Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Tomato & Avocado Salsa

June/July 2005, EatingWell Serves Two

Your rating: None Average: 4.2 (231 votes)

Lovers of fried fish get the taste without all the calories, and the salsa adds a fresh, clean note. To complete the Baja theme, serve with black beans, some diced mango and a bit of light sour cream.

"This recipe is perfectly portioned and tastes awesome! My only caution would be to add more oil because my "non-stick" skillet is pretty old! "

23 Reviews for Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Tomato & Avocado Salsa

Going into my recipe binder

This was a great dish. It is so light but filling and delicious! Everyone had seconds (and thirds) It was something new and different to add to the dinner repertoire. I will definitely be making this again soon.

Wonderful flavor, new and different, delicious!
Not helpful.

I'm not sure about the method. I couldn't get it to work. Shouldn't beer batter be deep fried?

Easy, maybe.
Loved it!

Very easy to make and was delicious. I used a dark, malty beer for the batter. Made a sauce to drizzle on with just sour cream and a few dashes of hot sauce. Also recommend shredded cabbage (slaw mix without the dressing is perfect) and fresh lime juice.

Easy, even my fish-phobic kids ate it
Awesome Family Meal

These tacos were fresh, flavorful, easy to prepare, fun to build with the kids. We made the avocado salsa and it was really yummy even without the pinch of cayenne pepper. We also found a recipe on this website for "Grilled Fish Tacos" that had an excellent coleslaw recipe. The coleslaw, along with the fish and avocado salsa was perfect. Not bland at all, BUT WE SALT AND PEPPERED THE FISH BEFORE DIPPING IT IN THE BATTER!
We also used about a third of the fresh cilantro since we are not huge fans of the flavor. Perfect!

Fresh Food, Easy for kids to help with the steps

I also had a hard time with the batter, but even with it I felt like these tacos lacked flavor. I mostly only tasted the corn tortillas and the salsa. I've had beer battered fish tacos (the unhealthy kind) at restaurants and I felt like the subtlety of the beer was lost here. It wasn't a loser, but not a winner either.

On the other hand, the salsa was great! I'd probably eat that plain and not waste time with the fish.

Quick, cheap and easy to find ingredients

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