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Pan-Seared Tilapia

Rated as 4.62 out of 5 Stars
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"This pan-seared tilapia dish is a delicious and easy way to prepare seafood! Great for a quick weeknight meal accompanied with fresh veggies. Try this healthy dish full of flavor and nutrition!"
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Ingredients

18 m servings 249
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Rinse tilapia fillets in cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Season both sides of each fillet with salt and pepper. Place the flour in a shallow dish; gently press each fillet into the flour to coat and shake off the excess flour.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat; cook the tilapia in the hot oil until the fish flakes easily with a fork, about 4 minutes per side. Brush the melted butter onto the tilapia in the last minute before removing from the skillet. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 249 calories; 10.8 11.9 24.6 56 51 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

First of all, my fish looked like the picture which AMAZED me because although I'm not a beginner cook I tend to over batter fish. This was AMAZING. My fiance loved it! There are things I chan...

Most helpful critical review

First time trying tilapia - guess I'm not a big fan

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First of all, my fish looked like the picture which AMAZED me because although I'm not a beginner cook I tend to over batter fish. This was AMAZING. My fiance loved it! There are things I chan...

So simple and good! You can add whatever seasoning you like to the flour. (I used blackened seafood seasoning) I made a garlic-butter, parsley and lime sauce to go on top. yum.

Just made this for dinner tonight. It turned out great. My family and I thought it was a great way to prepare tilapia. My filets didn't need 4 min per side. I only had them on each side for appr...

Very good! The whole family enjoyed it. I added Old Bay, Garlic Salt, Onion Powder, Paprika, and Crushed Red Pepper to the flour before coating.

I used lemon pepper seasoning instead of regular black pepper. If gave it a hint of lemon flavoring. Very good.

It came out better than I anticipated, I rarely use flour for breading fish. And, I've never fried Tilapia, always grilled or baked. Yummy!

As written we rated a 4 as we felt it needed a little more spice. The next batch we took the advice of others and added in Old Bay Seasoning and left out the butter as we felt in was not necess...

Delicious recipe! I added the spices (garlic salt, pepper, crushed oregano) to the flour before I coated the fish as well, which reduced the spices I had to add directly to the fish. Also, inste...

This is my first review! I made this awhile ago but i have been making it on the regular basis now for awhile! This was AWESOME! I was looking for a way to prepare tilapia other than baking it a...