Tilapia in Butter Sauce

Recipe by Margie99
READY IN: 17mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    tablespoons flour
  • 1 12
    lbs tilapia fillets, about 1/2 inch thick
  • 1
    tablespoon oil
  • 6
    tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1
    lemon, juice of
  • 1
    lemon, cut into thin slices
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DIRECTIONS

  • Season flour to taste with salt and pepper. Dredge fillets in flour mixture, shaking off excess.
  • Heat oil with 2 Tablespoons butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add fillets without overlapping, cook in batches if needed.
  • Cook until golden brownon bottom, about 3 minutes. Turn fillets and cook 1 to 2 minutes more or until opaque through the thickest part.
  • Drain fillets on paper towel, transfer to a platter and keep warm. Add remaining 4 Tablespoons butter to the skillet and heat until it froths.
  • Add lemon juice and lemon slices, swirl pan to heat through. Pour butter sauce over fillets immediately before serving. Sprinkle with parsley if desired.
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