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Fish Tacos

Baja Fish Tacos

Baja Tacos are breaded fish tacos with a creamy chipotle sauce and pico.  These Fish tacos Baja style are amazing with this Baja sauce recipe
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Baja Fish Tacos, Baja sauce recipe, Baja Tacos, Creamy Chipotle Sauce, Fried Fish Tacos, tacos Baja
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 740kcal
Author Evelyn


  • 1 1/2 lbs fresh sea bass cod or halibut , cut in 1 inch cubes
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup green cabbage shredded
  • 1 cup red cabbage shredded
  • 1 med onion minced
  • olive oil

For the Creamy Chipotle Sauce

For the Pico de Gallo

  • 2 to tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 2 jalapeños diced
  • 1 serrano chile seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 small onion chopped
  • 4 green onion finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
  • juice of 2 limes
  • salt to taste


  • Prepare the chipotle dressing (below) and the pico de gallo (below) , refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Mix the cabbages and onion, set aside.
  • Combine flour, salt, and pepper in a bowl or fish breader, dredge fish cubes in flour mixture until well coated.
  • Heat 2 to 3 inches of oil in a skillet or use a fish fryer until temperature reaches 350 F. degrees.
  • Gently drop fish chunks in hot oil and fry 2-3 minutes until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  • Heat corn tortillas on a comal. Fold the fish into the warmed tortilla, top with some of the cabbage mixture, add a couple of spoonfuls of chipotle sauce and top with pico de gallo

Chipotle Creamy Sauce

  • In a small dish mix the ranch dressing, sour cream and the diced chipotle well, set aside

Pico de Gallo

  • In a medium bowl mix the tomatoes, jalapeños, Serrano chile and both onions. Season with fresh cilantro, juice of the limes and salt to taste. Set aside


Calories: 740kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 158mg | Sodium: 965mg | Potassium: 982mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1260IU | Vitamin C: 42.3mg | Calcium: 161mg | Iron: 4.8mg