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Pecan-Crusted Tilapia January 3, 2013

Filed under: Recipes — kmcdonald @ 1:18 pm

This is one of my favorite Fish recipes. I just ran across it again and I’m posting it here so I don’t lose it.

Give it a try and let me know what you think! :)

Pecan-Crusted Tilapia
WW Points Plus 7

1/2 C. dry breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 C. low-fat buttermilk
1/2 tsp hot sauce
3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
4 (6-ounce) tilapia or snapper fillets
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
4 lemon wedges

Combine first 5 ingredients in a shallow dish. Combine buttermilk and hot sauce in a medium bowl; place flour in a shallow dish. Dredge 1 fillet in flour. Dip in buttermilk mixture; dredge in breadcrumb mixture. REpeat procedure with remaining fillets, flour, buttermilk mixture, and breadcrumb mixture.

Heat 1 1/2 tsp of oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 fillets; cook 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Repeat procedure with remaining oil and fillets. Serve with lemon wedges.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 tilapia fillet)

Points calculated with WW Recipe Builder.


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