Fried Fish Taco Recipe
Try a new way to serve fish by following a simple fried fish taco recipe. The fish is coated with a simple but rich beer batter before frying. The fried fish is covered with a bed of shredded cabbage, mayonnaise, salsa, and spritzed with lime juice. Fried fish never tasted so good.
To make fried fish tacos, you will need:
- 1 cup beer
- 1 cup flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 ½ pounds cod, cubed
- Vegetable oil for frying
- 20 Corn or flour tortillas
- 5 cups shredded cabbage
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- ¼ cup salsa
- Lime, cut in wedges
- Prepare the ingredients. Cut a lime into wedges and set aside. Cut the core out of a head of cabbage and wash thoroughly. Shred the cabbage. Wash the fish and pat dry with a paper towel. Cut the fish into two inch cubes.
- Mix the batter. Combine beer, flour, and salt in a bow and mix until smooth. Add the cubed fish to the batter and gently mix to coat the fish pieces completely.
- Preheat the oil. Place three inches of oil in a deep skillet and heat over a medium heat.
- Fry the fish. Use a fork to add battered fish pieces to the hot oil. Cook on each side for two minutes until golden brown (about six to eight minutes total). Remove the fried fish from the oil and place on paper towels to drain.
- Create the fried fish tacos. Warm the tortillas in a heated skilled (five seconds on each side) or in the microwave for six to eight seconds. Smear a spoonful of mayonnaise in the center of the tortilla and cover with a few pieces of fried fish. Garnish the fried fish with cabbage, salsa, and squeeze a wedge of lime to finish making the perfect fried fish taco. Serves twenty.
- Another great garnish for fried fish tacos is shredded jack or cheddar cheese.
- Everyone tolerates spices differently. A good cook let each person season their food to taste, especially when the food is spicy.