Blackened Tilapia Burgers


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Blackened Tilapia Burgers

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    Enjoy Blackened Tilapia Burgers prepared with mango, cilantro, and green onions on a toasted bun. Top with butter lettuce, cucumber slices, and a coleslaw mixture for a refreshing bite.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 4
    4 (4- to 6-oz.) fresh Rainforest tilapia fillets
    1 c. mango, peeled, finely chopped, and divided
    ½ c. fresh cilantro, divided
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee plain bread crumbs
    3 green onions, finely chopped
    1 tbsp. salt-free blackened seasoning, plus 2 teaspoons, divided
    1 tsp. kosher salt, divided
    ½ tsp. coarse-ground black pepper, divided
    1 medium lemon
    1 medium lime
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee sour cream
    1 (14-oz.) pkg. 3-color coleslaw mix
    1 jalapeno pepper, thinly sliced
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee vegetable oil
    4 Hy-Vee Bakery brioche buns, split and toasted
    Butterhead lettuce leaves, for serving
    English cucumber, thinly sliced, for serving

    Things To Grab

    • Paper towels
    • Food processor
    • Zester
    • Large nonstick skillet


    1. Pat tilapia dry with paper towels; chop. Transfer chopped tilapia to a food processor; add 1/2 cup mango, 1/4 cup cilantro, bread crumbs, green onions, 1 tablespoon blackened seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Cover and pulse until coarsely chopped; chill 10 minutes.

    2. Zest and juice lemon and lime in a large bowl. Stir in sour cream, 1 teaspoon blackened seasoning, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add coleslaw mix, remaining 1/2 cup mango, remaining 1/4 cup cilantro, and sliced jalapeno; toss to coat. Set coleslaw mixture aside.

    3. Divide fish mixture into 4 equal balls. Heat vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Place balls in skillet and press down with a spatula to flflatten to 2 inches thick; sprinkle patties with remaining 1 teaspoon blackened seasoning. Cook 16 to 20 minutes or until patties are golden brown and reach 145 degrees, turning halfway through.

    4. To serve, top toasted bun bottoms with lettuce, fish burgers, cucumber slices, coleslaw mixture, and bun tops.

    Nutrition facts


    490 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 15g
    • Cholesterol: 95mg
    • Sodium: 950mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 61g
    • Protein: 28g

    Daily Values

    Iron 10%
    Calcium 8%
    Vitamin D 20%
    Potassium 14%