Easy Tilapia Sliders

Easy Tilapia Sliders

For an easy seafood appetizer recipe that is not only cost effective but also packed with flavor check out these tilapia sliders!


Easy Tilapia Sliders

Serves 4-6

1/2 cup reduced fat sour cream

2 tablespoons mayonnaise

1/4 cup fresh dill

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 lemon, juiced

3 tablespoons capers, divided

salt and freshly ground pepper

1/2 loaf french bread

3 (6 ounce) breaded tilapia fillets (optional: bread and fry your own–However they come breaded at Costco and this saves time)

1/2 cup baby arugula leaves

3 tablespoons thinly sliced red onion.

Preheat your oven to 400.

In a small Cuisinart, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, dill, garlic powder, onion powder, lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon of capers.  Puree until smooth and then season to taste with salt and pepper.

Next, slice your french bread into 1 inch slices and toast until golden brown.  Then, toast your tilapia fillets in the oven for about 15-20 minutes, turning halfway through to finish.  (Otherwise, if you bread them yourself, use Panko and lightly fry them for about 3-4 minutes per side over medium-high heat until golden brown and flaky when cut).  Once tilapia is golden brown and fully cooked, divide each fillet into 1/3’s.

To assemble sliders:  top each slice of toasted french bread with a spoonful of dill sauce, several leaves of arugula, a couple of slices of red onion, a small piece of tilapia, a little extra dill sauce, and a sprinkling of capers.  Serve on a large platter so guests can help themselves.  Delicious!

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