Main Dishes

Macadamia-Crusted Tilapia

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I really love a light, not-fishy-tasting fish, and tilapia is just that. This version is "breaded" with finely-chopped delectable Macadamia nuts and then served with fresh pineapple/red pepper salsa. It's summer on a plate, though I'm sure I'll still yearn for it come Fall. We baked ours as per the recipe's instructions, but I'm sure you could grill it in foil, if that's the method you prefer. Just adjust the cooking time accordingly.

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2 eggs
1/8 t. cayenne pepper
1 c. all-purpose flour
1 3/4 c. macadamia nuts, finely chopped
4 tilapia fillets (6 oz. each)
1 T. butter, melted (you can omit this if you want it to be more healthy)

PINEAPPLE SALSA

1 c. cubed fresh pineapple (can also used canned)
1/4 c. chopped sweet red pepper
3 T. thinly sliced green onions
2 T. sugar
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
1 T. lime juice
1/2 t. minced fresh gingerroot (I left this out)
2 T. minced fresh cilantro
In a shallow bowl, whisk the eggs and cayenne. Place the flour and macadamia nuts in separate shallow bowls. Coat tilapia with flour, then dip in egg mixture and coat with nuts. Place on a greased...
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Nutritions

Calories
2182

Sodium
176mg
7% DV

Fat
181g
278% DV

Protein
63g
126% DV

Carbs
84g
28% DV

Fiber
17g
68% DV
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Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a quick, delicious, healthy meal that you will love to eat. They taste very indulgent and flavorful. Honestly, you will think you are eating something bad for you but are actually super nutritious.