Recipe: Delicious Cajun Onion-Crusted Tilapia


Cajun Onion-Crusted Tilapia. Our house is in chaos… with some items packed, others are awaiting boxes. I whipped up these Tilapia and I have to admit it was the best Tilapia I've ever had. I really liked the crunch on top that was achieved without having to fry.

Fish crusted in nuts or spices might sound like a fancy restaurant dish, but you can enjoy it at home, the healthy way. Broiled tilapia crusted in herb and drizzled with garlic butter is simply divine in this gluten-free nightshade-free dish. I hope you guys enjoy this Cajun Tilapia and Vegetable Salad as much as we did. You can cook Cajun Onion-Crusted Tilapia using 13 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Cajun Onion-Crusted Tilapia

  1. You need 6 of tilapia filets.
  2. It’s 3/4 cup of seasoned breadcrumbs.
  3. It’s 1 can of crispy fried onions.
  4. You need 2 tbsp of cajun seasoning.
  5. It’s 1 tbsp of garlic powder.
  6. It’s 1 tbsp of onion powder.
  7. Prepare 1 tbsp of dried parsley.
  8. You need 2 tsp of cayenne pepper.
  9. Prepare 2 tsp of ground white pepper.
  10. It’s 1 of sea salt.
  11. Prepare 3 of eggs.
  12. Prepare 3 tbsp of buttermilk.
  13. Prepare 1/2 cup of flour.

In this video I show you how to fry tilapia in a pan for a low carb recipe. Season tilapia with cajun seasoning and salt. Remove to a plate and cover. Make a lemon butter sauce by adding the lemon juice and butter to the pan. cook a couple of minutes.

Cajun Onion-Crusted Tilapia step by step

  1. Combine breadcrumbs and dried spices in a mixing bowl. Crush the fried onions into the mixture..
  2. Whisk 3 eggs and buttermilk together in a small bowl to a smooth consistency..
  3. Set up a 3 step breading station in the following order. Flour – Egg Wash – Breadcrumbs..
  4. Use your left hand to dredge each filet in flour and shake off the excess. Drop in the egg wash bowl without getting your left hand wet..
  5. With your right hand, coat each filet with egg wash, and let the excess drip off before dropping it in the flour without getting flour on your hand..
  6. Use your left hand, the dry hand, to fully coat each filet. Place each breaded filet on a sheet tray that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray..
  7. Bake at 400° for approximately ten minutes or until thermometer reaches 145° and breading is golden and crispy..
  8. Alternatively, you could fry the tilapia..
  9. Garnish with scallions..
  10. Variations; Chives, fresh herbs, mustard, shallots, ground coriander seed, ground celery seed, allspice.

This easy panko-crusted tilapia is nicely seasoned with a light mayonnaise and Dijon mustard coating and some basic spices and herbs. In a food processor, combine the panko and fine bread crumbs, paprika, parsley, pepper, onion powder, and salt. Tilapia is a fairly mild fish, so it works quite well with this recipe. Add the rice and brown very slightly. Add the chicken stock and Cajun spice then simmer.

Recipe: Delicious Cajun Onion-Crusted Tilapia

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