Lad's Fish Tacos

Lad's Fish Tacos Recipe

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The first time I had fish tacos,my family and I were in Ensenada,we went to the fish market early one morning and passed by an area where they make great fish tacos,the cooks were starting their day,chopping vegetables for all kinds of salsas,cooking the seafood,etc. After we bought fish,we sat down at one of tables and ate the best fish tacos ever! Ever since,I've been making fish tacos at home. this is my version. I like to spread fish with a little yellow mustard for extra flavor,you don't really taste mustard,just makes the fish flavorful.


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salt and pepper
ice cold water
liquid hot sauce,like texas pete
yellow mustard
any fresh,fish,cut in strips. i like halibut,cod or snapper
canola oil
corn tortillas
sour cream
cabbage, thinly shredded
avocado,sliced,sprinkled with lemon juice,salt and pepper
pico de gallo,preferably homemade
green salsa
lemon wedges

How to Make Lad's Fish Tacos


  • 1Make batter of flour,salt and a few shakes of hot sauce and enough cold water to make a batter the consistency of pancake batter.
    Heat oil in deep cast iron skillet. Lightly season fish with salt and pepper,spread with mustard,dip in flour then in batter. Fry fish until crispy in oil.
    Dip tortillas in hot oil 1-2 seconds just until soft enough to fold. Drain well.
    Place fish into tortillas and fill with all the trimmings or just your favorites.

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About Lad's Fish Tacos

Course/Dish: Fish, Tacos & Burritos
Regional Style: Mexican

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