Spicy Ranchero Fish Tacos Recipe

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My husband and I recently tried a new restaurant and the fish tacos I ordered were amazing! So amazing in fact that I was compelled to make my own version at home only baked rather than fried (because we all know we need to keep fried food, whether we like it or not, to a minimum).

Spicy Ranchero Fish Tacos Recipe
Recipe type: Main Dish
  • 6 cod fillets
  • Cajun seasoning
  • Cilantro
  • 6 medium flour tortilla shells
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Sliced avocado (optional)
  • Taco Bell Bold & Creamy Spicy Ranchero Sauce
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Season both sides of each cod fillet liberally with Cajun seasoning and dried cilantro. Roast in oven for 25-30 minutes or until fish is opaque and easily flakes apart with a fork.
  3. Remove from oven; set aside.
  4. Place tortilla shells on plate and warm for 10-15 seconds in the microwave or in the already heated oven.
  5. Once warmed, begin to assemble each taco. Begin by placing a handful of shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and sliced avocado on the tortilla, top with one fillet of cod and drizzle with spicy ranchero sauce.
  6. Serve & enjoy! Yields 6 tacos.
* Substitute favored fish fillets or shrimp for cod; tilapia or white fish would also work great! Top with additional toppings if desired! * Season fillets with taco seasoning rather than Cajun seasoning if preferred.


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Ashley is a happily married stay at home mom to a beautiful little girl and a little boy. Ashley and her husband come from a small town and enjoy the simple pleasures in life, like GREAT FOOD. They love to try out new recipes and experiment in the kitchen together, but also enjoy reading, painting and photography.

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