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Pan Seared Tilapia with Hot Crab Salsa

Low in saturated fat, calories, and mercury, tilapia’s popularity has grown in leaps and bounds over the past few years.  The addition of the Hot Crab Salsa turns this meal into one that’s suitable for any celebration.

 

Prep Time: 30 min.

 

Cook Time: 15 min.

 

Yield: 6 servings

Measurements Ingredients Savings Availability
1 cup  flour $ Add to Shopping list
 

Seasoned with salt and pepper

3 lbs.  Tilapia Fillet Weekly Special $6.99 lb. - Save $3 lb. Add to Shopping list
1/4 cup  Olive Oil - 750 ml. Weekly Special $5.99 - Save $2 Add to Shopping list
 

For fish

1/4 cup  Olive Oil - 750 ml. Weekly Special $5.99 - Save $2 Add to Shopping list
 

For salad

1/4 cup  Red Onion $ Add to Shopping list
 

Small diced

Plum Tomatoes $ Add to Shopping list
 

Small diced, walls only, discard seeds

12  Yellow Teardrop Tomatoes

Not available at Stew's

 

Cut into quarters

1/4 cup  Fennel $ Add to Shopping list
 

Small diced

1/2 cup  Orange Juice $ Add to Shopping list
 

Fresh squeezed

Lemon $ Add to Shopping list
 

Juice only

1/4  Habanero Pepper $ Add to Shopping list
 

Finely diced

1/4 cup  Golden Raisins

Not available at Stew's

1/2 lb.  Lump Crab Meat $ Add to Shopping list
2 tbs.  Cilantro $ Add to Shopping list
1/4 cup  Toasted Almonds $ Add to Shopping list
1/4 cup  Scallions $ Add to Shopping list
 

Sliced

  Salt & Pepper $ Add to Shopping list
 

To taste

To prepare tilapia:

 

1. Dredge the tilapia filets in seasoned flour and pan sear with ¼ cup of extra virgin olive oil in a non stick pan on med high heat on both sides, about 2 to 3 minute per side. Hold tilapia warm while preparing the salsa.

 

 

To prepare the salsa:

 

1. Using the same pan as the fish, discard the oil, wipe the pan clean and place back on med high heat, add the extra virgin olive oil and get the oil hot.

 

2. Add the onions, tomatoes and fennel and let simmer for about 2 minutes then add the orange juice, lemon juice, habanero pepper and golden raisins, turn up the heat to high and reduce the liquid by about a 1/4 then add the cilantro and crab, continue cooking for another 2 minutes.

 

3. Spoon the mixture over the tilapia filets and garnish with the toasted almonds and the scallions.