Cajun Fish Sandwich

Happy Saturday!! 🙂 I tried a blackened halibut fish burger a few weeks ago at Browns Social House. It was so delicious, I thought it might be a good idea to recreate it at home. I still do not eat meat, I just stick to seafood and vegetarian dishes, however my boyfriend is a meat eater and looooves bacon! I thought I would share a recipe with bacon as an option in the sandwich. 😉 I had my sandwich with just the cajun sole, and it was delicious. For the sauce I used the same Cilantro Lime Cashew Cream recipe from my fish tacos. The key here is to buy the tastiest, freshest buns you can find from your local bakery, finding fresh fish is also going to make this sandwich amazing. 😉  You could use any milder tasting fish like tilapia or halibut, I just used sole because that was what was fresh at my grocery store yesterday. This is a nice lunch or dinner recipe and would be great with a side salad or homemade potato wedges.

Fish Sandwich Ingredients

Cajun Fish Sandwich with Bacon and Cilantro Cashew Cream
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Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 2 fresh Buns (Portuguese are nice)
  • 2 pieces of Sole (tilapia or halibut)
  • 1 large tomato
  • 1 cup lettuce
  • ¼ cup of cilantro lime cashew cream
  • 4-6 pieces of bacon
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 1 tbs cajun spice
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp fresh or dried oregano
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp olive oil
Instructions
  1. First mix all the spices together in a bowl. Coat the fish in the spices and let marinate for a few minutes.
  2. Next make the cashew cream, recipe in in the link.
  3. Cook the bacon in a pan and set aside.
  4. To cook the fish, coat the pan with olive oil, cook the fish for 2-3 minutes on each side, depending on how thick the pieces are. They should be crispy on the outside and flaky inside. Squeeze lime juice on the fillets.
  5. Layer the bun with the cashew cream, lettuce, tomato, sole and then bacon.
  6. Serve and enjoy.

 

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