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Tilapia With Pecan Brown Butter

Tilapia With Pecan Brown Butter
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  1. Cook the rice according to the package directions. Steam the green beans until tender, 6 to 8 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat until foamy, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the pecans and cook, stirring, until the butter is golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the parsley, lemon juice, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Keep warm.
  3. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Season the tilapia with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. In 2 batches, cook until opaque throughout, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  4. Drizzle the tilapia with the sauce and serve with the rice, green beans, and lemon wedges.
By October, 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 533
  • Fat 24g
  • Sat Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 103mg
  • Sodium 441mg
  • Protein 40g
  • Carbohydrate 44g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Fiber 8g
  • Iron 3mg
  • Calcium 72mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Dish of butter with butter knife
The brown butter sauce can be made up to 2 hours in advance. Reheat over medium heat just before serving.

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