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Fried Fish Tacos

No recipe image available.Beer-battered fried fish fillets served in warm corn tortillas topped with a sour cream and cilantro cabbage slaw, fresh salsa and a juicy squeeze of lime.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
5 cups shredded cabbage
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 cup dark beer
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 pounds cod fillets
Vegetable oil for frying
20 fresh corn tortillas
Purchased or homemade fresh salsa
Lime wedges

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a bowl combine sour cream and sugar, mixing well. Add cabbage and cilantro; toss to combine. Set aside.
  2. In a shallow bowl, whisk together beer, flour, and salt.
  3. Rinse fish and pat dry. Cut into 10 equal pieces.
  4. Wrap corn tortillas in foil and heat in a 350°F (175°C) oven while frying the fish.
  5. In a large saucepan, heat 1-inch oil over medium-high heat.
  6. Coat fish pieces in batter and fry in batches; adjust heat to maintain oil temperature. Fry until golden on each side. Transfer and drain briefly on paper towels; keep warm until all fish is cooked.
  7. To serve: Stack 2 warmed tortillas on a plate, top with a piece of fish and 1/2 cup cabbage mixture in the center of the tortillas. Garnish with salsa and squeeze lime juice over all, fold and enjoy.

Makes 10 servings.