clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Fish tacos with avocados and a wedge of lime next to them.

Best Easy Fish Tacos

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 servings 1x


The Best Easy Fish Tacos! Tender and flaky fish full of spicy flavor tucked into flour tortillas and topped with garlic cilantro lime slaw. YUM!



Fish Tacos:

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1015 oz. cod or other white fish, thawed
  • tortillas and avocados for serving
  • slaw for serving (see notes)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix butter, lime juice, chili powder, garlic powder, and salt in a small bowl. Pour mixture over the fish. Bake for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Flake apart the fish and coat with the extra sauce in the pan.
  3. Make your dressing and pour it on the cabbage. See more in notes section.
  4. Prep your toppings (mashed avocado, slaw, red onion, mango salsa, whatever you like). Serve fish in tortillas with toppings!


Slaw: Make a sauce by blending 1/4 cup oil, 1/4 cup water, 1/2 cup chopped green onions, 1/2 cup cilantro, 1-2 cloves garlic, juice of 2 limes, 1/2 cup sour cream or Greek yogurt, and a pinch of salt. Pour sauce over shredded cabbage to make a slaw!

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: easy fish tacos, fish taco recipe, best fish tacos