Pine Nut-Crusted Tilapia

This dish was excellent with roast potatoes and a garden salad. I used ground smoked almonds instead of the pine nuts. The recipe can be viewed at:

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4 servings

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1/2 cup pine nuts, ground
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 4 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Additional honey, optional


In a shallow bowl, combine the pine nuts, flour, dill and lemon-pepper.

In another shallow bowl, combine the egg, lemon juice and honey.

Dip fillets in egg mixture, then coat with nut mixture.

In a large nonstick skillet, cook fillets in butter over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Drizzle with additional honey if desired. .

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 237 calories, 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 89 mg cholesterol, 119 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 14 g protein.

© Taste of Home 2009


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