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5 from 1 vote

Fried Fish Tacos with Avocado Tartar Sauce

These tacos are fast, fresh and addictive, and the avocado tartar sauce gives guacamole a serious challenge in the deliciousness race.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: fish tacos, easy recipes, taco recipes, fried fish tacos, cod recipes
Servings: 4


  • 2 1/2 lbs cod or halibut fillets
  • grapeseed oil for frying
  • 3 tbsps lemon pepper seasoning
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 3 eggs, beaten

Avocado Tartar Sauce

  • 1 avocado
  • 2 - 3 tbsps mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsps dill pickle relish
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the Tacos:

  • 8 - 10 corn tortillas, grilled or warmed
  • 2 cups chopped savoy cabbage


  • preheat oil for frying
  • Wash off fillets and pat dry with a towel. Cut into strip that are about 1 - 1/2 inches thick
  • In 3 separate bowls, place flour mixed with 3 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning. panko and 3 beaten eggs. 
  • Dredge fillets into flour, egg and then panko. Add fish to oil and fry until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove to a paper towel lined platter. Don't over crowd your pan.
  • In a medium size bowl, mix the avocado, mayonnaise, dill pick relish, dill, lemon juice, salt and pepper
  • Grill you tortillas on each side or warm them wrapped in a moisened paper towel in the microwave for 10 seconds.
  • Line your tortilla with some cabbage, two pieces of fish and a heaping teaspoon of avocado tartar sauce plus extra dill for garnish