PECAN-CRUSTED TILAPIA WITH RUM-BUTTER SAUCE
- Cooking Time: 15 min.
- Servings: 4
- Preparation Time: 15 min.
- 1/2 c. pecan halves, toasted
- 4 fresh fish fillets like cod, tilapia, flounder etc.
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1/2 garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 3 Tbsp. butter
- Golden Rum-Sauce Sauce
- 3 Tbsp. butter (divided)
- 1 shallot, minced
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 Tbsp. rum
- 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
- 2 Tbsp. fresh orange juice
- 1 tsp. honey
- 1/2 tsp. salt
Process pecans in a food processor until finely chopped.
Sprinkle fish fillets with salt, garlic powder, and pepper.
Dredge fish in finely chopped pecans.
Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over med.high heat
Add fish; cook 3 to 4 min. each side or til well browned and fish flakes w/a fork.
Serve with rum-butter sauce.
Melt 1 Tbsp. butter in a small skillet over med. high heat
add shallot and garlic, cook stirring occationally, 5 min. until shallot is tender
Reduce heat to low.
Slowly whisk in rum and next 4 ingredients and rest of butter.
Cook, stirring often for 1 min.