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Air Fryer Fish Tacos

Easy Air Fryer Fish Tacos with Spicy Slaw

Air fryer tilapia tacos with spicy slaw, pickled onions, topped with a squeeze of fresh lime juice served on warmed tortilla shells.
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Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 11 minutes
Total Time: 26 minutes
Servings: 5 Servings
Author: Tiffany


Fish Fry

  • 1 pound Tilapia Fillets, cut into 1.5" - 2" Pieces
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • ½ teaspoon Oregano
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Onion Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper

Spicy Slaw

  • 14 ounces Dry Classic Slaw Mix, or chopped cabbage
  • 2 tablespoon Mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoon Sriracha

Pickled Onions

  • 1 Shallot, sliced thin
  • 1 Lime, halved
  • Dash of Salt


  • Flour Tortillas
  • 1 Lime, quartered


  • In a small bowl, squeeze both halves of lime juice, add a dash of salt, and sliced shallots. Mix well and set aside.
  • Place coleslaw in a medium bowl. Add mayonnaise and sriracha and blend well, set aside.
  • Mix together flour and all seasonings for the fish in a bowl. Coat fish with a light layer of flour.
  • Lightly spray air fryer basket with cooking oil. Add a single layer of fish and lightly spray with cooking oil so allow them to crisp.
  • Cook in the air fryer at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 9-11 minutes total, flipping halfway and getting another light spray of cooking oil after flipping.
  • Serve fish in warmed flour tortilla shells, top with slaw, pickled shallot, and a squeeze of lime.

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Calories: 344 kcalCarbohydrates: 43 gProtein: 25 gFat: 9 gSaturated Fat: 2 gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4 gMonounsaturated Fat: 2 gTrans Fat: 1 gCholesterol: 48 mgSodium: 595 mgPotassium: 538 mgFiber: 5 gSugar: 5 gVitamin A: 148 IUVitamin C: 39 mgCalcium: 108 mgIron: 4 mg