A spicy homemade rub featuring two kinds of chile powder flavors this fast, flaky tilapia sandwich. Any toppings you enjoy with a burger will work with this recipe. Slideshow:  More Fish Recipes 

Kristen Stevens
October 2014

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Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, combine the garlic powder, onion powder, chile powder, ancho chile powder, oregano, brown sugar, sea salt and freshly ground pepper.

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  • Rinse the tilapia under cold running water. Sprinkle the rub evenly over both sides of each fillet.

  • In a medium nonstick frying pan, heat the vegetable oil over medium high heat. Add 2 tilapia fillets to the pan and cook for 3 minutes per side, until the fish is browned and cooked through. Repeat with the remaining fillets.

  • Serve each fillet on a bun with your choice of favorite hamburger toppings.

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