This recipe is awesome. I used lake perch which I skinned. I used toasted wheat germ and whole wheat panko. Cooked according to directions except I noticed the bottom side was a little damp so I flipped them over and baked them another 3 minutes so they d get a little crispier. Served this with a little avocado lime mayo dill pickles and hot sauce. Side salad was spinach egg and beets with a very light honey mustard yogurt dressing.
These were kind of a lot of work more than I expected anyway. Having to dip each tilapia strip in flour - then egg - then the crumb/spice mixture got messy I found I would have to wash my hand before starting again every time. Then at the end you are supposed to coat the bottom and top of the fish sticks with cooking spray. I am not sure how one person would spray the bottom of the rack by themselves... I had my husband hold it up in the air while I sprayed underneath. But it got a thumbs up from my husband and they ARE delicious. I whipped up a quick tartar sauce with a miracle whip/dill pickle relish/ground pepper combo. Will definitely make these again.
Loved these! Not too tricky to make but not something you make on a night when you are in a big hurry but they weren't hard. I tried the suggestion from an earlier comment about using total cereal flakes for the cereal flakes. I loved them and more importantly my 17 month old daughter liked them too! Will totally make again. Very crispy & tasty!