Seafood Recipes

Delicious Blackened Fish Tacos Recipe

Blackened Fish Tacos

What do you think of spicy tacos for a weeknight dinner? Amazing right, This fish tacos recipe with a little bit of spicy delicious seasoning, amazing toppings, and finishing with creamy avocado sauce on top, brings a rich and flavorful meal. You can make these easy fish tacos in under 30 minutes, you must try this recipe, the outcome is so impressive. You can use any kind of white fish and in this recipe, mahi-mahi is used.

Ingredients for this Recipe :

Blackened Seasoning Ingredients:
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp – 1 tsp cayenne pepper(Adjust amount of cayenne to reach the desired level of heat)
Coleslaw Ingredients:
  • 3 cup green cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • Optional: 1/2 cup kale leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 3/4 tsp spicy Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
Remaining Ingredients:
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 18-20 oz. mahi-mahi or other firms white fish
  • 4-5 large radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 8 8-inch corn or gluten-free tortillas

How to Make Fish Tacos Recipe :

Step One:

To make fish tacos recipe, first, you need to combine the ingredients for the Blackened seasoning(Paprika, garlic powder, Cayenne pepper, Dried thyme, Dried oregano, Black pepper, and Salt) in a small bowl and stir to combine. Set aside.

Blackened Fish Tacos Step 1

Step Two:

To prepare the coleslaw, add the sliced cabbage, kale leaves (if using), and shredded carrot to a large, non-reactive bowl. Whisk the Greek yogurt, apple cider vinegar, ground cumin, Dijon mustard, and lime juice together in a smaller bowl and pour over top of the other vegetables. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and toss to combine. Set aside.

Step Three:

Generously season both sides of the mahi-mahi with the blackened seasoning and rub to cover the entire fish and to make sure it adheres well. Carefully slice the fish into bite-sized pieces and set aside.

Blackened Fish Tacos Step 2

Step Four:

Add the olive oil to a large cast-iron or other skillets over medium heat. Once heated, add the seasoned fish and cook until opaque and flaky, approximately 3-4 minutes per side. Remove from heat and set aside.

Blackened Fish Tacos Step 4

Step Five:

To serve, evenly divide the creamy coleslaw and blackened fish between the 8 tortillas. Top with the sliced radishes and fresh cilantro leaves. If desired, drizzle some Creamy Avocado Sauce on top.

Delicious Fish Tacos Recipe

Serving Suggestions :

These blackened fish tacos are a complete meal and you don’t need anything extra. But you can try an amazing lemonade with these fish tacos.

Few Tips for Easy Fish Tacos :

  • For this fish tacos recipe, use one 12-oz. bag of shredded coleslaw mix instead of the sliced vegetables to reduce prep time.
  • You can slice the fish before seasoning, but it takes longer to coat each piece individually and the blackened flavor will be much stronger if all sides are coated.

More Recommending Seafood Recipes –

Coconut fish curry recipe – Coconut Fish Curry

Delicious salmon recipe – Pistachio-Crusted Salmon with Blistered Cherry Tomatoes

Shrimp recipe – Shrimp Fajita Bowls with Cilantro-Lime Rice

Snapper fish recipe – Spicy Cajun Snapper with Mango-Avocado Salsa

Blackened Fish Tacos

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...
Main Course American, Mexican
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 8 minutes Total Time: 28 minutes

Easy mahi-mahi tacos recipe with green sauce for a weeknight meal.

Ingredients

  • Blackened Seasoning Ingredients:
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp - 1 tsp cayenne pepper(Adjust amount of cayenne to reach the desired level of heat)
  • Coleslaw Ingredients:
  • 3 cup green cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • Optional: 1/2 cup kale leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 3/4 tsp spicy Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Remaining Ingredients:
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 18-20 oz. mahi-mahi or other firms white fish
  • 4-5 large radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 8 8-inch corn or gluten-free tortillas

Instructions

1

Combine the ingredients for the Blackened seasoning(Paprika, garlic powder, Cayenne pepper, Dried thyme, Dried oregano, Black pepper, and Salt) in a small bowl and stir to combine. Set aside.

2

To prepare the coleslaw, add the sliced cabbage, kale leaves (if using), and shredded carrot to a large, non-reactive bowl. Whisk the Greek yogurt, apple cider vinegar, ground cumin, Dijon mustard, and lime juice together in a smaller bowl and pour over top of the other vegetables. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and toss to combine. Set aside.

3

Generously season both sides of the mahi-mahi with the blackened seasoning and rub to cover the entire fish and to make sure it adheres well. Carefully slice the fish into bite-sized pieces and set them aside.

4

Add the olive oil to a large cast-iron or other skillets over medium heat. Once heated, add the seasoned fish and cook until opaque and flakey, approximately 3-4 minutes per side. Remove from heat and set aside.

5

To serve, evenly divide the creamy coleslaw and blackened fish between the 8 tortillas. Top with the sliced radishes and fresh cilantro leaves. If desired, drizzle some Creamy Avocado Sauce (the link to the sauce recipe given in the "Serving Suggestions" section) on top. Enjoy!

  •  
  • 1
  •  
  •  

You Might Also Like

No Comments

Leave a Reply