Classic Baja-Style Fish Tacos Recipe

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Classic Baja-Style Fish Tacos
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  1. Make the Batter:.
  2. Combine beer, flour, salt, garlic powder, dry mustard, oregano and pepper in a blender and blend until smooth, about 20 seconds.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and let stand, covered for 1 hour.
  4. Make the Sauce:.
  5. Stir together mayonnaise, yogurt, and salt in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate.
  6. Fry the Fish:.
  7. Put a rack in middle of oven and preheat oven to 350°F.
  8. Heat 2 inches oil in a 4 quart deep heavy saucepan until it registers 350°F on thermometer.
  9. Put flour in pie plate or shallow dish. Dredge 10 fish strips in flour, shake off excess, then coat in batter, letting excess drip off, and carefully drop in hot oil.
  10. Fry, stirring, until PALE golden, 2 or 3 minutes. With a slotted spoon, transfer to a paper towel to drain.
  11. Repeat with the remaining fish (returning oil to 350 °F between batches).
  12. Set pan of oil aside.
  13. Heat the Tortillas and Refry The Fish:.
  14. Wrap tortillas in stacks of 6 in foil and heat in oven until hot, 12 to 15 minutes. Remove tortillas from foil and re-wrap in a kitchen towel to keep warm.
  15. Meanwhile, reheat oil until it registers 375 degrees. Refry fish strips in batches of 10, stirring, until golden brown, 1 or 2 minutes.
  16. With a slotted spoon, transfer to paper towels to drain again.
  17. To Serve:.
  18. Stack two corn tortillas together, top with fish, cabbage, sauce and cilantro.
  19. Serve with lime and salsa on the side.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1547.28 Kcal (6478 kJ)
Calories from fat 626.52 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 69.61g 107%
Cholesterol 12.24mg 4%
Sodium 1657.22mg 69%
Potassium 2102.18mg 45%
Total Carbs 208.25g 69%
Sugars 2.18g 9%
Dietary Fiber 19.86g 79%
Protein 20.42g 41%
Vitamin C 16.2mg 27%
Iron 4.7mg 26%
Calcium 167.8mg 17%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 279.17 Kcal (1169 kJ)
Calories from fat 113.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.56g 107%
Cholesterol 2.21mg 4%
Sodium 299.01mg 69%
Potassium 379.29mg 45%
Total Carbs 37.57g 69%
Sugars 0.39g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3.58g 79%
Protein 3.68g 41%
Vitamin C 2.9mg 27%
Iron 0.8mg 26%
Calcium 30.3mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 35.9
  • 41

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • sugar free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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