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Baja Fish Tacos

  • Author: Flavor Noire
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 2-4 servings 1x
  • Category: Mexico
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Originating from Baja California in Mexico with a colored history and a classic from the peninsula. This taco will have you licking your fingers and calling for seconds in no time Yes! it’s authentic.


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Ingredients

FISH & OTHERS

  • 1 Lime
  • ¾ Cup Oil
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • ⅛ Tsp Black Pepper
  • ½ Cup All-Purpose Flour
  • Fresh Cilantro (Garnish)
  • 8 Corn Tortillas
  • 1 Tbsp Adobo Lime Seasoning
  • 1 ½ lb. Boneless Fillet Fish (Cod, Haddock, Mahi Mahi, or Salmon, etc.)
  • 2 Cups Shredded Coleslaw Mix (Carrot & Cabbage (Purple & White)

CHIPOTLE MAYO

  • 5 Tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 1 Tsp Sour Cream
  • 2 Tbsp Chipotle in Adobo Sauce

PICKLED ONIONS

  • 1 Cup Thinly Sliced Red/Purple Onion
  • 1 Seeded Serrano Chili (Optional)
  • ½ Cup White Vinegar
  • 1 Lime
  • 1 Tsp Salt

GUACAMOLE

  • 2 Ripe Avocados
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1 Lime
  • ½ Tsp Kosher Salt
  • ¼ Cup Diced Red Onion
  • ¼ Cup Cilantro (Chopped)
  • 1 Tsp Serrano or Jalapeno Chili (Optional)

KITCHEN TOOLS

  • Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Bowls

Instructions

HOW TO MAKE CHIPOTLE MAYO

  • Mix all ingredients in a small bowl and refrigerate until ready to use.

HOW TO MAKE PICKLED ONIONS

  • Soak onions in hot water for 5 mins.
  • Drain, add lime juice, vinegar, salt, and chili. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

HOW TO MAKE GUACAMOLE

  • Cut, peel and scoop out the flesh from avocado into a bowl, add onions, tomatoes, chilies, juice of the lime, kosher salt, and cilantro; mix together.

HOW TO PREPARE FISH

  • Cut fish into 3 inches long & 1 inch wide pieces to fit in the tortillas.
  • In a small bowl combine 3 tbsp oil, Adobo Lime Seasoning, juice of 1 lime, ½ tsp of salt, ⅛ tsp pepper, and blend.
  • Pour marinade over fish, massage into the fish, refrigerate for 15 minutes.

HOW TO ASSEMBLE TACOS

  • On a plate, add flour, a pinch of salt and pepper; mix well.
  • Lightly coat each piece of fish with flour and shake off excess.
  • In a large pan over medium heat, add remaining oil. Pan fry fish until all sides are golden brown on all sides; 1-2 mins on each side.

Keywords: Mexico