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Pecan-Crusted Tilapia Recipe

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Joy Ward
Added: Monday, August 16, 2010


1/2 cup dried breadcrumbs
2 tbsp.finely chopped pecans
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/2 tsp. hot sauce
3 tbsp. flour
4 Tilapia or snapper filets (4-6 oz. each)
1 tbsp. vegetable oil, divided
4 lemon wedges

Combine first 5 ingredients in shallow dish. Combine buttermilk and hot sauce in medium bowl; place flour in shallow dish. Dredge each filet in flour, then in buttermilk mixture; then in breadcrumb mixture. In a large non-stick skillet, heat 1 1/2 tsp. oil over medium-high heat. Add 2 filets; cook 3 minutes on each side, or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Add remaining oil and cook other filets. Serve with lemon wedges.




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