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Pine Nut-Crusted Tilapia Recipe

Pine Nut-Crusted Tilapia Recipe

This golden-brown fish has a tender texture, nutty coating and hint of sweet honey. It’s fast to fix and can be served for a special family meal or when you want to impress guests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pine nuts, ground
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 4 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Additional honey, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine the pine nuts, flour, dill and lemon-pepper. In another shallow bowl, combine the egg, lemon juice and honey. Dip fillets in egg mixture, then coat with nut mixture.
  • 2. In a large nonstick skillet, cook fillets in butter over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Drizzle with additional honey if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 237 calories, 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 89 mg cholesterol, 119 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.