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Pecan Crusted Tilapia Recipe

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This recipe for Pecan Crusted Tilapia, by , is from Wheeldon Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jill Wheeldon


1/2 cup breadcrumbs
2 Tbsp. chopped pecans (optional)
2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/2 cup buttermilk (or milk)
1 tsp. bottled hot sauce
3 Tbsp. flour
1 Tbsp. canola oil (divided)
4 6oz. Tilapia fillets

Combine first 6 ingredients in a shallow dish. Combine buttermilk and hot sauce in a medium bowl; place four in a shallow dish. Dredge each fillet in flour. Dip in buttermilk and then breadcrumb mixture, making sure fillets are nicely coated with crumbs.
Heat oil in large pan, add fillets to pan and cook 3 minutes per side, or until done.




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