Here's the players:
These little fishies are about to take a swim in some hot oil. Here fishie, fishie.
Here they are after that swim. Aren't they pretty? Mmmm.
And finally, wala ~ dinner is served.
Here's my recipe (adapted from Taste of Home).
3/4 c. sour cream
4oz. chopped green chilies
1 T fresh cilantro, chopped
1 T lime juice
1 lb. tilapia fillets
1/2 c. flour
2 egg whites, beaten
3/4 c. panko bread crumbs
4 T canola oil
1/2 tsp each ~ salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, paprika
8-10 flour tortillas (fajita size)
Place the sour cream, chilies, cilantro and lime juice in a food processor; cover and process until blended. Set aside. Cut each tilapia fillet lengthwise into two portions. Place the flour, egg white and bread crumbs in separate shallow bowls. Dip tilapia in flour, then egg white, then crumbs. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook tilapia in oil in batches for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Combine the seasonings and sprinkle over fish. Place a portion of fish on each tortilla; top with about 2 T of sour cream mixture. Add lettuce and additional toppings of your choice. Makes 8-10 servings, 2 tacos each.
I intended to provide the cost of this and compare it with the cost of ordering it at my fave restaurant like I did here. But it's Friday, the list of ingredients is long, my little brain is tired after a week at the office, and the CDW has been waiting for this all week.