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Plate with Trader Joe's fish tacos on it

Trader Joe’s Easy Fish Stick Tacos Recipe

  • Author: Emily Dingmann of myeverydaytable.com
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 16 minutes
  • Total Time: 31 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings (3 fish tacos) 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: Mexican


Make this easy Trader Joe’s fish tacos recipe with just 8 ingredients + a few staples! This weeknight dinner is ready in 30 minutes!


  • 10 oz. battered or breaded fish 
  • 15.5 oz. can black beans
  • 1 red onion
  • white vinegar
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 2 Tbsp. sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1 avocado
  • 12 oz. corn tortillas
  • 10 oz. shredded green cabbage
  • chopped cilantro


  1. Pre-heat oven and bake fish according to package instructions.
  2. Heat up beans (liquid and all!) in a saute pan. Bring to a boil and then simmer until the mixture has thickened, about 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, thinly slice 1/2 red onion and place into a bowl and cover with white vinegar.
  4. Whisk together lime juice, sour cream, and mayonnaise. Season with a pinch of salt if desired.
  5. Heat tortillas over a gas stove (carefully!) or in a warm pan or microwave.
  6. Top warm tortillas with fish, cabbage, onions, avocado, and lime crema. Serve with black beans on the side


  • FISH: choose a battered fish, I prefer the battered halibut.
  • SERVE WITH: quinoa street corn salad if you want another side. 

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