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closeup view of Healthy Blackened Baja Fish Tacos served on a white plate with lime slices and avocado slices
5 from 17 votes
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Blackened Baja Fish Tacos
Amount Per Serving (1 taco)
Calories 299 Calories from Fat 96
% Daily Value*
Fat 10.7g16%
Saturated Fat 2.4g15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.6g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 37.7mg13%
Sodium 306.2mg13%
Potassium 98.4mg3%
Carbohydrates 31.8g11%
Fiber 3.3g14%
Sugar 3.4g4%
Protein 20.8g42%
Vitamin A 1355IU27%
Vitamin C 22.3mg27%
Calcium 98mg10%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Servings:6 tacos
Healthy Blackened Baja Fish Tacos
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins

Healthy Blackened Baja Fish Tacos - just like your favorite food truck-style fish tacos, but made healthier, gluten free and absolutely delicious!

For serving:
  • 6 Mission® Gluten Free Soft Taco Tortillas
  • 1/2 ripe peeled avocado, thinly sliced
  • 4 lime wedges
For slaw:
  • 2 tablespoons mayo
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 to 1 1/2 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 4 cups cabbage slaw
For fish:
  • 1/3 cup gluten free flour blend
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 to 1 1/2 pounds cod fillets (or other white fish) cut into chunks or thick slices
  • 1 tablespoon olive or avocado oil
  1. To make the slaw; stir together mayo and lime juice in a small bowl. Mix cilantro, jalapeño and cabbage slaw in a medium bowl and then toss with the mayo/lime mixture. Add a dash of salt & pepper and set aside.

  2. To make the fish; combine flour and next 6 ingredients (through ground red pepper) in a shallow bowl. Dredge fish in mixture. Heat oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish to skillet; cook 2-3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

  3. Warm tortillas in a heated skillet. Divide fish and cabbage mixture evenly among tortillas. Serve with avocado slices and lime wedges.

Author: Kim
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blackened fish tacos, fish tacos, healthy fish tacos

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