Tacos Estilo Baja

Tacos Estilo Baja (that means yummy!)

Tacos Estilo Baja

Prep Time

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Cook Time

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Serves

4 people

Just reading the description for these amazing tacos will make you hungry! If you are feeling kitchen-adventurous, then give it a try.

This recipe provided by Mercadito Restaurant.

See our video and restaurant review, too.

Ingredients

  • 4 homemade corn tortillas
  • 4 ounces beer battered mahi mahi (recipe below)
  • Mexican cole slaw (recipe below)
  • Beer Battered Fish Ingredients
  • 4 ounces mahi mahi
  • Salt to taste
  • Breadcrumbs, for dusting
  • Beer batter (recipe below)
  • Beer Batter Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups bread mixture (recipe below)
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-12 ounce bottle Negra Modelo or your favorite beer
  • 2 cups water
  • Bread Mixture Ingredients
  • 4 cups day old bread, toasted and ground
  • 3/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cups maseca
  • Mexican Cole Slaw Ingredients
  • 1 cup Napa cabbage
  • 3/4 cup pico de gallo (recipe below)
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced onions and cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle aioli (recipe below)
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon honey
  • Salt to taste
  • Pico de Gallo Ingredients
  • 1 cup red tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup white onions, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • Chipotle Ailoi Ingredients
  • 12 ounces canola/olive oil blend
  • 1-6 ounce can chipotles in oil
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 1/4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 3/4 tablespoon honey

Preparation

  • 1 Heat corn tortillas in a skillet.
  • 2 Top each tortilla with beer battered fish and cole slaw.
  • 3 Beer Battered Fish:
  • 4 Heat canola oil in a skillet or deep fryer until hot.
  • 5 Season fish with salt then dust with breadcrumbs.
  • 6 Dip fish in beer batter then place in oil.
  • 7 Fry until golden brown.
  • 8 Beer Batter:
  • 9 Whisk all ingredients together until there are no lumps.
  • 10 Bread Mixture:
  • 11 Combine all ingredients well.
  • 12 Mexican Cole Slaw:
  • 13 Toss all ingredients well and season with salt to taste.
  • 14 Pico de Gallo:
  • 15 Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  • 16 Chipotle Ailoi:
  • 17 Blend 8 ounces oil with the chipotles in a blender.
  • 18 Beat egg yolk in a food processor then slowly drizzle remaining oil into yolk to create an emulsified base. Blend lemon juice, salt, and honey into mixture then slowly blend in chipotle/oil mixture until well combined.

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