Baja Fish Tacos Recipe with Onion Slaw

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Baja Fish Tacos

baja fish tacos

This is yet another amazing recipe created by my Mom!  I’ve mentioned before and I KNOW I will mention it again, my Mom is literally the most amazing cook!  She has taught me so many things.  I’m always calling her for tips and how to’s and “how do I fix my (insert dish here)”.  She always has the answer!

These just take a few quick minutes to prepare so they are perfect for a busy weeknight and just taste so delicious and light.  Baja Fish Tacos are naturally light in calories but don’t worry, they are very big in flavor!

Baja Fish Tacos with Onion Slaw

This is yet another amazing recipe created by my Mom!  I’ve mentioned before and I KNOW I will mention it again, my Mom is literally the most amazing cook!

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Ingredients:

Onion Slaw

  • 1/4 cup sour cream (I use light)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeded & chopped
  • 1 cup thinly sliced white onion

Baja Rub

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons each paprika & brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt pepper ground cumin

Tacos

  • 4-6 tilapia filets
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 8 ( 6 inch) corn tortillas
  • 1 sliced avocado
  • 1 lime ( wedged)

Directions:

Onion Slaw

  1. Combine sour cream, lime juice, cilantro and jalapeño in food processor or blender until smooth
  2. Toss with onions
  3. Note: To reduce strength of onions, they can be sliced and soaked in cold water for up 2 hrs first

Baja Tilapia Filets

  1. Combine rub ingredients and sprinkle on fish
  2. Heat oil to medium high heat add fish to pan
  3. Cook 3 minutes per side or till done

Tacos

  1. Warm tortillas according to package
  2. Divide fish, onion mix and avocado on tortillas
  3. Serve with lime wedges

Notes:

If you are not an onion fan, just skip the slaw or replace the onions with a bag of prepackaged slaw.

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Holly

Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

5 comments on “Baja Fish Tacos Recipe with Onion Slaw”

  1. Oh that looks delicious. My family loves fish tacos but ours are a little boring. Your recipe is one that I’m going to try soon!

  2. I have never tried fish tacos but these sound interesting

  3. My husband has been looking for a fish taco recipe with slaw to try. Going to try this one out. Thanks

  4. My husband likes the fish tacos, i never tried it before. was looking for a recipe, this one looks easy.

  5. Tacos is my favorite food!! :-)

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