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Weeknight Baja Fish Tacos

Up the weeknight dinner game with these easy Baja Fish Tacos the whole family will love!

Course Main Course
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people


For Chipotle Sauce

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 can chipotle chilis in adobo sauce you'll be using 1 chili + 1-1 1/2 teaspoons of sauce
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons lime juice approximately 1 1/2 limes + 1/2 lime for garnish

For Coleslaw

  • 14 oz bag shredded coleslaw
  • 4 tablespoons red onion - finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt I prefer to use Himalayan pink salt

For Fish Tacos + Serving

  • 1 box Janes ultimates Tavern Battered Cod
  • 1 package small soft tortillas
  • 1 avocado - sliced optional
  • 1 1/2 cups mild salsa optional


  1. Preheat your oven according to Janes ultimates Tavern Battered Cod box instructions.

Fish Time!

  1. Lay Janes ultimates Tavern Battered Cod on a baking sheet, we used a pizza pan for even crispness but a cookie sheet will do. One fillet per 2 tacos. Put into oven and set the timer for 15 minutes. Flip at 15-minute mark and cook for an additional 10 minutes.

Coleslaw Time!

  1. In a large bowl, combine the bag of shredded coleslaw, chopped red onion, apple cider vinegar, vegetable oil, and salt. Set aside.

Chipotle Sauce Time!

  1. Combine mayonnaise, chopped chipotle pepper and adobo sauce, garlic and lime juice in a small bowl and mix well. Set aside.

  2. PRO TIP: If you're feeling a bit short on time, add a chipotle mayo sandwich spread to your shopping list for next week and mix in some additional lime juice and garlic. 

Assembly Time!

  1. When your Janes ultimates Tavern Battered Cod is cooked and crispy, turn off oven, remove pan let stand a few minutes. Wrap your warm tortillas in tinfoil and toss into the cooling oven while you set the table.

  2. To assemble tacos, fill a warm tortilla with coleslaw, top with half a fish fillet, drizzle chipotle sauce on top and enjoy! 

  3. We serve our Janes ultimates Tavern Battered Cod whole on the table with salsa, avocado, and chipotle sauce so everyone can dive in and make their faves!

Recipe Notes

To keep this recipe family friendly we toned down the heat, if you want to kick it up a notch add an additional 1 chopped chipotle pepper and sauce to taste.