7 Fish Taco Recipes That Will Have You Dreaming Of Summer — We Promise It's Closer Than You Think

It's not quite summer, as evidenced by the fur scarf that remains firmly wrapped around my neck. (It's mid-April... seriously, what's the deal?) But even though the weather won't let me forget that Memorial Day is still several weeks away, my mind has started wandering to better pastures — pastures full of sand, beaches, and bikinis. And what could be more "summer" than fish tacos, the ultimate dish of the warmer months?

So prep for the season with one of these delicious recipes for fish tacos — they'll help put you in the right frame of mind for the warm days to come.

Spicy Fish Tacos

Because summertime is all about heat.

Image and recipe: Foodiecrush

Tequila Lime Fish Tacos

This tangy taco uses the same ingredients as margaritas, making it not only dual-purposed, but perfect for summer.

Image and recipe: Love and Lemons

Coconut Lime Tilapia Tacos With Kiwi Salsa

In the mood for something that’s island sweet? This beachy dish packs in everything but the sand (which honestly is a good thing when you really think about it).

Image and recipe: How Sweet It Is

Grilled Fish Tacos With Corn And Pepitas

For when a ticket to Mexico is too expensive, but you’re yearning to be south of the border.

Image and recipe: Steamy Kitchen

Blackened Catfish Tacos

OK, OK. We know catfish is more “Midwest Mississippi” than “Mexican Mama”… but it’s still crazy delicious.

Image and recipe: Closet Cooking

Beer-Glazed (Not Battered) Fish Tacos

A healthier twist on every bro’s favorite fish taco.

Image and recipe: Jason and Shawnda

Cuban Fish Tacos With Citrus Mango Slaw

Blood orange and grapefruit give this mahi mahi taco dish a refreshingly delicious twist.

Image and recipe: Half Baked Harvest