Air Fryer Blackened Fish Tacos

Air Fryer Blackened Fish Tacos by

Clark and Suzy Neal with Unicoi Preserves


No air fryer? Spray an aluminum foil lined baking sheet with cooking spray and bake fish in a preheated 400° oven 8-10 minutes.

Serves: 4 people

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Fish Tacos

  • 1 lb. bag mahi mahi filets, defrosted
  • 3 tbsp. Laura Lynn unsaltedbutter, melted
  • 8 flour tortillas, street taco size
  • 2 key limes, quartered
  • blackening seasoning
  • Sriracha mayonnaise
  • Laura Lynn canola oil cooking spray


  1. Pat fish dry with paper towels, then cut fish filets in half lengthwise.
  2. Brush both sides of fish with butter, then sprinkle all sides of the fish liberally with blackening seasoning, gently press into the fish.
  3. Spray air fryer basket with cooking spray. Place fish in air fryer, do not overlap or crowd basket.
  4. Air fry at 400°F for 5-6 minutes. Fish is done when internal temperature reaches 140°F. Remove fish from air fryer with spatula or tongs.
  5. Warm tortillas, covered with a damp paper towel, in microwave 15-20 seconds.
  6. To assemble tacos, top each tortilla with 1 piece of fish, slaw, a drizzle of sriracha mayonnaise and a squeeze of key lime.

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Cabbage and Apple Slaw

  • ½ cup Laura Lynn mayonnaise
  • 4 tbsp. Unicoi Preserves Apple CiderPepper Spread
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 apple, diced
  • ¼ cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp. jalapeño, diced
  • 1 (14 oz.) bag tri-color deli coleslaw mix


  1. Make the dressing by whisking together mayonnaise, Apple Cider Pepper Spread, and salt in a small bowl.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine apple, cilantro, jalapeño and coleslaw mix. Pour the dressing over the veggies and stir to combine.