Tilapia in Sesame Crust

Tilapia in Sesame Crust
  • 4 servings
  • 0:30 Preparation
  • 0:10 Cooking
  • 0:40 Total Time

Ingredients

Add all
  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    flour

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    powdered cumin

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1

    egg, beaten

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    water

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    sesame seeds, grilled

  • 1 lb
    (454 g)

    tilapia filets

  • oil

  • butter

  • lemon or lime juice to taste

  • yogurt and cucumber sauce

  • 1/3 cup
    (80 mL)

    plain yogurt

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    sour cream

  • 1

    shallot, chopped

  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)

    garlic flower

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    lime juice

  • 1/3 cup
    (80 ml)

    cucumber, grated and dried

  • Tabasco

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    parsley, chopped

Preparation

Mix all the ingredients, check the seasoning and set aside.

In a bowl, mix flour, cumin, salt and pepper.

In another bowl, mix the egg with the water.

In a third bowl, place the sesame seeds. Lightly flour the filets, dip them in the egg.

Cover with sesame seeds.

In a frying pan, place the butter and oil, cook the filets, turning them when half-cooked after 3 to 4 minutes. Cook the other side of the filets 3 to 4 more minutes.

Serve with a drizzle of lime juice and yogurt and cucumber sauce.

Source: Metro

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