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Cactus Tilapia Tacos

Recipe Details

  • Recipe Makes: 2 generous servings
  • Approximate Cook and Prep Time: 30-40 minutes
  • Suggested Pairing: A nice frosty Horchata drink would go great with these fish tacos!
Always cook fish to an internal temperature of 145°F.
  • 1 package of Superior Tilapia
  • 4 corn flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cup prepared fresh pico de gallo
  • 1/4 cup Nopales (prepared jarred cactus)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp diced fresh mango
  • 2 tbsp diced seedless cucumber
  • 2 tbsp diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  1. Pre-heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Remove fish from the package, pat dry, and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place on a greased baking sheet and bake until fish flakes easily apart (approximately 15-20 minutes).
  4. While fish is cooking combine nopales with pico and lime juice and set aside.
  5. Then combine mango, cucumber, and onion with sour cream and set aside.
  6. As fish is finishing, blister the tortillas in a very hot heavy-bottomed fry pan.
  7. Remove fish from the oven and flake apart.
  8. Layer fish, nopales and cream mixture evenly among tortillas and enjoy!

Got leftovers? Try mixing nopales in your next quesadilla or fajita mix!