Breaded Tilapia with Zucchini Pasta

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Breaded Tilapia with Zucchini Pasta

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
18min
Prep
30min
Total

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    Description

    Everything cooks in the same skillet, so you can make lightly sautéed tilapia and zucchini zoodles without a sink full of dishes. 

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    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    4(4 oz) fresh or frozen tilapia fillets
    2small (1 pound) zucchini and/ or yellow summer squashes
    Hy-Vee salt and black pepper
    2lemons, divided
    ½ c.Hy-Vee seasoned bread crumbs
    2 tbsp.Hy-Vee Select olive oil, divided
    1 c.cherry tomatoes, halved
    Fresh mint, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Julienne slicer or spiralizer
    • Paper towels
    • 2 shallow dishes
    • Large skillet
    • Platter

    Directions

    1. Thaw tilapia, if frozen. Cut zucchini and/or squashes into pasta-like strands using a julienne slicer or a spiralizer; set aside.
    2. Pat tilapia fillets dry with paper towels; season with salt and black pepper. Place juice from one lemon in a shallow dish. Place bread crumbs in another shallow dish. Dip fillets in lemon juice and coat with bread crumbs.
    3. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add tilapia and cook for 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork, turning once. Transfer fish to a platter; keep warm.
    4. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in same skillet. Add zucchini pasta. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until tender. Remove zucchini pasta from skillet, reserving liquid. Add cherry tomatoes. Cook and stir over medium heat for 2 minutes or until slightly softened. Serve tilapia with zucchini pasta and cherry tomatoes. Quarter remaining lemon; serve one-quarter with each serving for drizzling. If desired, garnish with mint leaves.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    260 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 11g
    • Cholesterol: 55mg
    • Sodium: 310mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 17g
    • Protein: 25g

    Daily Values

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    Vitamin A 10%
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    Vitamin C 60%
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    Iron 10%
    0%
    Calcium 8%