Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos

Mahi Mahi is a white meat fish that is lean, firm, and doesn't have a strong fishy flavor. It's perfect for marinating, grilling, and frying.

What Is Mahi Mahi?

What You'll Need

You'll only need Mahi Mahi fish fillets and a few other simple ingredients to make this easy recipe.

Make the Batter


Mix together the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda, salt, garlic powder, dried oregano, and red pepper flakes.

Add Water


Add water and mix well. Add more water as needed to adjust the consistency. Then set aside.

Season the Fish


Season the mahi mahi with salt and pepper to taste on all sides.

Batter the Fish


While heating vegetable oil in a medium-sized pot, coat the mahi mahi pieces completely in the batter.

Fry Them


Fry the battered fish for 30-60 seconds on each side, until golden brown.

Set Aside


Remove them from the oil and set them on a paper towel-lined plate or cooling rack.

Make the Chipotle Mayo


Whisk the mayonnaise and chipotle until you get a smooth mixture.

Heat the Tortillas


Heat the tortillas on a griddle for 1-2 minutes on each side until warm. 

Assemble the Tacos


Place the fried fish, shredded cabbage, shredded carrots, chipotle mayo, and hot sauce on the tortillas as desired.



Try placing the fish and toppings on separate plates and let everyone assemble their own tacos. Enjoy!

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