Escabeche De Pescado (Crunchy Tilapia in Tomato Sauce)

Recipe by EmJoMay
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 2-3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Chop up onion, green pepper, garlic, and cilantro and set aside.
  • Mix flour, cornmeal, salt, and pepper and spread on a plate. (omit cornmeal for faster cooking time).
  • Cut up each tilapia filet into 3 or 4 strips.
  • Coat tilapia with the flour mixture.
  • In a large frying pan, add 2 or 3 tablespoons oil and then add the fish.
  • Flip over the fish when golden until both sides are cooked, adding rest of oil as needed.
  • Remove fish from pan and set aside.
  • Add onion, green pepper, garlic, and cilantro mixture and stir fry them in the remaining oil until onion is translucent.
  • Add the tomatoes and the fish, folding the sauce over the fish gently.
  • Heat through at medium temperature and serve over white rice.
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