Shrimp and Potato Crusted Tilapia

"This easy dish combines the sweet flavors of fresh shrimp, savory flavors of parmigiano, and delicate flavors of potato and tilapia for a meal that takes no time or sweat. Such a rich dish for a chef of any skill level."
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  • 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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