Almond Crusted Tilapia with hawaiian sauce

Almond Crusted Tilapia with hawaiian sauce


Serves: 4

Ingredients

Almond Tilapia

  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 1/2 cup crushed almonds
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic

Hawaiian inspired white sauce

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 shallot
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1.5 cups coconut milk
  • .5 cups water
  • salt to taste
  • 5 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon tillamok cheese grated
  • 3 threads saffron

Directions

Almond Tilapia

  1. place crushed almonds on filets
  2. wrap saran wrap around fish filets with arranged almonds and press almonds into filets, unwrap - salt to preference
  3. heat skillet with oil and saute fillets for aprx. 5 min.
  4. Remove from heat and continue with sauce
  5. Return to heat, flip and cook aprx. min longer. Remove and top with sauce and almonds for decor

Hawaiian inspired white sauce

  1. Mince shallot and sweat with oil. Add cheese and saffron
  2. instantly add the coconut milk and bring to simmer on low heat
  3. Add water, return to simmer while stirring
  4. Add cream and stir- bring to boil and remain for aprox. 3 min
  5. add lime juice, stir and salt to taste-
  6. Return to "Almond Tilapia" last step to finish cooking

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