Recipe courtesy of Stanton Social

Red Snapper Tacos

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
Save Recipe


1 package store-bought taco shells

1 pound red snapper, catfish or wild striped bass fillets, diced into 3/4-inch cubes

1 tablespoon ancho chile powder

1 canned chipotle pepper, finely minced

1 small bunch fresh cilantro, chopped

Few dashes hot sauce

Juice of 3 limes

Oil, for sauteing

Avocado Relish

2 avocados, diced

1 tomato, chopped

1/2 jalapeno, minced

1/2 red onion, minced

1/2 mango, diced

Juice of 1 lime


  1. Place saute pan over medium-high heat, and add a few tablespoons oil for sauteing. Add the fish, then other ingredients one at a time: chile powder, chipotle, cilantro, hot sauce, and lime juice. Remove pan from the heat when cooked through.
  2. Make the avocado relish by combining the avocados, tomato, jalapeno, red onions, mango, and lime juice.
  3. Fold cooked fish and avocado relish together.
  4. Place the taco shells in a warm oven until warm; remove from oven and fill with combined mixture.
Get the Recipe

Perfect Cranberry Sauce

This ruby-hued sauce is a breeze to make with either fresh or frozen fruit.

Fish Tacos

Red Snapper Mini Tacos

Red Snapper

Red Snapper

Red Snapper

Blackened Shrimp Street Taco with Red Snapper Ceviche

Curried Red Snapper

Escabeche of Red Snapper