Whenever I make these, we always say we could eat them twice a week. They are so easy, and cook up fast.

Sometimes I don’t feel like the cayenne, so I use smoked paprika, and I love it just as much. I either make my own sauce that is just ranch and a couple squeezes of sriracha. And sometimes I’ll buy a premade habanero ranch (from the produce department). But these tacos also taste amazing with just the fish and lime marinated cabbage mix.

These will be your favorite go-to fish taco, I promise.


Slaw mix:

  • 2 cups of white and purple cabbage with carrots
  • 2 limes squeezed, around 3 tablespoons.
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic granules
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound thick white fish, grouper and cod work well
  • Earth Fare blue corn taco shells
  • Cilantro for topping
  • Optional ranch dressing and sriracha for sauce



  1. Marinade your slaw mixture with the lime, apple cider vinegar, honey and salt. Set aside for about an hour, stirring a couple times.
  2. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees.
  3. Rinse and pat your fish dry. Slice it into strips.
  4. Combine the paprika, garlic granules, oregano, cayenne and salt in a small bowl and sprinkle over the fish, making sure to get it on both sides.
  5. Cook your fish for about 5-10 minutes, making sure not to over cook or it will dry out.
  6. Assemble your tacos with your fish and slaw. Top with cilantro and serve with optional sriracha ranch dressing.
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Claudia Laffin

Claudia Laffin is a food photographer and owner of The Traveling Spoon Personal Chef, serving clients in and around Asheville, North Carolina. She has been a health food advocate and natural lifestyle follower for over 20 years. During that time she enjoyed working in numerous stores in the health food industry, including Earth Fare! Claudia’s desire to bring health food to more people motivated her to start her personal chef business. She loves cooking healthy, organic, non processed and delicious food for busy families in their own homes and helping them find a path to a healthier life. Follow her on Facebook and Instagram to see what new things she’s cooking up!