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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!

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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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!

4.99 from 1048 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
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 unsalted 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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  • Amanda h.
    February 27, 2022

    I’ve made these a handful of times now and they are great! I do cut the salt down to about 1/2 tsp and I add a sprinkle of cayenne not as much as the recipe says. Also add smoked paprika! Use fat free sour cream and low fat mayo since I do weight watchers. Corn tortillas that I get from the Mexican store (I will never buy grocery store corn tortillas again!) I do want to try a different fish cuz sometimes tilapia is a little too fishy tasting. I also made a cilantro lime cole slaw. I’ve tried it with just the purple cabbage too and it’s good either way. The seasoning is amazing tho! I do a little more cumin, I do a tsp. I want to make a big batch of seasoning and put in a mason jar!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      February 28, 2022

      Thank you, Amanda. I’m happy you enjoy this recipe.
      I would love to know what other fish you try, so please come back and share your experience with us. 🙂

      Reply

  • Mandy
    February 26, 2022

    This is my go to recipe for fish taco’s! Love the spices and how easy it is to make.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 27, 2022

      Great to hear that, Mandy! Thanks for sharing that with us.

      Reply

  • Eva
    February 22, 2022

    Needs a lot more spice. On the fish as well as in the sauce.

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  • Riley
    February 14, 2022

    Hubby went ice fishing and just brought home a bunch of fish. Do you think a lemon would work for the sauce instead of lime because that’s what I have on hand? Thanks

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      February 14, 2022

      Yes- you could use a lemon. It will alter the taste just a bit but should still be delicious.

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      • Riley
        February 14, 2022

        Thank you for the reply and also this delicious recipe! The lemon worked in the sauce and it was a wonderful Valentine’s day dinner.

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        • Natasha's Kitchen
          February 14, 2022

          Great to hear that, Riley!

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  • Lisa
    February 13, 2022

    I’m making this tonight but using fresh haddock. Tilapia is not a healthy fish. Just a recommendation to suggest another white fish.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 14, 2022

      No worries and sounds good. Thank you for your suggestion, I hope you like it!

      Reply

  • Jessica
    February 13, 2022

    Anyone try this recipe with Ahi Tuna? Definitely one I want to try and have some tuna out for dinner tonight.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 13, 2022

      Hi Jessica, I have never tried that to advise. If you do an experiment, please share with us how it goes.

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  • Greg
    February 12, 2022

    Made fish taco’s for the first time yesterday with this recipe. I’ve always hesitated eating fish tacos as has not sounded appealing but used this recipe and loved them. I used Cat Fish chunks (cubed them) as had some on hand. Very delicious. Cooking the cat fish chunks via these fish cooking instructions would be wonderful by itself. A bit of a kick.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 12, 2022

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Greg!

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  • Ryan
    February 8, 2022

    These were really good! I made them for my hubby and added just a smidge more Siracha than recommended and they turned out phenomenal! Thank you so much for the recipe, will be making again for sure!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 9, 2022

      Great to hear, Ryan! Thanks for the awesome feedback.

      Reply

  • Florida
    February 8, 2022

    Haven’t made tacos before so I’m not clear on how many would serve one person. I understand the full recipe makes 24 tacos, but how many people does it serve? I’m only making it for two so I’m trying to figure our how much to reduce the recipe by. Thanks!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 8, 2022

      Hi there, it really depends. The serving size is 24 tacos but you can click on the serving size to adjust the recipe ingredients too if you want to make less.

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  • Kash
    February 5, 2022

    Amazing recipe. The sauce makes the meal for sure! I never even considered baking the fish, I’ve always fried fish tacos, this is so much easier. Will definitely be making this again!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 5, 2022

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

      Reply

  • chuck spiller
    February 1, 2022

    Made these and LOVE them!How do you recommend REheating? Only 2 of us in the house and have ALOT leftover

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 1, 2022

      Glad you loved it, Chuck. 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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  • Brandy
    January 27, 2022

    Love these! Made the first time using cod instead of tilapia, since we only eat wild caught fish, but cod was too bland. Made the 2nd time using shredded chicken, seasoned exact same way as the fish recipe. These were absolutely amazing! Officially my fave taco recipe! Hubby loved them too! Can’t wait to make these again! Thanks Natasha! 🙂

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 27, 2022

      Hello Brandy, that’s great to hear! Thank you for your good comments and feedback.

      Reply

  • Bird
    January 26, 2022

    Hubby caught a bunch of perch on a nearby lake so of course those fresh fish went into this amazing recipe the same day. This recipe is addicting! Natasha, your recipes are practical yet special. You make cooking new recipes fun! God bless you and the family 🇺🇦

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 26, 2022

      That sounds awesome, fresh ingredients are always the best. Thank you for your good comments and review!

      Reply

  • Sofia
    January 25, 2022

    Made these tonight for dinner and they were delicious! My boyfriend even said they were the best fish tacos he’s ever had. Looking forward to adding these to our dinner rotation. Thanks for a great recipe!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 26, 2022

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

      Reply

  • Sam
    January 22, 2022

    I used haddock fish sticks because that is what we had and just wow!! We’re raving about it still the next day. Had plenty of garnishment left so I used the same seasoning mix on a large roast chicken breast and added about 1/2 cup water for dinner tonight and that was just as delicious! I slightly over measured the mayo and greek yogurt (instead of sour cream) so I doubled the garlic, lime and sriracha. Tastes like a fantastic restaurant fish taco, can’t wait to use fresh fish next! Thanks!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 22, 2022

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

      Reply

  • Manson S.
    January 20, 2022

    super yummy! i love that you suggested cojita! i love cojita even though it’s smelly. so tasty and refreshing i loved it and so did my mother and brother!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 20, 2022

      The perfect cheese to go with fish tacos! I’m so happy you enjoyed them!

      Reply

  • Leah
    January 18, 2022

    Looks yummy! How many tacos per serving? What size are Small corn tortillas—street taco size or regular size?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 18, 2022

      Thanks, Leah. The whole recipe is for 24 tacos. We used small white corn tortillas for this recipe.

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  • ginger
    January 17, 2022

    Best taco sauce ever! I mixed the shredded cabbage with it and added it to the tacos with other ingredients: delicious! Made it again and used it on pulled pork: even better!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 17, 2022

      That sounds great! I’m happy to know that you enjoyed the recipe. Thank you for the review!

      Reply

  • Al
    January 11, 2022

    Used some fresh perch I had just caught hours prior. Those tacos were the best thing I’ve ever had in my life. I’m grinning ear to ear I can’t wait to cook those for a crowd.

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    • Al
      January 11, 2022

      I also fried my fish with some fish fry to get that extra bit of crispiness. Wow.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 11, 2022

      Wow, that’s a fantastic comment, Al. Thank you so much for sharing that with us!

      Reply

  • Tracy Beckerman
    January 10, 2022

    We had some halibut and were looking for a new way to use it. Your recipe was perfect! Even my husband, who doesn’t cook, was able to make it and they were delicious!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 10, 2022

      Wow! That’s just awesome, Tracy! Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

      Reply

  • Beth
    January 9, 2022

    I made this recipe today and would like to start by saying the fish seasoning is WICKED GOOD! I will use it on fish even not for tacos! Also the sauce is TO DIE FOR, I wanna put it on EVERYTHING now (haha)! No fault of your recipe, I did not have Cotija cheese on hand (only Sharp Cheddar). Next time I will be sure to get right cheese. Thank you so much for this recipe, it is a KEEPER!!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 10, 2022

      Sounds like a great plan! Great to hear that you enjoyed this recipe and the sauce too.

      Reply

  • Mary Beth Campbell
    January 6, 2022

    How about using halibut? Only white fish I have in my freezer.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 6, 2022

      Hi Mary Beth, I haven’t tried using that fish for this recipe. I think it’s worth trying, if you do an experiment, please share with us how it goes.

      Reply

  • Ellen
    January 6, 2022

    I love these tacos, have been making them for over a year now… What is the serving size? I’m assuming 1 taco? I’m using the WW tool and trying to track my points so I have all the information I need to add this recipe but I want to make sure I’m correct on the serving size.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 6, 2022

      Hi Ellen, 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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  • Tami
    January 6, 2022

    I’ve never been a fan of fish tacos. I’ve even tried quite a few of the restaurants who have the “best fish taco” claim and I’ve been underwhelmed every time. For whatever reason, I wanted some yesterday and decided to make them myself. I found and made this recipe. Let me just say OMG! For me, it was the way the heat of the fish and creamy coolness of the sauce melded. I will be making the recipe many more times in the future. Absolutely amazing. Thank you.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 6, 2022

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it, Tami! This is always a hit in our home!

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  • Cassandra Lipnicki
    January 3, 2022

    LOVE these. Easy and delicious. I was wondering if you have any suggestions for side dishes to make to go with it ?Thank you!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 3, 2022

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

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  • Niamh
    January 1, 2022

    Everything was delicious but a teaspoon of fine salt was way too much for the fish. It made the whole taco too salty. I’d definitely reduce it to a half teaspoon next time I make these.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 3, 2022

      No worries, feel free to reduce the salt level of the recipe and adjust it according to your preference.

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  • Stacy
    December 30, 2021

    I used cod instead of tilapia. Easy recipe, and great taste!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 30, 2021

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

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    • Robin Sesko
      January 24, 2022

      I’m making mine with cod tonight too. I prefer cod to tilapia. Glad to hear it was good.

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  • Katy Brooks
    December 16, 2021

    The ingredients in Taco and simplicity of fish prep was lovely. The fish sauce was pretty bland

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    • Natasha
      December 16, 2021

      Hi Katy, I’m glad you liked the tacos, although I think you are the first to say that the sauce was bland – I wonder if you changed anything or skipped or substituted any of the ingredients. It’s normally super flavorful and this is probably our #1 most popular recipe on our site.

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  • Brooke A Allen
    December 10, 2021

    we are going camping and we would love to make this do you think it will be ok to use Frozen Tilapia

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    • Natasha
      December 10, 2021

      Hi Brooke, I would thaw the tilapia in the fridge first or quick thaw in water. I would not cook it from frozen.

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  • Kate
    December 1, 2021

    We make this at least once a month! Thank you for this awesome recipe.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 1, 2021

      I’m so happy this recipe made your regular rotation, kate! That’s so great!

      Reply

  • Michelle
    November 11, 2021

    Do you happen to have the nutritional facts for just the sauce?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 11, 2021

      Hi Michelle, unfortunately, I wasn’t able to get that. I’ll make sure to remember to do that next time.

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  • Lachae F
    November 11, 2021

    After making this recipe a million times, dismally decided to leave a review lol

    I have made this recipe 100 times and it is so delicious, easy and healthy – which I love!

    My family members loved it as well; the colors and flavors are so perfect together!!!! 😀

    Yummy sauce, and I am currently doing keto so I just omit the tortillas and still amazing!

    Can’t express how happy I am with this recipe!

    Thanks for sharing this yummy creation with us Natasha ! Kudos

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 11, 2021

      I’m so glad this was a hit, Lachae! Thank you for sharing your amazing review with me!

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  • Shayla
    November 10, 2021

    I made these tacos tonight and they were amazing!! That homemade sauce was everything. My fiance and boys loved them, they came back for thirds, lol. Wonderful recipe, thank you again 🥰

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 10, 2021

      Hello Shayla, thanks for the wonderful feedback! I’m happy to know that your family loved these tacos.

      Reply

  • Bella Terzi
    November 1, 2021

    Hi! I made these tacos with tilapia and the recipe was amazing but I didn’t love the taste of the fish. What are the best alternatives in white fish?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 1, 2021

      Hi Bella, this recipe is pretty versatile; you are welcome to use your favorite fish. Several of our readers tried it with cod also.

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  • Aeryn
    October 18, 2021

    Hi! Im trying to scale this recipe down to just 2 servings, can you help me?

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    • Natasha
      October 18, 2021

      HI Aeryn, if you click on the serving size, you will be able to adjust the ingredient list (not the actual recipe instructions, but at least the ingredient list) to help you with preparing the ingredients.

      Reply

  • Linh
    October 17, 2021

    My partner and I made this last night and it was delicious! The baked fish recipe is a great replacement to battered fish for our dishes.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 17, 2021

      Hello Linh, thank you for sharing that with us and for giving this recipe a review! Glad you both loved this recipe.

      Reply

  • Jasmine
    October 17, 2021

    I just made as your recipe creamy chicken Alfredo pasta. It’s so delicious. Everything is perfect. Tasty and healthy. Thank you so much for sharing us. Thank you to your mom too. You referred your mom when you cook. Love your videos. You are amazing. Thank you.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 17, 2021

      You are so welcome, Jasmine. It is a pleasure, I hope you’ll love the recipes that you will try!

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  • Amber Greer
    October 11, 2021

    Tasted delicious! I was wondering if the serving size on the nutrition is per taco?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 11, 2021

      Hi Amber, the number of servings is listed towards the top of the recipe card and the calorie count is per serving.

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  • Erin
    October 6, 2021

    I made this tonight and when you put everything together like the recipe reads, they were delicious! You can still make your own little adjustments. I did not and they were DAMN GOOD! Natasha’s Kitchen is the best!! Make the tacos! Have a great day too!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 7, 2021

      Perfect! I’m glad you loved how it turned out, Erin. Thanks for sharing that with us!

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  • Erin M
    October 6, 2021

    I’m trying these tonight. Natasha’s Kitchen is my go to for 99% of my recipes.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 6, 2021

      Thank you for your trust, Erin. I hope you love all the recipes that you will try!

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      • Erin
        October 7, 2021

        So I made them last night and they were delicious. I followed the recipe exactly and when you put your taco together and bite into all that flavour, OMG fantastic. Natasha’s Kitchen is the best!!

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        • Natasha's Kitchen
          October 7, 2021

          Wonderful feedback, Erin. Thank you so much for sharing that with us!

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  • Niki
    September 29, 2021

    Haven’t tried it yet, but can’t wait! We’re trying to steer ourselves away from Taco Tuesdays because we’re all getting fat and unhealthy, so we’re doing Tuesday Board Game night, and I’ll make these. Still tacos, but a little better for our hearts. Thank you for sharing!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 30, 2021

      You’re welcome and I hope it becomes your new favorite.

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      • Shannon
        November 14, 2021

        These tacos are excellent. My husband and I enjoyed the tacos very much. Thank you!

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        • Natasha's Kitchen
          November 14, 2021

          Great to hear that you both enjoyed these tacos!

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  • Juck
    September 28, 2021

    Have you ever even been to Mexico? Street Fish Tacos use deep fried fish,,, always.

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    • Barbara Williams
      October 3, 2021

      And, what is your point? Is this recipe any less valuable to you because it has baked fish? For health reasons, I cannot eat deep fried fish. I am happy to find this recipe. If I weren’t happy with it, I would just move along and not make a remark like that. Recipes are ever evolving, all around the world.

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    • Christine
      January 18, 2022

      Juck, perhaps you haven’t heard the term “creative license” before?? That aside, where do you see a claim that these are “authentic”? Also, I’d bet my life that people FROM Mexico make traditional/authentic Mexican recipes healthier in all sorts of ways–including substituting non fried foods for fried ones–and with great results too. One more question–have you tried EVERY fish taco made in Mexico?? Or just the fried ones? Asking for a friend.

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    • Robin
      January 24, 2022

      My reply is to just fry your fish. Everything else can stay the same. Not as healthy, but that is your choice if you prefer it to baked fish. Might want to just try it this way though. Might like it just as well.

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  • Julia
    September 16, 2021

    So good! This recipe made me change my mind about cilantro.. love it now!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 16, 2021

      Wow!! I’m so glad you loved it, Julia!! This is one of my favorite recipes, and I’m happy you enjoyed it also!

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  • Ti
    September 15, 2021

    This is the best recipe! My first time making fish taco and I love love loveeeed it! The sauce was to die for! I had to make double the recommended amount because it was just that good!
    You can use basically any fish. The cooking method was spot on and make the fish succulent.
    Thank you Natasha!!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 15, 2021

      Exactly! The sauce is a must, but this recipe is so versatile! I’m glad you enjoyed it, Ti!

      Reply

  • Matt
    September 13, 2021

    How long will the sauce last in the fridge?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 13, 2021

      Hi Matt, This sauce keeps well covered in the refrigerator for a few days. It can be used on almost anything!

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  • Ben
    September 13, 2021

    Yep! As good as everyone says. I got a ‘Best fish tacos I’ve ever tasted’ comment. I served them by filling the tortilla with the fish and pouring the sauce myself, and then letting them decide on the other ingredients. That way there was enough sauce. Thanks for the recipe!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 13, 2021

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite, Ben! The sauce is a must-have, so good call on poring that!

      Reply

  • Dawn Welker
    September 10, 2021

    The sauce is to die for!! Just made them for the 1st time tonight hello yummy!!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 11, 2021

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

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  • Valerie W.
    September 8, 2021

    These were fantastic! I opted to use store bought fresh deli pico de Gallo rather than deal with chopping tomatoes, onions, and cilantro. I also tripled the recipe for the rub and the sauce. I cooked the fish and also cooked some boneless skinless chicken thighs to freeze for quick dinners in the future. The seasoning was great and the sauce was amazing. I especially liked that this fish taco recipe was baked and not breaded. Every other fish taco recipe I’ve tried was breaded, which I’m not a fan of- plus this is a much healthier option!
    Will absolutely make this again!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 8, 2021

      The sauce is a must-have! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe, Valerie!

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  • Barbie
    September 7, 2021

    I am not a big fish eater but these were awesome! So easy to cook. Even my 5 year old loved them! I did cut back a bit on the cayenne (for said 5 year old) but there was still plenty of flavor and a nice spice to them. Keeping this recipe!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 7, 2021

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

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  • Kelly
    September 7, 2021

    This is our new family go-to recipe! So easy to prepare With great results. We used haddock fillets which worked perfectly.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 7, 2021

      Hello Kelly, so happy to know that this is your new favorite recipe! Thanks for your good comments and feedback.

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  • Michelle
    September 6, 2021

    Soooo good.The family raves about this heathy meal. I substituted Fage plain Greek yogurt for the sour cream.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 6, 2021

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

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  • Jennifer
    September 3, 2021

    This was amazing all the flavors popped such a great combination so fresh these will be my fish tacos forever!!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 3, 2021

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

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  • Raquel D.
    September 1, 2021

    I was looking online for a fish taco sauce recipe and came across your recipe. I have to say it is the best sauce!! I cheated and made the quick frozen beer battered fish in the air fryer, but had all the other toppings on hand. The sauce on the tacos was sooooo good! So easy to make as we already had all the ingredients on hand. Thank you Natasha!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 2, 2021

      Hi Racquel, good to know that the recipe turned out so great! I’m glad you enjoyed it, you’re so welcome.

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  • Jacy
    September 1, 2021

    Yep, these were delicious!! No leftovers. I followed the recipe exactly. Thanks! 🙂

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 2, 2021

      You’re welcome, Jacy! Thanks for your great review.

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  • Laura
    September 1, 2021

    I use this recipe so often that the proper thing to do was to personally say thank you so much! I had searched for the perfect fish taco recipe for a long time until I found this one. We have tried both the Fish and Shrimp taco recipes and love them both.

    We use grouper and flounder for the fish tacos and both have been great. We use defrosted uncooked Key West shrimp for the tacos and they’re perfect. We use Nellie & Joe’s Key Lime Juice or key limes for the sauce and it really gives it a good flavor vs plain limes. We do use a little less of cayenne. I make enough extra fish so we can have salads using the fish and crema sauce the next day.

    We have taco Tuesday every week so this recipe has been tested numerous times at our house! Again, thank you for such a great recipe that has been shared with lots of friends here in FL.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 1, 2021

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Laura! Taco Tuesday is a must!

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  • Beverly
    August 31, 2021

    Delicious! A family favorite!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 31, 2021

      That’s so great! That’s the best when you find a family favorite!

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  • angela
    August 30, 2021

    Does the fish do well reheated the next day for leftovers? If so, what is the best way to reheat?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 30, 2021

      Hi Angela, 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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  • Kelly
    August 26, 2021

    YUM! That’s all I have to say. Such a good recipe I loved it so much!! Definitely would recommend – it was super easy too 🙂

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 26, 2021

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

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  • Charlotte
    August 26, 2021

    These were delicious and easy to make. Will definitely make them again.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 26, 2021

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Charlotte! I hope you make these tacos over and over – they’re that good!

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  • PSam
    August 25, 2021

    These tacos were amazing! We didn’t even have all the trimmings on hand but seasoned up some cod and cooked per recipie and made a lime crema (less mayo – since we had none) and added some pickled jalapeno band Mexican cheese blend we had on hand and also flour tortillas. Still was delicious!! I can only imagine how good they are as written. Thanks for sharing! Will def make again!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 26, 2021

      You’re very welcome! I’m glad you were able to make it work, thanks for your good feedback!

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  • Jennie
    August 25, 2021

    I could eat these every day, too! Best fish tacos we’ve made at home by far. Substituted shallots and halved grape tomatoes for the red onion/roma and they were so good. Picky kids ate the tilapia, too! Thank you for sharing your recipe.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 25, 2021

      Me too, Jennie! Me too! Tacos are my absolute favorite, and these are popular for a good reason! I’m so glad you and your kids loved these!

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  • Marie
    August 25, 2021

    Natasha I want you back. Where did you go. Loved your style and those most delicious recipes

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 25, 2021

      Hi Marie! We post recipes weekly! If you haven’t already, make sure you subscribe to my Youtube channel HERE channel for alerts on new videos!

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  • Zaina
    August 24, 2021

    Holy cow delicious!! I copied the recipe to the T with the toppings and Delish white sauce but to make it even easier since we’ve had a exhausting weekend we baked frozen beer battered fish in the oven and wow definitely a keeper recipe thank you!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 24, 2021

      Sounds perfect! It’s always great to see comments like this, thank you for sharing that with us!

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  • Hannah
    August 23, 2021

    These are delicious!! My whole fam loves them including my 1yr old 🙂 making them again tonight! Adding these into our weekly rotation for sure. Thanks!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 23, 2021

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

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  • Eb M
    August 16, 2021

    This is my first time ever leaving a comment on a recipe on the Internet and boy when I tell you this recipe brought it out of me! My husband and I tag teamed the prep while the fish baked and used the recipe as a solid foundation for the tweaks we made for our taste. I handled the fish and followed the recipe with the exception of adding onion and garlic powder to the seasoning mix. The hubby freestyled the taco toppings and sauce mixes using the recipe as a base. We like to put our sauce on the tortilla first and go overboard on the cotija cheese and that first bite tho……!!!! Spectacular! This will be saved for the rotation, periodt.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 16, 2021

      That is fantastic! I’m glad you both enjoyed making this recipe and loved the result too. Thank you for sharing your experience with us.

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  • Teri
    August 15, 2021

    This was absolutely delicious! I used cod and left out the cilantro (because we hate it). We will be making this again!

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  • JPolson
    August 13, 2021

    A friend made these for us, I had never eaten a fish taco, and after this dinner (made with fresh caught snapper) I can’t wait to make it myself again and again!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 13, 2021

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

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  • Laura
    August 12, 2021

    First one I ever made fish tacos or ever ate them! My husband has had them out before. He said these were the best he ever had!! I loved them! Thanks

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 12, 2021

      That’s awesome feedback, thank you for sharing that with us, Laura!

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  • Sue Devine
    August 8, 2021

    These fish tacos were delicious! My family enjoyed them especially with the incredible sauce. Thanks!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 8, 2021

      That’s great, Sue. I’m glad your family enjoyed this recipe!

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  • NK
    August 6, 2021

    This was really good! My husband is not a huge seafood fan, and he went back for seconds. Everything about this recipe is fabulous! My whole family loved it.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 6, 2021

      We always go back for seconds with fish tacos! I’m so happy you enjoyed that, NK!

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  • Siân
    August 6, 2021

    This is our go-to recipe for fish tacos – although I tend to use cod instead of tilapia and use shredded chicken (with the same spice mix) for those that don’t like fish. Perfect, delicious tacos every time! Even better with homemade tortillas. Thank you!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 6, 2021

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Sian! I’m so happy you’re enjoying our recipes!

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  • Charlene
    August 4, 2021

    Wow! Everything about these tacos were delicious, easy, and quick to make! I will definitely be making it again! All of your recipes never disappoint!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 5, 2021

      I’m happy to see your feedback, Charlene. Thank you for sharing!

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  • Alison Krauss
    August 4, 2021

    I made the tacos tonight and they were delicious. I wouldn’t change a thing. The taco sauce is killer. Thank you !

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 4, 2021

      Wow, thanks for your great comments and review, Alison. Happy to hear that you loved this recipe!

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  • Susan Davies
    August 4, 2021

    Hi Natasha! I have made this twice. Two weekends in a row it was so delicious. One question though, we’re do you find “light sesame oil? I looked at 4 grocery stores and unable to locate.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 4, 2021

      Hi Susan, we have it in our local grocery store. I’m wondering if it’s carried geographically.. I recommend searching online also.

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  • litia tam
    August 3, 2021

    Yummy! Will try this today for dinner. Can’t wait to see the result. Thank you Natasha for your beautiful recipes. I’ve tried most of them and they are delicious. Love your show.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 3, 2021

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

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