Cornmeal-Crusted Tilapia Sandwiches w/ Lime Butter

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. yellow cornmeal
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. salt (we used table salt)
  • ½ tsp. ground coriander
  • 1/8 tsp. ground red pepper (we used ¼ tsp.)
  • 4 (6-oz. each) tilapia fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, softened (we used unsalted butter)
  • 1 tsp. grated lime rind
  • ½ tsp. fresh lime juice
  • 4 (1 ½ oz.) French bread rolls, toasted (we used soft white hoagie rolls with sesame seeds)
  • 4 (¼-inch-thick) slices tomato (ours were closer to ½-inch-thick) (we cut our slices in half)
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce

Directions

  1. Make sure your oven rack is up one from the middle. Preheat your broiler.
  2. Take a shallow dish out and mix the first 6 ingredients together in it. Spray both side of each fillet with cooking spray. Coat both sides of the fillets with the cornmeal mixture.
  3. Take a broiler pan and coat the surface with cooking spray (we lined the pan with aluminum foil and sprayed the foil with cooking spray). Place the fish on the pan and stick it in the oven to cook for 10 minutes or until it’s reached your desired level of doneness (10 minutes worked for us).
  4. In a small bowl, mix the butter, rind, and lime juice together until thoroughly combined.
  5. Spread 1 ½ teaspoons of the butter mixture across the cut side of each top roll, placing 1 fillet, 1 tomato slice and ¼ cup of lettuce on each of the roll bottoms. Place the top rolls on the sandwich and enjoy !

This is a delicious sandwich ! The fish was still moist and the crust had a nice crispiness to it. The fillet has a nice flavor and spiciness to it that does get diminished slightly once all the toppings are on the sandwich. We found that we had to add a little more than the 1 ½ teaspoons recommended of butter in order to taste the lime in the sandwich. The tomato slice adds a nice acidity and the lettuce adds freshness as well as a light crunch to the dish.

Recipe source unknown.

Take care everybody !

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Lemony Green Beans

Ingredients

  • ¼ Tbsp. chicken broth (we used 1 tsp. of reduced-sodium chicken broth)
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil (we used extra-virgin olive oil)
  • 1 ½ lbs. fresh green beans, trimmed
  • ¾ tsp. lemon-pepper seasoning (we used Mrs. Dash brand)
  • Lemon wedges (forgot to use them)

Directions

  1. Take a large skillet out and pour the broth and oil in, setting the heat to medium-high. Once hot, add the green beans in and cook until they become crisp-tender. Sprinkle on the lemon-pepper seasoning and serve with lemon wedges.

This is such an easy dish to make ! The food lives up to the recipe’s name, you can really taste the lemon in this and it’s nice that there’s still some texture to this.

Recipe source unknown.

We weren’t paid in any form to promote Mrs. Dash.

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Recipe Recap

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Memorial Day Food and Drink Compilation (page 5 of 5)

Memorial Day Food and Drink Compilation (page 5 of 5), starting from the top:

Watermelon Pops

Watermelon Margarita Pops

Fresh Blackberry Granita

Black Bean Burgers with Mango Salsa

Chipotle Potato Salad

Honey-&-Soy Lacquered Spareribs

Lemon Vinaigrette Potato Salad

Baked Smokin’ Mac & Cheese

Memorial Day Food and Drink Compilation (page 4 of 5)

Memorial Day Food and Drink Compilation (page 4 of 5), starting from the top:

Mini Peach Pies with cinnamon roll crusts

Slow Cooker Brisket

Backyard Barbecue Beans

Mojito Pops

Pineapple Rum Slush

Southern Veggie Burgers with comeback sauce

Fire And Ice Pickles

Slow Cooker Bourbon-Peach Baked Beans

Slow Cooker Pork Ribs with Spicy Cola Sauce

Spicy 50/50 Burgers

Memorial Day Food & Drink Compilation (page 3 of 5)

Memorial Day Food and Drink Compilation (page 3 of 5), starting from the top:

Chipotle-Cilantro Slaw

Barbecue Country Ribs

Margranita

Key Lime Slab Pie

Tequila Sunrise

Salty Chihuahua

Horseradish Mayonnaise

Frozen Pink Lemonade

Barbecued Chicken Sandwiches

Margarita Pops

Memorial Day Food & Drink Compilation (page 2 of 5)

Memorial Day Food and Drink Compilation (page 2 of 5), starting from the top:

Lemonade Icebox Pie

Mardi Slaw

Honey-Dijon Potato Salad

Chipotle Country-Style Ribs

Cajun Honey Jalapeño Slaw

Spicy Shredded Beef Sandwiches

Best-Ever Beans and Sausage

Creamsicle Pie

Gussied Up Mac ‘N’ Cheese

Southern Pulled-Pork Sandwiches