Cajun Fish Taco

Cajun Fish Taco with Spicy Avocado Crema and Mango Salsa

It's spicy, it's sweet, it's creamy, packs a punch, fun to eat and a delight to share.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian, Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Prerna Singh

Ingredients

MANGO SALSA:

  • 1/2 Avocado approx. 1/2 cup diced
  • 1/4 cup onion chopped
  • 1/4 cup tomato chopped
  • 1 cup mango peeled and diced
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 2 tablespoon jalapeno deseeded and minced
  • Salt

SPICY AVOCADO CREMA:

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1/4 cup créme fraish
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1 jalapèno
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Salt

CAJUN FISH:

  • 1 pound tilapia fillet cut into finger length pieces.
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 3-4 tablespoon fine semolina
  • 2 teaspoon cajun spice mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup water.
  • Oil for deep frying

OTHER:

  • 8-10 corn flour tortilla
  • 3/4 purple cabbage chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweet white corn kernels.

Instructions

MANGO SALSA:

  1. Bring all the ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
  2. Toss. Cover and set aside for later us.

SPICY AVOCADO CREMA:

  1. Bring all ingredients together in a food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. Set in the refrigerator until ready to use.

CAJUN FISH:

  1. Beat eggs and water together in a pasta bowl or a shallow bowl. Set aside.
  2. In another pasta bowl or a shallow bowl mix together flour, semolina and cajun spice mix.
  3. One piece at a time drop fish first in the flour mix, then egg and back to the flour mix.
  4. Drop immediately in hot oil (temp. 350 deg. F) and fry until the outer coating is golden brown in color and the fish is cooked through.

ASSEMBLING THE TACOS:

  1. Heat or roast tortilla over open flame or grill or a skillet.
  2. Place one cajun fried fish in the middle of the tortilla.
  3. Put approx. 1 tablespoon purple cabbage in your taco, followed by mango salsa and corn kernels. Drizzle a little bit of spicy avocado crema and serve with some chilled beer or margarita.