Keto Fish Tacos with Bang Bang Sauce

by Clean Keto Lifestyle

 Your taste buds are going to have a fiesta with these Keto Fish Tacos with Bang Bang Sauce! They are fresh, spicy, and overall delicious. These tacos are keto, low-carb, grain-free, and gluten-free.


Keto Fish Tacos with Bang Bang Sauce

Keto Fish Tacos

These Keto Fish Tacos are as good as they look! Flash fried fish perfectly nestled in low-carb shells with all the fixins.

Then topped off with a Bang Bang Sauce is tasty and spicy, and pairs oh so well with the cod and taco toppings.

Whip up these tacos for dinner or a party and they'll be the first things to fly off the table.

Keto Fish Tacos with Bang Bang Sauce

Who Needs Taco Shells When you Have Fathead Shells

Conventional taco shells are made with corn flour, which are heavy on the carbs and aren't keto-friendly.

That's where fathead dough comes in! Delicious, cheesy dough that's a perfect keto substitute for pizzas, flatbreads, sandwiches, and even taco shells!

Don’t be afraid of the fathead crust. It will seem like a gooey blobby mess at first, but just keep kneading and folding the dough, and it will quickly get all incorporated into a beautiful dough!

Once you get the hang of making it, it will become a go-to blank palette for you to put a wide array of toppings on!

Keto Fish Tacos with Bang Bang Sauce

Keto Fish Taco Shells

Let's go over the basics of making Fathead crust. First, gather your ingredients. 

Fathead crust is a keto “dough” made out of mozzarella, cream cheese, egg, baking powder, and almond flour – ingredients that contain lots of healthy fats and nutrients to keep you satisfied!

Keto Fathead Dough Ingredients

Melt the Cheeses Together for the Fathead Crust

Microwave the mozzarella cheese and cream cheese in bowl for 90 seconds, stirring at each 30 second interval.

You want to make sure the cheeses are fully melted. 

Keto Fathead Dough Melted

 Make the Fathead Crust Dough

Add in the remaining ingredients and knead the mixture with your hands until combined and a dough forms.

Make sure the Fathead dough is completely incorporated and mixed together so it will be easier to bake and fold into taco shells.

The dough should look like the picture below.

Keto Fathead Dough

Form the Fathead Crust into Taco Shells

Roll out the dough in between two layers of parchment paper.  You are aiming for a shape that is 16 inches by  8 inches wide.

Use an inverted 4-inch bowl to cut circles into the dough. 

Keep gathering any remaining dough and roll out it out again to get more shells if needed.   You should end up with 8 circles.

Transfer the circles to a parchment paper lined baking sheet and bake at 400°F for about 10 minutes or until golden brown.

While the dough is still hot from the oven, gently fold the dough in half to form taco shell shape.

Keto Fathead Dough Melted

The “Fish” in Keto Fish Tacos

This recipe uses cod, but any mild white fish will work. 

Coat the fish in avocado oil and season the cod with cumin, salt, and pepper.

Feel free to add some cayenne powder to your cod for an extra kick or bake the fish with some scallions and jalapeños on top!

Bake at 400°F for about 15 minutes

Keto Fish Tacos with Bang Bang Sauce

Make the Bang Bang Sauce

While the fish is baking, prepare the Bang Bang Sauce.

Mix together the mayo, sour cream, Thai chili garlic sauceapple cider vinegar, and granular erythritol in a bowl.

Keto Fish Tacos with Bang Bang Sauce

Put It All Together

Assemble the Keto Fish Tacos by adding the Bang Bang sauce to the bottom of the fathead shells, followed by the cabbage, fish, avocado, jalapenos, more sauce, and then the cilantro and scallions.

The taco shells will be sturdy – so load them up to your heart's desire!

Keto Fish Tacos with Bang Bang Sauce

What Equipment You Need

Keto Fish Tacos with Bang Bang Sauce

Recipe

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