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Cornmeal Crusted Tilapia Sandwiches with Lime Butter

Plate with grapes and coleslaw for a weeknight supper of tilapia.

Cornmeal Crusted Tilapia Sandwiches with Lime Butter
Cornmeal Crusted Tilapia Sandwiches with Lime Butter

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon grated the lime rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 4 (1 1/2-ounce) French bread rolls, toasted
  • 4 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato
  • 1 cup shredded red leaf lettuce

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat broiler.

Step 2

Combine the first 6 ingredients in a shallow dish. Coat both sides of fish with cooking spray. Dredge fish in cornmeal mixture.

Step 3

Place fish on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.

Step 4

Combine butter, rind, and juice in a small bowl; stir well.

Step 5

Spread 1 1/2 teaspoons butter mixture over cut side of each of 4 roll tops. Place 1 fillet, 1 tomato slice, and 1/4 cup lettuce on each of 4 roll bottoms. Place top halves of rolls on sandwiches.

Chef’s Notes

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