Give your taste buds a treat with this Orange Almond Crusted Tilapia. The combination of zesty oranges and crunchy almonds creates a flavor symphony that’s both refreshing and satisfying.
Orange Almond Crusted Tilapia
- 4 tilapia fillets
- 1 cup almond meal
- Zest of 2 oranges
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a shallow dish, mix almond meal, orange zest, salt, and pepper.
- Dip each tilapia fillet into the orange juice, then coat with the almond mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
- Place the coated fillets on the prepared baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the tilapia is cooked through and the crust is golden brown.
- Serve hot, garnished with additional orange zest if desired.
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 320, Protein – 28g, Carbohydrates – 8g, Fat – 20g