Easy Fish Taco Recipe (with Best Fish Taco Sauce)

By: Prasanna| Published: 6:22:00 AM

Taco Tuesdays are fun with this Easy Fish Taco Recipe,served with Best Fish Taco Sauce! The fish is cooked with spices and served in a warm taco shell with Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa and easy fish taco sauce! This will give you the best fish tacos recipe you can think of - with delicious cooked fish with best fish taco seasoning makes these the easy Mexican fish tacos ever.The grilled fish taco recipe is the best and easy fish tacos  with slaw you can enjoy.

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Dinner/ Lunch is so good and easy to fix with these Easy Fish Taco Recipe,served in a warm tortilla /corn taco,slaw of your choice or this Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa and top with best fish taco sauce(Honey Chili Sauce Recipe).

These are the best fish tacos you can make and enjoy with your family or friends with very easy steps to follow.

The fish taco sauce recipe is very good,so easy with basic ingredients and so delicious. You are going to simply love this sauce and use it on most of your dishes as topping.

I have used this taco sauce recipe to serve with my Crispy Chicken Tacos along with Chipotle Creama served with the Baja Fish Tacos Recipe.

You can also check the Pinterest Pin of Baja Fish Taco , it's getting lot of response from people and they are loving it! You can save this recipe by pinning it.

Also to check out more slaw and sauce recipe do check out this Pinterest Pin of Bang Bang Shrimp Taco too.

A close look of a plate with easy fish served with pineapple jalapeno salsa and sweet honey chili  sauce

Easy Fish Taco Recipe

What goes good with fish tacos?

Since the easy fish taco with pineapple salsa is the best and complete meal in itself but you can still serve with rice.

Also you can serve these tacos with simple Tomato Soup or even buttery and spicy Cajun Grilled Street Corn .

What kind of fish should I use for fish tacos?

The best fish to be used for any fish tacos should be firm,flaky and white fish.

You can use from mahi mahi,cod,tilapia,flounder,grouper to any fish you find close to you which is firm and flaky.

What are good toppings to put on fish tacos?

There are lot of choice that you can use as toppings on fish tacos.

Few of them are:
  • Pico De Gallo (Recipe of this is shared in  Baja Fish Taco recipe)
  • Cotija Cheese
  • Lemon Wedges
  • Avocado Sliced
  • Chipotle Cream Sauce (Recipe is mentioned in Baja Fish Taco)
  • Sweet Chili-Sriracha Sauce (Mentioned in Bang Bang Shrimp Taco recipe)

How to make the best fish taco sauce?

The sauce recipe that I have used in this easy recipe of  fish tacos is really very easy to put together and soooooo goood!

I literally licked the bowl after we finished our tacos and just finished leftover sauce,it was that good!

To make this Honey Chili Sauce,you need to mix the honey,sriracha,onion and garlic powder,cumin,chili powder and tomato ketchup with a dash of salt. That's it!  It's that easy!

A close up of easy best fish taco with honey chili sauce and pineapple jalapeno salsa

How to make the best Fish Tacos?

  • Firstly clean and and dry the fish pieces completely. 
  • Next marinate the fish pieces with the spices mentioned and coat the fish very well with spices.
  • Either keep the fish aside or cook the fish directly.
  • Heat a grilling pan or a cast iron skillet or a regular skillet.
  • Brush with little oil or cooking spray.
  • Arrange the fish pieces on the pan and cook them until done.
  • Here do not turn the fish often as that might break the fish and make everything messy.
  • Once fish is blackened and cooked well,take it off the heat.

steps to  fry fish without it breaking

  • Let it cool a little and then shred it or make pieces as per choice.
  • Next make the honey chili fish taco sauce.
  • To make this sauce,you need to simply mix in a bowl all the ingredients mentioned and you will have an amazing sauce that goes well with wraps,taco,rolls,burgers and even in sandwiches.
  • Next warm the tortilla/taco shell and arrange the fish then next place the pineapple salsa and finally add the sauce.
  • Enjoy when its slightly hot!

best fish taco sauce recipe

delicious fish taco with honey chili sauce

Easy Fish Taco Recipe (with Best Fish Taco Sauce)

Savory Bites Recipes
Published 05/23/2019
Easy Fish Taco Recipe (with Best Fish Taco Sauce)
Taco Tuesdays are fun with this Easy Fish Taco Recipe,served with Best Fish Taco Sauce! The fish is cooked with spices and served in a warm taco shell with Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa and best Honey Chili Sauce!


  • 4 or more,White Fish fillets/pieces,without skin,1 Inch thick
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • For Topping:
  • Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa
  • Lime Wedges
  • For Fish Taco Sauce / Honey Chili Sauce:
  • 1/4 Cup honey
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp Sriracha Chili Hot Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp Tomato Ketchup
  • Additional:
  • 6, 6" Soft Corn Tortillas



  1. Wash and dry the fish fillets.
    Apply the spices along with oil to the fish fillets.
  2. Either use the fish immediately or leave it aside to infuse the flavors more.
  3. On a skillet / cast iron pan,add little more oil or spray with cooking spray and arrange the fish pieces to cook till blackened.
  4. Cook the fish well and keep it side to cool off.
    Once cooled make pieces or shred it.
  5. In a mixing bowl add the ingredients for sauce and mix well.Keep this sauce aside.
  6. Warm the tortilla,place the fish pieces,pineapple salsa and finally sauce.
    Serve while its warm.
Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 00:20:00 mins.
Cook time: 00:10:00 mins.
Total time: 30 mins.
Tags: mexican food,taco recipe,fish taco,fish taco sauce

Recipe Notes:

  • More you will keep the fish marinated the better flavors you will be able to experience.
  • The sauce is very easy to put together and does not need cooking time.
  • You can refrigerate the sauce for few days.It still remains amazing.
  • Salsa should be very fresh otherwise it will be leaving juices and will get the taco soggy. 

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    1. I can’t wait to make this more and more this summer! It’s perfect for Taco Tuesday!


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