Fish Tacos

Posted on August 27th, 2009 in Stories


What’s better than a regular taco?

I mean, really Invisible Friends, let’s think about this.  What could be better than ground beef, beans, melted cheese all wrapped up in a warm corn tortilla?


Fish tacos, of course!


Ya’ll know I like beef.


In fact, I love beef.  Beef ribs, tacos, fajitas, enchiladas….Beef stews, beef burgundy, beef tips and rice, chicken fried steak, regular steak, burgers, meatloaf, chili, meatballs,  mini burgers…

But I digress.


However, even though we live in the land of cacti and tumbleweeds rather than on the coast, I’ve discovered the glories of tilapia, which lets me have all the inexpensive white fish my little duckie heart could desire.


And it was only a matter of time before I turned it into a taco.  I live in South Texas, ya’ll.  We turn everything into tacos.


First, you cook the fish in a skillet with onions and chopped green and green peppers with a splash of vegetable oil.


Then, you heat up your corn tortillas (the traditional way is to heat them in oil, but occasionally we try to eat somewhat healthy in the Pond.)


Sprinkle some cheese, add some black beans and rice and you’re set.


In fact, I think I’ll go have some now.

Excuse me.

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66 Responses to “Fish Tacos”

  1. Kitty Says:

    I’ve been meaning to try fish tacos forever…. it’s just that regular tacos are so good!

  2. real style real people Says:

    OH.MY. THESE are calling my name!!!

  3. doggybloggy Says:

    one of my favorites!

  4. Alice in Wonderland Says:

    While i was living in America, I got totally addicted to regular Tacos, but, being a vegetarian, I only use soy mince. I must admit though, that these sound really good! I love just to experiment with food!
    I’m loving this site, and always laugh at the things that you do!

  5. Pearl Says:

    ahhh. fish tacos!

  6. Scrappy Girl Says:

    I just heard of fish tacos while at Lil Sis’s house…I have never eaten them though.

  7. Teri Says:

    So yummy! I haven’t had these in a while, I think it’s time!

  8. Trudy Says:

    I love fish tacos…they are yummy!

  9. Theresa Says:

    fish tacos, why not!

  10. Connie Says:

    Let’s cut through the peripherals and just face it, chick! We LOVE FOOD!! Except for escargot (snails)!! Love Bunny and I will try just about anything once, sugar, but he’s definitely more adventurous than I am………

  11. nora@ffr Says:

    HAHA ye expression look funny blondie!! yumm! ye fish tacos sound delish!! hand over some to me. ;)

  12. Teresa Says:

    It’s a fabulous idea! We love fish and should eat it more often (it’s hard in the middle of the country).

  13. Barbara Says:

    Your posts always bright up my day!

  14. Jillene Says:

    Oh YUMMY!! I love Fish Tacos!! The only bad thing–there are 5 of us and I am the only one that will eat fish.

  15. Katherine Says:

    Total YUM! I love me some fish tacos!

  16. QueenBeeSwain Says:

    seriously- I don’t know what it is about them, but fish tacos are just so ding-dang good!


  17. elra Says:

    If making Taco is actually this easy, I would making this very often. Love the fish, and the sounding too…. t a a a c o!

  18. Courtney Says:


  19. Alice in Wonderland Says:

    Sorry that this is getting off the subject a bit, but I couldn’t resist sending you this photo that I found!
    It’s 5 week old Brutus making cup-cakes for his friends at the R.S.P.S.A.!

    The Blonde Duck will love it!,,6839833,00.jpg

  20. KathyB! Says:

    I LOVE fish tacos. And thanks to you, I think I might have found dinner for tonight :)

  21. shraddha Says:

    it sure looks yummy!!!

    good job!!

    love and hugs

  22. Cafe Fashionista Says:

    Send some of those my way, s’il vous plait! They look divine! :)

  23. Pam Says:

    You know me…I love any kind of taco – especially fish tacos. They look great Duckie.

  24. Heatherlyn Says:

    We like talapia around here.

    But I’ve never made fish tacos.

    I’ve EATEN fish tacos, in Baja Mexico. And they were delicious. And yours LOOK delicious. I don’t know why it is I can’t seem myself to actually cook any. :)

  25. Cheryl Says:

    YUM, I just recently found the fish taco and I adore them!

  26. Jen Says:

    Looks yummy! I will have to try this recipe ASAP now that I actually have an appetite. I have been sooooo sick with this pregnancy. I’m still baby growing- only 4 months to go and I’ll get to meet the little guy! Take Care-miss reading your blog. Need to come back to the computer world now that my little girls are in school.

    Creative and Curious Kids!

  27. Kristin Says:

    I can kill a plate of fish taco like nobody’s business!! Yummmmmmmm

  28. food librarian Says:

    I love me the fish taco…actually, all tacos!!!

  29. Sophie Says:

    Your filled tacos look so very tasty, Duckie!!


  30. Jennifer @ It's A Beauty Filled Life Says:

    Hmmm… I think I may know what I’m making for dinner tonight! LOL!

  31. Little Red Says:

    I love tacos! I’ve never had one with fish though since I’m not really into fish. But these look delicious!

  32. Juliana Says:

    Yummie, these fish tacos look delicious…very tempting…

  33. Marjie Says:

    You’re pretty funny – “We turn everything into tacos.” Love it.

  34. Linda Says:

    This is something I’ve wanted to try for a long time! You really should publish a cookbook girl ;)

  35. Ramona Says:

    I’m been saying that I was going to try fish tacos. My hubby would love another excuse to go fishing more than he already does and I need more recipes for the fish he catches.

  36. joeinvegas Says:

    Oh, changing over to a cooking blog? Sweet . . .

  37. Kerstin Says:

    These look fabulous – fish tacos are just the best! Your doggy is super cute too :)

  38. Amber Says:

    Yuck, I don’t like fish so I’ll pass.

    My husband would probably like that though.

  39. Melissa B. Says:

    The first time I had fish tacos was when I was visiting my Lil Sis in San Fran. Can you say delicious? Oh, of course you can, since you just posted the best recipe…thanks!

  40. Lorraine @NotQuiteNigella Says:

    Ooh there’s a Mexican place that does greta Fish tacos here but they batter tham and deep fry them. They’re SOO good!

  41. Kristen Says:

    I LOVE fish tacos! I just came back from Mexican food actually :)

  42. blueviolet Says:

    I’m ok with everything but the fish. No can do.

  43. antibloggedy Says:

    Yumm! The funniest was you throwing that shot of you enjoying your BBQ from back in the day…..I thought THAT post was awesome too. BBQ and Tacos are the bomb-diggity

  44. Reeni Says:

    I love fish tacos! So yummy!

  45. Lisa Petrarca Says:

    Mmmmm looks delish! This is something my family will totally love, THANKS!

  46. Faith Says:

    I love fish tacos but I’ve never made them…now I’ve got a recipe ;)

  47. Amy Says:

    OH, I love fish tacos! I love your recipe, definitely going to try it out!

  48. Kim Says:

    I love fish tacos. I’m going to have to try your recipe sometime.

    Just stopping by from SITS.

  49. Heavenly Housewife Says:

    I have got to try making fish tacos one of these days. I have a recipe in my head with avocados, fish and lime, that is just waiting to be made.
    p.s. i share you appreciation of all things meat

  50. Aya Says:

    I LOVE Mexican food! The pictures make me want to eat them off the computer!

  51. Frizzy Says:

    NOT a fish fan but my family loves fish tacos. My Doctor would love for me to fall in love with these too as I was just told my good cholesterol is too low. I’ll opt for more avocados! I have a recipe on my blog for you. It’s totally southwest for you.

  52. Emily Says:

    Yes, yes, yes! These look so good!

  53. Natasha - 5 Star Foodie Says:

    Yum! Fish tacos sound delicious!

  54. marie Says:

    Two things I have never ever had, tilapia and fish tacos. Perhaps I need to change that! I just got a new taco cookbook today! xxoo

  55. Louise Says:

    I’ve never heard of fish tacos before. Sounds quite intriguing especially when you give them your A-OKay. Thanks for sharing, Duckie!

  56. grace Says:

    tacos rule, and that’s that. i don’t care for the fish part, but everything else makes my belly roar. incidentally, having just read the title of the above post, willie nelson is now stuck in my head.

  57. The Fat Dietitian Says:

    Fish tacos and ice cold beer with lime rock my world! :D

  58. Martinis or Diaper-Genies? Says:

    Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you become a regular :-) Your blog is adorable and I love that pic of you eating with a giant smile.

  59. Michelle Says:

    Dang, I’m hungry again!! Yummm!!

  60. Mox Says:

    Hi! Here from SITS to help you with your dilemma – I choose both. AND these yummy looking fish tacos. I love the way you write – I can almost hear your accent when you reference your Invisible Friends. Love it!

  61. Says:

    I adore fish tacos and I used to love the ones at this place called Diner 24 and they closed. =( Boo

  62. Melissa Miller Says:

    They do sound soooo yummy! I’ve never tried them before! ;)

  63. Julie Says:

    My hubby would be drooling over this right now!

  64. Cakelaw Says:

    LOL – I love the fact that you turn everything into tacos :)

  65. noble pig Says:

    Okay I lovvvvvvvvve fish tacos…OMG the best, the best!!!!

  66. Megan Says:

    I have some tilapia in the freezer right now. I should try this soon! =)

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