

  • Andrea Kopa
    March 16, 2021

    My boys loved this meal…one is lactose intolerant so his skipped the cheese and sauce and he still raved over it..

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 16, 2021

      Hi Andrea, great to hear that your boys loved this recipe. Thank you for sharing your great review with us!

      Reply

  • Albert
    March 16, 2021

    I tried pan fried catfish fillets with this recipe and it came out awesome.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 16, 2021

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

      Reply

  • judi macpherson
    March 15, 2021

    I can’t find cojita cheese at the supermarkets here, what cheese is close and can be substituted? Thanks

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 15, 2021

      Hi Judi, Cotija is hard to match, but a shredded Mexican 3-cheese blend might work. One of our readers also wrote the creaminess from shredded Monterey cheese was a hit for him! I hope this is helpful.

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  • Kathy
    March 15, 2021

    We prepared this twice this weekend! First time we used fresh tilapia and shrimp. I was raving about it to some family members so we made it again. Second time we used cod (frozen). We didn’t have siracha sauce and substituted some horseradish and red pepper flakes.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 15, 2021

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

      Reply

  • Cindy Quirk
    March 11, 2021

    Can’t wait to make these tomorrow night. What is a serving size? How many will ea h person typically eat?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 11, 2021

      Hi Cindy, 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

  • Madria Louis
    March 10, 2021

    This recipe is simply delicious! I used Pico de Gallo in place of the Roma tomatoes and onions and I also added jalapeños.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 10, 2021

      Great to hear that it was a success, glad you loved it!

      Reply

  • Marylee
    March 7, 2021

    Thanks for the recipe! We used Monkfish medallions at 375 C for ten minutes and everyone enjoyed their lunch very much. Fantastic!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 7, 2021

      You’re very welcome, Marylee. Thank you for giving this recipe a great review!

      Reply

  • Marylee
    March 7, 2021

    Thanks for the recipe! We used Monkfish medallions at 375 C for ten minutes and everyone enjoyed their lunch very much. Fantastic!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 7, 2021

      You’re welcome! I’m happy to hear that, thanks for sharing.

      Reply

  • Lindsey
    March 6, 2021

    Joining the other 5 start reviews here, such a hit and the fish was simple and DELICIOUS!! Saved this one for sure and works on busy nights.

    Thank you for your great recipes:)

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 7, 2021

      Thank you for giving this recipe a wonderful and perfect review, Lindsey! I’m glad you loved it.

      Reply

  • Justin
    March 6, 2021

    One of the best fish taco recipes out there and that line crema is so awesome !!!!

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    • Natasha
      March 7, 2021

      I’m so happy you loved the tacos and the taco sauce. Thank you for the amazing review.

      Reply

  • Deandra Thompson
    March 6, 2021

    Ok so me and my dude wanted to start trying different things, so we googled some recipes and narrowed it down to your fish taco recipe. We absolutely LOVED it! But the BEST thing ever,was the taco sauce! We both agree that it is amazing!!

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    • Natasha
      March 7, 2021

      Hi Deandra, these fish tacos have been a favorite for many years. I’m so glad you loved the recipe!

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  • Michelle
    March 3, 2021

    These are the best fish tacos I’ve ever eaten!!!! I will be making these a lot!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 3, 2021

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

      Reply

  • Vickie
    March 2, 2021

    My mouth was salivating just reading your recipe and all of these 5 ☆ reviews! I especially recall the many rave reviews of the fish taco sauce! Good news, bad news. I used 6 oz of Cod and Louisiana Cajun Blackened Seasoning that I already had instead of needing a bunch of spices. Pan seared it instead of baked because I like it a little brown and crispy on the outside. Delicious!
    BUT… I didn’t have Sriracha sauce (don’t even really know what it is) so I Googled what can be substituted.
    I ended up using a little cayenne pepper and red pepper flakes and it was waaay too spicy for me!! I’m single, was eating alone (that’s why only 6 oz of fish for 3-4 tacos) . Such a waste for that much sauce even if it had turned out delicious!!
    I am going to attempt this again in a few weeks But sure wish I knew if the Sriracha sauce will be too spicy for me as well so as to not waste $.
    Wondering if just the sour cream, mayo, lime juice and garlic powder will be delicious OR what is best to use for just a kittle kick/how much!
    I don’t mind buying Sriracha sauce
    (although it’s probably the only thing I’d use it on) IF I knew the sauce will be delicious! Is it like that Frank’s hot sauce? I do love Buffalo wings
    But have never made them. I order beteeen a mild-medium sauce..a little kick, NOT firey!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 2, 2021

      Hello Vickie, thanks for sharing your experience with us. I recommend trying out a little bit of the sriracha sauce first and just add a bit more if you can handle it.

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      • Nicole D.
        March 11, 2021

        First time eating and making fish tacos! Absolutely delicious! Will definitely be making these again soon! Thanks so much for sharing the recipe!

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          March 11, 2021

          You’re welcome, Nicole. Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

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    • Anne
      March 27, 2021

      Sriracha sauce can be found in the Asian food section. I usually halve the sauce recipe and still have leftovers. But the leftovers are good as a regular salad dressing, or as a topping for any baked fish or chicken.

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    • Stephanie
      April 3, 2021

      I did my fish in a batter so it was moist with a nice crisp crust. I didn’t have any siracha either…but did have everything else on hand. The sauce needs a kick… i found some buffalo wing sauce in my pantry and 1 -2 tbs, wooo-eeee, perfect! My kids n hubby gobbled up these tacos *noting the sauce as one of the stars* 🙂
      Have since shared this recipe!!

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      • Natasha
        April 3, 2021

        Hi Stephanie, The sriracha is the kick that the sauce needs. You definitely need to try with sriracha next time as written and you’ll love it. Thank you for trying the recipe and sharing it.

        Reply

  • Mōsh
    March 2, 2021

    Off the charts good! Great flavors all around. I made some corn tortillas and briefly fried them, grilled the fish on the BBQ then built the tacos. YUM! I shared your recipe with my family across the nation too! Good job!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 2, 2021

      Awesome! Thank you for your wonderful review and for sharing this recipe with other too.

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  • oliver
    February 27, 2021

    I’ve been looking for a fish taco recipe for months. These tacos are awesome! I can’t wait to make them for friends.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 28, 2021

      I’m glad you found this recipe, Oliver! I hope your friends will love this recipe too.

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  • Michelle
    February 25, 2021

    Going to make these tomorrow for dinner. Couldn’t find Cojita cheese, bought Fresco, will that work as well?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 25, 2021

      Hi Michelle, I haven’t tested that, but I imagine it may work. If you test that, I would love to know how you like it.

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  • whitney davidson
    February 25, 2021

    I made these last night, used corn tortilla and I used kale instead of cabbage… ooooh it was a very big hit and at the end of the meal.. family said a do over and can you make it with Salmon next time..

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 25, 2021

      I’m so happy your family enjoyed this, Whitney! That’s so great!

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  • Cathy S
    February 24, 2021

    My Family just loves this recipe. I tried it with salmon last night and I actually think it tasted better. I also use a cole slaw mix instead of buying cabbage for it.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 25, 2021

      So good to know that, Cathy. Thanks for sharing!

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  • Adriana
    February 24, 2021

    Love your recipes Natasha! I make a similar sauce for fish or shrimp tacos. I use Mexican crema (table cream/sour cream) and I use chipotle adobo sauce instead of sriracha. I sometimes toss cabbage, diced red onion and cilantro in the sauce for a more scrumptious taco slaw. Leaving it in the bottle does last a few more days for other recipes though.
    One recipe request if I may: can you make a recipe with a black garlic marinade soon? I recently tried black garlic marinade ribeye skewers and they were amazing. Thank you! Yuma, AZ fan-Adriana

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 25, 2021

      Thanks for sharing that with us, Adriana. I’m glad you are enjoying my recipes! I don’t have a recipe for that yet but thanks for your suggestion.

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  • Sue
    February 22, 2021

    SAUCE only.
    I made this sauce for my own fish tacos and it is scrumptious!

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  • Cat
    February 18, 2021

    Hi Natasha! Great recipe. Can you tell me how long the sauce stays in the fridge? That sauce is no joke! The recipe made a lot!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 18, 2021

      Hi Cat! I’m so glad you enjoyed it! This sauce keeps well covered in the refrigerator for a few days.

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  • Matt Hanlon
    February 14, 2021

    Tasty, thanks! Air fried cod…go easy on the seasoning though.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 14, 2021

      Glad you liked it, Matt. Thank you!

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  • Lena
    February 13, 2021

    I used cod and this recipe was delish!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 13, 2021

      Yum! I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Lena. It’s one of our most popular recipes, for a good reason!

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  • Jim
    February 13, 2021

    Went with crumbled goat cheese. Everything else the same except downsized for two. Holy Smokes! My only regret is I should have downsized for four! Incredible!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 13, 2021

      That’s just awesome, Jim! Thank you for sharing your excellent review!

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  • Brandie Roberts
    February 11, 2021

    These are DELISH! I also made it using shrimp and it was just as good. My kids loved them too.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 11, 2021

      I’m glad you and your family loved these tacos!

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  • Claudia
    February 11, 2021

    The tacos were delicious!!!! I specifically love the sauce. Thank you ! I would highly recommend this recipe.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 11, 2021

      Wonderful to hear that! Thank you for your awesome review, Claudia.

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  • Brittini
    February 4, 2021

    I don’t cook. Ever. But I decided I’d be a good wife and have dinner ready when my husband got home from work today. I made these tacos (I used mahi-mahi instead of tilapia) and they were AMAZING!! I am a super picky eater and I loved these tacos! Not only was my husband surprised that I actually cooked, but he couldn’t believe that the food I made was as delicious as it was. We will definitely be eating these again in the near future!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 4, 2021

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

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  • Samantha
    February 4, 2021

    This is the best fish tacos recipe ever! It was a real hit in my family. I couldn’t find the Sriracha for the first time making it so I got a bottle of Chipotle sauce to mix in instead and this was so good! Wasn’t too spicy. Since I have gotten the Sriracha now I use both in my sauce. I shared recipe with friends and they all love it too! I highly recommend.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 4, 2021

      Thank you for sharing that with me, Samantha! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe.

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  • Laurie
    February 3, 2021

    Th is recipe is delicious! What I love most about you, is that you use affordable ingredients. So important to those of us who love to cook but live on a budget! Also, you friended me on Facebook, and now I am getting things that say you are giving away free things and also want information to enter me in a drawing for $5000.00. Is this a scam??

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    • Natasha
      February 3, 2021

      Hi Laurie, yes that is definitely not coming from me. There are so many of these fake pages showing up and I would not do a drawing like that. Please report that account to Facebook.

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  • Steven
    February 1, 2021

    I consider myself a Fish Taco aficionado. (maybe Fish Taco Snob is a better description) I can tell I will like this recipe, and I’m looking forward to making it! I know I will substitute something in place of the mayo as I avoid it, and miracle whip, like the plague! As well as avoiding all genetically modified junk oils such as canola, corn, soybean, etc… Anyway, I will find something to substitute and I know I will love this recipe. Thank you for sharing! Natasha’s Kitchen is my “Go-To” place for ideas and inspiration! Love you guys for having such a fantastic online presence! Love! Love! Love!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 1, 2021

      You are very welcome, Steven. I hope this becomes your new favorite!

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  • Gwen
    January 30, 2021

    Tried this the other day and it was so delicious. Also on the plus side, it was very quick to make! Instead of baking, I cooked it over a cast iron skillet, used Tony Chacere’s cajun seasoning, and replaced sour cream for nonfat yogurt.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 31, 2021

      I’m glad the substitutes that you used worked great! Thanks for the tips and for sharing that with us, Gwen.

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  • Karen Wood
    January 27, 2021

    My go to recipe for Fish Tacos, much to my Family and Friends delight!
    A hit every time!
    Thank you for a great recipe and helping me impress my guests!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 27, 2021

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it, Karen! Thank you for that wonderful review.

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  • Michele
    January 27, 2021

    Loved the fish taco recipe! They were absolutely delicious. Regarding the nutritional information, what is one serving? Is it 2 tacos?

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    • Natasha
      January 27, 2021

      Hi, the recipe makes 24 tacos and the nutrition label is per taco so you can easily calculate depending on how many you wanted to enjoy.

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  • Brooke
    January 26, 2021

    Wow these are amazing!!! Such a great recipe! Definitely going to be a staple in our house! Cheap and easy but amazing favour!!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 26, 2021

      Sounds great, Brooke! I’m glad that you loved this recipe.

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  • Scott Bird
    January 26, 2021

    Wonderful and surprisingly simple, yet so tasty. I’ve made it for my wife and myself and we loved it. Planning making for the whole family, but looking for suggestions on what I can sub the mayo for in the sauce, as my son has an egg allergy.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 26, 2021

      Fantastic! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review with us, Scott. I haven’t tried any substitute for mayo but I saw someone else commented and shared this “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 of sprigs of fresh cilantro into the blender. FABULOUS!!” I hope that helps.

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    • Rebecca Schultz
      January 31, 2021

      I used vegan mayo for our family and it tastes great! I find it at the grocery store beside all the other mayonnaise.

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    • Rachel
      January 31, 2021

      Primal kitchen sells a great egg-free mayo!

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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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