my texas fish tacos

★★★★★ 17 Reviews
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By Shell Lucas
from Montgomery, TX

I am getting hungry for this just posting the recipe!! Please let me know if you make this! It's an amazing burst of flavors to your mouth! Yum Yum *Until We Eat Again*

Blue Ribbon Recipe

These tacos are plain incredible. We were expecting them to be good but were overwhelmed by the impact of all the flavors when the ingredients were mixed together.  The marinade for the fish would be fun to try in other fish dishes as well. We think it would be good to use on the grill or even on a plank. The hint to squeeze the heated lime on the taco really hits the spot! Don't forget.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
serves 4
method Stove Top

Ingredients For my texas fish tacos

  • WHITE SAUCE
  • 1/2 c
    yogurt, plain and non-fat
  • 1/2 c
    mayonnaise dressing
  • 1
    lime, juiced
  • 1
    jalapeno peppers
  • 1 tsp
    minced capers
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    ground cayenne pepper
  • FISH
  • 1
    lime, juiced
  • 11/2 Tbsp
    tequila
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper ***read instructions for mixing fish ingredients
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 4 Tbsp
    Old Bay seasoning
  • olive oil to coat pan
  • 1 lb
    white fish 1 inch wide by 3-4 inch long, like bass or cod
  • TO ASSEMBLE
  • 10
    8-inch tortillas
  • 1 c
    shredded white cabbage
  • 1 c
    shredded red cabbage
  • 1 c
    chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 c
    thinly sliced red onion
  • 2
    avocados, sliced
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How To Make my texas fish tacos

  • 1
    SAUCE: In a medium bowl, mix together yogurt and mayo. Gradually stir in fresh lime juice until consistence is slightly runny, then add jalapeno, capers, oregano, cumin, and cayenne.
  • 2
    FISH: In a medium bowl, combine the lime juice, tequila, cumin, salt and pepper. Mix throughly. Add fish and toss to coat; marinate for 10 minutes.
  • 3
    After marinating, coat fish with flour and Old Bay. Heat just enough oil to coat the bottom of the pan and lightly fry your fish until golden brown.
  • 4
    Place fried fish on paper toweling to drain.
  • 5
    Drizzle the same pan with additional olive oil once again and cook tortillas until limp but not crispy. HINT: Use two tortillas for each taco so they aren't as messy to eat.
  • 6
    Add your toppings and enjoy! HINT: Take a whole lime and put it in the microwave for about 8 seconds. The lime will be oh-so juicy! Squeeze it all over the taco once you have it ready to eat! YUM YUM!
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