With fish fry season upon us,  creating your own fish tacos, a healthier choice, is easier than you may think.  A light, flakey fish like dover sole is showcased in this fresh entree and is incredibly simple to prepare. You will find the pieces of fish are filleted in a way that lends itself towards tacos for layering and building flavor.  A beautiful white fish with a sweet buttery taste, flash seared dover sole tastes like it is has been breaded while using no breading and staying gluten and carbohydrate free.  You won’t miss the tortilla!

Naked Fish Tacos with Pacific Dover Sole

Naked Fish Tacos with Pacific Dover Sole


  • (Serves 4)
  • 1 1/2 -2 lb Pacific Dover Sole
  • 1/2 cup Joe’s Remoulade
  • 1 white onion
  • 1 jalapeño
  • 2 avocado
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 3 tsp Bad Byron's Butt Rub (dry rub)
  • 1 tbs olive oil


  1. Sprinkle each piece of fish with Bad Byron’s Butt Rub on both sides.  This versatile seasoning mixture can be found at Joe’s.  Made of a combination of salt, pepper, paprika, onion and chipotle powder, its subtle smokiness with little heat adds a big punch of flavor enhancement to a mild fish.
  2. On medium high heat, with a tablespoon of olive oil, sear each side for a minute in a sauté pan.This thin and flakey fish cooks quickly making it necessary to monitor so not to dry it out.
  3. It is essential to sear each side only once, otherwise you risk losing beautiful large pieces.  If you prefer to flake your fish into smaller bites, fork though each piece a few times.
  4. Lightly toss and coat sliced onions and jalapeños in Joe’s homemade remoulade.The creaminess of the sauce cuts the heat and bite of the vegetables paired with avocado
  5. and cilantro will transport you to Baja, Mexico.
  6. Feel free to add corn, shrimp, or any other ingredients you enjoy in tacos.  Big on flavor, high on health benefits you can have dinner on the table in minutes.
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Thie recipe comes from: Emily Frye – Food On The Monon