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Fish Tacos with Avocado-Lime Crema

Fish Tacos with Avocado-Lime Crema

If battering and frying fish sounds messy, frozen fish sticks are your fish taco savior in this healthy dinner recipe. Use them for a quick, kid-friendly dinner or try popcorn shrimp. Serve with your favorite salsa and black beans on the side.


  • 16 fish sticks (about 8 ounces)
  • 3 cups coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ½ ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon hot sauce
  • 8 corn tortillas, warmed
  • Cilantro for garnish


  • Prepare fish sticks according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, toss coleslaw mix (or cabbage) with vinegar and salt.
  • Mash avocado in a small bowl, then mix in mayonnaise, lime juice and hot sauce.
  • Serve the fish sticks in tortillas topped with the slaw, avocado crema and cilantro, if desired.



AUTHOR EatingWell Test Kitchen, Carolyn Malcoun
BRAND EatingWell

YIELD 4 servings
ACTIVE TIME 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME 30 minutes


Per serving 395 Calories
Total Fat 24 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Mono Saturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 417 mg
Fiber 7 g
Protein 10 g
Potassium 402 mg
Added Sugars 0 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Calcium 73 mg
Folate 59 mcg
Omega-3 1 g
Omega-6 10 g
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin E 7 mg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamin B3 2 mg
Carbohydrate Servings 2 ½

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