Beer Battered Baja Fish Tacos Recipe
These fish tacos are refreshing and so tasty! Beer battered cod gives these tacos an amazing flavor and crisp.
*To make beer battered cod:*
- 1 pounds cod fillets
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 to ¾ cup cold beer or sparkling water
- kosher salt and pepper to taste
*To make red cabbage pico de gallo:*
- 1 cup red cabbage sliced
- 1-2 ripe tomato seeded and cubed
- 1 small onion sliced or diced
- 1 Jalapeno seeded and sliced
- 1 lime juice
*To make spicy sauce:*
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 2 tablespoon sriracha sauce
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 garlic clove grated
- salt to taste
- 6-8 flour tortillas warmed on a skillet (I used homemade tortillas)
- oil for frying
To make red cabbage pico de gallo:
In a mixing bowl, combine red cabbage, tomato, onion, jalapeno, and lime juice. Give it a stir and set aside.
To make spicy sauce:
In a small mixing bowl, combine mayo, sour cream, sriracha sauce, lime juice, garlic and salt to taste. Give it a stir and set aside.
To make beer battered cod:
Slice cod into 1/2 inches wide strips.
In a mixing bowl combine flour salt and pepper, give it a stir. Pour in beer and give it a nice whisk until there are no lumps in the batter.
Pour oil into a skillet about 1/2 inch from the bottom then turn it on a medium high heat.
Dip cod strips into the batter, place it in the hot oil, fry until golden color, flip on the other side and fry until golden color, about 2 minutes. Place on a paper towel.
To make Beer Battered Baja Fish Tacos:
Place fried strips of cod on each tortilla, add 2 tablespoons of red cabbage pico de gallo, spicy sauce and garnish with cilantro. Serve with cheese, guacamole or salsa. Enjoy!