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Tilapia gets dusted in blackening seasoning, coated in cornmeal, then fried to perfection, landing on the bun for this sandwich like Mary Lou Retton tumbling off the vault. Ranch slaw on top and fries on the side gets all 10s, even from the East German judge. Is this the gold medal winner of fish sandwiches? Put it on the Wheaties box!
Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a
substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient
sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you
informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient
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You Will Need
Large Non-Stick Pan
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Customize It Instructions
If using chicken breasts, follow same instructions as tilapia in Steps 3 and 4, flipping every 3-5 minutes until golden brown and chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 10-14 minutes.
If using mahi-mahi, halve fillets. Follow same instructions as tilapia in Steps 3 and 4, flipping occasionally until golden brown and mahi-mahi reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes.
Bake the Fries
Cut potatoes into ½" fries. Pat dry.
Place fries on prepared baking sheet and toss with 1 Tbsp. olive oil and half the Chesapeake seasoning (reserve remaining for baked fries). Massage oil and seasoning into fries.
Spread into a single layer and bake in hot oven until tender, 18-20 minutes.
Carefully remove baking sheet from oven. Flip fries. Baking sheet will be hot! Use a utensil. Bake again until golden brown, 12-15 minutes.
Season baked fries with remaining Chesapeake seasoning.
While fries bake, prepare slaw.
Prepare the Slaw
In a mixing bowl, combine slaw mix, apple cider vinegar, dressing, and a pinch of salt. Set aside.
Prepare the Fish
Pat tilapia dry, and season both sides with blackening seasoning and a pinch of salt and pepper.
Place cornmeal on a plate. Lay tilapia on cornmeal and flip until coated completely, pressing gently to adhere. Place coated tilapia on another plate.
Fry the Fish
Line a plate with a paper towel.
Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 Tbsp. olive oil.
Add tilapia to hot oil and cook until golden brown and tilapia reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 2-3 minutes per side.
Remove cooked tilapia to towel-lined plate. Season both sides with a pinch of salt and pepper. Wipe pan clean and reserve.
Toast Buns and Finish Dish
Return pan used to cook fish to low heat. Add buns, cut side down, to hot, dry pan and cook until toasted, 30-60 seconds.
Remove from burner.
Stir slaw to recombine.
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping bottom bun with tilapia, slaw, and top bun. Bon appétit!
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