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Killer Fish Taco Recipe

Killer Fish Tacos

Killer Fish Taco Recipe

Yield 12 tacos

I don’t miss San Diego very much but I do miss those tacos. Good ones on the East Coast are few and far between so I had to come up with my own recipe. Give it a try, it’s a great summertime treat….

Beer Batter

  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Cups Pale Beer
  • 2 TBSP Corn Starch
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • Mix together all ingredients & mix until smooth. Set aside

Taco Sauce

  • 3 cups sour cream
  • 2 tsp lime zest
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp chipolte powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt to taste
  • Whisk together all ingredients

Fish

  • 1.5 lbs fresh cod cut into finger sized strips

Tortillas

  • 24 white corn tortilla (don’t go for the flour tortilla. It’s just not the same)
  • Wrap in foil & heat in an 350 degree oven until soft & moist.

Garnish

  • 1 head green cabbage cored & fine julienned
  • 2 ripe tomatoes concassed
  • 2 Jalapenos fine julienned (seeds removed)
  • Fresh chopped cilantro

Get Cookin’

  • Pre heat fryer to 350 degrees
  • Dip each piece of fish in batter and carefully place in fryer. Don’t overload the fryer. Do this in multiple batches.
  • When the fish is golden brown remove & place on a sheet pan with paper towels.
  • Season with salt.

Assembly

  • Double layer 2 tortillas per taco
  • Spread a Tbsp of Sauce on the tortilla, then add a handful of cabbage.
  • Place 2 pieces of cooked cod on top of cabbage
  • Garnish with tomato, chopped cilantro & jalapeno