Seared Lemon Pepper Tilapia with Creamy Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette Salad topped with Pomegranate Seeds Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Seared Lemon Pepper Tilapia with Creamy Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette Salad topped with Pomegranate Seeds Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Seared Lemon Pepper Tilapia with Creamy Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette Salad topped with Pomegranate Seeds

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"Lemon pepper tilapia fillets are served with a crisp butter lettuce salad tossed with bright pomegranate seeds in homemade pumpkin seed vinaigrette."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    35 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. In food processor, place the vinegar, mustard, shallot, thyme and pasteurized egg yolks. Cover; process until smooth. With the machine running, add the 1 cup pumpkin seed oil and then the 1 cup olive oil, 1 tablespoon at a time. If the mixture gets too thick, add the 1 tablespoon ice water. Season with the salt and pepper. Stir in pumpkin seeds. Refrigerate while making tilapia.
  2. Place the flour, 2 eggs and the bread crumbs in 3 separate shallow dishes. Dip each fillet in flour then in eggs and finally, dredge on both sides in bread crumbs, shaking off the excess.
  3. Heat 2 skillets over high heat. Divide 3 tablespoons olive oil evenly between skillets. When hot, add the fish; reduce heat to medium, and cook until nicely browned, about 5 minutes. Turn fish and cook on the second side until the fish is done throughout (test with a fork), about 4 minutes, depending on thickness.
  4. Transfer the fish to 6 individual plates. Garnish with the lemon wedges. Toss the lettuce with a portion of the dressing; divide among plates of fish. Spoon some of the additional dressing over the fish; sprinkle pomegranate seeds over all, and enjoy.
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Footnotes

  • Note: Recipe makes 2 1/2 cups salad dressing. Nutrition information includes the entire amount of salad dressing, not all of which is used in this recipe.
  • Recipe created by Michael Chiarello for Progresso. Copyright 2010 Michael Chiarello.
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Aug 03, 2011

This was amazing! I didn't make any changes to this dish. I was able to find the pumpkin seeds already toasted which cut down on my prep time. Word of warning give yourself some wiggle room on the price of pumpkin seed oil, especially if you're on a budget! It's something you will want to use - but it's NOT cheap!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 1340 kcal
  • 67%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 60.1 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol
  • 200 mg
  • 67%
  • Fat
  • 101.9 g
  • 157%
  • Fiber
  • 2.9 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 46.4 g
  • 93%
  • Sodium
  • 1457 mg
  • 58%

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

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