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blackened fish tacos with salsa verde | superman cooks

Blackened Fish Tacos

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 8 Tacos 1x
  • Category: entrée
  • Cuisine: Tex Mex


A spicy flavorful taco that has a beautiful color to dress any table and make your guests in awe at the beautiful cuisine.


  • 1 lb fresh tuna steak
  • 1/4 C Blackfish (Cajun) seasoning
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 C red cabbage (shredded)
  • For the Salsa Verde:
  • 2 tomatillos
  • 4 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 fresh jalapeño
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 4 green onions
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime
  • 1 clove garlic
  • For the Chipotle Mayo:
  • 1 C mayo
  • 2 chipotle peppers, chopped
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro


  1. Start by making the chipotle mayo:
  2. Combine mayo, chipotle peppers and lime juice well and refrigerate.
  3. For the Salsa Verde:
  4. Cut tomatillos in half, tomatoes in half, and bell pepper in half and place on baking sheet along with green onions, garlic and halved and seeded jalapeno pepper and roast under broiler for 15 minutes (or until veggies have been charred and soft).
  5. Remove and allow to cool on stove top for 10 minutes.
  6. Once cooked, chop all vegetables and combine with lime juice and cilantro.
  7. To prepare the tacos:
  8. Slice tuna into thin strips and sprinkle blackening season to cover all tuna pieces.
  9. To blacken, heat a cast iron skillet (preferred, but any skillet will work) until it is super hot on stove top.
  10. Place tuna pieces in skillet and cook for 2 minutes per side. Remove from pan.
  11. Now prepare the tacos:
  12. Using corn tortillas, spread chipotle mayo on tortilla and top with 1-2 pieces tuna and sprinkle with red cabbage and salsa verde.
  13. Repeat until all tacos are prepared.
  14. Serve with your favorite beer and enjoy.

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