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purple tater crusted tilapia

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Sherri Williams
Crestview, FL

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 :)

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For purple tater crusted tilapia

  • 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

How To Make purple tater crusted tilapia

  • 1
    Season fish with everglades. Meanwhile combine parley oil ingredients in a small mixing bowl. Mix well and set aside
  • 2
    Add 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.
  • 3
    In 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.