How to Cook Coconut Crusted Tilapia Fillets
Recipe type: Fish Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
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Serves: 6 servings
  • 1 kilo tilapia fillets
  • 2 Tbsp. granulated seasoning or Magic sarap
  • 1 to 2 cups all-purpose flour (for breading)
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 to 2 cups desiccated coconut
  • cooking oil for deep frying
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How to cook Coconut Crusted Tilapia Fillets:
  1. Thaw the frozen fish fillet first if you bought it frozen.
  2. If you want to make your own fillets from fresh tilapia, remove the skin.
  3. Season and coat the tilapia fillet with Magic Sarap.
  4. Dredge the fillet with flour, then dip in beaten egg, then roll in desiccated coconut.
  5. Deep fry each fillet in cooking oil until golden brown.
  6. Drain excess oil on a colander or strainer. You can also use paper towels to remove excess oil.
  7. Serve with mayonnaise dipping or tomato salsa.
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meat Recipes at