Coconut-Crusted Tilapia - Paleo Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Coconut-Crusted Tilapia - Paleo Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Coconut-Crusted Tilapia - Paleo

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Heat coconut oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Mix unsweetened coconut, coconut flour, and salt together on a plate.
  3. Brush egg over each tilapia fillet. Press each fillet into coconut mixture until evenly coated. Gently toss between your hands so any coconut that hasn't stuck can fall away. Place the coated fillets onto a plate while breading the rest; do not stack.
  4. Fry fillets in the hot oil until golden brown and fish flakes easily with a fork, 5 to 7 minutes per side.
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Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary.
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Reviews More Reviews

Mar 25, 2015

Easy to make and quick, I'd add some sort of spice to liven it up a little as the coconut flour makes it dry and bland. Of note, the amount of coconut flakes needed is really half cup not 3/4, thats just a waste. Also, you need about 2-3 heaping tablespoons of coconut oil to fry fillets to a crisp coating.

 
Dec 14, 2014

My daughter helped and it was easy quick and wonderful. I just used regular flour though.

 
Sep 24, 2014

Made for a paleo food swap at my gym and it got rave reviews - I'm not even a big fan of fish and I liked it quite a bit. Added a bit of extre salt and some pepper to the batter, and definitely used more oil than noted, adding more to the pan every time I added a new piece.

 
Aug 11, 2014

Very simple ingredients, quick to prepare and delicious!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 462 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 24.7 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 181 mg
  • 60%
  • Fat
  • 26.5 g
  • 41%
  • Fiber
  • 15 g
  • 60%
  • Protein
  • 32.9 g
  • 66%
  • Sodium
  • 189 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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