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

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.

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