If your kids like fish sticks, they’ll love these Fish Stick Tacos!
Oven-baked fish sticks served in corn tortillas with all your favorite taco fixings is one of my favorite super quick and easy weeknight dinner ideas that your whole family will love!
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This post was originally published on March 17, 2016 and has now been updated with more tips and tricks to make these perfectly every time.
Hey, fish tacos. Lookin’ good. Yes, I just cat-called my dinner.
I ran into my girlfriend, Trudy, at the store a few weeks ago. We chatted about fast meal ideas, as you do.
She mentioned making fish tacos with fish sticks and I slapped my forehead. Totally genius.
So I stole her idea (which she stole from a friend so it’s ok…) and decided to give them a try. My kids LOVED them!
Why This Recipe Works
This fish stick taco recipe took me hardly any time to make, taste delicious and are full of healthy goodness. I call that a weeknight dinner win!
Starting with a bagged salad mix means you have less prep time and a variety of veggies.
Fish sticks bake up quickly in the oven and are crispy and a perfect protein to add to the tacos.
A few taco toppings and a kid-friendly dinner is served! It’s one of my go-tos for busy weeknights.
Eat Smart Gourmet Vegetable Salad Kits help you get dinner on the table fast.
Each of the 7 varieties contains superfoods and is a complete salad meal. And these kits get it right. They all have a little bit of crunch or texture that makes this a legit salad, one that you WANT to eat.
But I love them, even more, when they can cut out time from meal prep. You can try different flavors in these tacos depending on what your family loves. Obviously, the Southwest flavor is perfect for Fish Stick Tacos.
Scroll down to the end of the post for a printable recipe card with full measurements and more detailed instructions.
- Frozen fish sticks, cooked
- Eat Smart Southwest Salad Kit
- Fresh limes
- Cheddar cheese
- Cotija cheese
I knew the Southwest Eat Smart Gourmet Vegetable Salad Kit was the way to go. The Southwest kit starts with five superfoods: savoy cabbage, red cabbage, red radishes, carrots and kale.
The package also contains dried corn and tortilla strips (that provide the perfect crunch!), some cheddar cheese, and a chipotle dressing. All of those things make this perfect to fill a taco.
Feel free to use any of your favorite taco toppings and hot sauces that your family enjoys.
How to make Fish Stick Tacos
Bake up your favorite brand of frozen fish sticks and put these bad boys together.
Layout your corn tortillas and add a handful of the Southwest salad mix.
Top it with 2 fish sticks.
To bring in more flavor I used a squeeze of fresh lime, some cilantro and cotija chese (it’s so good and salty!).
The crunch of the tortilla strips and corn from the salad mix is perfect in these fish stick tacos!
And I finished off my taco with a little bit of the dressing.
YOU GUYS! These are SO good!
If you’re not into the fish stick idea, that’s totally cool. Just use another kind of fish. Or even ground beef or chicken.
Using this salad kit brings tons of flavor and everything but the meat!
You can also skip the taco altogether and make a fish stick salad!
It really got me thinking about the other Eat Smart Gourmet Vegetable Salad Kits.
I want to work this Wild Greens and Quinoa into some sort of stir fry…My meals just got a whole lot easier and healthier too! This is my kind of product!
These fish tacos with fish sticks make a great at-home lunch idea for moms or a great weeknight dinner for the whole family!
Just have each person make the taco according to their taste preferences and your work is done!
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These Fish Stick Tacos are a speedy meal solution for those busy weeknights!
More Easy Dinner Recipes
Easy Fish Stick Tacos
- 2 fish sticks per taco
- 1 bag Eat Smart Gourmet Vegetable Salad Kit in Southwest
- the salad kit contains savoy cabbage red cabbage, red radishes, carrots and kale plus crunchy dried corn, tortilla strips, cheddar cheese and a chipotle dressing
- 1 corn tortilla per taco
- ¼ lime per taco
- cilantro optional
- Bake the fish sticks according to package directions.
- Lay a handful of the salad greens on the tortilla.
- Top with 2 fish sticks.
- Add the other toppings according to taste!
- Be sure to drizzle a little of the chipotle dressing on top and squeeze a lime!)
- Repeat for your other tacos.