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Fish Taquitos

"A seafood twist to a Mexican favorite; rolled taquitos made with shark. Serve with salsa, guacamole, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, and sour cream. Enjoy!"
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Ingredients

1 h 50 m servings 642 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (1 dozen)

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  1. Cut shark into strips 3/4 inch thick and 3 inches long. Mix canola oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, and Cajun style spice mix in a plastic container. Place shark strips in container, and marinate for 1 hour.
  2. Warm tortillas in a microwave to make them pliable.
  3. Drain marinade, and pat shark dry with paper towels. Place a strip of shark at one end of a tortilla, roll tightly, and secure with a toothpick.
  4. Heat oil in a deep fryer. Submerge taquitos in hot oil. Fry until golden brown, no more than 3 or 4 minutes each. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Place taquitos in a baking dish large enough to accommodate all twelve. Sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 5 minutes, or until cheese melts.

Footnotes

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  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 642 calories; 51.3 g fat; 25.1 g carbohydrates; 22.4 g protein; 55 mg cholesterol; 295 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was really yummy! As shark isn't too available here, I used salmon instead and added in chopped green onions before cooking. As I don't have a deep fryer (and prefer not to fry), I skipped ...

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Okay, these were very tasty, when all is said and done. However, they were a pain to prepare. If you have the time and patience, go for it.

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This was really yummy! As shark isn't too available here, I used salmon instead and added in chopped green onions before cooking. As I don't have a deep fryer (and prefer not to fry), I skipped ...

OLA`...Just what I have been searching for! Great! I love Seafood Enchiladas and this hit the spot.....We use orange ruffy, it was wonderful!

Ummm Ummm Good! Really easy.

Okay, these were very tasty, when all is said and done. However, they were a pain to prepare. If you have the time and patience, go for it.

Very good! I did kind of run with it, though. I substituted tofu for fish and tried to "mexi-up" the seasonings, using lime juice instead of lemon, olive oil instead of canola, and cumin and c...

I marinated the fish in different salsas, Mango,cranberry and limes for summertime and in the winter added peppers and squashes. It's a good way to get the kids to eat them without them knowing!...

What a fun recipe! Very tasty with guacamole and sour cream. The taste of shark is very mellow and refreshing.

this taco had an interesting combination of ingredients but the taste was simply delicious

Really awesome! I used the fish we caught recently at a local lake & some ocean perch instead of shark. Great recipe. Be sure to heat the corn tortillas well or they fall apart when trying to...