Vegan Brunch Fish Tacos
Crispy battered banana blossoms topped with crunchy cabbage and tomatoes to create your next favorite vegan brunch taco!
If you love tacos as much as I do then you will LOVE this vegan brunch easy recipe for “fish tacos” made out of banana blossoms. These banana blossoms are first dredged in a deliciously tasty freshly made batter and then lightly fried to golden perfection. It truly is a vegan brunch staple and SUPER easy to make. Are you ready for to get started? Let’s go!
What Is Vegan Fish Made Of?
One of the great things about going vegan is being able to veganize your favorite meals. After living in San Diego for a while I absolutely became addicted to fish tacos. The crunchy texture, “citrus-cy” (It’s not a word but roll with me here..) flavors paired with smoky habanero or jalapeno sauces always lifted my spirits. Yes, food has that effect on me. So when I discovered a way to make vegan fish you bet tacos was one of my first recipes to check out. This recipe calls for banana blossoms as the vegan fish. These banana blossoms are then dipped into the batter, fried, topped and served with your favorite salsa and sauce.
What Do Vegans Eat Instead of Fish?
There are a few different reasons people eat fish. One health and nutritional benefit of consuming fish are the omega 3’s. If you are a vegan looking to get your regular dose of omega 3s in you certainly can using an algea based supplement.
Of course, if you are truly looking for a fish substitute for a recipe what should you use? This depends on the recipe of course. For this vegan fish taco recipe banana blossoms are great for frying and have a wonderful light taste. Banana blossoms are also great because they take on the flavor of seasoning so well. Tofu can also be used as a fish substitute. Check out this vegan fish salad recipe for some inspiration.
Here are the ingredients you’ll need for this recipe:
- Banana Blossoms
- Coconut Wraps
- **Fish Batter**
- All-Purpose Flour
- Old Bay Seasoning
- Baking Powder
- Seaweed Salt
- Garnish: shredded cabbage, pico de gallo, cilantro, lime
Prepare Vegan Fish
First whisk together the flour, old bay seasoning, seaweed salt and baking powder. Then mix in the beer and set batter aside for about fifteen minutes. Next, drain banana blossoms and pat dry with a paper towel. Once the fifteen minutes is up, gently dredge the banana blossoms in the mixture until it has been evenly coated. Continue this process until all of your banana blossoms have been used.
Now, heat peanut oil or preferred frying oil over medium high heat to prepare to lightly fry the banana blossoms for our vegan brunch recipe. Fry each banana blossom for about 5 – 7 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain the banana blossoms and allow to cool slightly until warm.
Garnish and Enjoy the Vegan Brunch Fish Tacos
Lastly, garnish your tacos with shredded cabbage, pico de gallo, cilantro and hot sauce (optional, but you will regret not adding). Then take the love at first bite and savor it. This is what you came for! Enjoy.