Harissa Spiced Tilapia Breakfast Sandwich


For a tasty treat to start the day, look no further than our Harissa Spiced Tilapia Breakfast Sandwich. Tilapia fillets are generously sprinkled with harissa seasoning, salt and pepper, and then seared in a frying pan. With a toasted English muffin, fried egg, crisp lettuce and juicy tomato, this sandwich is delectably chewy and satisfying. For extra oomph, mix mayonnaise with harissa for a savory sauce to spread over each side of the English muffin. Breakfast is served!


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  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp harissa seasoning
  • 2 (6 oz) Aqua Star Tilapia Fillets, thawed according to package directions, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1 tsp harissa seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil, divided
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 English muffins, toasted
  • 1 tomato, cut into slices
  • 4 pieces of lettuce

To make


Mix mayonnaise and 2 tsp of harissa seasoning in a small bowl. Set aside. Sprinkle both sides of the tilapia fillets with harissa seasoning and additional salt and pepper to taste. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add vegetable oil. Sear tilapia 2-3 minutes on each side or until they reach an internal temperature of 145 F. Meanwhile, heat another large skillet and add 1 tbsp vegetable oil. Cook eggs 1-2 minutes on each side or until desired doneness. Sandwich: Divide mayo mixture among the English muffins, about 1 tbsp per set, spread on both sides. Top with seared tilapia, egg, lettuce and tomato.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with mixed fruit, hash browns or salad.