Fried Fish Tacos

What's more crowd-pleasing than fish tacos? How about fried fish tacos featuring our sustainable Northwest Pacific Cod—green-listed by Monterrey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch, and certified sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council.

Better yet, try a variety of different fish with this recipe when you purchase Sea to Table’s Wild Fish Taco Kit, our perfectly-curated box of 16 servings of the most popular fish taco fillings!

Fried Fish Tacos

Serves 2


  • 12 oz Northwest Pacific Cod fillets (or other white firm fish such as Pacific Halibut)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • ¾ cup Flour
  • ½ tsp Smoked Paprika or Chipotle Powder
  • 1 cup (8oz) Beer
  • Oil for frying (1-2 inches deep)
  • Tortillas
  • All you favorite taco toppings such as but not limited to: avocado, lime crema, pickled red onions, jalapenos, crisp cabbage, cilantro...

Preparation (see video below!):

  1. Let the fish thaw in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours. Then pat the fish dry, cut into sticks and season with salt and pepper
  2. Heat the oil to 350-375°F 
  3. Mix flour, smoked paprika, some salt and pepper and the beer together in a bowl. The batter should be thick.
  4. Dip the fish pieces into the batter, let the batter drip off, then transfer directly to the hot oil and let them fry until golden, approximately 3 minutes.
  5. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels for the oil to drip off. Sprinkle with sea salt and serve immediately.

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