Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Chipotle Crusted Tilapia!!! The other white fish!!

Chipotle-Crusted Tilapia

Tilapia fillets are spread with pureed chipotle in adobo sauce, then coated with seasoned crushed tortilla chips. The fillets are fried, to give a crisp coating, then baked to finish cooking.

Submitted by: Chef Daniel


* 2 Tilapia Fillets

* 1 can Chipotle with Adobo Sauce, pureed

* 3 cups Tortilla Chips, crushed

* 1/4 cup Olive Oil

* Garlic Powder, salt and pepper - 1 Tbsp. EACH or to taste



1. Place the crushed Tortilla Chips on a plate and add Salt, Pepper, and Garlic Powder; mix together. 2. Salt and Pepper the tilapia filets. 3. Smear the chipotle puree on ONE side of the filet and dredge in the tortilla chips (chipotle side only). 4. Heat the oil in a large skillet. 5. Place the filets, crust side down, in the hot oil, until golden brown and a nice crust forms (about 2-3 minutes), then flip. 6. Finish fish in a 350 degree oven about 2 minutes.

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