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Fried Tilapia Fish Recipe

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4-6 Tilapia fillets
2 eggs, beaten

1 cup flour
cup cornmeal
1/2 teaspoon chili powder, cayenne, or paprika
2 teaspoons salt
3 teaspoons black pepper

Vegetable oil for frying

Wash each of the fillets, set aside.
Mix together the breading ingredients, place in medium shallow dish.
Heat oil in fry pan on medium heat.
Beat eggs in bowl.
Dip each fillet (both sides), one at a time, in egg wash.
Carry over to breading dish, and dip each side in flour mixture. Make sure the breading covers the fish completely.
Check to make sure the oil is hot enough for frying (remember wooden spoon trick).
Fry Tilapia for 3-5 minutes on each side, depending on thickness.

Note: This is the way my mother fried fish, although the fish was usually catfish.

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