Purple Tater Crusted Tilapia

Sherri Williams


I saw an episode on the Food Network not too long ago that caught my eye and tummy! I love fish and I love potatoes, so I just had to make it. This is my twist on that recipe. Cooking with Passion, sw :)

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10 Min
10 Min


4 (6) oz
tilapia fillets
8 oz
purple potatoes, thinly sliced**i used a mandoline**
2 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin...divided
1 tsp
everglades seasoning
4 pinch
course black pepper


1/3 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1/4 c
italian parsley, chopped
1/4 tsp
everglades seasoning
zest of one lemon


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1Season fish with everglades. Meanwhile combine parley oil ingredients in a small mixing bowl. Mix well and set aside

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2Add 1 tbsp of olive oil to potato slices. Place fish on a kitchen work surface. Completely cover fish with potatoe slices, overlaying them like roof shingles.

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3In a large heated cast iron skillet add lard and remaining oil. Gently add fish potato side down to the skillet. Fry for 3 minutes or until potatoes are golden brown. Gently flip fish over and fry for 2 minutes or until fish is completey done. Drizzle parsley oil on top of fish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Potatoes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy