A simple pan seared tilapia fillet is amazing over a salad tossed with a tangy lemon-garlic vinaigrette. Slideshow:  Salads with Seafood 

Todd Porter and Diane Cu
July 2014

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Credit: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Yield:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Rinse and pat dry the tilapia fillets. Season with salt and pepper.

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Melt the butter and then add the tilapia fillets. Cook 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden and cooked through. Remove the fillets from the pan and set aside.

  • In a bowl, whisk together the olive oil, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Set aside.

  • In a large bowl, toss together the arugula, tomatoes, and vinaigrette. Divide the salad between two plates and then place the tilapia fillets on top of each.

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