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Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos Recipe

Created by Anderson New Technology HS, Anderson, CA | Natalie Sandoval, 2014-2016 | Edited by Delphine Remy

Yields: 3-4 servings | Total time: 25 minutes

A fun way to get your Omega-3s!


Milk batter:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 Tbsp. corn starch 
  • 1 tsp baking powder 
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk

Fish tacos & white sauce:

  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 lime juiced  
  • 1 green chili pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill weed
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. salmon fillets 
  • Wheat tortillas
  • 1/2 head of cabbage


  • Slice carrot

Prepare the milk batter:

  • Pour the milk into a mixing bowl. Add the salt, corn starch, baking powder, flour and finally the egg and mix with a whisk for a smooth batter.  
  • Cut the salmon into strips and place in the batter. Make sure the salmon strips are completely covered by the batter.

Prepare the white sauce:

  • In medium bowl whisk together the yogurt, the mayonnaise, the lime juiced, the chopped chili pepper, the dried oregano, the dill and the cayenne pepper. Refrigerate to keep cold.

Prepare the tacos:

  • Chop the cabbage
  • Heat a pan over medium-high heat and add 2 Tbsp. olive oil.
  • Fry the salmon strips until golden brown and crisp.
  • In medium pan, lightly fry the tortillas until warm and slightly crispy.
  • And you are ready to assemble the tacos with the crispy tortillas, salmon, white sauce and shredded cabbage. Serve it with a lime wedge.

Heard of omega-3s? Salmon is a fatty fish full of them! They are so important for a healthy brain and will also act as an antidepressant if you feel a little down!
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