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Fish Sandwich with Garlic Aioli

 Another take out at home to continues as the puppy continues his road to recovery. This is a more indulgent meal with the frying, mayo and potato buns, but hey! We've been working hard and deserve a treat! Now to give one to the puppy....


2 tablespoons mayonaise 

1 romaine heart

2 tilapia filets

2 teaspoons seafood seasoning

1/4 cup panko 

2 potato buns 

1 clove garlic, minced

salt, pepper, flour, oil

1 egg


In a small bowl, stir to combine garlic and mayo. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Pat tilapia dry. Season all over with seafood seasoning.

Place 1⁄4 cup flour on a plate. Add panko to a shallow bowl. In a second shallow bowl, beat 1 large egg, 1⁄4 teaspoon salt , and several grinds of pepper .

Dredge tilapia in flour, coating well, then dip into egg, letting excess drip back into bowl. Press into panko, turning to coat well and pressing to help adhere.

Heat 1⁄4-inch oil in a large skillet over medium-high. When oil is hot, add tilapia and cook until golden and crisp all over. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Sprinkle with salt.

Split buns and toast in a toaster oven, or place directly on top oven rack and broil until lightly golden-brown.

Spread garlic aioli on buns, then sandwich lettuce and fried fish in between. Enjoy!


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