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    Seared Tilapia With Fried Jalapeno and Lemon

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    16 mins

    10 mins

    6 mins

    gailanng's Note:

    Simple, flavorful and requires little labor.

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    Ingredients:

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    • 4 tilapia fillets (also great with catfish, char, steelhead, trout, salmon, etc.)
    • cajun seasoning
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1 jalapeno, sliced
    • 1 lemon, zest removed and lemon cut into wedges

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Season tilapia fillets generously on all sides with Cajun seasoning. Preheat a large skillet over medium high heat.
    2. 2
      Add oil and butter to pan; swirl and add fish fillets, browning on all sides, about 6 minutes total cooking time. Meanwhile, fry jalapeno slices in oil alongside. Remove both fish and jalapenos to serving plates. Top with fried jalapeno slices, sprinkle with lemon zest and squeeze with remaining lemon wedges, if desired.
    3. 3
      As a suggestion, serve fillets with veggies and/or potatoes.

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    Nutritional Facts for Seared Tilapia With Fried Jalapeno and Lemon

    Serving Size: 1 (150 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 180.5
     
    Calories from Fat 75
    42%
    Total Fat 8.4 g
    12%
    Saturated Fat 3.0 g
    15%
    Cholesterol 70.1 mg
    23%
    Sodium 90.8 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 1.5 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 0.5 g
    2%
    Protein 25.3 g
    50%

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