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Crispy Tilapia

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  Tilapia filets 2 Medium
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Optional)
  Tandoori masala 1 Teaspoon, ground
  Cumin coriander mixture 1 Teaspoon, ground
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 Medium
  Sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Coconut 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Bread crumbs/Cornflakes powder 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Coriander leaves 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Lemon 1 Medium

1. In a bowl mix all the spices- tandoori masala, ground cumin coriander, chili powder and chopped coriander leaves.
2. Add salt and mix well.
3. Squeeze half a lemon and mix to make a fine paste.
4. Coat the fish well with the spice mixture and marinate for about 15-20 minutes.
5. Add salt into eggs, bread crumbs and flour and mix well.
6. Add cumin seeds, a tsp of sesame seeds and a tablespoon of grated coconut to the bread crumbs and mix well.

7. Coat the fish on both sides with flour, then with the egg mixture and with the bread crumb mixture.
8. Carefully remove it to a plate.
9. Repeat with the other filet.
10. In a grill pan heat 2 tablespoons oil at medium low heat for about 2 minutes.
11. Then add the coated tilapia and cook for about 4 minutes on each side taking care to not overcook as it is a soft textured fish.

12. Remove carefully from the skillet on to a serving plate, garnish with coriander and tomato ketchup and serve.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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