Baja Fish Tacos

As I mentioned the other day, Hubby and I love going to Dorado for our fish taco fix. While we were eating our tacos and elote, we were chatting about how we should try to make them at home sometime. I commented that the tortillas make a big difference.

I was apparently feeling bold that day because I just walked up to the counter and started up a conversation with the manager (which is so not like me!) I assumed they made their own tortillas, but in fact they buy them from a place just north of Boston. Then I asked if I could buy some from him. He gave me a whole bag for just a few bucks!! I was very excited and started planning out our meal on the walk home.

We decided to replicate our Dorado meal. I served these fish tacos with some delicious elote and black beans served over rice. We will definitely be having fish tacos at home more often!

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Baja Fish Tacos

Yield: 4

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp taco seasoning
1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp fresh orange juice
1 pound mahimahi or other firm whitefish fillets, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 Tbsp vegetable oil

2 cups presliced green cabbage

1/2 cup greek yogurt
1 avocado
salt and pepper to taste

8 (6-inch) corn tortillas

8 lime wedges

Directions:

Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add fish; toss to coat.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish; sautê 5 minutes or until fish is done.

Combine yogurt and avocado in a medium bowl until chunky. Salt and pepper to taste.

Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spoon about 1/4 cup cabbage down center of each tortilla. Divide fish evenly among tortillas; fold in half. Serve with lime wedges.

Recipe adapted from Cooking Light

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17 Responses to “Dorito Oreo Popcorn”

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    Ashley — January 30, 2013 at 9:51 am

    I am intrigued! I like Oreos and Doritos separately, so I will have to give this popcorn a try. My three-year-old is King of Interesting Combinations, so I know I’ll have a buddy to share it with. 🙂

    • beantownbaker — January 30th, 2013 @ 12:12 pm

      Hubby definitely kind of gave me a weird look when I was chowing down on this 😉

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    chelsea @ serves two — January 30, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    no way! i just posted some doritos chocolate chip cookies on my blog! love the chocolate/dorito combo! this looks super delish 🙂

    • beantownbaker — January 31st, 2013 @ 1:59 pm

      That is crazy! I bet Doritos in cookies is amazing!

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    Karen — February 1, 2013 at 12:32 am

    Love this idea! Definitely going to try it soon. I am also thinking Sun Chips would be an awesome part of the combination

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    nicole @ i am a Honey Bee — February 1, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    this is weird… I like it.

    • beantownbaker — February 3rd, 2013 @ 9:47 pm

      weird? absolutely. delicous? for sure 😉

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    Megan — February 1, 2013 at 7:22 pm

    What an interesting combo. I always did popcorn, Sourpatch Kids, and Raisinets at the movies, so I can see how this would work.

    • beantownbaker — February 3rd, 2013 @ 9:47 pm

      Woah – now that’s an interesting combination. I like all of those things separately. I’m going to have to try them all together the next time I go to a movie.

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    Kris @everywhereorange.com — February 2, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    This sounds amazing. i should admit that i am 37 weeks pregnant and have eaten a ton of oreos and doritos this pregnancy, why oh why didn’t i think to put them together!!! thank you!!!!

    • beantownbaker — February 3rd, 2013 @ 9:46 pm

      Haha, glad I gave you the idea. Hope you like them together 😉

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    Erica @ In and Around Town — February 5, 2013 at 10:39 am

    This combination is crazy, but that just means I am going to have to go home and try it. This could totally hit the spot I am sure 🙂

    • beantownbaker — February 6th, 2013 @ 11:43 am

      Let me know what you think if you do try it

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    Joy — February 7, 2013 at 8:57 am

    I happen to think this sounds perfect, and not at all strange. But i’m the girl that likes to eat dortitos inside my PB&J sandwiches, and dip french fries in milkshakes…..so to me this makes sense! I’ll have to give it a try – thanks for posting!

    • beantownbaker — February 7th, 2013 @ 6:20 pm

      OMG I totally forgot about Doritos inside a PB&J!! I used to do that too. MMmmm.

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    Sues — February 7, 2013 at 11:08 am

    OK this is totally weird, but I would totally eat it. Talk about a junk food dream!

    • beantownbaker — February 7th, 2013 @ 6:18 pm

      It’s totally a junk food dream 🙂

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