Lemon Crumb Tilapia
12 ounces tilapia fillets, thawed
Â¼ cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese (fresh)
1 tsp garlic salt
1 tsp lemon zest
3 tbsp butter
1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
Rinse fish and pat dry. Combine bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, garlic salt, and lemon peel on waxed paper. Melt 2 tablespoons butter. Dip fillets in melted butter. Coat fillet with crumb mixture. In nonstick skillet, melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter with oil over medium heat. Cook fillets for 2 to 4 minutes per side or until fish flakes easily. Sprinkle with lemon juice. When removing fish from skillet, use a spatula or the fish will fall apart.
Yield: Four-Six Servings
Serve with steamed broccoli & white rice. Substitute the water ratio with chicken broth and zest some of the lemon into the rice for a different variaton.