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Almond-Crusted Tilapia is a simple seafood supper with just six ingredients. If you don't have a skillet large enough to hold all the fillets comfortably, we recommend cooking them in batches. You can substitute catfish, flounder, or orange roughy for tilapia.

Lynn Peon, Atlanta, Georgia
Recipe by Southern Living May 2007

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
9 mins
total:
24 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Process 1/2 cup almonds in a food processor until finely chopped, and combine with 1/4 cup flour in a shallow bowl.

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  • Sprinkle fish evenly with salt; dredge in almond mixture.

  • Melt butter with olive oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat; add fish, and cook 4 minutes on each side or until golden. Remove fillets to a serving plate.

  • Add remaining 1/2 cup almonds to skillet, and cook, stirring often, 1 minute or until golden. Remove almonds with a slotted spoon, and sprinkle over fish.

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