Fish Tacos with Chipotle Cream Recipe

Fish Tacos with Chipotle Cream

Serves 4

This will become your spring and summer staple. In the spring try them with black cod, it adds a buttery flavor and a velvety texture.


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt, divided use
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless cod fillets
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 12 small corn or flour tortillas
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cabbage
  • Lime wedges


  1. In a small bowl, combine sour cream, chipotle chile, lime juice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Stir well and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. Combine cumin, chipotle chile powder, and remaining 1 teaspoon salt in small bowl. Season cod all over with spice mixture.
  3. Heat a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add oil to pan. Once hot, add cod. Pan-fry fish, turning once, until cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes for 1-inch thick fillets. Transfer to a serving dish and flake fish into bite-size pieces.
  4. Wrap tortillas in foil and warm in 250°F oven or cover with damp paper towel and heat in microwave.
  5. Spoon cod in warmed tortillas with cabbage and sour cream-chipotle sauce. Serve with lime wedges.


Amount Per Serving (based on 4 servings)
Calories: 460
Fat: 19 g
Saturated Fat: 6 g
Cholesterol: 105 mg
Sodium: 970 mg
Carbohydrates: 38 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 6 g
Protein: 35 g
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