Mariposa Cruises’ Famous Fish Tacos

Mariposa Cruises Fish Tacos
Mariposa Cruises Fish Tacos

I am going to be checking out Mariposa Cruises tomorrow for dinner and asked if I could share one of their recipes with our readers.

The company runs brunch and dinner cruises on Lake Ontario throughout the warmer months of the year. Here is the recipe for their Famous Fish Tacos.

Mariposa Cruises’ Famous Fish Tacos
Serves 4 (2 tacos per person)

Mariposa Cruises’ Fish Tacos are a passenger favourite, and pair perfectly with a cold drink and sunny views of the Toronto skyline!


8 fresh flour tortillas, warmed
Roasted fresh cod (see recipe below)

Top with:
Guacamole (see recipe below)
Homemade tomato salsa (see recipe below)
Tart sour cream
Shredded lettuce
Chopped tomatoes
A squeeze of fresh lime juice
A sprinkling of fresh cilantro

To prepare the Roasted Cod:

1lb cod fillets
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp Tex-Mex seasoning
4 tbsp olive oil
1 lime, juiced
Pinch of salt

Pre-heat oven to 400°F. Combine minced garlic, Tex-Mex seasoning, olive oil, salt and lime juice until it forms a paste. Rub paste on to cod. Brush a little bit of extra virgin olive oil in the bottom of a baking pan, then place the cod fillets in the pan. Roast the fillets in the oven until firm to the touch, about 8-10 minutes.

To Prepare the Guacamole:

1 large avocado
1 clove garlic, minced
1 small shallot or onion, minced 1 lime, juiced
1 medium chili, minced
Salt and pepper to taste

In a bowl, mash together the avocado and lime juice. Stir in garlic, shallots/onion, and chili. Add salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate for 1 hour or serve immediately.

To prepare the Homemade Tomato Salsa:

2 roma tomatoes, chopped
1 fresh jalapeño, finely chopped
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 fresh chilis, finely chopped
1 handful of fresh cilantro finely chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

Combine ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate for 1 hour or serve immediately.


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