Tex Mex Tilapia

Robert Thomas

By
@CoyoteBob

Everyone knows we all need to add more fish to our diets, so here's a quick two-person recipe.

The tilapia is a very mild-flavored fish so takes well to spices and sauces. This particular brand, Ocean Chef, has a very low sodium (40mg) content compared to other brands.

My fiance has a sodium-restricted diet and tilapia is one of the few fishes she will eat.


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Serves:

2

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Imagine this super yummy (and easy) fish bundled up in a fish taco.... dreamy!

Ingredients

1 tsp
dried oregano leaves
3/4 tsp
salt-free spicely mexican spice mixture
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
onion powder
ground black pepper to taste
1/2 lb
tilapia filets, thawed
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1
egg, beaten
flour, for dredging

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine the first four (4) spices and spread on a plate. Lightly beat egg in a bowl. sprinkle some flour on a plate. Arrange in order: flour, egg and spice.
2
Dry the filets, then dredge in flour until uniformly covered. Dip the filets in bowl of beaten egg, then press them onto the spice mixture. Place them on a cooling rack to allow the egg to harden up a bit
3
put two (2) tablespoons of olive oil in a medium skillet on medium heat. Cook three to five minutes on each side until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Serve with steamed Haricot Verts or cottage fries.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Other Main Dishes, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #tex-mex, #tilapia, #mexican