Fish Tacos (Burritos)

fish tacos with pineapple blueberry salsa red cabbage and avocado

Piling fresh, healthy ingredients on top of protein-rich fish before wrapping for fish tacos

On Monday, I shared a recipe for Pineapple Blueberry Salsa and told you how I used it to make Fish Tacos for dinner Sunday.

fish tacos with pineapple blueberry salsa red cabbage and avocado 2

They turned out SO DELISH!  And they actually are more like burritos than tacos because we had burrito-sized four tortillas.  You could certainly make them smaller by using smaller tortilla shells and cutting the fish into smaller pieces.

Pineapply Blueberry Salsa 2

I’m still pretty obsessed with the Pineapple Blueberry Salsa, and think it would be great with grilled chicken too.

I decided to lightly bread and pan fry the fish for our fish tacos because that is the way Hubby likes fish best, but you could surely grill the fish too without breading.

It did add a nice crunch and was complemented by the creamy avocado, crunchy red cabbage, and sweet and zippy salsa.

This is a winner winner of a fish dinner.  Hope you’ll give it a try!

Fish Tacos

Ingredients:fish tacos with pineapple blueberry salsa red cabbage and avocado 2

  • 4 5-oz Hake Loins (or cod, haddock or your favorite fish)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp lemon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 4 flour tortilla shells
  • 1 cup fresh Pineapple Blueberry Salsa

Directions:

Prepare three shallow bowls with flour, salt and pepper combined in one, egg and 1/4 cup water whisked together in second, and panko bread crumbs in the third.

Heat olive oil in 12 inch skillet over medium-high heat.

While oil is heating up.  Dredge each Hake Loin first in flour, then in egg, and lastly in Panko  bread crumbs.

Pan fry two at a time in hot oil for approximately 2-3 minutes on each side until Panko coating is browned and crispy.

Remove from skillet to paper towel lined plate to absorb any excess oil.

On a flour tortilla, please Hake loin in center.  Top with 2-3 slices of fresh avocado followed by 1/4 cup shredded red cabbage and topped with 1/4 cup Pineapple Blueberry Salsa.

Fold and roll burrito-style.  Slice in half diagonally.  Serve immediately.

Enjoy!

Cheers & Hugs,
Jodi

44 thoughts on “Fish Tacos (Burritos)

  1. Hi Jodi! I couldn’t find the Hake fish at my Costco so I went with Mahi Mahi. I haven’t made them yet but have all the ingredients to make them this weekend. I plan on grilling my fish. I’ll let you know how it goes! 😄 Thanks for your FABULOUS recipes! YUMZA in my TUMZA! 😋🍍🐠

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  2. When I first saw fish tacos on a menu, I thought, “yuck!!!” But then one day I got braved and tried them… and now they are one of my favorite dishes! So good, and also pretty healthy. Thanks for sharing a great recipe for them!

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