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Kid-Friendly Rockfish Taco Bar

  • All White Fish
  • Taco
  • Active Time:30 min
  • Total Time:30 min
  • Servings:4
  • Difficulty:Intermediate

This taco bar is fun for the whole family. With a mild and flaky rockfish that is perfect for tacos, a creamy avocado crema, a sweet corn salsa, and all the fixings, your kids will be asking for seconds and thirds! And the best part about a taco bar? You can leave the more "adult" flavors on the side so everyone can customize their meal to their liking.


  • For the Tacos:

  • 1-1½ pounds rockfish fillet Available in Our Seafood Subscription Box

  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • Flour tortillas

  • Hard corn shells

  • For the Avocado Crema:

  • 1 ripe avocado

  • 1 cup crema or sour cream

  • 1 teaspoon lime juice

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • For the Corn & Tomato Salsa (pro-tip: make a double recipe to eat with chips)

  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced

  • ⅓ cup red onion, diced

  • 1-2 teaspoons lime juice, to taste

  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • Additional Toppings:

  • Queso fresco

  • Chopped cilantro

  • Pickled jalapeños

  • Sliced avocado

  • Pinto beans

  • Lime wedges

  • Tortilla chips, for extra salsa



Heat oil in a small saute pan over medium-high heat. Add corn kernels and saute for 4-5 minutes until the corn kernels are a little caramelized. Remove from heat and set aside.

In a medium mixing bowl, combine tomatoes, red onion, lime juice, cilantro and cooled corn. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


Place avocado, crema, lime juice, and salt in a blender. Blend until smooth.


Season fish with onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, chili powder, and salt & pepper.

Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil over high heat until shimmering. Add fish and cook until seared on both sides, about 3 minutes per side. Remove fish to a platter for serving.


Set out the fish platter, tortillas, salsa, avocado crema, and other optional toppings, and have everyone dig in!

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