Lenten Meal – Fish Burritos

Tilapia in a Burrito

Tilapia is one of my favorite fishes. It’s a light fish, it’s delicate, and it can be fried up and turned into fish tacos. What more can one fish do?

Of course, some will argue that a fish burrito sounds even better than a fish taco. Try this recipe and see if they’re right.

You will need:

  • 1 can whole pinto beans, cooked
  • 1 jalapeno, seeds removed and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 8 tilapia filets
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 packets of your favorite fish fry batter and ingredients for them
  • Oil for frying
  • 8 large tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Spicy mayo
  1. In a saucepan, combine the pinto beans , jalapeno, and chili powder. Bring to a simmer over low heat.
  2. Next, pat the tilapia dry and cover liberally with salt and pepper.
  3. Follow the instructions on the fish batter and coat the fish.
  4. Bring the oil to temp according to the batter instructions (425 otherwise).
  5. Fry the fish.
  6. When all the fish is fried, chop the fried filets into 6-8 pieces.
  7. Microwave the tortillas for 30 seconds.
  8. Layout a tortilla and add two healthy tablespoons of beans, 1/8 of the fish, some cheese and spicy mayo to taste.
  9. Roll the burrito and repeat with each tortilla.


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