A tender, mild tilapia filet seasoned with Cajun spices and served on a toasted bun with crisp lettuce, tomato, onion, and a side of tartar sauce.
BLACKENED TILAPIA SANDWICH
Applebee's Copycat Recipe
Fish and Batter:
4 -6 tilapia filets
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons creole seasoning
milk, enough to cover fish
1 tablespoon canola oil or 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4-6 large round buns, toasted
Make the Fish: Place fillets in milk and soak for 30 to 60 minutes in refrigerator. Meanwhile combine the 1/2 cup flour with the creole seasoning. Mix well.
When ready, remove fish one at a time and coat with flour mixture, shaking off loose excess before cooking. Heat non stick pan on medium heat with 1 tablespoon of oil until the rim of pan is hot to touch. Cook the filets until the they flake easily, roughly about 3 minutes per side. Sprinkle with desired salt once on plate and enjoy.
Make the Sandwich: Place one fish fillet on the bottom of a bun and cover with vegetables and tartar sauce.