Tilapia with Chili Cream Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 229.7
  • Total Fat: 10.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 79.4 mg
  • Sodium: 100.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 23.5 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 lb tilapia filets (4 4oz filets)
    2 tbsp cornmeal
    2 tbsp flour
    Nonstick cooking spray
    1 tsp olive oil
    1tbsp butter
    2 tsp flour
    1 tbsp chili powder
    1/2 tsp ground cumin
    3/4 cup half and half
    2 tbsp chopped cilantro


1) Thaw fish if frozen, pat dry with paper towels. In a small bowl stir together cornmeal and 2 tbsp of flour. Sprinkle over both sides of each piece of fish. Lightly coat a 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Add the oil and preaheat the skillet over medium-high heat. Add the fish cook over medium to med-high heat for 4 to 6 minutes or until fish flakes easily, turning once. Remove fish from skillet keep warm.

2) For sauce, melt butter in the same skillet. Stir in 2 tsp of flour, the chili powder, and cumin. Stir in half and half. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 min more. To serve spoon the sauce over the fish and garnish with the chopped cilantro.

Makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NIKI778.

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Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was very good, althought the sauce was a bit thick. I would add less flour then it asks for, also the fish itself was a little bland, I would mix some salt and pepper to the cornmeal and flour. I made some veggies patties with it and it was a wonderful meal. - 1/20/09

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    Can't wait to try this tonight! - 3/6/12

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    Very Good
    Quick and easy after a long day!
    very tasty
    - 10/17/08

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    Very Good
    I thought this was easy and tasty. My family liked it too. - 10/14/08