Indulge in the vibrant flavors of Lemon Caper Tilapia Piccata, a dish that combines the freshness of lemons with the savory goodness of capers. This recipe is a crowd-pleaser and is sure to become a favorite in your kitchen.
Lemon Caper Tilapia Piccata
- 4 tilapia fillets
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1/3 cup chicken broth
- 2 tablespoons capers, drained
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
- Season the tilapia fillets with salt and pepper, then dredge them in flour, shaking off excess.
- In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add tilapia fillets and cook until golden brown on both sides. Remove and set aside.
- In the same skillet, add lemon juice, chicken broth, and capers. Bring to a simmer, scraping up any browned bits from the pan.
- Stir in butter until melted and sauce is slightly thickened. Add the tilapia back to the skillet, coating it in the sauce.
- Serve the tilapia topped with the caper and lemon sauce, garnished with fresh parsley.
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Protein: 30g