Fish Tacos with Chipotle Cream Recipe

Fish Tacos with Chipotle Cream

Serves 4

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 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt, divided
  • 2 tsp ground cumin seed
  • 1 tsp chipotle chile powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 Ib skinless cod fillets
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 12 corn or flour tortillas
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded green cabbage
  • Lime wedges


  1. In a small bowl, combine sour cream, chipotle chile, lime juice and 1/4 tsp of the salt. Stir well and set aside while you cook the fish.
  2. Combine spices and remaining 1 tsp salt together in a small bowl. Season cod all over in the spice mixture.
  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add oil to the pan and once hot, add cod. Pan-fry fish, turning once, until cooked through, 8-10 minutes for 1-inch thick fillet. Transfer to a serving dish and flake fish into bite-size pieces.
  4. Wrap tortillas in foil and warm in a 250°F oven, or cover with a damp paper towel and heat in a microwave. Serve cod with warmed tortillas, cabbage, and sour cream-chipotle sauce.


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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