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Kids’ favorite fish tacos – from freezer to table in less than 30 minutes!


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Fish Tacos

Funny story… when my oldest was a toddler the only thing he would eat was chicken. Everything became chicken; pork was chicken, chicken was chicken, and fish was chicken. When we’d go out to eat or to visit the grandparent’s house on Friday nights for fish, it was forever dubbed ‘chicken-fish’ night.

While the name has stuck, the kids now know that they are actually eating fish…and they love it! We love eating fish in a variety of ways, but one of our new favorites is fish tacos!

The great thing about these fish tacos is that they are very easy to prepare (takes less than 30 minutes and has only four ingredients), and you can make them in a variety of ways to suit different tastes.

Easy Kids’ Favorite Fish Tacos

To make these simple and delicious fish tacos we started with some Treasures from the Sea Breaded Flounder Fillets found at Sam’s Club. Just bake according to package directions.


While you are baking your fillets you can prepare your other taco fillings. We simply used a pre-packaged coleslaw mixture with cabbage and carrots and mixed it with Virginia Brand Vidalia Onion Vinegarette for a delicious slaw topping to our fish.

Fish Taco Slaw

After your fish is ready, shred to bite-sized pieces that you can fit in a taco shell. I just use a fork and pull the fillets apart.

Fish shredded

At this point you can add your fish, slaw, and any additional toppings to your hard taco shells if you choose to use shells (as pictured at the top of this article). If you prefer soft tacos you can prepare corn tortillas instead, which are actually my favorite way to eat these. The kids like the ease of the hard shells but did try the tortillas this time too and loved it!

To prepare your tortillas you can throw them in the microwave (that’s what the kids did), or you can pop them in a skillet or on a flame if you have a gas stove like we do.

Fish taco tortilla 1

Just long enough to brown a little and heat through, then flip them over.

Fish taco tortilla 2

The hubby is getting pretty good at making these just right!

tortilla flipping

Once warmed, fill your tortilla shell with the shredded fish, slaw, and any additional toppings you desire. I love guacamole and sour cream on mine, along with a squeeze of lime.

Favorite Fish Tacos

Fold and enjoy!

Fave fish taco

The kids prefer to eat with ketchup — kids!

Fish Taco Enjoy



Kids’ Favorite Fish Tacos
Kids Favorite Fish Tacos
Serves 4
These yummy fish tacos are a snap to prepare and super delicious!
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  1. 4 (6-inch) corn tortillas or 4 hard taco shells (your preference)
  2. 2 Treasures from the Sea® or Daily Chef™ Breaded Flounder Fillets
  3. 2 Tbsp Virginia Brand® Vidalia Onion Vinaigrette
  4. ½ cup shredded cabbage and carrot mix
  5. *Optional ingredients
  6. 1 lime, quartered
  7. Sour Cream
  8. Guacamole
  1. Cook flounder fillets following package directions.
  2. Mix vinaigrette and cabbage mix together.
  3. Prepare tortillas according to package directions.
  4. Divide fillets and cabbage mixture evenly over each tortilla.
  5. Add a little sour cream, guacamole or hot sauce if you want.
  6. Serve with lime and enjoy.
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Try them for yourself!


Want to try these awesome fish tacos for yourself? Head to Sam’s Club on March 19th & 20th and you can sample them during their live demo event (for a list of stores offering demos click here). You can also visit the seafood section of Sam’s club for exclusive online premium seafood offers.

Once at Sam’s Club, just grab the flounder fillets and Vinegarette and you will be on your way to creating some amazing fish tacos! You can find the flounder in the freezer section and the Vinegarette may be on the end cap like it was in my store, or in the salad dressing aisle. Sam's ClubI love buying fish at Sam’s Club because I know they always offer high-quality seafood that is sustainably sourced.



So tell us…

Do you have any funny stories about your kids and their food preferences?
What is your favorite way to enjoy fish?





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44 Responses to Kids’ favorite fish tacos – from freezer to table in less than 30 minutes!

  1. Robin (Masshole Mommy) March 16, 2015 at 1:48 pm #

    We don’t eat seafood in our house, but I think this could work well with chicken nuggets, too! I love easy meal ideas.

  2. Terri Ramsey Beavers March 16, 2015 at 1:58 pm #

    I bet this would be really tasty. We try to eat seafood twice a week for health reasons so I’ll give this a try sometime soon.
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  3. Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle March 16, 2015 at 2:08 pm #

    That looks really tasty. I’ve never seen anyone toast a tortilla right on the burner before.
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  4. Life as a Convert March 16, 2015 at 3:10 pm #

    I made fish tacos a few days ago. They were very similar to this.

  5. lisa @bitesforbabies March 16, 2015 at 4:20 pm #

    We love fish tacos!!! I usually make mine with sauteed fish or a seafood medley..the kids love them!
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  6. lisa March 16, 2015 at 4:24 pm #

    Fish tacos sound so good. What a great recipe for Fridays in Lent!
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  7. Alli March 16, 2015 at 6:14 pm #

    We are a seafood loving family and I buy lots of Seafood from Sam’s Club. Next time I’m there, I’ll grab some of the flounder fillets. Fish tacos are a huge hit at my house, so I’ll be making your recipe for sure. Looks delicious!
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  8. Chubskulit Rose March 16, 2015 at 6:55 pm #

    I haven’t tried making fish taco yet but this looks like something my daughter would definitely enjoy because she loves fish. Thanks for sharing, now I am hungry!
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  9. Liz Mays March 16, 2015 at 8:09 pm #

    I’ll have to make these for my boyfriend! They sound really good and he’s a seafood nut!
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  10. Kori Tomelden March 16, 2015 at 8:50 pm #

    I love fish tacos! Unfortunately, I’m the only one in the house who really eats seafood. Otherwise I’d try to make these.
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  11. Nina say March 16, 2015 at 9:12 pm #

    I have never had fish tacos, can you believe it? I bet they are wonderful
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  12. Stephanie March 16, 2015 at 10:50 pm #

    We’re working on the kids eating fish – we recently succeeded in having them eat “crunchy sticks” a.k.a. fish sticks. The moment then hear “fish” they cringe. I’m hopeful they give fish tacos a try … they look so good and an easy weeknight dinner for me to prepare! #client
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  13. ricci March 16, 2015 at 11:11 pm #

    I love fish tacos!! I love how quick and easy these are to prepare!! They look great too!
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  14. Victoria March 16, 2015 at 11:14 pm #

    I love fish tacos. And yours look so good. By the way, I’ve never seen anyone grill on the burner before.

  15. onceuponamaritime March 16, 2015 at 11:21 pm #

    What a great recipe, it’s easy and simple to make for the kids!

  16. Ashleigh Walls March 17, 2015 at 12:04 am #

    My boyfriend has been wanting to make fish tacos and this is a great idea! He just got a job so there will be less time to make food, I think he would enjoy it if I made this.
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  17. Elizabeth O. March 17, 2015 at 1:44 am #

    They look super good! I’m actually craving for some of these fish tacos right now!!!

  18. Tammilee Tips March 17, 2015 at 1:46 am #

    What a great way to make fish tacos!! I love grabbing frozen food for busy nights!
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  19. Lynndee March 17, 2015 at 10:22 am #

    We love fish but haven’t tried making it with tacos. That would be a great meal for one of our “easy dinner” nights.
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  20. Alyssa C March 17, 2015 at 10:42 am #

    This is a great idea, my girls love fish but my oldest keeps complaining its boring! Guess it’s time to spice things up and try fish tacos!!! Thank you for shaing.
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  21. Donna Ward March 17, 2015 at 11:27 am #

    Hey Jesica, I so enjoy fish tacos and your images are making me so hungry – of course, I’m saving the recipe – and so like that it has to have cabbage for this to be right! Thank you
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  22. Sara-Jayne March 17, 2015 at 12:10 pm #

    My boys adore fish, they would love these. I personally would love them too…. I’m going to give them a try this week!
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  23. Roselynn March 17, 2015 at 12:47 pm #

    I don’t have any kids at the moment, but I plan on making these for myself! I’m right there with ya in the love guacamole department, I can imagine it adding just the right touch to these.
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  24. Yona Williams March 17, 2015 at 4:19 pm #

    I have not made my own fish tacos before, but this looks really easy. I also didn’t know that you could cook taco shells like that.
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  25. Sharon March 17, 2015 at 6:19 pm #

    That is a cute story about the chicken. Fish and tacos are huge favorites over here too
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  26. Bonnie @ wemake7 March 17, 2015 at 6:43 pm #

    My family loves tacos and I bet we would all love these Fish Tacos. They look really good.

  27. Pamela March 17, 2015 at 8:23 pm #

    These look awesome! I can’t wait to try this recipe. Minus the gas stove for warming up the tortillas 🙂

  28. Erin March 17, 2015 at 8:27 pm #

    Okay, this sounds pretty darn delicious! I may need to adjust this weeks menu to try this out!
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  29. Jeanine March 17, 2015 at 10:30 pm #

    Yum these look great! I’ve never in my life had fish tacos before! I have no idea why, they sound super good! I need to try these!

  30. christina aliperti March 17, 2015 at 10:52 pm #

    I make tacos a lot at home but I haven’t made fish tacos. This is a really good idea for a little twist on a favorite.
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  31. Rosey March 18, 2015 at 12:34 am #

    Fun shells!! My daughter in law orders fish tacos anytime she sees them on a menu. I’ve never made them at home but she def. has and loves them too.

  32. Amby Felix March 18, 2015 at 3:33 am #

    Being a native Californian and living near the coast my entire life, fish tacos are definitely something I am familiar with! Yummy recipe!
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  33. Chrystal @ YUM eating March 18, 2015 at 11:05 am #

    We’ve been eating more fish tacos lately; which is fine with me. I am happy to get away from the red meat and lighten things up. Hubs doesn’t like coleslaw though so we build it like a regular taco with lettuce, tomato and a bit of cheese.

  34. Modern Pilgrim Blog March 18, 2015 at 4:11 pm #

    Good idea to change things up for dinner. I don’t think I have ever served fish tacos! Sams always has great food too!

  35. Christy March 18, 2015 at 5:01 pm #

    What a neat idea. This would definitely save me time on a busy weeknight in the kitchen.
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  36. rochkirstin March 18, 2015 at 8:11 pm #

    My cousin also eats only chicken, particularly KFC’s chicken meal. We wonder how he never gets tired of the same taste! These tacos look incredibly good!

  37. HilLesha March 19, 2015 at 1:27 am #

    Picky as my son is when it comes to food, he surprisingly loves fish tacos! Therefore, he’d love this.
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  38. Beth March 19, 2015 at 9:11 am #

    I LOVE tacos. Not a fan of fish tacos though, but this sounds like an easy meal to make.
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  39. Cherri Megasko March 19, 2015 at 9:57 am #

    I love heating my corn tortillas over an open flame like this. Unfortunately, at this house I’m stuck with an electric range.
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  40. Cara (@StylishGeek) March 19, 2015 at 2:10 pm #

    I love Fish Tacos and so does the members of my family. I don’t know why I never thought of making them. With your DIY this will be our dinner tonight 🙂
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  41. Krystal March 19, 2015 at 3:46 pm #

    We have fish tacos ALL The time, but I’ve never made them like this. This sounds so good!

  42. Janet W. March 24, 2015 at 4:27 am #

    What a delicious dinner recipe idea! I’ll have to try these and see how my grandsons like them. They’ve never had a fish taco before.

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