Pine-Nut Crusted Tilapia

This golden-brown fish has a tender texture, nutty coating and hint of sweet honey. It’s fast to fix and can be served for a special family meal or when you want to impress guests.

1/2 cup pine nuts, ground
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon dill weed
1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
1 egg
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon honey
4 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
2 tablespoons butter
Additional honey, optional

In a shallow bowl, combine the pine nuts, flour, dill and lemon-pepper. In another shallow bowl, combine the egg, lemon juice and honey. Dip fillets in egg mixture, then coat with nut mixture.

In a large nonstick skillet, cook fillets in butter over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Drizzle with additional honey if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 237 calories, 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 89 mg cholesterol, 119 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 14 g protein.

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