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Pine Nut Crusted Tilapia

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 oz each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • additional honey, optional

Cooking Instructions

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.

In a large nonstick skillet, cook fillets in butter over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Drizzle with additional honey if desired.

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Tilapia Wraps

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 1 can (4 oz) chopped green chilies
  • 6 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp steak seasoning
  • 12 flour tortillas, warmed
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Cooking Instructions

In a small bowl, combine salsa and chilies, set aside. Drizzle fillets with oil, then sprinkle both sides with steak seasoning. Transfer to a large skillet. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 5-8 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove from heat. Cut or flake fillets into small pieces, then add the salsa mixture, stirring gently.

Spoon a heaping 1/3 cupful onto each tortilla, then top with cheese. Roll up and serve immediately.

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Favorite Fish Chowder

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb Tilapia fillets or your favorite whitefish
  • 1 c chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • dash ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1 1/2 cups diced peeled potato
  • 3/4 cup diced carrots
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 2 c milk

Cooking Instructions

Cut fish fillets into small pieces, put in a large saucepan or kettle with chicken broth, seasonings, potatoes and carrots. Cook, covered, for about 15 minutes, until vegetables are tender. In a medium saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour until well blended. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Continue stirring and cooking until thickened. Add to cooked vegetables and fish; continue cooking for about 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently.

Casey's Favorite Fish Chowder