Macadamia Nut Crusted Tilapia

Macadamia Nut Crusted Tilapia

41 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    25 m
Chrissy Mc
Recipe by  Chrissy Mc

“This broiled white fish is coated with a chopped macadamia nut mixture.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 4 servings

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Directions

  1. Preheat your oven's broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. Combine macadamia nuts, soy sauce, garlic, hot sauce, brown sugar, olive oil, and black pepper in a food processor; blend until the mixture is the consistency of paste.
  3. Spoon a thick layer of the macadamia mixture on top of each tilapia fillet. Place the fish macadamia mixture-side up on the prepared baking sheet. Under the broiler, cook fish until the macadamia crust is golden brown and the tilapia flakes easily, about 15 minutes.

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Reviews (41)

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Kathy F
49

Kathy F

I've made countless recipes from this site, but this is the first time I have reviewed a recipe. I don't really care for fish much, but I've decided to eat it for my health. Looking for a recipe with ingredients I had on hand, I found this one. I can't get over how good it was. I absolutely loved it! To save money, I only used half of the macadamia nut mixture, but it would have been wonderful with the whole amount. I covered the fish with tin foil and put the fish in a 400 degree oven for 7 minutes. Then I put the paste on the fish and returned it to the oven (w/o the foil) for another 7 minutes. Don't overcook! Trust me, you will love this recipe. I can't wait to make it for my friends! Thanks so much for this recipe!!!

kristi
43

kristi

If you follow the recipe to broil the fish, the topping will burn right away. I would recommend baking the fish at a high temperature with the topping vs broiling.

patkt
26

patkt

This was incredible! It had a great flavor was easy to make. Everyone in my family loved it! I made a couple of small changes, I only used half of the nuts to make the paste and chopped the rest to sprinkle on the top. I baked it at 400 instead of broiling, my broiler is out of commision, and it still browned the nuts on top.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 719 cal
  • 36%
  • Fat
  • 58.7 g
  • 90%
  • Carbs
  • 14.2 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 40.5 g
  • 81%
  • Cholesterol
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium
  • 336 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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