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Tortilla Chip Crusted Tilapia Fish Tacos

If you’re looking to put a spin on fried fish tacos, tortilla chip crusted tilapia fish tacos is exactly what you need in your life.

It makes for a quicker and cleaner way to “bread” your fish, yet is still crispy and delicious!!!

These tortilla chip crusted tilapia fish tacos with a jalapeno lime red cabbage slaw is exactly what you need in your life.

This is super simple to make. Just run your egg through a quick egg wash, roll in crushed tortilla chips.

Shake and bake. Or air-fry. Up to you!

These tortilla chip crusted tilapia fish tacos with a jalapeno lime red cabbage slaw is exactly what you need in your life.

I also put together a simple red slaw that is full of flavor and simple to make. it adds crunch and some acidity and a little heat to these tilapia fish taco that is amazing!

Tortilla chip crusted tilapia is good even on its own. turning this into a fish taco bowl would be a great idea too!

These tortilla chip crusted tilapia fish tacos with a jalapeno lime red cabbage slaw is exactly what you need in your life.

However you want to put these tortilla crusted tilapia fish tacos together, they’re going to be delicious!

Tortilla Chip Crusted Tilapia Fish Tacos

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12 tacos
Calories: 643kcal
If you're looking to put a spin on fried fish tacos, tortilla chip crusted tilapia fish tacos with a jalapeno lime red cabbage slaw is exactly what you need in your life.
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Ingredients

  • 4 filets tilapia
  • 1 bag tortilla chips salted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 12 corn tortillas

FOR THE JALAPENO LIME CABBAGE SLAW

  • 1 small red cabbage
  • 2 lime
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 clove garlic

Instructions

  • Preheat oven or air fryer to 400 F. In a shallow bowl or plate, add two scrambled eggs. in a 13×9 baking dish, smash up chips and stir in cumin and paprika
  • Dip tilapia, in egg wash, then in tortilla chip breading. Liberally coat both sides of your tilapia with the tortilla chips. Place on a cooling rack over a baking sheet. Or in your air frying basket…contraption.. thingy..
  • Cook for 10 minutes.

FOR THE JALAPENO LIME RED CABBAGE SLAW

  • Slice up your cabbage into thin pieces. Mince garlic and jalapeno. Add it all in a bowl and squeeze in juice from lime. Place in fridge until the fish is ready.
  • Chop up fish into bite sized pieces. Add on a warmed tortilla and top with slaw. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 643kcal | Carbohydrates: 101g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 736mg | Potassium: 743mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1955IU | Vitamin C: 95mg | Calcium: 290mg | Iron: 5mg
Derek Campanile
Derek Campanile
I'm an IT professional by day. Home cook for the family by night. Follow my blog for easy to make recipes, how-to's and ideas to gather the family at the dinner table!