Tex Mex Tilapia
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
1 tspdried oregano leaves
3/4 tspsalt-free spicely mexican spice mixture
1/4 tspgarlic powder
1/4 tsponion powder
·ground black pepper to taste
1/2 lbtilapia filets, thawed
2 Tbspolive oil
·flour, for dredging
How to Make Tex Mex Tilapia
- 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.
- 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
- 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.