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Pine Nut-Crusted Tilapia

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

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.
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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.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 237 calories, 16g fat (5g saturated fat), 89mg cholesterol, 119mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein.

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