Crispy and Quick, Guilt-free Air Fried Fish Tacos

Fish tacos have been a popular dish in Mexico for centuries, with the first known recipe dating back to the 18th century. Originally, fish tacos were made with fried fish, but with the rise of healthier cooking methods, air frying has become a popular alternative. This allows for a crispy and flavorful taco without the added oil and calories. Today, fish tacos are enjoyed all around the world and can be customized with various toppings and seasonings.

Air Fried Fish Tacos

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: MainCuisine: Mexican
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A healthier and easier way to enjoy delicious fish tacos with the help of your air fryer.


  • 4 fish fillets (tilapia, cod, or any white fish)

  • 8 small tortillas

  • 1 cup shredded cabbage

  • 1 tomato, diced

  • 1 avocado, sliced

  • 1 tsp taco seasoning

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • Salsa

  • Sour cream

  • Lime wedges


  • Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cut your fish fillets into small strips and season with salt, pepper, and your choice of taco seasoning.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together your desired toppings such as shredded cabbage, diced tomatoes, and sliced avocado.
  • Lay out your tortillas and place a few strips of fish on each one.
  • Place the tortillas in the air fryer for 4-5 minutes, or until the fish is cooked through and the tortillas are crispy.
  • Once done, assemble your tacos with the fish and toppings.
  • Serve with a side of salsa, sour cream, and lime wedges for added flavor.
  • Enjoy your crispy and flavorful fish tacos straight from the air fryer!


  • Make sure to preheat your air fryer before cooking to ensure even cooking.
  • Feel free to add any additional toppings or seasonings to your tacos.
  • Adjust cooking time depending on the thickness of your fish fillets.

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