Tortilla Crusted Tilapia

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 177.9
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 88.0 mg
  • Sodium: 65.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 19.5 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    4 4oz tilapia fillets
    6 corn tortillas (torn in pieces)
    1 jalapeno pepper (seeded and chopped)
    1 tsp lime juice
    1/4 cup fresh cilantro
    1/2 tsp chili powder
    1/4 tsp ground cumin
    1 egg beaten


Preheat oven to 375 and coat baking sheet with cooking spray.

Place tortilla pieces, pepper, lime juice, cilantro and spices in blender. Pulse until mixture is uniform small crumbs. Spread on a plate.

Beat egg in shallow dish.

Dip each fillet into egg mixture, then in crumbs. Pat to adhere. Place on baking sheet.

Bake until fish flakes (approx. 15 minutes depending upon thickness of fillets.)

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MILWAUKEEMOM.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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  • O.K.
    kind of mushy; probably would like it better with tortilla chips instead of tortilla flats. - 7/22/11

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  • YUMMMM!!!! It smells delicious. Making it tonight with coucous. - 6/6/11

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  • Incredible!
    Love this recipe! Noone in our home had ever liked tilapia except me. Now they are all coming back for more :) - 3/19/11

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  • Incredible!
    Delicious! I didn't have lime so I used lemon, still came out awesome. - 8/24/10

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  • Incredible!
    excellent - 3/10/10

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