Serves 2     adjust servings

Dijon almond crusted tilapia

Cook Time 10 min Prep Time
Preparation 5 min Cook Time
Total Time 15 mins Total Time

This dijon almond crusted tilapia is pan-fried, ready in 10 minutes and a healthy, grain free dinner. It's perfect for a quick weeknight meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 filets of tilapia (about 1 pound)
  • 1/3 cup whole almonds
  • about 1/4 cup dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • salt & pepper
  • coconut oil for pan-frying

Instructions

  1. Place almonds in a food processor and process until finely chopped. About 20 seconds.
  2. Transfer chopped almonds to a shallow dish. Add paprika and mix together.
  3. Season the tilapia filets generously with salt & pepper.
  4. Spread mustard on both sides of the filet and then transfer to the almond mixture to coat both sides.
  5. Heat coconut oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  6. Once hot, place the filets in the skillet and cook for about 3 minutes per side or until the fish is cooked through. Exterior should be browned and crispy but not burnt.
  7. Serve warm and garnish with parsley or lemon.
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