Pan-Fried Tilapia with Almond, Parsley, and Lemon Sauce

Ann Dunaway Teh & Lesley Baradel

Pan-Fried Tilapia with Almond, Parsley, Lemon Sauce

This is a weeknight delight because it is super easy and fast! Adapted from: Blue Apron Meals and CSPI (sauce only)
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Seafood
Servings 4 servings
Calories 229 kcal


Fish Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup flour or Wondra
  • 1 lb tilapia
  • kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter

Sauce Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup flat leaf parsley leaves
  • 4 Tbsp lemon juice, 2 lemons
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt


Fish Instructions

  • 1. Place flour/Wondra on a large plate. Pat the tilapia dry and season with salt and pepper.
  • 2. Coat each side of tilapia with the flour/Wondra and tap off the excess flour/Wondra.
  • 3. In a large non-stick skillet, heat butter on medium high until melted and add tilapia. Cook for about 4 to 6 minutes on each side until golden brown. Cooking times will vary based on the thickness of each piece.

Sauce Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in small food processor and blend until smooth.



Calories: 229kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 25gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 78mgSodium: 304mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1g
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Ann Dunaway Teh & Lesley Baradel

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We (Lesley and Ann) first met years ago while training for Ironman Wisconsin. Our paths crossed again at Georgia State University while studying to become registered dietitian nutritionists. Over the years, our paths kept crossing and we soon discovered that we shared a love for menu planning. This blossomed into My Menu Pal where we help the food industry up their nutrition game to become their customer's nutrition hero.
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