Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema

Born south of the border in Baja, Mexico, fish tacos are a Social staple. Let Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema be a staple to your kitchen too.

Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema
Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 (12-ounce) can beer
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 pounds firm white fish
  • 16 (5-inch) corn tortillas
  • Shredded cabbage
  • Fresh cilantro leaves
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Chipotle Crema
  • Lime wedges

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk in beer.

Step 2

Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches in a deep saucepan or Dutch oven. Heat over medium-high heat until temperature reaches 350°.

Step 3

Cut fish into bite-size pieces; dip into beer batter, letting excess batter drip back into the bowl. Fry, in batches, 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown and crispy on all sides. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with additional salt, if desired.

Step 4

Heat tortillas according to package directions. Divide fish among tortillas, using 2 stacked tortillas for each taco. Top with cabbage, cilantro, tomatoes, and Chipotle Crema. Serve with lime wedges.

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