Lemon Pepper Fish Tacos

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

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

5

servings

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.
Makes 5 servings (2 tacos each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
If you prefer crunchy tacos, use Old El Paso® taco shells in place of the tortillas.
Time-Saver
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 470
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 90mg;
  • Sodium 810mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 46g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.