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Pecan-Crusted Tilapia With Seasoned Cheese Grits

Total Time - 20 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare fish and begin to cook - 20 minutes
  • Prepare grits and complete fish; serve - 10 minutes

Pecan-Crusted Tilapia

1/2 cup pecan pieces, finely chopped
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup reduced-fat milk
1 egg (or 1/4 cup egg substitute)
1 1/2 lb tilapia fillets
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4 cup canola oil

  • Chop pecans (like coarse bread crumbs); combine with bread crumbs in shallow bowl.
  • Place flour in second bowl.
  • Whisk milk and egg together in third bowl.
  1. Sprinkle both sides of fish with seasoned salt. Dip fish in flour (coating both sides) then dip into egg mixture (allowing excess to drip off). Finally, dip into pecan mixture (wash hands).
  2. Preheat large sauté pan on medium 1–2 minutes.
  3. Place oil in pan, then add fish; cook 2–3 minutes on each side or until golden and 145°F. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 550kcal; FAT 31g; CHOL 155mg; SODIUM 600mg; CARB 19g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 51g; VIT A 2%; VIT C 0%; CALC 10%; IRON 15%

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Seasoned Cheese Grits

1 cup quick-cooking grits
2 1/2 cups water
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup shredded Italian-blend cheese
1 teaspoon cooked bacon pieces
1 teaspoon Montreal steak seasoning

  1. Combine grits and water in microwave-safe bowl and cover; microwave on HIGH 6 minutes or until grits begin to thicken.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients; cover and let stand 1 minute. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 220kcal; FAT 8g; CHOL 20mg; SODIUM 270mg; CARB 31g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 5g; VIT A 6%; VIT C 0%; CALC 6%; IRON 6%

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Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup shredded Italian-blend cheese

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1 tsp Montreal steak seasoning
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup bread crumbs
Add to your grocery list 1 tsp cooked bacon pieces
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup pecan pieces
Add to your grocery list 1 cup quick-cooking grits

Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 lb tilapia fillets

From Your Pantry
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp butter
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup canola oil
Add to your grocery list 1 egg (or 1/4 cup egg substitute)
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup flour
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup reduced-fat milk
Add to your grocery list 1 tsp seasoned salt

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Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with Deli coleslaw, French bread, and Key lime pie for dessert.
  • Other types of fish that will work well in this recipe include catfish, snapper, and basa.
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