Gulf Coast Red Snapper Tacos

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The Crunchy Cabbage Slaw

  • Red cabbage
  • Green cabbage
  • Roasted jalapeno
  • Cilantro
  • Fresh lime juice
  • Champagne Vinegar Or your favorite white vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • Honey
  • Salt

The Fish Taco Sauce

  • Mayonnaise
  • Mexican Crema Or sour cream
  • Lime juice
  • Hot sauce Use your favorite or Sriracha
  • Garlic powder or fresh garlic
  • Kosher salt

The Fish Tacos

  • Red Snapper or your favorite white fish
  • Garlic powder
  • Sweet paprika
  • Onion powder
  • White pepper Or black pepper as a substitute
  • Salt
  • Olive Oil
  • Flour tortillas Or corn tortillas
  • Avocado
  • Extras for topping Sliced roasted jalapeno peppers or chiles toreados, fresh squeezed lime, your favorite hot sauce


Fish Taco Slaw

  • Toss together the shredded red cabbage, shredded green cabbage, roasted jalapeno, cilantro, lime juice, vinegar, honey and salt in a large bowl. Make sure everything is evenly coated. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Fish Taco Sauce

  • Whisk together the mayo, crema, lime juice, hot sauce, garlic and salt in a medium bowl. Refrigerate the cream sauce until ready to use. This is a huge flavor builder. So good.

The Fish Tacos

  • Season the Fish. Remove the skin from the fish and slice the fish into strips. Mix together the seasonings in a small bowl and sprinkle it over the sliced fish.
  • Cook the Fish. Heat the oil in a pan to medium high heat and add the fish. Cook gently for 5 minutes, turning the fish every minute, until it is cooked through. Remove from heat.
  • Assemble the Tacos and Serve. Serve the pieces of fish onto warmed tortillas, then top with sliced avocado, crunchy cabbage slaw and dollops of creamy fish taco sauce, maybe a lime wedge or two on the side.
  • Toss in some diced red onion if you'd like. Don't forget the hot sauce!
  • Boom! Done! Your delectable fish tacos are recipe to serve! Don't they look amazing? So easy to make and always satisfying. I'm not kidding when I say this is the best fish tacos recipe around. Perfect every time.

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