Fried or Grilled Fish with Tomatillo Sauce
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- as many fish fillets as you need to feed your group
- panko bread crumbs
- well beaten egg
- salt, pepper
- garlic powder
- oil for frying
- fresh tomatillos or 1 large can of canned tomatillos
- 1 can(s)
- chicken broth
- fresh jalapenos, trimmed and seeded
- 3 0r 4
- fresh limes or a small plastic bottle of real lime juice
1dip fish fillets (or chicken) in beaten egg and roll in Panko and seasoning pressing the panko into the fillets.
2fry till crisp and brown, drain on paper towel
3While you are frying the fillets dehusk and wash then quarter the fresh tomatillos, put in a sauce pan with the chicken stock and the jalapenos
4Cook the tomatillos until they are tender (it won't take as long with canned tomatillos) and the jalapeno is soft carefully remove from heat and pour into a blender reserving half the liquid in the pan.
5Put a towel over the lid of the blender and hold firm while blending. Add more liquid as needed till you have a pourable sauce but not a thin sauce.
6Add the lime juice a tablespoon at a time and taste after each addition until it has a bit of a tang and you can taste the lime juice.
7You can serve the fish laying side by side with a trickle of Tomatillo sauce straight down the middle or you can serve it on the side and let everyone add as they like it.