Shrimp and Potato Crusted Tilapia
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- 5 small russet potatoes
- 1 lb fresh tilapia fillet (2 filets split in half)
- 1⁄2 lb fresh uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and chopped with tails removed
- 1 1⁄2 cups milk
- 1 cup fresh shredded parmigiano
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- 3 tablespoons garlic salt
- 2 tablespoons oregano
- 1⁄4 cup butter
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- salt and pepper
- Pre - heat oven to 450 degrees.
- Place filet in a shallow dish.
- Sprinkle all sides with 1 tbs oregano, 1 tbs garlic salt and salt and pepper to taste.
- Cover with 1 cup milk and set in the refrigerator to marinate for 10 minutes each side.
- Clean and peel potatoes.
- Cut potatoes into bite-sized pieces and place uncovered in pot over medium high heat.
- Boil until tender (approx 20 minutes).
- While potatoes come to a boil, clean and chop shrimp.
- In a small skillet, drizzle with olive oil and turn to medium heat.
- Let skillet warm and add shrimp. Cook over medium low heat until shrimp turns pink.
- When potatoes are ready, drain and return to pot.
- Over low heat, add the remaining butter and begin to mash.
- Remove fish from milk marinade and drip dry. Place fish on oiled baking dish and set aside. Do not pat dry.
- To potatoes add remaining milk, oregano, garlic salt and stir. Add shrimp, 1/2 cup parmigiano and parsley.
- Stir mixture together well.
- Begin to cover each filet with potato /shrimp mixture.
- Sprinkle with more parmigiano cheese and place into oven to bake for 20 minutes.
- Once baking is complete, set oven to broil and brown in oven for approximately 5-10 minutes *times may vary depending on your oven.
- Remove from oven and let cool before serving.
- Add with your favorite veggie dish, glass of wine, serve and enjoy!
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