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Spicy Tilapia with Serrano Aioli

Spicy Tilapia with Serrano Aioli
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 21
  • Servings 4
Tillapia fillets or tacos, it doesn't matter, this spicy and tasty fish will be loved by your family.

Ingredients

Serrano Aioli

  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 serrano chile, stem removed, seeded and finely chopped

Spicy Bread Crumbs

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons Spanish paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1/3 cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs

Tilapia

  • 4 tilapia fillets (about 6 oz each)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

To Make Tacos, if desired

  • Corn tortillas
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
  • 1 lime, cut into 8 wedges

Directions

  • 1
    In small glass bowl, mix Aioli ingredients. Cover; refrigerate.
  • 2
    In shallow bowl, mix Spicy Bread Crumbs ingredients. Brush fish with 1 tablespoon of the butter. Coat fish on both sides with bread crumbs.
  • 3
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat remaining 2 tablespoons butter and 1 tablespoon of the vegetable oil. Cook 2 fish fillets at a time 4 to 6 minutes, turning once, until temperature in thickest part of fillet reads 145°F. Serve fish with aioli. To make tacos, fill tortillas with cooked fish and avocado; top with aioli and serve with lime wedges.

Expert Tips

  • Serve the fish fillets with your favorite cooked vegetables or a mixed green salad.
  • Serve these tilapia tacos in warm corn tortillas with the aioli; add avocado and lime juice.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
310
Total Fat
34g
52%
Saturated Fat
11g
56%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
110mg
37%
Sodium
780mg
32%
Potassium
610mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
3g
Protein
36g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Tillapia fillets or tacos, it doesn't matter, this spicy and tasty fish will be loved by your family.
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