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Pecan-Crusted Tilapia with Seasoned Cheese Grits

Pecan-Crusted Tilapia with Seasoned Cheese Grits
Servings:
4
Total Time:
20 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare fish and begin to cook (10 minutes)
  • Prepare grits and complete fish; serve (10 minutes)

Pecan-Crusted Tilapia

Ingredients

1/2 cup pecan pieces, finely chopped
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup reduced-fat milk
1 egg (or 1/4 cup egg substitute)
1 1/2 lb tilapia fillets
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4 cup canola oil

Prep

  • Chop pecans (like coarse bread crumbs); combine with bread crumbs in shallow bowl.
  • Place flour in second bowl.
  • Whisk milk and egg together in third bowl.

Steps

  1. Chop pecans (like coarse bread crumbs); combine with bread crumbs in shallow bowl. Place flour in second bowl. Whisk milk and egg together in third bowl.
  2. Sprinkle both sides of fish with seasoned salt. Dip fish in flour (coating both sides) then dip into egg mixture (allowing excess to drip off). Finally, dip into pecan mixture (wash hands).
  3. Preheat large sauté pan on medium 1–2 minutes. Place oil in pan, then add fish; cook 2–3 minutes on each side and until golden and 145°F. Serve.

Seasoned Cheese Grits

Ingredients

1 cup quick-cooking grits
2 1/2 cups water
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup shredded Italian-blend cheese
1 teaspoon cooked bacon pieces
1 teaspoon Montreal steak seasoning

Steps

  1. Combine grits and water in microwave-safe bowl and cover; microwave on HIGH for 6 minutes or until grits begin to thicken.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients and cover; let stand 1 minute. Serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with coleslaw, french bread, and Key lime pie for dessert.
  • Other types of fish that will work well in this recipe include catfish, snapper, and swai.

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Pecan-Crusted Tilapia

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 500kcal; FAT 30.00g; SAT FAT 4.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 120mg; SODIUM 580mg; CARB 19g; FIBER 2.00g; SUGARS 3g; PROTEIN 40g; CALC 10%; VIT A 2%; VIT C 0%; IRON 15%

Seasoned Cheese Grits

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 220kcal; FAT 8.00g; SAT FAT 5.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 20mg; SODIUM 240mg; CARB 31g; FIBER 2.00g; SUGARS 0g; PROTEIN 5g; CALC 6%; VIT A 4%; VIT C 0%; IRON 6%

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