Fish Tacos

Chef Julio Lazzarini from the Boat House Restaurant joined us Friday to show us how to make Fish Tacos.



  • 1 lb. White Flaky Fish, such as cod or sole
  • 1/4 cup Canola Oil
  • 2 Limes, juiced
  • 1 Jalapeno, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Fresh Cilantro
  • 8 Flour Tortillas
  • 2 cups Corn Meal


  • Shredded White Cabbage
  • Queso Fresco
  • Red Onion, thinly sliced
  • Green Onion, thinly sliced
  • Chopped Cilantro Leaves
  • Avocados, pureed
  • Pico de Gallo

Pico de gallo:

  • ¼ cup Canola Oil
  • ½ cup Fresh Lime Juice
  • ¼ cup fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 small Red Onion, coarsely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 4 large Ripe Tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Fresno Chile, small diced
  • 1 Jalapeno, small diced
  • ¼ Pineapple, small diced
  • 1 Tbsp. Flat Leaf Italian Parsley
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Fresh Cilantro
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Preheat the fryer to medium-high heat (around 350).
  2. Place fish in a medium size dish.
  3. Whisk together the oil, lime juice, jalapeno, and cilantro, then pour over the fish. Let marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Remove the fish from the marinade, place in corn meal and cover on both sides.
  5. Drop the fish in the fryer for about 4 minutes and remove. Let the fish rest for 1 minute on a paper towel.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste.

Pico de Gallo:

  1. Combine all ingredients in bowl and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  2. Place the tortillas on the grill and grill for 20 seconds.
  3. Divide the fish among the tortillas and garnish.
  4. Serves 4 to 8 people.

About the Restaurant:

Boat House Restaurant
227 Schooner Dr.
Tiverton, R.I. 02878
(401) 624-6300

“The Boat House proudly celebrates New England’s natural bounty: fresh seafood, local produce, and nautical charm. Elevating the treasured “seafood shack” to a new level of innovation and excellence, the restaurant beckons guests to relax riverside and take in its expansive, award-winning waterfront views. Celebrated pastimes include sailboat and sunset watching with specialty cocktail in hand. If that sounds like your kind of fun, our friendly, hardworking staff invites you to share in their cherished corner of the Ocean State, tucked behind the gates of the Villages on Mount Hope Bay.”

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