Crunchy Baja Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

  • Prep 15 mins
  • Total 32 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

These are the perfect tacos to enjoy at your next taco Tuesday night! Crispy air fried cod with a delicious and easy mango salsa.

TIP: If you are not a fan of fish, replace with your favorite protein such as chicken or steak.


  • Contains Fish
  • Contains Wheat

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Fish, Wheat

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  • 1 mango, peeled and diced
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, diced 
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, minced 
  • Pinch of chopped fresh cilantro 
  • 1/2  lime, juiced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 
  • 1/2 cup Mexican beer (such as Corona or Dos Equis) 
  • 1 egg 
  • 3/4 cup cornstarch 
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 pound cod, cut into 4 pieces 
  • Olive oil spray 
  • 4 corn tortillas, or flour tortillas, at room temperature


  • Parchment Paper
  • Two Medium Bowls
  • Small Bowl
  • Step 1

    In a small bowl, stir together the mango, jalapeño, red bell pepper, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper.Set aside. 

  • Step 2

     In a medium bowl, whisk the beer and egg. 

  • Step 3

    In another medium bowl, stir together the cornstarch, flour,  cumin, and chili powder.

  • Step 4

    Insert the crisper plate into the basket and the basket into the unit. Preheat the unit by selecting AIR FRY, setting the temperature to 375°F, and setting the time to 3 minutes.  Select START/STOP to begin. 

  • Step 5

    Dip the fish pieces into the egg mixture and in the flour mixture to coat completely. 

  • Step 6

    Once the unit is preheated, place a parchment paper liner into the basket. Place the fish on the liner in a single layer. 

  • Step 7

     Select AIR FRY, set the temperature to 375 F . Set the time to 17 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin.

  • Step 8

    After about 9 minutes, spray the fish with olive oil. Reinsert the basket to resume cooking. 

  • Step 9

    When the cooking is complete, the fish should be golden and crispy. Place the pieces in the tortillas, top with the mango salsa, and serve.