Crispy Tilapia Piccata
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Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 4
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1 cup flour
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 egg + ¼ water whisked together
  • 4 tilapia filets
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  1. Place bread crumbs and flour on separate medium sized plates. Season each with salt and pepper.
  2. Coat filets in flour, pat off excess. Coat in egg mixture, shake off excess. Coat in bread crumbs, pressing the crumbs into the fish. Pat off excess.
  3. Heat a large non-stick skillet to a medium heat. Add 1 ½ tablespoons of butter.
  4. Add tilapia filets, cook until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes. Flip and cook until other side is also golden brown, another 2-3 minutes. Until fish is cooked through and golden brown, transfer to a plate.
  5. Add white wine to the pan, reduce for 30 seconds. Add lemon juice. Cook another 30 seconds.
  6. Add remaining butter, stir with a spoon until combined.
  7. Add fish back to the pan and top with capers and parsley.
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