Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Cilantro Breaded Tilapia Fish Tacos

The other night I wanted to make fish tacos, but not just any normal fish tacos, I wanted to mix it up, make them fancy. I created this recipe on a whim and the end result was amazing. The Panko and cilantro were a perfect combination, the cooked fish was so good on its own that I almost forgot to turn it into a taco. 

2 Tilapia fillets
1 lemon, sliced
3 Tbsp Panko breadcrumbs
2 Tbsp cilantro leaves, chopped fine
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp seasoned salt
1 egg
Taco fixings of your choice

1. Sprinkle lemon juice over the Tilapia fillets, set aside. 
2. In a medium bowl, combine the Panko breadcrumbs, cilantro, onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder, and seasoned salt.
3. Place the egg in a bowl and scramble with a fork.
4. Heat a saute pan to medium heat. Dip each side of the fillets in the raw scrambled egg, immediately transfer the fillets to the Panko seasoning mixture, coat each side of the fillet with Panko seasoning mix. Immediately transfer the breaded fillets to the heated pan. Cook 4 minutes on each side until flaky. Remove from heat.
5.  Cut up fillets and place in taco shells and top with your favorite taco toppings. Enjoy!

1 comment:

  1. Very nice and informative blog posting. Among all the fish, tilapia fish is Awesome! Tilapia fish farming is very profitable and easy. I like this fish very much for it's unique taste and nutritional value.