Lemon Pepper Fish Tacos

A favorite in beach towns, fish tacos make a quick and tasty meal. Psst! The secret to these crispy crunchy tacos is the lemon pepper panko bread crumbs.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 5

Fish

2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1
egg
1
tablespoon water
1
cup Progresso™ lemon pepper panko crispy bread crumbs
1
lb white fish fillets (such as tilapia or catfish)
2
tablespoons vegetable oil

Tacos

10
Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch; from 8.2-oz package)
1
medium avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
1
medium tomato, seeded, diced
2
teaspoons lemon juice
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
small jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped, if desired
2
cups shredded lettuce
1
small lemon, cut into wedges

  • 1 In shallow dish, place flour. In another shallow dish, beat egg and water. In another shallow dish, place bread crumbs. Coat fish with flour. Dip into egg mixture; coat well with bread crumbs.
  • 2 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add fish; cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until fish flakes easily with fork. Cut into 30 bite-size pieces.
  • 3 Meanwhile, heat tortillas as directed on package. In medium bowl, mix avocado, tomato and lemon juice. Stir in cilantro and jalapeño chile.
  • 4 Fill tortillas with fish, avocado mixture and lettuce. Serve with lemon wedges.

Expert Tips

If you prefer crunchy tacos, use Old El Paso® taco shells in place of the tortillas.

In a hurry? Omit the avocado mixture and top tacos with purchased guacamole. Look for pre-shredded lettuce in the produce section of larger supermarkets.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
810mg
810%;
Total Carbohydrate
46g
46%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.