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Cheddars Fish Taco

Just Mexican Food
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8


  • Small bowl
  • Mixing spoon
  • Large skillet
  • Paper towel


  • 1 tbsp each of garlic powder pepper, paprika salt, and unsalted butter
  • ½ tbsp each of thyme oregano, and red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp each of canola oil and lime juice freshly squeezed is best
  • 2 scallions
  • 2 cup of red cabbage
  • ½ cup each of tomatoes cheddar cheese (sharp is best)
  • 1 pound of fish Good options are cod, Mali maki, and barramundi
  • 8 medium-sized flour tortillas


  • Finely chop the oregano and drop it in the bowl. Then add in the garlic powder, red pepper, paprika, thyme, salt, and pepper, and mix them all together.
  • Remove the skin from the fish and rub it in the mixture.
  • Fry the fish in the skillet for 4 minutes o one side and then turn it to cook the other side for another 3 minutes. Place the fried fish on a paper towel to let the oil drip.
  • Cut the cabbage, the red onion, the cilantro, and scallions, and then mix them all in the bowl.
  • You're almost done. Warm up the tortillas on a comal or a skillet.
  • Put the vegetable mix on the tortilla and then the fried fish. Add sliced tomatoes and cheese on the top. You're all set.


Tips And Tricks 

This fish taco recipe is a pretty easy one if you're not exactly a wiz in the kitchen, but there are more elaborate ones out there. A very popular way to prepare cheddar fish tacos is to coat fish filet cuts in a mixture of egg, milk, flour, and condiments so that they may then be fried atop a frying pan with oil. This is how the world-famous fish sandwiches are prepared and often served up with a slice of cheese on top that melts with the crunchiness in a divine way.
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