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Cod Fish Tacos on a parchment paper.
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5 from 3 votes

Quick Cod Fish Tacos

Are you looking for a healthy and quick weeknight meal? If so, you have got to try these cod tacos!! They are so good.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
marinating time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cod, tacos
Servings: 4
Author: Amy- A Red Spatula


  • sheet pan
  • cutting board
  • sharp knife


  • 1 ½-2 pounds cod
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon powdered garlic
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½-1 teaspoon cayenne If you like it spicier, I would say use 1 teaspoon

Lime Cabbage

  • 2 cups thinly sliced red cabbage
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1-2 teaspoons salt mix in 1 teaspoon salt first, taste then adjust, add more as needed.

Jalapeno Crema

  • cup Mexican Crema
  • 2-4 teaspoons minced jalapeno This can be fresh or pickled
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • 8 corn tortillas or flour tortillas if you prefer.
  • Any other toppings you choose


  • Mix the lime juice, olive oil, and other seasonings for the cod. Toss the fish to coat and set this aside for at least 15 minutes.
  • While the fish is marinating, start slicing your cabbage, onions and whatever other toppings you are using.
  • Mix your cabbage, red onions, cilantro, lime juice, and salt. Set aside.
  • Mix your crema, jalapeno, and salt. Set this aside as well.
  • Set your oven to broil, on high if you have that setting.
  • Place the fish on a baking sheet.
  • Broil for 5 minutes, or maybe a little longer if it is a thick filet.
  • Remove from the oven.
  • Char your tortillas.
  • Break your fish into smaller pieces, and assemble the tacos.
  • That is it!! Now, sit back and enjoy. You deserve it.