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Quick and easy fish tacos dipped in egg and bread crumbs by ilonaspassion.com I @ilonaspassion
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5 from 2 votes

Easy Fish Tacos

Crispy homemade quick and easy fish tacos with tomatoes, avocado and cilantro
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: fish, fishtacos
Servings: 8
Calories: 274kcal
Author: Ilona


Fried Fish

  • 2 white fish fillets 6 oz. each
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs

Tomato Salsa

  • 2 tomatoes large
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onion chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt


  • 2 cups lettuce
  • 1 avocado large
  • 8 tortillas small


Fried Fish

  • Cut fish into strips. Season with salt. I used basa fillets for this recipe.
  • Heat oil in the frying pan. 
  • In a medium bowl whisk the egg. In a separate bowl add bread crumbs.
  • Dip each white fish strip into egg mixture, then into bread crumbs. Both sides. 
  • Fry white fish strips on low-medium heat for about 5-10 minutes on each side.

Tomato Salsa

  • Dice tomatoes and place in a medium sized bowl. 
  • Add cilantro, green onion and sea salt. Mix well. Set aside.


  • Slice avocado.
  • Stuff each tortilla with 2 - 3 white fish strips, lettuce, tomato salsa and avocado.


Use any type of whitefish: cod, tilapia, basa etc.


Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 530mg | Potassium: 437mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 545IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 2.1mg