Fried Lemon-Rosemary Tilapia

READY IN: 1hr 42mins
Recipe by kristiesnell

Southern Living Comfort Foods Cookbook - I despise catfish so I subsititued Tilapia in its place.

Top Review by loof751

Delicious fish recipe! There is so much flavor from the lemon/garlic/rosemary mixture and it still shines through even with the cornmeal coating. Thanks for sharing a great recipe! Made for the Best of 2012 event, recommended by Mikekey

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grate lemon rind from lemon, avoiding the pale bitter pith, into a large bowl; squeeze lemon juice into bowl.
  2. Stir in milk and next 3 ingredients until blended.
  3. Rinse fillets, and pat dry with paper towels.
  4. Add fillets to lemon mixture in bowl; cover and chill 1 hour.
  5. Place cornmeal on a large plate or in a large shallow dish.
  6. Turn fillets in lemon mixture until thoroughly coated; dredge in cornmeal, coating evenly.
  7. Cook fillets in hot oil in skillet over medium-high heat 4 minutes on each side or until browned.
  8. Remove from skillet.
  9. Garnish, if desired.

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