Almond-Crusted Tilapia

Almond Crusted Tilapia

This Almond-Crusted Tilapia Recipe is simple to make and tastes delicious. It’s a great recipe for moms who are looking for something healthy but also tasty! The almond crust makes this tilapia surprisingly crunchy while the honey adds just enough sweetness to balance it out – your family will love it! So get in the kitchen, turn on some tunes, and whip up this dish tonight.
prep: 20 mins cook: 10 mins total: 30 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 8 tilapia fillets

Ingredients:

1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

1 cup ground almonds

1 teaspoon lemon pepper

2 eggs

6 tablespoons butter

1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

8 lemon wedges

8 (6 ounce) tilapia fillets

1 teaspoon garlic pepper

salt to taste

¼ cup all-purpose flour for dusting

8 sprigs parsley

Instructions:

Beat the eggs with the lemon pepper and garlic pepper until blended; set aside. Stir together ground almonds with 1 cup of Parmesan cheese in a shallow dish until combined; set aside. Dust the tilapia fillets with flour, and shake off excess. Dip the tilapia in egg, then press into the almond mixture.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook tilapia in melted butter until golden brown on both sides, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Reduce heat to medium, and season fillets with salt if desired. Sprinkle the tilapia with the remaining Parmesan cheese, cover, and continue cooking until the Parmesan cheese has melted, about 5 minutes.

Transfer the tilapia to a serving dish, and garnish with parsley springs and lemon wedges to serve.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 424 calories; protein 46.9g; carbohydrates 9g; fat 22.4g; cholesterol 148.7mg; sodium 591.4mg.

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