Lemon Paprika Tilapia over Rice Pilaf
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Lemon Paprika Tilapia over Rice Pilaf

Simple, savory flavors come together for a fish dinner everyone will love.

4
servings
10 min
PREP TIME
25 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Fish

3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest

1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 pound whole fresh tilapia fillets

Rice

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

1 small (1/2 cup) onion, chopped

1/4 cup chopped carrot

1/4 cup chopped celery

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 (10-ounce) packages frozen microwaveable white rice

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt 3 tablespoons butter in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until sizzling. Stir in lemon zest, pepper, paprika and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add tilapia fillets. Cook, turning once, 10-12 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork and is light golden brown. Remove from pan. Keep warm.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt 1 tablespoon butter in same skillet. Add onion, carrot, celery and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook 3-5 minutes or until onion is translucent and carrot and celery are crisply tender.

  3. STEP 3

    Prepare rice according to package directions, while vegetables are cooking. Stir rice into cooked vegetables until combined. Continue cooking until heated through.

  4. STEP 4

    Place rice mixture onto platter. Top with fish.

Nutrition

360Calories
14Fat (mg)
85Cholesterol (mg)
600Sodium (mg)
33Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
26Protein (g)

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  March 12, 2015

This is absolutely the best. I have made this twice in the last 2 weeks, The first time I was in a hurry and did make the rice pilaf, but I did tonight and it was so good. This will be a staple on the menu,

— says Jeanne
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