Tilapia with Lemon Caper Sauce Recipe

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Tilapia with Lemon Caper Sauce Recipe
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Tilapia with Lemon Caper Sauce Recipe

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My husband and I are always trying to increase the amount of fish in our diet. This recipe is fast, easy, and enjoyable, even for non-fish lovers. —Catherine Jensen, Blytheville, Arkansas
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon drained capers
  • Lemon wedges, optional
  • Hot cooked pasta, optional

Directions

Sprinkle tilapia with salt and pepper. Dust lightly with flour.
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add tilapia; cook until lightly browned and fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 3-5 minutes per side. Remove from pan; keep warm.
Add broth, lemon juice, butter and capers to same skillet; cook and stir until mixture is reduced by half, about 5 minutes. Spoon over tilapia. If desired, serve with pasta and lemon wedges. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tilapia with Lemon Caper Sauce in Simple & Delicious June/July 2017

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 1 tablespoon sauce: 207 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 500mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

  • 4 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon drained capers
  • Lemon wedges, optional
  • Hot cooked pasta, optional
  1. Sprinkle tilapia with salt and pepper. Dust lightly with flour.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add tilapia; cook until lightly browned and fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 3-5 minutes per side. Remove from pan; keep warm.
  3. Add broth, lemon juice, butter and capers to same skillet; cook and stir until mixture is reduced by half, about 5 minutes. Spoon over tilapia. If desired, serve with pasta and lemon wedges. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tilapia with Lemon Caper Sauce in Simple & Delicious June/July 2017

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texasczech User ID: 6396218 269910
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2017

"I made this with tilapia last week and the entire family loved it. Tonight I'm going to try it with chicken. Be sure to double or even triple the sauce. Such a simple and quick recipe! Thanks!"

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krindfleisch User ID: 1643865 269460
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2017

"Very good!"

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