Blackened Tilapia Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

June 18, 2020 at 6:37 PM | Posted in fish | 4 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Blackened Tilapia Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin, heated up a slice of Turkey Spam, and had a half slice of Boar’s Head Yellow Vermont Cheddar Cheese to make a Breakfast Sandwich. I also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 80 degrees and partly cloudy to start the day, later a passing thunderstorm. Spent most of the day helping Mom clean out our junk closet. Amazing the stuff she had in it! We filled up 4 large Lawn Hefty Bags. Long overdue! For Dinner tonight I prepared a Blackened Tilapia Sandwich w/ Baked Fries.

 

I had purchased the Tilapia at Kroger and had them in the freezer. Let them thaw overnight in the fridge. To prepare it I rinsed the fillets off in water and patted dry with a paper towel. I seasoned it with a bit of Sea Salt. Then I melted a 1 tablespoon of Blue Bonnet Light Stick Butter down and rubbed the fillets down with it, covering both sides. I then covered both sides, with Zatarain’s Blackening Seasoning. I added Extra Virgin Olive Oil to a Cast Iron Skillet and preheated it until the Oil was almost ready to start smoking and I added the Tilapia. Just a word of warning have your window open and overhead stove fan a working, it will smoke! I cooked the fillet for 3 minutes each side and it was fork tender and ready. I love the smokey and blackened flavor the Zatarain’s Seasoning provides. Served it on a Kroger Whole Wheat Mini Sub Bun.

For a side I baked some Ore Ida Crinkle Fries, served with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup. Also had a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink. For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Cherry Jello.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tilapia……………
Tilapia is a pretty impressive source of protein. In 3.5 ounces (100 grams), it packs 26 grams of protein and only 128 calories (3). Even more impressive is the amount of vitamins and minerals in this fish. Tilapia is rich in niacin, vitamin B12, phosphorus, selenium and potassium.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zatarain’s Blackened Seasoning

This spicy seasoning blend is rubbed on the outside of fish (or chicken, steak or other meats) for blackening. Also great as a seasoning rub for the grill or broiler.
Ingredients:
SALT, PAPRIKA, CAYENNE PEPPER, BLACK PEPPER, WHITE PEPPER, CHILI POWDER, MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE, ONION, GARLIC, SPICES.
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 tsp. (.71g)

Servings Per Container: about 120
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories: 0
http://www.zatarains.com/Products/Spices-and-Extracts/Blackened-Seasoning.aspx

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  1. Amazing! This is making me hungry and it’s not even lunch time!

    • We love Tilapia, very easy to cook and so meaty! Plus costs less than other Seafood items.

  2. This looks AMAZING! I scrolled through your food and recipes and they all look delicious!! 😍


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