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Crispy Chipotle Lime Tilapia with Cool Avocado Sauce

Delicious Crispy Tilapia!

Main Ingredient: Tilapia

Cuisine: Southwestern

Ingredients

1 canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce

2 tablespoons adobo sauce from the can

1/4 cup salsa

1 tablespoon lime juice

4 tilapia fillets

1/2 (8 ounce) package tortilla chips, crushed

1 avocado

peeled, pitted, and cut into large chunks

1/4 cup sour cream

1 tablespoon lime juice

3 tablespoons milk

salt and pepper to taste

Tips

You can also try this without chipotle if you don't like spicy food!

Directions Preparing: 15 minCooking: 30 min

Step 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet with cooking spray.

Step 2Combine the chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, salsa, and 1 tablespoon lime juice in a -blender and blend until smooth; brush the mixture over both sides of each tilapia fillet.

Step 3Spread the crushed tortilla chips into the bottom of a deep dish; dredge the coated fillets in the chips to coat. Arrange the fillets on the prepared baking pan.

Step 4Bake the fillets 15 minutes; turn and lightly spray with cooking spray. Continue to bake until golden brown, another 10 to 15 minutes.

Step 5While the fish bakes, place the avocado, sour cream, and 1 tablespoon lime juice and blend until smooth. Stir in the milk 1 tablespoon at a time until the consistency is similar to ranch dressing. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon the sauce over the baked fillets to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving of 1)

Calories

367

Total Fat

17.8g

Salt

355mg

Protein

17.8g

Total Carbohydrate

25.8g

Dietary Fiber

5g

Sugars

2g

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