Crispy Fish Tacos with Creamy Sriracha Sauce

The creamy sriracha sauce is the star of the show, adding a perfect amount of spice and flavour, while the crunchy slaw and crispy fish adds a delicious texture.


Red cabbage slaw

  • ¼ red cabbage (finely sliced/shaved)
  • 1 lemon (juice)* zest the lemon first and set aside for the crumbed fish.
  • Pinch of salt

Creamy sriracha sauce

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp sriracha hot sauce
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)
  • 1 lime (juice)

Crispy crumbed fish

  • 600g white fish (no skin)
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 eggs (whisked)
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs or panko crumbs
  • 1 lemon (zest)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil for cooking

Tacos and toppings

  • 8-12 small tortillas
  • 1 avocado (sliced)
  • 1 cup coriander (roughly chopped)
  • 1 red chilli (finely sliced)


  1. Add the sliced cabbage to a medium bowl, squeeze over the *lemon juice and season with salt. Toss well, set aside and allow it to soften.

  2. To make the sriracha sauce, add all of the ingredients to a bowl and mix well to combine; set aside.

  3. Now get onto preparing the fish. Start by grabbing three bowls. Add the flour, paprika, dried oregano, salt and pepper to one bowl. Add the eggs to the second bowl and the breadcrumbs and lemon zest to the third bowl.

  4. First, coat each fillet in the flour mixture, next dip it into the whisked eggs and lastly, coat it with the breadcrumb mixture (gently pressing the breadcrumbs into the fish fillets so they stick). Place on a large plate or baking sheet, then repeat with the remaining fillets.‍

  5. Add a generous amount of olive oil to a large fry pan over medium heat and cook fillets in batches for 2-3 minutes on each side (depending on the size of the fillets). The fish will be ready when golden brown on the outside and cooked through in the middle.

  6. Warm the tortillas in the oven or over the grill. Fill each tortilla with crispy fish, slaw, avocado, chilli and coriander, then drizzle over the sriracha sauce.


  • Swap red cabbage for white, iceberg or baby cos.

  • Add grated carrot to the slaw.





  • Swap out the mayo for sour cream or cashew cream.


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