Tilapia with Pecan Brown Butter - Real Simple

20 minutes prep, 20 minutes total. 533 calories per serving

Yield: 4 servings
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  • 1 cup(s) wild and long-grain rice blend
  • 1 pound(s) green breans, trimmed
  • 4 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 1/4 cup(s) chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) fresh lemon juice, plus lemon wedges for serving
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon(s) canola oil
  • 4 6 oz. tilapia fillets, halved lengthwise


  1. 1. Cook the rice according to the package directions. Steam the green beans until tender, 6-8 minutes.
  2. 2. Meanwhile, cook the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat until foamy, 1-2 minutes. Stir in the pecans and cook, stirring, until the butter is golden brown, 2-3 minutes. Stir in the parsley, lemon juice, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Keep warm.
  3. 3. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Season the tilapia with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. In 2 batches, cook until opaque throughout, 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. 4. Drizzle the tilapia with the sauce and serve with the rice, green beans and lemon wedges.
September 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by kateseats59 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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