Maggie Monday: Fish Tacos

One of my first posts here was on Fish Tacos. I think I have posted three recipes total for the dish so far and I am sure there are more variants to come. Here’s one from Maggie….

My husband loves fish tacos. I decided to try to make him some on Father’s Day this year. He orders them any time he sees them on a menu, and loves them. He talks about them often. I don’t think he’s had one he doesn’t like!

So, I decided to give them a shot. I don’t cook a lot of fish. Love it, but have never mastered it at home. So, I was a little out of my comfort zone trolling for recipes.  As usual, I didn’t want anything too complicated. I settled on a recipe I found on Epicurious.

It called for corn tortillas rather than flour. I now know we all prefer flour tortillas. So we have that knowledge now.

These were pretty good, but not amazing. If I make them again, I’d use flour tortillas, cut back on the chipotle powder, and make about ¼ the amount of cole slaw. There was TONS of it, and that was just sort of crazy!

I don’t think my husband would rank this recipe among his favorites, but he was happy to have fish tacos at home!

Fish Tacos


What you need:

1 ½ lbs flounder fillets

2 Tbs olive oil

1 tsp salt

½ tsp black pepper

½ cup mayonnaise

¼ cup plain yogurt

¼ tsp chipotle chile powder

1 small bag of coleslaw mix- 4 cups or smaller if you can find it

12 6-7” flour tortillas

What you do:

Pat fish dry and place in a shallow baking pan, then brush fish with olive oil and sprinkle with ½ tsp of salt and ½ tsp of pepper. Broil fish 2-4 “ from her without turning, until opaque and just cooked through- about 4 minutes.

Mix together mayonnaise, yogurt. chile powder and remaining salt. Mix ½ of the sauce in with coleslaw.

Warm the tortillas in the microwave. Place the fish on a serving dish, then allow diners to prepare their tacos. Serve with the remaining sauce, lime wedges, salsa, and chips.


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Categories: Guest-Maggie, kosher, Low Carb, Lunch3, Mexican, Recipes, Seafood

Author:The Ranting Chef

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