Breaded Fish Tacos

Many fish taco recipes are delicious, but also lengthy and involved. These breaded fish tacos are simple, use inexpensive ingredients, and can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. This recipe is also prime for experimentation and expansion, so feel free to add your favorite Mexican or Southwestern flavors into it with different condiments and spices.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
8 tacos


  • 8 frozen breaded fish fillets

  • 1 cup light sour cream

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 8 flour tortillas

  • 1 cup salsa

  • 8 large Romaine lettuce leaves, shredded


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Place fish fillets in a single layer on a baking sheet.

  2. Bake in the preheated oven, flipping halfway, until fish fillets are crispy and browned, 22 to 24 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, mix sour cream, cilantro, and lime juice together in a bowl.

  4. Cut baked fillets in 1/2 lengthwise. Place halves end-to-end on tortillas, 1 whole fillet per tortilla. Spoon 1 rounded tablespoon each of sour cream mixture and salsa onto taco and top evenly with lettuce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

395 Calories
13g Fat
58g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 395
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 762mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 12g 43%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 112mg 561%
Calcium 254mg 20%
Iron 7mg 36%
Potassium 1293mg 28%

* 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.