Tex Mex Tilapia

2
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.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Imagine this super yummy (and easy) fish bundled up in a fish taco.... dreamy! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

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

How to Make Tex Mex Tilapia

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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Tex Mex Tilapia

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Healthy




Show 15 Comments & Reviews

There's Nothing Fishy About These Seafood Dinner Recipes

There's Nothing Fishy about these Seafood Dinner Recipes

Kitchen Crew

A seafood dinner isn't something you only have to enjoy at a restaurant. While a meal can look complicated, putting together a delicious seafood dinner at home is easy. It's...

Fantastic Fish Recipes For Fish Friday

Fantastic Fish Recipes for Fish Friday

Kitchen Crew

I love a good dinner theme. At my house, we do Meatless Monday and Taco Tuesday. Some weeks I like to do Fish Friday. Baked or fried, fish is a...

24 Perfect Grilling Out Recipes

24 Perfect Grilling Out Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Grilling season is here! This is your one-stop shop for all the grilling recipes you need to make your Spring and Summer cookouts absolutely awesome!