Baja Fish Tacos

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If you travel to Mexico's Baja region or to sunny San Diego, you will find hundreds of restaurants and food stands offering fish tacos! Once you try this tasty recipe for yourself, you'll understand what the craze is about. Top these tacos with your choice of cabbage, tomatoes, lime juice, and/or taco sauce.

1
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package ORTEGA® Taco Seasoning Mix, divided

  • 1 pound cod or other white fish fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 package (12) ORTEGA® Taco Shells, warmed

Recommended:

  • Toppings: shredded cabbage, chopped tomato, lime juice, ORTEGA® Thick & Smooth Taco Sauce

Directions

  1. COMBINE sour cream, mayonnaise, cilantro and 2 tablespoons seasoning mix in small bowl.

  2. COMBINE cod, vegetable oil, lemon juice and remaining seasoning mix in medium bowl; pour into large skillet. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with fork.

  3. FILL taco shells with fish mixture. Top with cabbage, tomato and sour cream mixture, lime juice and taco sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

427 Calories
29g Fat
26g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 427
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 790mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 370mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.