Tortilla Crusted Tilapia Recipe

Looking for an easy Tortilla Crusted Tilapia recipe? Learn how to make Tortilla Crusted Tilapia using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by starnene

Makes 4 servings



Tilapia is mild, and the spicy crust is very appealing. I like to make the crumb crust in bulk and freeze in meal sized amounts. Then this becomes a super quick weeknight meal. Good with mexican side dishes like beans and rice.

Recipe Ingredients for Tortilla Crusted Tilapia

4 fish fillets
6 corn tortillas, torn in pieces
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon lime juice
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1 egg, beaten

Recipe Directions for Tortilla Crusted Tilapia

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.

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

  3. Beat egg in shallow dish.

  4. Dip each fillet in egg, then in crumbs, patting crumbs to adhere. Place on baking sheet.

  5. Bake until fish flakes, about 15 minutes depending on thickness of fillets.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 145.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
119
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.2g
20%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
77mg
26%
Sodium
1143mg
48%
Potassium
384mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
32.8g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
16.9g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 9% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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