Whole Grain Soft Tacos with Fish, Lime and Green Sour Cream

Fish and Sour Cream Tacos

In Mexico, fish is a popular filling for soft tacos and this delicious recipe shows how you can enjoy this Mexican classic at home with a few twists and shortcuts from Old El Paso. Simply take our Mini Whole Grain Tortillas, Taco Spice Mix and some fresh ingredients and you’ll have a tasty Mexican lunch of dinner everyone will love!
  • Spice Level Mild
  • Ingredients 20


  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 650 grams firm fish fillets, cut into thick strips
  • Old El Paso ™ Taco Spice Mix
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • Crunchy Slaw
  • 1/4 green cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 red apple, julienne with skin on
  • 1 bunch fresh coriander, washed and roughly chopped
  • Green Sour Cream
  • 1 bunch fresh mint, washed & leaves removed
  • 1/2 bunch fresh parsley, washed & leaves removed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Olive oil, for frying
  • Old El Paso™ Regular Wholegrain Tortillas 10pk
  • Lime wedges for serving


  • Combine egg and water in a shallow bowl. Lightly whisk to combine. Place Taco Spice Mix in a shallow bowl. Place breadcrumbs onto a large plate.
  • Press fish in spice mix to coat. Dip fish in egg mixture, shaking off excess. Toss fish in breadcrumbs to coat.
  • For the Crunchy Slaw: Combine cabbage, apple and coriander to create a slaw.
  • For the Green Sour Cream: Combine mint, parsley, cumin, garlic, olive oil and lime juice in a food processor and blend until smooth, add sour cream and blend a further 15 seconds to form a creamy green sauce. Pour over slaw
  • To cook the fish: Pour enough oil into a frying pan to come 1cm up side of pan. Heat over medium-high heat. Cook fish, in 2 batches, for 5 minutes, turning, or until golden and cooked through. Drain on paper towel.
  • For delicious Tortillas: Heat a non- stick frying pan over a medium heat and brown each tortilla for 10 seconds on one side only. Wrap in a tea towel until ready to serve or heat according to pack instructions.
  • Serve toasted tortillas, crispy fish, slaw and lime wedges to the table and build your own soft taco any way you like!