Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

March 19, 2017Living Freely Gluten Free

Fish tacos are one of our favorites. There have only been a few places I have been able to eat them since going gluten free. One of them is a place in South Lake Tahoe, CA called Freshi’s and they are amazing. If you ever go to South Lake, check them out!

The last time I went to South Lake Tahoe was before we sold our house in California and moved to Washington, about a year and a half ago. That trip was so crazy, we were putting our house on the market and keeping a house show ready will two little kids is an impossible task. We decided to spend a week in Tahoe to avoid the constant cleaning and traffic of people coming in and out.

We drove up on a Sunday and Tuesday I had tickets to see Madonna (bucket list) in San Jose. We drove up Sunday; I drove back Tuesday morning and then drove back to Tahoe Wednesday morning. I was beyond exhausted, but Madonna was worth it.

That trip was the calm before the storm and the last time I ate fish tacos.

Being gluten and dairy free, if there is a dish that I really like and crave then it’s up to me to create a recipe that my family will enjoy.

I love mango and pineapple salsa so I decided to top this with mango salsa. I also wanted a dairy free spicy mayo sauce to pour over the top. It you like cabbage; some sliced cabbage would go great too.

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2 Lbs. of your favorite fish cut in pieces

½ Cup Coconut Oil


Follow directions on Bobs Red Mill Corn Masa or use store bought corn tortillas

Mango Salsa

1 Onion diced

1 Mango diced

2 TBSP. Cilantro chopped

1 Tomato diced

Salt and Pepper to Taste

Spicy Mayo Sauce

3 TBSP. Mayo

A few shakes of hot sauce (I used about 3-4)

1 TBSP. DF Milk

Dash of Crushed Red Pepper

¼ tsp. Salt,

¼ tsp. Pepper

¼ tsp. Granulated Garlic


1.       Make the mayo sauce ahead of time (one hour) and refrigerate by adding all of the ingredients into a bowl and mixing well.

2.       Pour the flour in a shallow bowl. Heat the coconut oil in a skillet.

3.       Coat both sides of the fish well in the flour mixture and then put in the skillet and cook about 4 minutes on each side. Place on a plate lined with paper towels.

4.       Make the salsa by adding all of the ingredients to a bowl and stirring together.

5.       Build your tacos.

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