Fresh Fish Tacos (Recipe)

Fresh Fish Tacos (Recipe)

Permitted use provided by:


  • crappie (or blue gill) fillets 
  • 2 TBS canola oil for frying
  • 2 TBS butter, for frying
  • 1/2 tsp homemade chili powder
  • 1 TBS honey
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 fresh lime
  • soft taco shells
  • cabbage slaw,recipe below


In a skillet over medium-high heat, heat the canola oil and butter for frying.

Meanwhile, dust the clean fillets with chili powder, kosher salt and then drizzle the lime juice and honey over them. Fry for 2-3 minutes, flip over and fry another 2-3 minutes. The crappie is done when it is opaque and flakes easily.

Heat the taco shells in a pan until it bubbles; flip and repeat.


  • Chopped Cilantro
  • Homemade Salsa
  • Chunky Guacamole or Avocado
  • Red Onion Slices
  • Tomato Slices
  • homemade mayonnaise
  • Mango Salsa
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


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