Spicy Lemon Fish Tacos

Spicy Lemon Fish Tacos

You don't need to get take-out when you can make delectable fish tacos right at home. This recipe combines tart lemon with a touch of spice to add flavor to the fish, with a peach-lime salsa to top it all off.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Seafood



  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 lemon zest & juice
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli flakes
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 3/4 pound tilapia fillets or haddock


  • 1 peach peeled & chopped
  • 1 lime juice & zest
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 jalapeño pepper seeded and minced
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 8 hard corn taco shells warmed


  • Melt the butter in a skillet at a medium setting. When the butter is hot, add the lemon zest and juice, garlic and chilli flakes.
  • Saute for 1-2 minutes, until fragrant. Add salt to taste.
  • Add the fish, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until the fillets are golden brown on both sides.
  • The fish should be flaky. Remove the fish from the skillet and set aside on a plate, pouring any juices left in the pan over it. Break into pieces with a fork.


  • Add all the ingredients to a small bowl and toss together.
  • You can make this the night before and leave in the fridge, covered, to allow the flavors to mix together more thoroughly.
  • Assemble the tacos by layering the fish and salsa.
  • Squeeze lemon or lime on top if you wish.
Keyword Lemons
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