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Lemon-Butter Tilapia with Almonds

Sometimes I want a nice meal without a ton of effort or wait time. Thankfully, I've got this lemony, buttery fish that's super fast and totally tasty. —Ramona Parris, Canton, Georgia
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 tilapia fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

Directions

  • Sprinkle fillets with salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add fillets; cook until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove and keep warm.
  • Add butter, wine and lemon juice to same pan; cook and stir until butter is melted. Serve with fish; sprinkle with almonds.
Nutrition Facts
1 fillet with about 2 tablespoons sauce and 2 tablespoons almonds: 269 calories, 19g fat (8g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 427mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein.
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  • tammycookblogsbooks
    Apr 17, 2020

    The sauce is so good! This is my favorite way to have tilapia, with a few changes. I put the sauce ingredients, minus the oil and chicken broth, in a cast iron skillet. After the butter melts I add the tilapia to cook it.

  • abreendre
    Feb 12, 2019

    This recipe is simple with simple ingredients and a taste treat every time I serve it. It works as a light dinner on a warm evening or as part of a winter meal. In the winter I may try using chopped walnuts for a heartier flavor.

  • judy mcp
    Feb 1, 2019

    Loved this tilapia recipe. Quick, easy and delicious.

  • PrplMonky5
    May 2, 2016

    I was actually a bit disappointed with this recipe. I baked my fish beforehand, but that wasn't the problem. I really didn't think the sauce was very good. I guess it just tasted too lemon-y and I barely tasted the butter and white wine. I don't think I'll use this again.

  • terridavis
    Feb 3, 2016

    So simple and easy, delicious! We will use this recipe again.

  • cheezhed68
    Jan 31, 2015

    Quick to make and delicious! My picky ten year old gobbled it up!