Spicy Cod Fish Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and a Creamy Fish Sauce that is out of this world!
These Cod Fish Tacos come together in under 30 minutes and are sure to leave you satisfied when you have a craving for a tasty and unique seafood dish.
When you are in the mood for seafood, but you want to try something different, prepare these Cod Fish Tacos. These tacos are far different from the traditional tacos that you may be used to eating. You will need a few essential ingredients, including cod filets, seasonings, purple cabbage, and more, to create a delicious meal that will leave you satisfied.
If you are going to make the Cod Fish Tacos, you need to have several essential ingredients. You will need to have:
Besides the ingredients to make the perfect marinade for the cod, you will also need ingredients to prepare the sauce and slaw, including:
Other ingredients needed include salt, corn tortillas, chopped jalapenos, frozen corn, and oil.
When making Cod Fish Tacos, start by making your marinade. You will combine oil, lemon juice, paprika, cayenne pepper, cumin, and salt. Put your cod filet in the bowl with the marinade and let it sit for 30 minutes.
While your cod marinades, prepare the slaw for the tacos. To a large bowl, add the shredded cabbage, carrots, corn, jalapeno, cilantro, Greek yogurt, and lemon juice. Stir until combined, cover, and place in the fridge until ready to serve.
This is my secret fish taco sauce that can be used on just about any tacos! To prepare the sauce, you will need to mix your mayo with yogurt, lemon juice, paprika, and salt. Make sure the sauce has a creamy consistency. Cover and place in the fridge until ready to serve.
When you are ready to cook the fish. Heat your skillet and put the fish in it. Sear your cod for up to five minutes. Remove the cod from the skillet and break it into chunks.
Char your corn tortillas over an open flame on your stovetop. Set them on a plate, put the fish in the center of your tortilla, and then add your sauce and slaw. Garnish the tacos using some chopped jalapenos and a bit of cilantro for added flavor.
Assemble your Cod Fish Tacos, wrap them in plastic wrap, and then put them in a food storage container with a lid. Store the tacos in your refrigerator for up to three days. You can reheat them in the microwave
Spicy Cod Fish Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and a Creamy Fish Sauce.
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Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: cod, creamy slaw, fish taco sauce, fish taco slaw, fish tacos, healthy fish tacos
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 tacos
To marinate the fish, combine oil, lemon juice, paprika, cayenne pepper, cumin, and salt. Add the fish fillet and coat well. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
Meanwhile make the sauce by combining the yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice, paprika, and salt. Mix them until creamy and smooth and set aside.
Combine the “to make slaw” ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
Heat a skillet and place the marinated fish. Sear the fish and cook for 3-5 minutes until the fish is completely done. Remove the fish fillets to a plate and break them into chunks.
To assemble the tortillas; char the corn tortillas on an open flame. Place the tortilla on a plate, add some chunks of fish, add a tablespoon of slaw and drizzle the prepared sauce on top.
Garnish with jalapenos and cilantro before serving.
Serving: 1taco | Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 52mg | Potassium: 177mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3259IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg