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Fried Tilapia With Lemon And Capers

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Tilapia with Lemon and Capers Recipe from A light and easy meal for a romantic evening at home.
  Tilapia fillets 4
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All-purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon 1 , ends removed and thinly sliced
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Caper 2 Tablespoon, rinsed

1. Salt and pepper the tilapia fillets and refrigerate for at least a 1/2 hour.
2. Spread the all-purpose flour across a plate.
3. Take a tilapia fillet and gently pat each side into the all-purpose flour. You're looking to lightly coat the tilapia fillet. Repeat.
4. Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a sauté pan and add the lemon slices. Fry for about 5 minutes and remove.
5. In batches fry the tilapia fillets in the lemon infused olive oil for about 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Place on your serving dish.
6. Increase the heat of the sauté pan to high and add the lemon slices, unsalted butter, and capers.
7. Gently stir for about 2 to 3 minutes.
8. Spoon the sauce over the tilapia fillets and serve.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Fried fish with tangy lemony flavor is a favorite with all. This video here shows an excellent recipe that can be made in no time. The chef dresses this unique tilapia fillets in a flavorful sauce that would surely turn out be a great meal for a delightful evening!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 456 Calories from Fat 319

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.1%

Saturated Fat 8.6 g43.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 56.1 mg18.7%

Sodium 622.7 mg25.9%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.1%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 22 g44.4%

Vitamin A 3.9% Vitamin C 20.9%

Calcium 4.3% Iron 6.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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