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Blackened Tilapia Cakes
Blackened Tilapia Cakes
Serves: 2

3 Tilapia fillets
1/4 cup of love nuts (chopped)
1 egg lightly beaten
1/4 cup Mayo
1/4 cup bread crumbs

On a Big Green Egg and only a BGE crank up the heat to 700º

Place the cast iron half moon grid and allow to get blazing hot.

While everything is getting hot cover the Tilapia with a little oil then cover with Chefandthefatman zesty love rub

Blacken the fish in the now hot pan, it should only take about 1- 1/2 minutes.

Remove and place in a medium mixing bowl. Crumble fish when cool enough to handle

Add the love nuts( see recipe) and the egg and mayo.

Bind with bread crumbs until you can make a patty

Heat a pan with about 1/2 inch oil and lightly fry like a crab cake

Love nuts - Place the pecans on a sheet pan and cover with Chefandthefatman Zesty Love Rub. Bake in oven for 3-5 minutes at 350º